Saturday, April 16, 2011

Badminton Court Measurements - Dimensions


The size of a badminton court - measurements/dimensions given in feet and inches, in the below table.

Badminton Court Measurements / Dimensions / Size
Total Length of the badminton court
44 feet
Total Width of the court for Singles play
17 feet
Total Width of the court for Doubles play
20 feet
Distance of Sideline (for singles play) from the outer side edge of the court
1 feet 6 inches when measured inwards from the side edge
Distance of Backline from the back boundary line
2 feet 6 inches when measured inwards from the back boundary
Distance of the Short Service Line from the net
6 feet 6 inches from the net
The Center Line
Extends from the short service line to the back boundary on each side of the court, and is parallel to, and measured 10 feet inwards from the outer side edges.


About the Lines that are measured and marked on the Badminton Court
How thick should be the lines that are marked on the court?
40 mm thick line-size.
What is the preferable colour for marking these lines on the badminton court?
White or Yellow


How high is a Badminton Net?
Height of the net at the center of the badminton court
5 feet (1.524 metres)
Height of the net at the extreme ends of the court (over the sidelines for doubles)
5 feet 1 inch (1.55 metres)




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