Green Facts

Green Facts

  • A standard set to 6 games is not recommended for Tennis10s Green (Stage 1)
  • The net height should be 0.914m high at the centre for Green (Stage 1), the same height as the full court net
  • An average regular Yellow ball can rebound up to 12cm higher than the Green (Stage 1) Felt ball
  • The Green ball is now an official ball under the ITF Rules of Tennis and can be used at all levels of competitive play at national level.
  • The Green (Stage 1) Felt ball is 7-8cm in diameter and has a rebound height of 120-135cm Recommended racket sizes for Green (Stage 1) are 25-26 inches (63.5-66cm)
  • Tennis10s Green (Stage 1) is played on the full size court, measured 78ft (23.77m) x 27ft (8.23m)
  • Recent studies conducted show that players using the Green ball
  1. Made less errors and had longer rallies
  2. Could implement tactics that they previously could not do with the Yellow ball because of the lower bounce
  3. Developed the necessary techniques faster than with a Yellow ball

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