Patent Number: 8,795,105

Title: Apparatus and methods for retaining tennis balls hit into tennis nets

Abstract: According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of apparatus and methods for retaining (e.g., controlling, funneling, redirecting, gathering, and/or capturing, etc.) tennis balls hit into tennis nets, to inhibit or prevent the tennis balls from bouncing off or rolling away from a tennis net back onto the main playing surface of a tennis court.

Inventors: Noonan; Mark (New Canaan, CT)

Assignee: Nootools II, LLC

International Classification: A63B 47/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018