Tennis Court

A tennis court is sporting surface on which the game of tennis is played. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the centre.

Many Councils have public tennis courts located with in their facilities and are responsible for their maintenance and eventual replacement.

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Surface Useful Life

The useful life of a tennis court surface will depend on a range of environmental & other factors including of course the surface type. A useful life of 10-15 years seems to be typical for synthetic surfaces.

Please feel free to improve the table by adding your Council or organisation's information.

Acrylic Surfaces

Asset Owner Adopted Life
Hume City Council 10 years
Latrobe City Council 10-15 years
Shoalhaven City Council 10 years
Tennis Australia 8-10 years

Synthetic Grass Surfaces

Asset Owner Adopted Life
Hume City Council 10 years
Latrobe City Council 10-18 years
Shoalhaven City Council 10 years
Tennis Australia 7-14 years

Asphalt Surfaces

Asset Owner Adopted Life
Tennis Australia 20 years
Latrobe City Council 30-40 years

Red Porous Surfaces (En-tou-cas)

Asset Owner Adopted Life
Tennis Australia 20 years

Clay Surfaces

Asset Owner Adopted Life
Tennis Australia 25 years

Dimensions

The in-play area of a tennis court (the green area below) is 23.77m x 10.97m, but additional room around the court is required for play. The total area required is 37m x 18m.

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External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia Article
  2. Google Search
  3. Shoalhaven City Council Tennis & Netball Court Asset Management Plan
  4. Latrobe City Council Tennis Facilities Plan
  5. Tennis Australia
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