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Have you ever pondered what ingredients went into a tennis ball? The results may surprise you: Even if they don’t, hopefully you can uncover some of the mysteries of the infamous tennis ball.

 What’s Inside?

Pressurized tennis balls are made of a coating of rubber surrounding a hollow center. There is a thin layer of adhesive on the rubber. Pressurized tennis balls are filled with either air or nitrogen, with nitrogen keeping the balls inflated longer.

On the other hand, non-pressurized balls are solid, which keeps them from deflating. However, non-pressurized tennis balls wear and tear at a quicker rate than pressurized balls.

What’s Outside?

The outside of a tennis ball is fuzzy because this texture provides added friction, allowing the ball to hit a

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