Tennis courts are flat rectangular playing surfaces used for the sport of tennis. 78’ (23.77 m) by 36’ (11 m) for doubles or 27’ (8.2 m) for singles, tennis courts have an area of 2,808 ft2 (260.9 m2). A clearance of 21’ (6.4 m) should be provided beyond the baselines and 12’ (3.66 m) for the sides.
Key Tennis Court Dimensions. Overall Length: 78 ft / 23.77 m; Overall Width: 27 ft / 8.23 m ...
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Tips for Measuring a Tennis Court. Below are some important guidelines to help you correctly measure your tennis court. The minimum suggested length of a tennis court is 120 ft. and the minimum suggested width is 60 ft., giving 7,200 sq. ft. (minimum) of total area needed for a single one court.
Let’s look at the standard Tennis court dimensions, including the length, width and surface area for both singles and doubles courts. Tennis Court Length. The overall length of a professional regulation size Tennis court is 78 feet or 23.77 meters or 26 yards. Tennis Court Width. The same rules apply to the width of a Tennis court.
A tennis court is 23.77 metres long and 8.23 metres wide for singles or 10.97 metres wide for doubles (including the doubles alleys). The overall surface of a tennis court is 195.6 square metres in singles (excluding the doubles alleys) and 260.9 square metres for doubles.
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.
The total length of the singles sidelines are 78 feet long, the same length of the court. The width between each sideline is 27 feet. They make up the boundary or court lines of the singles game but are not the boundary for the doubles game. However, they do make up the service box as mention above.
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.