Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about tennis PDF sports venue. A tennis court is the venue where the sport of tennis is played. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the center.
The same surface can be used to play both doubles and singles matches. A variety of surfaces can be used to create a tennis court, each with its own characteristics which affect the playing style of the game. The dimensions of a tennis court. The ITF’s Play and Stay campaign promotes playing on smaller courts with slower red, orange and green balls for younger children.
This gives children more time and control so they can serve, rally, and score from the first lesson on courts that are sized to fit their bodies. Tennis is played on a variety of surfaces and each surface has its own characteristics which affect the playing style of the game. There are four main types of courts depending on the materials used for the court surface: clay courts, hard courts, grass courts and carpet courts. The French Open is played on clay courts. Clay courts are made of crushed shale, stone or brick.