Refunds & Exchanges

Standard Return and Exchange Policy

Regular priced items may be returned within 7 days of possession (delivery) of your purchased product for a refund or within 30 days for an exchange.

Sale items (discounted less than 40%) may be exchanged only for store credit or our gift card within 30 days.

No refunds or exchanges on Clearance Items (discounted 40% or more), strung racquets, water bottles, undergarments, worn or damaged product, opened massage devices and gift cards.

Refunds with original receipt only. Exchanges with original or gift receipts.

Returned items must be in their original condition: unused, unwashed, unworn and must have all tickets and protective materials attached.

Refunds & price adjustments will only be credited to the original form of payment and/or account used to make the original purchase.

To ensure your product can be returned, please see our product breakdown (Returns By Product-Type) below.

For items shipped directly from the manufacturer, please contact the manufacturer for any return and customer service inquiries.

Merchant of Tennis is not liable for extra shipping fees or lost packages due to incorrect shipping address entry by customer. Customers will be charged a re-stocking fee for return-to-sender packages requiring refunds.

Please contact us to begin the return process.

This policy is subject to changes (e.g. Holiday Returns).

Holiday Return Policy

The following conditions apply and where different take precedence to standard policies for items purchased from Nov 1st to Dec 24th, 2022.

  • No refunds or exchanges between Dec 26th to 31st, 2022.
  • Regular priced items which normally qualify can be refunded by Jan 14th, 2023.
  • Discounted items which normally qualify can be exchanged by Jan 14th, 2023.

Some exceptions may apply such as items shipped directly from the manufacturer.

Where To Return

All in-store and online purchases may be returned to either store location provided it falls within the returns policy parameters. For items returned in-store proof of purchase must be presented.

Customers are responsible for shipping fees on return shipments for refund or exchange. Most exchanged shipments can be shipped back to the customer without requiring an additional shipment fee. Return shipping must be a pre-paid, traceable method to ensure safe delivery.

Online orders can be returned to:

  • 95 Research Road, Unit 3, Toronto, ON, M4G 2G8

Please fill in and include the "Online Return Form" (sent with your original order) in your return package.

Price Adjustment Policy

If a regularly priced, in-stock item is reduced in price within 7 days of the date you purchased it, you are entitled to a price adjustment. You will be given a store credit for the difference in the original purchase price and the sale price.

We do not offer price adjustments for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Week, Player Appreciation Day, Warehouse Sale, US Open Sale, flash sales or other time-sensitive promotions.

In order to receive a price adjustment, you must come into the store with the receipt or in the case of online orders, contact our online customer service.

Returns By Product-Type

*Each item has a certain set of prerequisites that must all be met in order to return said item


The plastic wrap on the racquet/paddle handle and any other protective pieces such as header cards have not been removed.
The tennis, badminton or squash racquet has not been strung.
Tennis, badminton or squash racquets ordered with stringing services added cannot be cancelled/refunded once the racquet has been strung regardless of shipping status.


Shoes must be unworn and in the same condition as sold.
Shoes may be tried on for fit on a clean surface only.
Shoe box must be the manufacturer's original box.
Shoe box must be undamaged, unmarked and without any adhesive additions (such as tape etc).
Returns without shoe box are not accepted.


Must contain original tags.
Must be in the same condition as sold.


Must contain original tags.
Must be unworn and in the same condition as sold.
Undergarments (underwear, ball tights and bra's) are final sale.


Sets or reels of string can be returned if in original manufacturer's packaging, unopened.


Grips, dampeners, tape, etc can be returned if in original manufacturer's packaging, unopened.
Water bottles are final sale.

Court Equipment

Nets, ball hoppers, etc can be returned if in original manufacturer's packaging, unopened.

Tennis Balls

Cans and cases must be unopened.

Massage Devices

Massage devices must be unopened and the original plastic wrap must not have been removed. The device must be returned in careful protective packaging as damaged returns may not be accepted.

Ball Machines

Returns and refund policy for items shipped from the manufacturer are governed by the manufacturer's return policy.
Slinger return policy: view here
If the item is unopened, unused it can be returned within 30 days. All returns are charged a restocking fee as outlined in the return policy. A prepaid return shipping label will be provided for the item to be returned to the manufacturer.
To request a return please send an email to with the below information in the body of the email:
- Reason for return
- Date of purchase
- Serial Number
- Address and phone number