The lines on a tennis court can be quite confusing if it's your first time out but rest assured, each of them serve a purpose.

Each line on a tennis court has its own name and each shot must fall within the respective lines.

Base Line: The back lines which set the court's distance limit.

Singles Lines: The side lines which set the court's width limit when playing singles.

Doubles Line: The side lines which set the court's width limit when playing doubles.

Service Line: The middle lines which divides the serve area into 2 sections.

Center Service Line: The middle lines which set the distance limit for any serve.

Tee: The small center lines which are used as references to help find the base line's center.

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Singles Court - 1 VS 1

Points and rallies are played within the base line and the singles lines.

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Doubles Court - 2 VS 2

Points and rallies are played within the base line and the doubles lines.

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Serve Lines

At the start of every point, one of the players must serve into the opposite box from which they are standing, using the Tee as a reference.

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