Tennis is a high-intensity game and it requires a good amount of strength and mental power to sustain in a competitive match. Apart from that having good knowledge about the court helps you utilize the space better.
Here are the dimensions of a Tennis court:
- Court Dimension: Doubles: 78ft. * 36 ft.
- Single Court Dimension: 78ft. * 27ft.
The lines of a Tennis court:
- Baseline: Doubles 36 feet and Singles 27 feet. The line runs parallel to the net and shows the widest distance of the court.
- Center Mark: 4 inches long, the line divides the baseline into two halves and runs perpendicular to the net.
- Service Line: 27 feet wide.
- Center Service Line: 42 feet long, 21 feet long on both sides of the court.
- Singles Sidelines: 39 feet long.
- Doubles SIdelines: 39 feet long.
The areas of a Tennis court:
- Left and Right service box: 21 feet x 13.5 feet
- No man’s land: 18 feet x 27 feet
- Nets: 42 feet x 3.5 feet high at the post, 3 feet high at the center.
- Net Posts: 3.5 feet tall and no more than 6 inches wide
Tennis is a beautiful game to watch and play once one understands the basic rules and techniques. Having a fair knowledge about the dimensions help too.
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