Madrid Open 2024: A Thrilling Spectacle of Tennis Mastery

As the Madrid Open 2024 unfolds on the clay courts of the Spanish capital, tennis aficionados around the globe are treated to a dazzling display of skill, athleticism, and sheer determination. With each passing match, the tournament has provided no shortage of surprises, upsets, and unforgettable moments, leaving fans on the edge of their seats…

Wimbledon Expansion Plans

Wimbledon Expansion Plans

The Evening Standard newspaper reports on Wimbledon’s expansion plans to a nearby golf course it owns. They plan to build an 8,000-spectator capacity Parkland show court and 38 new grass courts. This proposal will more than double the current size of the AELTC. Wimbledon Park Golf Club’s transformation envisions ‘Parkland Court’ as the third-largest. The…

The Claycourt Season

The Claycourt Season

South American Early Season There are three distinct claycourt seasons during the tennis year. The South American played in February between the Australian Open and the Indian Wells Masters. The second is the long Spring clay season that starts in the Americas and Morocco before moving to mainland Europe and finishing with the French Open…

Tennis Court Surfaces

Tennis Court Surfaces

The playing surface, also called tennis court surface, is a crucial factor affecting styles of play in tennis. While the sport originated on grass courts, the four classic tennis surfaces seen today include not only natural grass but also clay (typically red clay,) hard courts (usually acrylic or asphalt,) and rarely still classic Har-Tru green…

Wimbledon and Grass Court Tennis

Wimbledon and Grass Court Tennis

The magic of Wimbledon stems from its longevity and the natural life in its principle component¬† –¬† grass! Major Walter Clopton Wingfield: The Inventor of Modern Tennis Grass and lawns require cutting, rolling, watering, and pampering, making them more exciting than clay or acrylic surfaces. The All-England Croquet Club was founded in 1868 in Wimbledon….