Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 5 to 8
It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots.
A foam or felt ball is used which is 75% slower than a yellow ball.
A court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m or 12m x 6m. It's fine to use badminton court lines.
The net is at a height of 80cm (in the middle).
A shorter racket of 43cm – 58 cm (17” – 23”) is recommended depending on the size and strength of the player.
Mini Tennis Orange is for players aged 8 and 9
An orange ball is used which is 50% slower than a yellow ball, giving players better control at this important stage of development.
A racket of 58cm – 63 cm (23” – 25”) should be used depending on the size and strength of the player.
At Mini Tennis Orange there are team and individual competitions with matches using tie-break scoring - usually the best of three tie-breaks.
Mini Tennis Green is for players aged 9 and 10
A green ball is used, which is 25% slower than a yellow ball.
A bigger racket of 63cm – 66cm (25” – 26”) should be used but not compulsory.
At Mini Tennis Green there are individual and team competitions, with scoring extended to short sets.