A badminton court is shaped like a rectangle. It measures 44 feet by 17 feet when a single match takes place. For double matches, the court should measure 44 feet by 20 feet.
Badminton dates back over 2,000 years, and it is believed that the ancient Greeks played the game. By the late 1800s, the game reached other parts of the world, and in 1877, the first official club was formed. The International Badminton Federation sets the rules and regulations of the game.Learn more about Classic Sports