The TNT Gauge TM System
Tennis Net Tension
The only proven, user-friendly, certified accurate, patented, and inexpensive way
to measure net tension, so that all courts play equally. Ready for delivery now. Don't be fooled by claims that center-strap or singles sticks net tension devices can do the same. Only the TNT Gauge and its direct connection to the net cord will measure net tension!
For the third year, TNT Gauge will be on all the courts for the US Open!
USTA joins ITF in recommending 400-450 pounds tension "with the tension of all nets within 25 pounds of each other. Use a net tension device when available."
ITF has published a net tension recommendation, at this ITF Technical page, based on work with the TNT Gauge.
USTA has approved an amendment to the 2015 Friend at Court, recommending that net tension on all courts should be 400-450 pounds, using a net tension device when available!