ITF Publications



ITF Approved Tennis Balls, Classified Surfaces & Recognised Courts

Compiled by the ITF Technical Centre, this annual booklet lists all balls that are approved for tournament play under the Rules of Tennis, and over 200 surfaces that have obtained ITF Classification for court pace.

This comprehensive booklet provides information on the testing procedures for ball approval and surface classification as well as contact details for all suppliers. It also contains the “ITF Guide to Test Methods for Tennis Court Surfaces” and details on the application processes for Court Pace Classification and ITF Recognition.

All ITF National Associations receive copies of this booklet. As additional balls are approved, and court surfaces classified, they shall be listed on the ITF website.

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ITF Court Assessment Programmes

This brochure describes ITF Court Pace Classification and ITF Recognition.

It highlights the aims and benefits of the programmes and includes testimonials from court manufacturers, installers and end-users.

The procedures for obtaining ITF Court Classification and ITF Recognition are clearly explained.

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Tennis Science and Technology 3
Tennis Science & Technology 3

Editors: S. Miller and J. Capel-Davies
ISBN 1-903013-34-8
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

Proceedings of the 3rd ITF International Congress on Tennis Science & Technology, September 2007

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All of the "Tennis Science and Technology" publications can be purchased from the ITF Store.






Tennis Science and Technology 2Tennis Science & Technology 2

Editor: S. Miller
ISBN 0-632-05638-X
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

Proceedings of the 2nd ITF International Congress on Tennis Science & Technology, July 2003.

Since the first ITF TST congress was held in 2000, science and technology have continued to play an import role in the advancement of tennis in the 21st century. New materials and technologies have facilitated changes to all aspects of tennis, much of which is covered in this book.

The International Tennis federation is proud to present the second in a series of the best papers on the science and technology of tennis from across the world, with universities, manufacturers and the sport's governing bodies (including the ITF, the world governing body) all represented. By including equipment, sport science, facilities and the game as themes, this text provides a comprehensive overview of innovative research in tennis, as evidenced by papers on tennis court lighting, automated line-calling systems, scoring methods, computer-based training and tennis ball dynamics.

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Tennis Science and TechnologyTennis Science & Technology

Editors: S.J. Haake & A.O. Coe
ISBN 0-632-05638-X
Publisher: Blackwell Science

Proceedings of the 1st ITF International Congress on Tennis Science & Technology, August 2000.

This book brings together a selection of international papers collated by the International Tennis Federation Technical Centre. The papers come from a variety of sources including manufacturers, universities, national ruling bodies and the ITF. Four main themes - equipment, sports science, facilities and the game itself - are covered, representing work carried out in over 20 countries.

The themes dealt with are diverse and comprehensive, ranging from construction of a championship grass court to the technical intricacies of the aerodynamics of tennis balls. The role of the player is also considered making this an important book for all those involved in the game of tennis from researchers to coaches to players.

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ITF TECHNICAL BOOKLET

ITF COURT ASSESSMENT PROGRAMMES