Are All Tennis Courts The Same Size?

In this blog post we’ll take a look at the standard size of a tennis court, whether they should all be the same size and how much total space is required (including the surrounding area). The dimensions of a tennis court are regulated and set out by the International Tennis Federation under rule 1 in … Read more

How Long Does It Take A Tennis Court To Dry?

One of the drawbacks of playing tennis outside in the UK is the unpredictable weather. More often than not it’s windy, and rain can spoil some weekends. As a result, I’m certainly not what you would call a fair weather player. In fact, I’ve learned to adapt to playing tennis with the elements. Otherwise, I’d … Read more

Can Dogs Go On Tennis Courts?

Are dogs allowed on tennis courts? Why do dog owners like their dogs using them? Why do many tennis players not like it? Are tennis courts bad for dogs? In all my years playing tennis on my local courts, I’ve never seen dogs and their dog owners using them. To the best of my knowledge, … Read more

5 Tennis Rules Involving The Net

Like any sport, tennis is full of rules. Some are quite obvious, like the ball can only bounce once on each side of the court during a rally, or you have to serve into the service box diagonally opposite to you. However, there are several tennis rules which are less obvious, and many of these … Read more

What Is Tennis Racket Balance?

It’s fair to say a lot of tennis players, in their quest for improvement and progression, spend time researching tennis rackets to find the right one for their game. Some are loyal to particular brands, but it’s important to choose one which is a comfortable weight, and the right sized head to give you sufficient … Read more

Best Dunlop Tennis Rackets

If you’re in the market for a tennis racket, usually the main brands which come to mind are Wilson, Babolat, Head and Yonex. However, Dunlop are quietly producing some fine tennis rackets which are popular for recreational and several ATP and WTA pro players. Here are 5 good options for Dunlop tennis rackets for different … Read more

5 Types Of Tennis Rackets

When I started playing tennis a few years ago, I had no idea what tennis racket to buy. I went to my local sports shop and just grabbed a blue and black one with a ‘W’ in the middle of the string pattern! It just happened to be a Wilson Ultra 105 racket, and I … Read more

Why Do Teachers Put Tennis Balls On Chairs?

I have to say this looks like a strange sight to me 🙂 It’s something I never saw in the classroom when I was a boy, but it seems putting tennis balls on chair legs certainly happens at some schools. Why do teachers do this? What’s the reason for it? Why do teachers put tennis … Read more

What Size Tennis Racket Do You Need?

I’ve been playing tennis regularly for almost 3 years now and I believe I’m steadily improving month by month. Although you obviously need the right technique to hit your shots effectively, the right tennis racket can make a difference in terms of the power, control, feel and spin you can generate. I started off with … Read more