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06. Advantage Tennis Court Fencing

Zaun’s advantage tennis court fencing system is capable of withstanding heavy use while allowing easy viewing of the on court action. The use of chain-link fencing for tennis courts is a classic example of how lowest cost does not equal best value. Easily cut with pliers, people gain access out of hours by snipping the fence, encouraging inappropriate use of the courts and making them an eyesore. Chain-link also deforms quickly especially when people lean against it in between play.

Why choose Zaun tennis court fencing?

Advantage Tennis court fencing system is ideally positioned behind the serving line and uses a 42.85mm x 200mm twin wire mesh. Resulting in an extremely durable court perimeter and enhancing the area in which it is situated. The mesh aperture also means that there is no chance of the ball passing through the fence, a problem that can occur behind the serving line with more common 50mm x 200mm mesh.

Advantage Tennis has been developed to overcome the rattle that so many residents object to. With fixings every 200mm to the lower 1.2m high impact area ensures there is minimum movement between the panel and post. Furthermore, each fixing uses a synthetic EPDM insert to insulate the panel from the post and proven to reduce noise by circa 29%.


All Zaun posts/panels/gates and painted auxiliary components (for example clamp-bars, slide bolts etc) benefit from a protective zinc layer and electrostatically applied polyester powder coating to BS1722 p16. Care is taken with pre-treatment to ensure sound adhesion between the zinc layer and the paint. In a UK C1 environment, as defined in ISO 12944 p2, this should ensure a useful life expectancy of the fence of at least 15-20 years. Life expectancy in all environments can be extended by maintenance of the fencing with regular washing. Useful life will be reduced if the fencing is damaged. Any coating damage should be repaired to reduce the effect on useful life.

Enhanced painting systems such as marine coatings are also available for improved life expectancy in C2-C5M environments.

For a full list of standard colours, click here

Posts & Fixings

The Advantage Tennis sports double wire mesh fencing system features a post, EPDM rubber inserts and clamp bar configuration, providing a simple and easy method of installation. Supplied with vandal-proof security fixings and installed using either power or hand tools.

Sloping Ground

Panels may be stepped in increments of 30mm as required within the clamp bar system. If the gradient exceeds 1:16 it is recommended that the taller panels are either part buried or additional posts are used.


Posts are available in different lengths to accommodate panel heights and ground conditions. Additional variations are also available:


Pedestrian gates are single leaf 1.2m wide, (or width to suit), framed in a 50mm x 50mm RHS with Zaun Duo8 mesh welded inside the frame, with slide latch. Gate supplied with rubber bump stop and 2 x suitable gate posts.

Vehicle access gates are double leaf (single leaf vehicle gates available) 3.0m wide (or width to suit), framed in 50mm x 50mm RHS, with Zaun Duo8 mesh welded inside the frame, with drop bolts and slide latch. Gate supplied with rubber bump stop and 2 x suitable gate posts.

Samples Available

Samples of Zaun Advantage Tennis are available upon request, to request your free sample please click here.


Features and Benefits
  • Ideally positioned behind the serving line
  • The only mesh systems around specifically designed for tennis courts
  • Tight mesh apertures eliminates tennis ball loss and increased ball retention
  • Supplied with EPDM inserts and fixings to reduce noise caused by ball impacts
  • Open mesh design gives provides better viewing for spectators
  • No solid surface for graffiti
  • Low maintenance with rigid mesh pattern that will not deform like chain-link fencing
  • Difficult to cut for vandals
  • Available either bolt down, in ground or on wall
Download To download our Advantage Tennis datasheet please click on the link below; To download our Q40 specification sheet please click on the link below; To download our standard colour list please click on the link below; To download our brochures please click on the link below;
Height: 3030mm Note: Other heights are also available upon request
Panel Width: 2510mm
Mesh Size: 200mm x 42.85mm
Wire Diameter: 6mm Verticals & 2 x 8mm Horizontals
Top Edge Projection: None (Flush on all edges)
Post Sizes: 80 x 40
Clamp Bar Size: 40 x 5mm
Post Centres: 2525mm
Fixing Centres: 200mm to lower 1.2m, 400mm above
Fixings: Anti Tamper Security Fixings

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