HOW IT WORKS…
Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.
What age is Mini Tennis Green aimed at?
Mini Tennis Green is for players aged 9 & 10.
What ball is used?
A green ball is used, which is 25% slower than a yellow ball.
What size court is Mini Tennis Green played on?
Mini Tennis Green is played on a normal size court. Doubles matches should also be played on a normal size court with singles sticks in place (if available).
What height is the net?
The net is at full height.
What racket is best to use?
A bigger racket of 63cm – 66cm (25” – 26”) should be used but not compulsory.
What kind of competitions are there at Mini Tennis Green?
At Mini Tennis Green there are individual and team competitions, with scoring extended to short sets.
This description was based on the LTA website (as at 10/03/2016). For all the LTA details visit http://www3.lta.org.uk/LTA-Mini-Tennis/Green/Mini-Tennis-Green/