to start children as early as possible into tennis
All other brands showed no interest
Price being the only one prepared to invest time
and money in the ball development when asked by
the now frustrated LTA.
Balls developed by Derek Price were supplied to the LTA,. After a year of testing.
modifying and retesting they finally decided they had the perfect ball !. It was
the PRICE RED 75 and patented.
Without a licence, any other ‘red zone’ balls on the market is poor imitations
PRICE is the only ball maker in the UK and Europe. Tennis balls and other balls since 1936, All other balls imported ,made down to price . That is not us, we concentrate on Quality, Specials, only top end products. Developing balls for the Sports Associations, for Tennis, Squash, Racketball and Fives brought : The larger Magnum type 3 tennis ball for the ITF, became a World Standard The larger lighter Red 75mm mini tennis ball for the LTA. became a world standard Official balls for The England Squash & Racketball Assoc for ‘Mini Squash’.and Racketball . Making Tennis balls in WHITE, PINK, GREEN, ,Yellow,(of course) And many other colours, for individuals and companies. Tennis ball facts: 1. Balls were bigger, 2. Are much harder now 3. Tennis has declined approximately 35% during the past 25 years. Balls for introducing juniors into tennis were originally 65mm diameter, then 70mm appeared for a while but after comprehensive development by J Price, trials and testing by the Lawn Tennis Association, the final developed ball size became the Red75 ball for minitennis Although patented by us, under pressure from other ball companies the ITF later changed the acceptable ball spec by 1mm which meant our patent ceased to offer sufficient protection . The patent is now being infringed world wide and the market flooded with low cost imitations from the far east. It is difficult to fight the world. Fortunately we have completed development of a new ball that is suited for a wider range of players . Hopefully this new patent will be water tight !.
For Teaching tennis to young beginners
Not only the only ball producer but we are: ball stockists,ball suppliers in the UK, UK suppliers of tennis and balls in bulk and tubes, high quality balls for personalising,tennis promotion balls. Small tennis ball keyrings,