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8). Vacuum Cleaner Themed Ball Retriever : Can hold only 8 balls. When the ball rolls into the hole, the ball takes a place into one of the grooves. Each ball is in an individual groove. As more balls come in, the center of the retriever rotates so that there is a ball in every groove. To get the ball out, simply point the hole towards the ground, and all the balls fall out. 9). Racket Butt Ball Gripper : The butt of the racket is grooved so that placing the butt on top of the ball will allow the ball to temporarily get stuck to the ball. Lifting up the racket will thus lift up the ball. This allows only one ball to be picked up at a time. It is good to use this design at a match since one does not have to bend down to pick up the ball. However, during practice, this design is inefficient. 10). Sideline Slider : A pillar parallel to the sideline is connected to two pillars that are parallel to the baseline, one is at the net, and the other is at the
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Unformatted text preview: fence. The pillar parallel to the sideline is in contact with the ground. When this pillar goes up and down parallel to the baseline, all the balls get moved to the fence parallel to the sideline. Thus, all the balls are in two general locations, one on each side of the net. 11). Spring Based Ball Collecting Apparatus : This device is installed on one half of the tennis court. When the ball hits this device, it is forced back towards the net. So wherever on the court this device is installed, no balls will be on the other side of it. However, this device is hard to install and it only reduces the size of the court on which one has to pick up the balls. 12). Baseline Sliding Ball Collector : This device is installed on the fence parallel to the baseline. The device slides on the rail and if any ball is on the rail, then this device forces the ball into a basket....
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