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Mini Tennis

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 5 to 8

It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots. A foam or felt ball is used which is 75% slower than a yellow ball. A court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m or 12m x 6m. It’s fine to use badminton court lines. The net is at a height of 80cm (in the middle). A shorter racket of 43cm – 58 cm (17” – 23”) is recommended depending on the size and strength of the player.

Mini Tennis Orange is for players aged 8 and 9

An orange ball is used which is 50% slower than a yellow ball, giving players better control at this important stage of development. A racket of 58cm – 63 cm (23” – 25”) should be used depending on the size and strength of the player. At Mini Tennis Orange there are team and individual competitions with matches using tie-break scoring – usually the best of three tie-breaks.

Mini Tennis Green is for players aged 9 and 10

A green ball is used, which is 25% slower than a yellow ball. A bigger racket of 63cm – 66cm (25” – 26”) should be used but not compulsory. At Mini Tennis Green there are individual and team competitions, with scoring extended to short sets.

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