Work Item
ASTM WK82816

New Guide for Tennis Court Fencing and Other Perimeter Enclosures

1. Scope

The focus of this guide is to provide design criteria, promote quality construction and reduced maintenance of chain link fence enclosures around tennis courts. This guide informs those interested in the design, installation and maintenance of tennis court fencing on the many details and features of chain link fencing. This standard offers recommendations for the layout of tennis court fencing, describes various types of chain-link fabric and framework material that are available and refers to other useful resource material for designing a quality tennis court fence.


tennis court; chain link fence; fence post sleeves; gate post


The Intended Use of This Guide is to identify the specific functions and qualities desired of a tennis fence and offer recommendations on how to achieve them with a chain link fence for different type of tennis courts. Although this Standard is focused on chain link fencing that makes up the majority of tennis enclosures, many of the recommendations are applicable to other traditional and new fencing options for tennis court enclosures that are available in the market.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F08.66

Committee: F08

Staff Manager: Joe Koury

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-18-2022

Technical Contact: Alex Levitsky

Item: 001

Ballot: F08.66 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution