The center point of the net is about 6 inches lower than its height at the posts due to its weight. The net posts are located 3 feet (.91 meters) outside the sideline for singles and doubles matches. Tennis court net height at posts: 3 feet 6 inches high (1.07 meters). Tennis court net height at center: 3 feet high (.91 meters).
Where the net is attached to the posts, the top of the net is 3 feet, 6 inches from the ground. It sags slightly from the net posts at each end, but no more than 6 inches at the center of the court in order to maintain the proper height.
The official height of a table tennis net is 15.25 cm(6.0 in). Which converts to 0.1525 metre.
The height of the net at the poles should be 3.5 feet (1.07 metres), and 3 feet (0.91 metres) in the middle, as indicated on the image below. The net is pulled down in the middle by means of a band that is anchored into the ground. The net must be hung in such a way that it completely fills the space between the two net poles.
The average height of the top 500 male tennis players in the world is 185.5 centimeters (6-feet-1). 222 of the top 500 players measure between 183 cm to 188 cm, so that can be considered to be the average height of professional tennis players. The chart below contains our own analysis of data from the Association of Tennis Professionals.
The conventional wisdom is that height is an advantage, but only up to a point. An inch or two above six feet (a range between 185 and 190 cm) is good, but much more than that is too much. No player above 6’4″ (193 cm, Marat Safin) has ever reached No. 1 in the ATP rankings.
The Net Gauge insures that the table tennis net that you choose to use will be the regulation height of 6 inches. Use the Net Gauge to set up any table tennis net and have it ready on hand for any net adjustments. Set up your net height perfectly for practice and table tennis matches. The Net Gauge displays the official net measurments.
The net posts are 3 feet (0.91 metres) outside the doubles court on each side or, for a singles net, 3 feet (0.91 metres) outside the singles court on each side. Based on the standard rules of tennis, the size of the court is measured to the outside of the respective baselines and sidelines. The "service" lines ("T" and the "service" line) are ...