Seeing Tennis Balls Get Made Is Way More Captivating Than I Ever Thought

By Casey Chan on at

Ever wondered how Wilson makes its fuzzy little tennis balls? Benedict Redgrove captured the entire factory process in Thailand and reveals the full 24 steps it takes to make the bouncy balls.

Wilson Tennis Ball Factory_Final from Benedict Redgrove on Vimeo.

That’s a lot more steps than I ever imagined it would take, but the machinery involved is really interesting to see (especially that part where the lightning yellow wool is sliced up), and the movement of materials is fascinating too (the glue, the rubber, etc.).