How To Build An Outdoor Tennis Court

So you want to learn how to build an outdoor tennis court? Building an outdoor tennis court can be quite a challenge. It will take you some time and planning to build a tennis court that is suitable for professional play, so read the steps below to help you get started!

To build a outdoor tennis court, you will need:

  • Concrete mix
  • A measuring tool
  • Tennis paint
  • Net posts
  • A tennis net
  1. Building a outdoor tennis court will take a little time. You should be able to build your outdoor tennis court in a couple of days. The biggest challenge in building your tennis court is laying down the concrete mix that will be the foundation for your court. First, you need to measure the area you expect to play on. You can have a little fun with this. Since this outdoor tennis court is being built for private use, the dimensions are not important. Typically, a tennis court is 78 feet long and 36 feet wide.
  2. Now it is time to mix your concrete for the foundation of your outdoor tennis court. It is important to clear away the surface area completely. Mixing the concrete for your tennis playing surface will be a challenge. It is best to take your concrete mix to a professional. He will be able to mix the concrete to its correct consistency. Once the mix has been completed you can pour it to form the foundation of your outdoor tennis court. Pour the mix in a rectangular box about 78 feet long and 36 feet wide. Allow the mix for your tennis court to dry for a day.
  3. Take your tennis paint and draw the lines for your outdoor tennis court. You will need to draw a total of six lines for your outdoor tennis court, including a line for the single and double alley and four lines for your tennis services boxes. You should allow the paint to dry for an hour.
  4. Now it is time to put up your tennis posts and net. Locate the center of your tennis court and dig your holes. Put the tennis posts into the holes and install your tennis net. Your outdoor tennis court is now ready for professional play!
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