Street Tennis F.A.Q.
1.Is playing Street Tennis just like playing real tennis?
Playing Street Tennis is easy! If you’ve never played tennis before, the minute you start to play with Street Tennis you will be able to rally the ball and get through a game. It’s just like a real tennis game only the equipment is specially designed for everyone to enjoy (Beginners to Advanced Players). The unique Street Tennis balls are designed for all types of outdoor terrain and have more bounce than traditional tennis balls. Paired with the lightweight rackets, Street Tennis is an easier, more accessible version of tennis.
If you want to discover tennis, Street Tennis is a great buy!
2.Do I know anyone who plays Street Tennis?
Of course! Have you heard of former number 1 tennis player in the world, Justine Henin? Her coach uses and recommends Street Tennis. Tennis pros like Marcos Baghdathis and Tomas Berdych have tried Street Tennis and believe it’s a great teaching tool for kids.
Plus, Street Tennis is an international brand, sold in schools across Asia, Europe, Mexico and North and South America; it is possible your friends or neighbours could be playing Street Tennis and you may not even know!
3.Is the Street Tennis kit up to traditional tennis standards?
Yes! The the tennis balls are designed differently, to make it easier for kids, adults, beginners to advanced players to play. The materials used for the balls, nets and rackets are high quality, with the Deluxe and Luxury kits being on par with professional level equipment.
4.How long does it take, after placing my order, to receive my Street Tennis kit?
We pride ourselves on having exceptionally fast shipping. We place and ship all orders within 24 hours of receiving them online, which means you could have your Street Tennis kit between 2-4 business days.
5.What are the differences between the Street Tennis to Go kit and the Street Tennis Recreational kit?
The only difference is the net system in each kit.
The Street Tennis to Go Kit includes a nylon net and frame system that assembles and disassembles in minutes, making it super portable.
The Street Tennis Recreational Kit includes an easy to assemble post and base stand system which is designed to accommodate a permanent installation but it is also portable. It is recommended that the base stands are filled one time with sand or cement powder. Nylon anchor ropes are included to keep the net tight.
6.What are the differences between the Rally & Match balls?
7.What is the difference between the “To Go” Frame System and the “Recreational” PVC Net System?
Both Street Tennis Net Systems are durable and easy to set up. Street Tennis To Go has a Frame Net System and is lighter and very portable. You simply connect the the frame tubes all together and slide the net over each post.
The Street Tennis Recreational PVC Net System has two base stands that should be be filled (one time only) with sand or cement powder for stability*. You then insert the two posts into the base stands and slide the net over the posts. Once you have your net in position you can install the nylon anchor ropes and hooks to keep your net line nice a tight. While the PVC Net System is portable it is ideal for permanent or semi-permanent installations.
8.Can you really play Street Tennis on grass?
9.Is Street Tennis a good instructional tool for traditional tennis?
Street Tennis is the ideal tool for teaching tennis to youngsters and beginners. The Street Tennis ball behaves just like a traditional ball but at a slower pace. Weather in schools or at tennis clubs instructors can teach all the shots from serves to volleys with topspin and backspin. The Street Tennis Net Systems setup and teardown in minutes allowing more time for play and less time for preparation.
10.My friends and I are already good tennis players will Street Tennis be too easy for us?
We have a saying at Street Tennis “Beginners Play and Players Compete”. Take 16 seconds and check out the pace these guys play at – https://youtu.be/BEflzvc4eVI
11.Is there a warranty or a money back guarantee?
12.Can I use standard tennis balls with Street Tennis?
Yes, but the Street Tennis balls were specially designed to be easier to use and more compatible with the To Go kits, especially on non-traditional terrain like sand, grass, gravel, asphalt and more. You can use regular tennis balls, but they will not perform as well.
13.How long do the Street Tennis kits last?
All of the Street Tennis metal and PVC net components are built to be exceptionally durable and long lasting, for more than a decade of play. Both base systems (metal & PVC) are essentially damage proof with regular use. If anything should happen to them within five years of using the kit, Street Tennis will replace the broken component free of charge.
14.How does Street Tennis compare to a tennis club membership?
Street Tennis was conceived by a tennis club owner as an entry point to get more people playing tennis by making quality gear and a simple court affordable and accessible to everyone. We hope that many Street Tennis players will go on to enjoy traditional tennis and that one day a Street Tennis player will rank amongst the greatest tennis players. Could this be you or one of your kids?
Once you play Street Tennis, you’ll understand why hundreds of thousands of people around the world love it!