In tennis, the field requirements are all about ball bounce. Shock absorption is just nice to have. A traditional synthetic turf tennis pitch, which consists of a dense sand filled turf on a rigid sub-base, will give a low shock absorption of approximately 20%. By adding for example the extremely stiff ProPlay-Sport15 shock pad to this pitch, the shock absorption will increase to moderate and the vertical ball bounce will still remain above the required 80%.
Products suited for a synthetic turf tennis pitch are: