What is Beach Tennis?
The sport is a combination of Tennis, Badminton and Volleyball. It's all volley, the ball does not bounce.
16m x 8m Doubles and 16m x 4.5m Singles
Surface is sand. Depth of the sand must be minimum of 40cm and run back at least 1.5m.
1.7 metres high – optional height for men’s game is 1.8m. Junior height (12 and under) is 1.5m.
The net is made of smaller holes than a beach volleyball net, making it safer to play, otherwise the tennis ball can go right through the net.
Rackets are made using a variety of different materials. Entry level rackets tend to be made of Fibre Glass or a mix of Fibre Glass and Carbon, mid-range and high end rackets tend to be made from Titanium or/and Kevlar Fiibre Glass, Carbon,
Stage 2 Orange Ball
The half orange and half yellow balls are softer, less pressurised and slower than yellow tennis balls.