Table 3

 Maximal oxygen uptake (Vo2max) under laboratory conditions and oxygen consumption (Vo2) during tennis play

StudySex (number)LevelVo2max
 > (ml/kg/min)Vo2 on court
 > (ml/kg/min)% Vo2max*Court
Values are mean (SD).
*With regard to laboratory test; †young tennis players.
Seliger et al26M (16)National27.3 (5.5)50
Ferrauti et al21M and F (12)National Senior41.1 (6) (F)23.1 (3.0) (F)59.2 (7.0) (F)Hard
47.5 (4.3) (M)24.2 (2.0) (M)54.3 (3.1) (M)
Reilly & Palmer10M (8)Top club53.2 (7.3)Hard
Vodak et al39M and F (25–25)Top club50.2 (5.7) (M)
44.2 (5.4) (F)
Christmass et al11M (8)State level54.2 (1.89)74.4 (5.1)Hard
Kraemer et al40F (30)College49.4 (4.4)
Bergeron et al22M (10)State level58.5 (9.4)Hard
Girard & Millet6M (7)Club standard†50.3 (3.9)40.3 (5.7)80.1 (10.8)Clay
37.9 (7.5)71.6 (15.3)Hard
Smekal et al2M (20)National57.3 (5.1)29.1 (5.6)51.1 (5.6)Clay
Fernandez et al14M (6)International58.2 (2.2)26.62 (3.3)46.4 (7.2)Clay