Including this minimum clearance distance, a tennis court is 120 x 60 ft. (36.576 x 18.288 m) for international competition play or 114 x 56 ft. (34.747 x 17.069 m) for recreational and club play. International competition play:
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Above, you can see a diagram of the tennis court with all of the dimensions laid out. The key dimensions are the overall length and width. A regulation size tennis court is 78 feet long and 36 feet wide. In singles, players can only access the 27 ft. In doubles, players get access to the full 36 feet of court. Before we move towards different court sizes let us understand some of the key tennis court lines and their dimensions: Tennis Court Terminologies . Baseline: 36ft (Doubles) / 27ft ...
The white line-markings that mark the areas of the court also have standard thicknesses. The centre service line and centre mark should be 2 inches (5 cm) wide. The other lines of the court must be between 1 inch (2.5 cm) and 2 inches (5 cm) wide, except the baseline that may be up to 4 inches (10 cm) wide.
Tennis Court Length (Singles and Doubles): 78 feet (23.77 m) Tennis Court Width (Singles: 27 feet (8.23m) Tennis Court Width (Doubles): 36 feet (10.97m) Tennis net posts height: 3-1/2 feet (1.07m) Tennis net height (at center): 3 feet (0.914m) Maximum diameter of cord or metal net cable: 1/3 inch (0.8cm) Maximum width of strap for net: 2 inches (5cm)
In total, tennis courts measure 78 feet x 36 feet or 2,808 square feet. However, the full area of the court is used only for doubles matches. The singles court measures 78 feet x 27 feet or 2,106 square feet. Every court is composed of quite a few elements, so let’s take a look at each component.
2.5.2 Court Area Dimensions (fence to fence). The official Championship court area will be not less than: 36.57m (length) x 18.30m (width) For normal competition play, these dimensions may be reduced to not less than: 33.50m (length) x 16.40m (width).
Tennis Court: 30m x 15m (minimum Court size) 33m x 16m (most popular home size) 34.8m x 17.1m (regular club size) 36.6m x 18.3m (competition size) 40.3 x 20.1m (stadium size)
The dimensions of a tennis court are defined and regulated by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) governing body and are written down in the annual 'Rules of Tennis' document. The court is 78 feet (23.77 metres) long. Its width is 27 feet (8.23 metres) for singles matches and 36 feet (10.97 metres) for doubles matches.