Tennis courts vary in size, depending on whether it is hosting a singles match, a doubles match or a children's match. Doubles tennis courts are slightly bigger than singles courts, in order to accommodate the two extra players. The tennis net also has to be of a regulation height and width in order to accommodate both singles and doubles tennis. Junior courts, in general, tend to be much smaller than standard sized courts.
Table tennis, also known by the more colloquial ‘ping pong’, is a sport in which players hit a lightweight, hollow plastic ball over a small net with their racket such that it bounces on the other side of the 2.75m table. It is essentially a miniature version of tennis, with the one major exception being that volleys are not allowed. In this article, I explain the rules and techniques of the serve in the game.
Sometimes it is difficult for tennis players whether beginners or professionals to get partners to play with. Indeed, it becomes nearly impossible for a tennis circuit player to find an opponent with an equally high stamina, passion and strength for the game. Practice makes perfect and the lobster ball machine is ideal for improving a player’s tennis game.
Do you want to improve your tennis but have no one (at least of your standard) to play with? Well, fear not, my friend, tennis ball launchers were invented for precisely this reason. In this article, I will detail what tennis ball launchers are and why and when one may use one.
The benefits of tennis ball machines have long been disputed. It is fair to say that there are far more advantages to having a tennis ball machine than there are disadvantages. This article looks at these advantages and disadvantages in more detail.