The Common Types Of Tennis Courts

ZSCAs of now, there are numerous tennis courts individuals can visit to play tennis. However, it is important to know that there are numerous types of tennis courts that can match your needs. To know more, below are some of the most common tennis courts.


Clay courts are made of compressed shale, stone, or brick. This type of courts are known to be the cheapest in terms of installation, but this type of court is one of the most expensive when it comes to maintenance since you need to check water balance regularly. You can find clay courts mostly in Europe and Latin America. And, this type of court is used in the French Open.


Tennis courts today are not popular since it is labor intensive when it comes to maintenance. However, grass tennis courts ideal for players who have strong serve-and-volley skills. Grass courts are commonly used in the Wimbeldon.

Hard Courts

Hard courts can range from faster to slower speeds depending on the quantity and size of sand mixed into the paint coating. An acrylic hard court is used in the US Open and a synthetic for the Australian Open. As of now, this type of tennis court is the most commonly used tennis court around the world.


Carpet courts are removable tennis court surfaces. This type of tennis court is made from several materials, from artificial turf to hard rubber.

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