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There is air inside it. Not nothing.

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Q: How does a tennis ball bounce if there is nothing inside?
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Why does Tennis Ball bounce?

Tennis balls have a high bounce because the pressure inside the ball is greater then the pressure outside of the ball.

Why does a heated tennis ball bounce higher?

A heated tennis ball bounces higher because the hot air inside the ball is lighter than the air around the ball therefore giving the tennis ball the ability to bounce higher.

Does a room temperature tennis ball bounce higher then a heated tennis ball?

No, a room temperature ball does not bounce higher than a heated tennis ball. In fact, the heated tennis ball will bounce higher than its room temperature counterpart. This is because tennis balls rely on a high pressure internal pocket of air for their bounce. Heating the tennis ball would increase the pressure of the air inside the ball (pressure varies as temperature) which would cause the tennis ball to bounce higher. This holds (albeit for different reasons) for most solid balls as well, such as baseballs.

Can the tennis ball only bounce once in tennis?

Yes, the tennis ball is only allowed to bounce once.

Will a basketball bounce higher than a tennis ball or will a tennis ball bounce higher than a basketball?

It really depends how hard you bounce either one, but i think the tennis ball.

What will bounce higher a tennis ball or baseball?

Test is!. A tennis ball is going to bounce higher.

Does the age of a tennis ball affect its bounce?

Question: Does the age of a tennis ball affect its bounce? Answer: The age of a tennis ball does not necessarily effect its bounce. A new tennis ball in a pressurized container will remain in a relatively new state and have the same approximate bounce for as long as the pressure inside the container remains constant; this is true whether the tennis balls were made a week ago or a year ago. What will effect the bounce of a tennis ball is prolonged crushing, excessive striking, or anything else which results in a pressure decrease on the inside of the tennis ball. A new can of tennis ball should be squeezed to test the pressure inside the container. An unopened can of tennis ball which is easily squeezed will contain tennis balls with reduced pressure; of course, this will depend upon how long ago the pressure in the container has been reduced. A tennis ball has a fuzzy outer layer. Anything which causes this fuzzy layer to change can effect the bounce of the tennis ball. Normal tennis play causes a thinning of the fuzz on the outer surface of a tennis ball. The fuzzy layer can absorb water, mud, and other foreign materials or substances which act to increase the weight of the ball and effect its bounce. Randy Lynn Rutledge - author of Fix Your Tennis

How Quickly Does a Tennis Ball Lose Its Bounce?

Tennis balls bounce because the air pressure inside is higher than the outside pressure. They begin to lose bounce as soon as removed from their pressure can. The alititude where the ball is played will affect the bounce. As they are played, they lose more bounce. Typically, they lose too much bounce to play after about 3 sets of recreational (amateur) tennis, or 8 games of professional tennis.

Does the brand of tennis ball affects it's bounce?

no the brand of a tennis ball does not affect it;s bounce because the only way for something to affect a tennis ball's bounce is if it's dead or not.

Which ball can bounce the highest a basketballbaseballor a tennis ball?

a tennis ball

Which ball loses it's bounce first between a tennis ball and a raqcuet ball?

tennis ball because a tennis ball is softer and that makes it lose it's bounce first

Why does a heated tennis ball bounce really high?

Tennis balls have pressured air inside of them from the manufacturer. This air on days with higher temperatures will increase and expand this internalized pressure of the ball, thus making the ball more solid and hard. This increases the "bounce" of the ball

Why does a basketball bounce higher than a tennis ball?

because a tennis ball is not used for bouncing. it's used just to hit so there for it has no reason to bounce. And also it's material is different and it does not bounce off air being inside of it. ( ha smart ain't i )

Which bounce higher tennis ball or soccer ball?

Tennis balls.

What happens inside a tennis ball when it is hot or cold to make it bounce higher?

As the gas heats up the particles move faster. Causing the ball to bounce and move faster.

Will a basketball or a tennis ball bounce higher with more air?

will a basketball or a tennis ball bounce higher with more air?

What makes a tennis ball bounce?

The tennis ball is distorted from its round shape when it hits the ground, which means the volume inside is reduced or the air inside is being compressed. The air then pushes back to restore the tennis ball's original shape and therefore bounces off the ground.

Does the surface of the ground effect how high a tennis ball will bounce?

A softer ground, such as clay, will decrease the bounce of a tennis ball, a harder ground, such as concrete, will make the ball bounce higher.

Will a wet tennis ball bounce better than a dry tennis ball?


Which ball bounce more tennis ball baseball cricket ball or rubber ball?

It's tennis ball.

Can the temperature of a tennis ball affect its bounce?

Yes, this is because when the tennis ball is in a heated environment warm air enters through the ball and because the temperature gets higher, the tennis ball would get bigger. When the tennis ball is bigger it would bounce higher.

How high will a soaking tennis ball bounce?

A soaking tennis ball won't bounce high because it has become water-logged

Do tennis ball bounce higher in hot or cold weather?

The tennis ball will bounce higher in hot weather than in cold weather.

Why is rubber used in a tennis ball?

Rubber is known for its ability to bounce, and how strong it is. A tennis ball is used for the sport of tennis. It needs to be able to bounce, and be strong and sturdy so it can be hit. That is why rubber is a major use in a tennis ball.

Does soaking a tennis ball in water affect its bounce?

A wet tennis ball is a ruined tennis ball. It does not bounce as high. You can dry a tennis ball quickly by hitting it against a chain-link fence repidly for a little while. Once the ball is dry, then you can use it again.