Tennis Balls Vs Baseballs

These days I don’t really follow American sports that much. Apart from tennis, I’m a big Aston Villa fan (unfortunately, my team has been poor for many years now). They’re a football team based in the Midlands in the UK in case you didn’t know… However, from 2007-2009, I did live in the US for … Read more

Tennis Ball vs Cricket Ball

For someone who considers himself quite sporty, for some reason I could just never grasp the game of cricket. Racket sports, football and athletics were definitely more my thing. I remember playing cricket at school one time, and the coach said I was gripping the bat with my hands the wrong way round! 🙂 My … Read more

Why Do Tennis Balls Bounce?

I love opening a new canister of tennis balls. That popping sound, the new tennis ball smell and the nice bounce you get when you play with them. However, I’ve never given much thought as to why tennis balls bounce (or any ball for that matter). In this blog post, let’s take a look at … Read more

When Was The Tennis Ball Invented?

The humble little tennis ball has had quite a journey over the past few hundred years. It’s changed quite a bit during this time, and it’s even been embroiled in political controversies. Who invented the tennis ball? Charles Goodyear is credited with inventing the first rubber tennis ball. He was involved in the rubber industry, … Read more

How Many Tennis Balls Can Fit In A….?

Job interviews are tough. I’ve had my fair share over the years. Some bad, some ok and some have gone well. But I’ve always had a positive mindset with interviews. Basically, especially in today’s job market, getting an interview is actually a great achievement. Think about it. Sometimes there might be over 100 applicants for … Read more

How Many Tennis Balls Are Used In A Match?

Tennis balls are everywhere. As of 2020, a whopping 325 million are produced every year. Unfortunately, a lot of used tennis balls end up on landfill sites, but in recent years, there does seem to be a more concerted effort to recycle and find creative ways to reuse them. The reason for the high turnover … Read more

Can Tennis Balls Be Recycled?

To be honest, I’ve never given much thought into what happens to tennis balls once they’re no longer usable. Fortunately, I don’t have many. I play tennis regularly on Saturdays with a group, and one person is responsible for the balls each week. Any tennis balls I do have, I generally keep them in the … Read more

Do Tennis Balls Float?

Why do things float? In a nutshell, objects float when they have positive buoyancy, which means they are less dense than the fluid they are lying in. Usually objects which are hollow can float on water because air is less dense. This is why huge objects like large ships can float on the surface. What … Read more

Physical Benefits Of Playing Tennis

My only regret about playing tennis is that I didn’t take up the sport more seriously at a younger age. As I approach 40 (still a year or so to go…gulp!), and having played for the past 3 years, I’m pleased that my game is steadily improving. Furthermore, I’ve noticed some of the physical benefits … Read more

How To Start A Tennis Academy

This post may contain links to products, software and services. Please assume all such links are affiliate links which may result in myself earning commissions and fees. A couple of months ago, Mia played tennis for the first time. She had just turned 3 and a half and I thought let’s see if she enjoys … Read more