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The Layout of a Tennis Court

A tennis court consists of two sides with a net seperating the center. On each side, there is a service line. This marks the boundary of where the ball can land when your opponent serves. On the net side of the service line, there is another line spliting the court in half, seperating the front half of the court into the right service box and the left service box. The person serving has to serve into either of these boxes, depending on which side of the court they're serving from. Moving on, the line at the very back of the court is called the baseline. This is where you serve from and the boundary of where the ball can land during any point. On the side of the court, there are two lines of which the middle forms the doubles alley. The line towards the inside of the court is called the singles line, and the line towards the outside is called the doubles line. The singles line marks where the ball can land when playing singles, and the doubles line marks where the ball can land while playing doubles.

Diagram of a tennis court

 

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