Dimensions of a Tennis Court

The dimensions of a Tennis Court are as follows.

 

For a singles match

The court is 23.78 metres (78 ft) long.  Its 8.23 metres (27 ft) wide.

The net is stretched across the middle 11.88 meters or (39 ft) from the furthest point on the net. This should be done parallel to the baselines thus splitting the court into two equal half’s. The net is 1.07 meters or (3.06 ft) high and the post and 0.914 meters or (3 ft) in the centre.

Service line is 6.40 meters or (21 ft) from the net.

 

For a doubles match

The court is 23.78 metres long or (78 ft).  Its 10.97 metres or (36 ft) wide.

The net is stretched across the middle (39 ft) from the furthest point on the net. This should be done parallel to the baselines thus splitting the court into two equal half’s. The net is 1.07 meters or (3.06 ft) high and the post and 0.914 meters or (3 ft) in the centre.

Service line is 6.40 meters or (21 ft) from the net.

 

Additional space around the net is recommended to run onto loose balls but that depends on the space you have available.

Please note that these measurements don’t have to be exact. A lot of this will depend on the space you have available.  Just be sure to keep the proportions the same.