Tennis court dimensions

The tennis court is a place for playing, which is a flat area bounded by lines and surrounded by space called races.

When choosing the size of the court, it is important to remember and to know that the tennis court is not only a 24.0 x 11.0 m site, but the entire area has races to the fence. That is, the size of the court is determined by the size of the fence. The standard width of side races is 3.6 m on each side. It is possible to reduce the width of side races for amateur sites, but not less than up to 3 meters. The standard length of back-line races is 6.4 m on each side. It is allowed to reduce the races for amateur sites, but not less than up to 5 meters. The standard slope of the site is from 0.6% to 1.2% of the length and should provide effective surface drainage. Permissible deviations of the flatness of the site is 3 mm. For every linear 3 m of surface. The distance of holes for embedded sleeves between tennis stands is 12.8 m or 0.9 m on both sides of the outer side lines. The depth of the embedded part of the tennis stand is 0.76 m. The round hole for the anchor of the central belt, tennis net, is located in the center of the court, the hole diameter is 45 mm. The depth is 20.5 cm.

There is a so-called "Eurocourt", the size of the court is 36.0 x 18.0 m. (the area is 648 sq. m.). This tennis court meets the requirements of advanced players of the master of sports level. Roland Garros qualification competitions are held there.

A tennis court with a size of 40.0 x 20.0 m (an area of 800 sq.m.) is required for professionals of the first "hundred" for matches of the Davis Cup and the Federation Cup.

The size of the court is 34.0 x 17.0 m. (the area is 578 sq. m.) for country villages. The minimum acceptable size of the court is 32.0 x 16.0 m. (the area is 512 sq. m.), it does not make sense to build a smaller tennis court.

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