Tennis ball hoppers come in various shapes, sizes and color choices. Finding the right one for you could mean the difference between spending your time on the court practicing or cutting short your practice or teaching time to collect tennis balls between rounds and at the end of the session.
Utilizing a tennis ball hopper during personal practice or when providing lessons holds three main advantages; one – the quick and easy collection of scattered tennis balls will ensure your time on the court is well spent and everyone is involved in what they need to be doing—practicing. Two – a place for you to easily access your tennis balls during practice; 3 - is the main advantage to owning a tennis ball hopper; its ability to collect balls without having to bend to pick them up, your back will thank you for it!
Look for special design features when shopping for a ball hopper as this could increase the lifetime of your investment and save you money down the road.
There are two choices available when it comes to ball capacity; tennis ball hoppers holding more or less than 100 tennis balls.
Holds more than 100 balls
Available in basket and rolling drum styles holding 100 – 150 tennis balls; hoppers with this capacity are ideal for both, teaching pros or personal use.
Holds less than 100 balls
Available in basket and tube styles holding 15 – 85 tennis balls; these hoppers, are designed for personal use, are lightweight, easy to transport, and provide quick tennis ball pick up, and storage.
Tennis Ball Tubes
Tennis ball tubes are perfect for home court owners who do not use a tennis ball machine. They are also ideal for sports camps or after school clubs. Tennis ball tubes generally hold around 20 tennis balls and have a sling for easy over-the-shoulder carrying. The Gamma ball tube has a fence strap for easy ball dispensing. Having a few ball tubes on hand after a 10 and Under tennis session can make for a great game while cleaning up the court.