There are three types of such balls: Stage 3 Red (The first type of beginners ball used in mini tennis) Stage 2 Orange (Used on a ¾ length court) Stage 1 Green (Slightly lower bouncing than a normal ball)
Similarly one may ask, what type of tennis balls should I buy?
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.
Beside above, are professional tennis balls different?
According to the United States Tennis Association, the balls — manufactured by Wilson — are identical in every respect except for the yellow felt coating. … “The sole difference is that the men compete with an extra-duty felt ball while the women compete using a regular-duty felt ball.”
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.
Ratkovich, of Penn, said Penn ATP World Tour and Pro Penn Marathon balls had a higher grade of felt and a stronger rubber core for players with more power and spin. They cost more but last longer. … Wilson’s extra-duty tennis balls, introduced in 1960, are the ball of choice for most hardcourt play.
Not only are the Penn Pro Marathon Extra Duty tennis balls their longest-lasting ball. They are also packed with Penn’s latest technology to enhance performance.
Tennis Balls for Beginners
Beginner players need balls with extra bounce so they can easily hit and connect the ball. 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.
A common myth among players is that the printed numbers on the tennis balls indicate their bounciness. However, there is neither a special code nor a meaning related to these numbers. … When you say “Penn 4!” to the people playing on the next court, they will be able to return the right tennis ball that you own.