Tennis Court Construction
Want to learn about tennis court construction? Construction of a tennis court can be difficult. It will take you some time and planning to construct a tennis court that is suitable for play, so read the steps below to help you get started!
To construct a tennis court, you will need:
- Concrete mix
- Measuring tools
- Tennis paint
- Net and net posts
- Constructing a tennis court will take a little time. You should be able to construct your tennis court in a couple of days. The biggest challenge in constructing 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.
- Mix your concrete to construct your tennis court. It is important to clear away the surface completely if you want to construct a good tennis court. 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 for constructing your 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.
- Take your tennis paint and draw the lines for your tennis court. You will need to draw a total of six lines for your 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.
- 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. You have finished constructing your tennis court and it is now ready for play!