First of all, there are three main Classes of Tennis Balls: Professional, Championship, and Practice balls.
Also, which tennis ball is best for beginners?
Tennis Balls for Beginners
Currently, most used balls for beginners are Penn X-out tennis balls. Penn-x out balls are pressurized balls with low duty fur. These balls are little bit hard and have extra bounce.
Then, how do I choose a tennis ball?
If you’re buying tennis balls for your kids, you should buy slower balls. If you’re playing on hard courts, you should choose extra duty balls so they last longer. If you live in a high-altitude place, you should choose pressureless balls in order to get the most out of your game.
What’s the difference between Penn tennis balls?
Hi Margaret, the difference is extra duty is a much thicker felt and is designed for hardcourt play. Regular duty can also be played on Hardcourts but is versatile enough to be played on clay courts. Extra duty will last a tad longer than the regular balls will on a hardcourt.
Tennis balls have numbers printed on them so players can distinguish their balls from balls coming from another court. Most people play tennis in an area where people are playing on adjacent courts, and it is very possible that more than one court might be using the same brand and type of ball.
Slazenger balls will bounce heigher than Wilson or Pethaven (reject shop) balls.
The Penn Tour tennis ball is the official ball of some of the biggest professional tennis tournaments in the US, making it one of the higher quality balls on our list. It has tournament grade “LongPlay” felt and comes in both extra and regular duty.
The perfect ball for the tournament or serious club player, the HEAD PRO offers good spin and long durability. The perfect ball for the tournament or serious club player, the HEAD PRO offers good spin and long durability. The HEAD CHAMPIONSHIP Ball is a durable, comfortable and easy-to-play ball.
The organization uses numbers to identify the different types. Type 1 is for play on slow court surfaces, such as clay. Type 2 is for medium-paced courts, such acrylic and carpet, and Type 3 is for faster courts, such as artificial turf and grass.
According to the United States Tennis Association, the balls — manufactured by Wilson — are identical in every respect except for the yellow felt coating. “Men and women use the same ball in terms of size, pressure and design,” according to a USTA statement.
Ball type 2 (medium speed) is the standard ball and ball type 3 (slow speed) is six percent larger in diameter than the standard ball and tends to move slower in flight.