Tennis Court

Tennis courts are flat rectangular playing surfaces used for the sport of tennis. Measuring 78’ | 23.77 m by 36’ | 11 m for doubles or 27’ | 8.2 m for singles, tennis courts have an overall playing area of 2,808 ft2 | 260.9 m2. To ensure the safety of the players as they chase balls outside the court boundaries, a clearance space of 21’ | 3.66 m should be provided beyond the baselines and 12’ | 6.4 m for the sides. The total area required for the court and the clear space is 7,200 ft2 | 668.9 m2. Tennis courts vary in materials depending on indoor or outdoor uses. Outdoor courts are made of grass, clay, or acrylic topped concrete, and indoor courts are commonly topped with hardwood flooring or carpet.

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The Tennis Court has an overall height of , length of , and depth of . The seat height of the Tennis Court is set at .
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The typical Tennis Court has an overall height of and body length of . An average Tennis Court weighs between and has a typical lifespan of .
Plan drawing of regulation Tennis Courts with players for scale

Tennis courts are flat rectangular playing surfaces used for the sport of tennis. Measuring 78’ | 23.77 m by 36’ | 11 m for doubles or 27’ | 8.2 m for singles, tennis courts have an overall playing area of 2,808 ft2 | 260.9 m2. To ensure the safety of the players as they chase balls outside the court boundaries, a clearance space of 21’ | 3.66 m should be provided beyond the baselines and 12’ | 6.4 m for the sides. The total area required for the court and the clear space is 7,200 ft2 | 668.9 m2. Tennis courts vary in materials depending on indoor or outdoor uses. Outdoor courts are made of grass, clay, or acrylic topped concrete, and indoor courts are commonly topped with hardwood flooring or carpet.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
How big is a tennis court?

Tennis courts have an overall length of 78’ (23.77 m), a singles width of 27’ (8.2 m), and a doubles width of 36’ (11 m). The overall area of a tennis court is 2,808 ft2 (260.9 m2).
When was tennis invented?
Modern tennis was invented as ‘lawn tennis’ in 1873 by Major Walter Wingfield. Wingfield was the first to introduce the net and net posts, rackets, and rubber balls, and instructions for laying out the court dimensions. Previously, tennis was played as a handball-like game called ‘Paume’ that was played by royalty.

How is tennis scored?
Tennis matches are made up of either three (women’s) or five (men’s) sets. To win a set, a player must win at least six games each that are scored by four points at intervals starting at 0 (love) and going up to 15, 30, 40, and game point.
How long is a tennis match?
The length of a tennis match varies considerably based on skill level and gender. Women’s matches last until a player wins three sets which can last up to three hours, but averages around two hours. Men’s matches are played to five sets and can last up to five hours with an average match time of three and a half hours.

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Length: 78’ | 23.77 m
Width (Full/Doubles): 36’ | 11 m
Width (Singles): 27’ | 8.2 m
Playing Area (Full): 2,808 ft2 | 260.9 m2
Clearance (Back): 21’ | 3.66 m
Clearance (Side): 12’ | 6.4 m
Area (With Clearances): 7,200 ft2 | 668.9 m2
Material (Outdoor): Grass, clay, acrylic topped concrete or asphalt
Material (Indoor): Carpet, hardwood flooring

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