List why the components of fitness are important for tennis?

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The main components of fitness that one would need for playing any sport, but specifically tennis are those of speed, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and agility.  Strength and power are also necessary for playing tennis.  Body composition and cardiovascular endurance are necessary components for the game of tennis.

Why these components of fitness are important to the tennis player are that they prevent injuries and allow the player to play the game without risking a heart attack, shortness of breath or muscle injury.