Below are some important guidelines to help you correctly measure your tennis court. Size of a Tennis Court (Standard) 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.
2.5.2 Court Area Dimensions (fence to fence). The official Championship court area will be not less than: 36.57m (length) x 18.30m (width) For normal competition play, these dimensions may be reduced to not less than: 33.50m (length) x 16.40m (width).
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Key Tennis Court Dimensions. Overall Length: 78 ft / 23.77 m; Overall Width: 27 ft / 8.23 m ...
A tennis court is only 36 x 78 ft., but you have to take into account the outer zones. More precisely, the distance from the baseline to the fence should be at least 21 ft. In addition, the distance from the outermost side line to the fence should be at least 12 ft. All in all, you need an area of 60 x 120 ft. for a tennis court.
Tennis courts vary in materials depending on indoor or outdoor uses. Outdoor courts are made of grass, clay, or acrylic topped concrete, and indoor courts are commonly topped with hardwood flooring or carpet. Measuring 78’ (23.77 m) by 36’ (11 m) for doubles or 27’ (8.2 m) for singles, tennis courts have an overall playing area of 2,808 ft2 (260.9 m2).
The time and effort expunged in the planning and construction stages of a tennis court will determine the play-ability and longevity of the court in the following 20-30 years. A clear section of land for a tennis court needs to measure at minimum 60’ wide by 120’ long. An outdoor court should always have a 1% slope to allow for proper drainage.