full size court is used with a ball that is slightly lighter and softer than a full tennis ball. The aim is to promote longer rallies. As players progress onto the full game they are encouraged to play matches and be competitive as they progress towards the full game.
What age is green ball mini tennis aimed at?
Green ball mini tennis is for players aged 10 and under.
What ball is used?
A green ball is used, which is ideal for players moving from orange ball to actual tennis balls.
What size court is green ball played on?
Green ball is played on a full tennis court for singles and doubles. The diagram below shows the size of a mini green court compared to a full size tennis court.
What height is the net?
The net is at full height.
What racket is best to use?
A bigger racket of 63cm – 66cm (25” – 26”) is recommended.
What kind of competitions are there at green ball?
Competitions are team and individual based, providing the chance to compete in longer matches. The scoring for each match should be 1 short set to 4 games, or the best of 3 short sets and competitions should be for a day or can run over a weekend.