The Appeti Tennis Centre is proud to offer a state of the art ball machine. Our Spinshot Plus 2 was generously donated by Pantheon Management Services.
The machine is capable of holding 120 balls at a time and can deliver topspin and slice to all areas of the court.
Pantheon Management Services are keen that their sponsorship reaches as many people as possible, particularly children.
With this in mind the ball machine is offered in the following way:
For the first year there is no charge for any child to use the machine.
All other users that wish to use the machine will simply pay £10 per hour plus the price of the court.
All ball machine bookings come with at least 120 balls.
To access the ball machine simply:
1 • Book a court at the time you would like to play, court bookings can be made by clicking here, please note the machine can only be used indoors throughout the winter, outdoor bookings can be made between 1 May and 1 October but use of the machine outdoors is always subject to the weather.
If you are already setup to book courts with us simply use the Playtomic app.
2 • Book the machine by clicking here, ensure the date and time of the machine booking are the same as your court booking.
If you are unsure of how it operates download the user manual from here!
Book a court
Book the Ball Machine
Before use please pay special attention to the following safety instructions:
Do not reach or look into the ball exit hole without turning the main power off, and only after both wheels come to a complete stop.
Do not stand closer than 10 meters in front of the ball machine when the power is on.
Do not place balls or foreign objects into the ball hopper while the feeder tray is moving.
It could cause jam and damage the feeder motor. Overloading of balls into the ball hopper may result in a jam of the feeder.
No more than 120 balls should be put inside the ball hopper.
Do not use your machine while it is raining. Do not use wet tennis balls.
USE OF THE BALL MACHINE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK