Which tennis court surface is right for you? Part Two


This is the second part of a two-part blog on the different types of tennis courts available. Here we will cover the elegant grass court as well as its synthetic counterpart.


The grass court is the symbol of tennis in the UK – associated with prestigious tournaments like Queen’s Club, Eastbourne and, of course, Wimbledon. Having your own grass court on your property is undoubtedly something almost any tennis fan would love. Faster than almost any other type of court, playing on grass has a very elegant feel, and a beautiful grass court can add a serious amount of value to your home.

However, grass courts are notorious for being one of the most challenging to keep and maintain. They require constant mowing and care, and they can only be used in good weather. The expense of installing it and the work involved in maintaining it means that you may not want to commit yourself to it. But if you’re looking for a similar court type, you could consider artificial grass.

Artificial Grass

Synthetic grass can provide you with the same playing style and appearance as real grass while reducing the costs and maintenance involved. Artificial grass stands up to heavy use far better than real grass too, so if you’re going to get a lot of use out of your court. There are various different styles of artificial grass available, so it’s always best to talk with experts about which might be best suited to your needs.

Please get in contact with Sovereign Sports if you are interested in having a tennis court installed. Our experienced staff will be able to provide you with details of the courts we have available to help you decide which might be best suited to your home.