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Tennis Ball Size & Bounce Test

Tennis ball size and weight / how to bounce test a tennis ball
Tennis is a fun game. And it great exercise as well. But do you actually know the measurements and size of a tennis ball? We guessed so! But no worries - we will give you all the information you need...
Tennis Ball Size and Measurements

Tennis Ball Size (Ball dimensions/measurements)

Dimensions (maximum/minimum) of a tennis ball:

2.57'' (6.54 cm)
2.70'' (6.86 cm)
8.07'' (20.55 cm)
8.48'' (21.55 cm)
1.98 oz (56 g)
2.1 oz (59.4 g)

Tennis Ball Bounce - Test self!

A tennis ball will start to lose its bounce as soon as the tennis ball can is opened. Note that a approved tennis ball should have a certain bounce. To test if a ball still is OK, you can drop it from a height of 100 inches (254 cm) onto concrete. It should bounce between:
Dropped from:

Min. Bounce.
Max. Bounce:
100'' (254 cm)
53'' (135 cm)
58'' (147 cm)

Note: Numbers above are based on bounce test at sea-level, temperature 68F/20C, relative humidity of 60 %.

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