Tutorial - Creating Tennis Court

This tutorial is showing you how to create the tennis court. You will use the Shape tool, Rotate tool, Offset tool, Line tool, Move tool and arch tool to create the model. You will apply the materials to the model created.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp


Here is the dimension of the tennis court.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp


Step 1
Use the Rectangle tool to create the tennis court. (eg:120’ x 60’). Use the Push Pull tool to pull up the rectangle with about 3" height.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 2
Use the Tape Measure tool to create the guide line for midpoint of the rectangle.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 3
Use the Line tool/Rectangle tool to create the inner rectangle shape.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 4
Delete the horizontal and the vertical guide line created in the step 2. Refer to the tennis court dimension above, draw the line of the tennis court. The width for the white line is 3 inch wide.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 5
Draw a rectangle shape (eg: 2”x2”) with the Rectangle tool. Then extrude the rectangle to make it become a tennis post to hold the tennis net. Group the extruded object. Use the Shape tool or Line tool to draw the socket to hold the net line. Use the Extrude tool to extrude the object. Group the socket.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 6
Select both the tennis post and the socket for the tennis net. Copy them to the right side of the tennis court as shown in the picture.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 7
Now we are going to draw the nest. Use the Line tool to draw the nest for the tennis court. To create the curve shape at the top of the nest, use the Arc tool to create it.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 8
Then after that, at the center of the net, draw a line. Use the Offset tool to offset the net. Creating Tennis Court Fencing You will create the fencing for the tennis court.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 9
You will create the fence at the corner of the tennis court. Use the Rectangle tool to draw a rectangle shape with the width and height of 10’. Then use the Circle tool to draw the border for the fence. Select the fence and save it as a component.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 10
Use the selection tool select the object, press CTRL key to duplicate it. Click at the bottom left corner of the object and drag to the right and click at the end point to duplicate it.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 11
To duplicate the object many times, Type x12 and press enter to confirm your action. The object will duplicate 12 times.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 12
Next, you will rotate the last fence 90 degree to the right. Select the object. Use the Rotate tool point to the top left corner of the object. When it changes to blue color, click at the center in group to set your reference point.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 13
Move your mouse to the right of the object. When it appears constrained on Line from Point, click at the point.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 14
Then rotate the object 90 degree to the right.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 15
You may zoom in to the bottom of the object to check is it attached to the border of the tennis court border. You can use the Move tool to reposition it.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 16
Do the same for the other side of the fence. Once you have done, you will get the following result. Apply material and color to the object.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 17
Now you will create a door for the tennis court. Select the fence and right click, choose Make Unique.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 18
Modify the fence to make it become a door. Apply the door with material and color.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp

Step 19
Once you have done, select the tennis court and make it become a component.
SketchUp Tutorial - Creating a tennis court with SketchUp


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