On a pristine spring afternoon, a half dozen teenagers practice their groundstrokes at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center. Home to two dozen outdoor courts—20 hardcourt and four clay—it’s the largest public complex of its kind in metro Atlanta. More than 100,000 people played here last year, says Jeff Groslimond, codirector of the Tennis Academy of the South, including top local amateurs and pro tour hopefuls. Elevation: 112 feet
This article originally appeared in our July 2016 issue.