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Tennis physics

A surprising amount of physics goes into tennis - from the basic mechanics of the sport to enhancing play with hi tech racquets or hawkeye ball tracking.

1. Tennis Sport Science Rated: 3/5 by users

Tennis Sport Science

A good introduction to the mechanics of tennis, with lots of content about the aerodynamics and forces at play.

2. Sport academy: Tennis technology Rated: 1/5 by users

Sport academy: Tennis technology

A BBC page on the latest technology in tennis, covering balls, racquets, speed guns and hawkeye ball tracking.

3. Tennis racquet physics Rated: 3/5 by users

Tennis racquet physics

An in depth look at the physics of a tennis racquet: sweet spot, dead spot, spin and vibrations.

4. The problem of the Wimbledon roof Rated: 4/5 by users

The problem of the Wimbledon roof

How the new roof at Wimbledon affects tennis ball speeds.

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