Badminton court dimension

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Badminton court dimension

Badminton Court Dimension is standard and mandated by the BWF (Badminton World Federation). It is applied for all matches from amateur matches to professional matches.

A standard court is normally designated for both singles and doubles play.

Badminton Court Dimension.

  • Court length: 13.4 meters or 44 feet long.
  • Court width: 6.1 meters (20 feet) for doubles and 5.2 m (17 feet) for singles.
  • Line (to mark in the badminton court) width: 40 mm (1.575 inches).
  • Short service line from the NET: 1.98 meters (6 feet 6 inches).
  • Long service line from the NET for singles: 6.7 meters (21 feet 12 inches).
  • Long service line from the NET for doubles: 5.9 meters (19 feet 5 inches).

Court Dimension and layout are illustrated by below diagram.

Badminton Court Dimension. All dimensions are in centimeters
Badminton Court Dimension. All dimensions are in centimeters

Space between the court.

  • Side line to side line and side line to wall space requirement varies from 1.5 meters 2 meters, depending on the play level – club, community or international.
  • Back line to wall space requirement should be 2 meters.
  • Ceiling height (above the floor) should be at least 9 meters for international play and around 7 meters for badminton club or general community play purpose. According to BWF, a minimum of 12 meters height is required.

** Remark:

  • Total badminton court dimension, including run-off distance will be 17.4 meters in height and 9.1 meters in width.
  • According to BWF, the floor of play field must be at least 46 meters by 30 meters. 

Net and Post Dimension.

  • Net width: 6.1 meters, same as court dimension (20 feet).
  • Net height: 76 centimeters (2 feet 6 inches).
  • Net posts height: 1.55 meters (5 feet 1 inch).
  • Net post height at the middle of the court: 1.524 meters (5 feet).

Net Dimension is illustrated by below diagram.

 

Badminton net dimension

 

Badminton Court – Net Dimension.

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