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Tennis Division
Tennis Division

About the Tennis Division
ASBA represents companies actively engaged in the building or surfacing of tennis courts. The Association also represents designers of such tennis courts and suppliers of related materials.

The Association was founded in 1965 as the US Tennis Court & Track Builders Association (USTC&TBA) by a group of contractors who recognized the need for an organization that could help them address their mutual problems, set industry standards and keep them informed on issues pertinent to their business. Its name was changed to American Sports Builders Association in 2004 to reflect the broad range of work performed by its members.


Tennis Division President

Leslie Coatings, Inc.


Tennis Division Sponsors


The purpose of this book is to promote the quality construction, maintenance and repair of tennis facilities by providing information to facility owners, managers, tennis professionals, builders, architects and engineers.

This book is designed to explain the various choices and the rationales for those choices. This will allow owners to ask important questions and to make reasoned decisions. Asking questions is not only smart, it is essential. The investment of time and energy in learning about tennis facilities can yield a huge return in terms of a quality facility and in the hours of enjoyment that will be derived from it.

The ASBA and the USTA are committed to providing information to assist facility owners and managers in making informed choices in order to promote the construction of quality tennis facilities.





Additional Resources

Tennis Position Papers 
Tennis Construction Guidelines 
Tennis Division Technical Articles  
Relevant ASTM Standards


Become a Certified Tennis Court Builder
The Certified Tennis Court Builder Program was developed by the ASBA to help raise professional standards and to improve the practice of tennis court construction. ASBA   certified builders must pass a comprehensive exam on field construction and maintenance. They must fulfill prescribed standards of experience and demonstrate a high level of expertise in tennis court construction.