How To Resurface A Tennis Court
Apr27

How To Resurface A Tennis Court

The primary conception of tennis is to get the ball over the net and at the same time to keep it within the bounds of the court; failing this, within the borders of the neighborhood. -Elliot Chaze Who wouldn’t love a tennis court in their back garden? Providing you have the space, it looks fantastic and it’s a great way to stay in shape. And you don’t even have to leave your home! However, while it’s a luxurious status symbol to own...

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How To Clean A Tennis Court
Apr07

How To Clean A Tennis Court

A few months ago I was walking past my local tennis courts and I saw someone cleaning them using a pressure washer. To be honest, I’m very lucky to live in an area where the local courts are well maintained. I’m sure they are better than some of the courts in some tennis clubs! Building a tennis court doesn’t come cheap, but the overall maintenance is not that expensive, providing you look after it on a regular basis. In this article,...

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How To Paint A Tennis Court
Apr06

How To Paint A Tennis Court

“Everyone said to Vincent van Gogh, “You can’t be a great painter, you only have one ear.” And you know what he said? “I can’t hear you.”- Steve Carell I’ve never seen a tennis court being painted, but I’m curious how they get it so accurate with the finish, and in particular how the court lines are so straight. My local hard courts are red with a surrounding green colour, which is fairly common in the UK, but watching some matches in...

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How To Make A Grass Tennis Court
Apr04

How To Make A Grass Tennis Court

To date, I’ve never played on a grass tennis court. I’ve also never played on a clay court either. All the matches I’ve played over the past few years have been on hard courts. However, given the choice, I would love to play a game or two on grass Firstly, for me, grass courts are the most visually stunning courts to look at. Also, I think it would suit my game, as I love volleying and playing a lot of slice shots on my backhand....

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What Does It Cost To Resurface A Tennis Court?
Mar28

What Does It Cost To Resurface A Tennis Court?

Tennis courts require regular maintenance to ensure the surface is in tip top condition for playing matches. However, how often you need to do this depends largely on how often you play and the surface you’re playing on. Grass courts require very regular maintenance in terms of watering and mowing the grass. Hard courts, on the other hand, require little maintenance but they will need to be resurfaced every few years (and even more...

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How To Build A Tennis Court
Mar28

How To Build A Tennis Court

With the news in the last few days of a lockdown in the UK because of the virus outbreak, it means no more tennis for a while. In my local park, the playground is shut, the bowling green is shut and yes, the tennis courts are shut. For what it’s worth I think it has to be done. I’d rather have the inconvenience of not playing tennis for a couple of months, than this whole thing being drawn out for even longer. The health of the...

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