Post a picture of your Tennis club/court..

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  1. James Bond

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    or where you generally play/practice.

    Not sure if this has been done before, I apologize if it has. Thought it might be interesting. :)

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    These courts were recently installed at our club, as you can tell from the lack of nets. They are ASI-Court Tournament Pro 16 which are ITF certified.

    We also have another 4 older astro-turf courts (the sandy ones) and a plexi-pave court.
     
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  2. Bartelby

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    there seems to be a question mark over your courts
     
  3. James Bond

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    Should be working now.
     
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    I'll take the shady end, thanks! Looks pretty. A shot from the other end would also be nice. Pity about the net.
     
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    How do you find the sandy astro-turf courts?

    At the local cricket and hockey club they put nets up on the astro-turf when the hockey season is over. Apart from the sand getting in your shoes, it's a pretty nice surface. Shame we only get it for 8 or so weeks a year.
     
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  8. James Bond

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    Will take a photo from the other side the next time.
     
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    I actually prefer the non-sandy courts. Too much sliding going on.
     
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    I like astro, nice on the knees. Not all are sandy. I slide too!
     
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    National Bank court (court #1), Uniprix Stadium, Montreal. :)

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    You just started this thread to brag :p

    nice courts :)
     
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    To the point of being dangerous. Played on astro-sand courts in Manila - never again. I like my ankles and knees.

    Is the sand to slow them down? Why not just brush the astro turf so it has more 'bite'?

    Nice courts though - love the blue. Need fences to keep the balls from rolling into the adjacent court.
     
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  16. James Bond

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    I think it is and drainage too (or so I was told)
     
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    I could only find some pictures they took during the winter this year, but I guess it gives some impression

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  18. Bartelby

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    I'll follow winter with a summer flood:

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    Can anyone tell me why I'm having a little difficulty in my picture showing up? I put the picture on Photobucket and when I first tried to post it it never showed up at all. When I removed the [​IMG]
     
  20. Buffster

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    wow, that must have caused quite some damage...
     
  21. Bartelby

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    Took about six months to get some courts back, whereas others had sub-surface damage.
     
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  22. SuperDuy

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    Where at? Brisbane?

    edit: wow im a good guesser, just googled mapped brisbane tennis and found:

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  26. Hankenstein

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    Here is a small photo from my club Tabergsdalens TK in Sweden

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    and this is the very same court, a couple of months later:

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    Keep em coming...
     
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  32. James Bond

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    Different angle (with nets and everything)

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    Where is that? It looks familiar to me aside from the court colours - which could have been changed.
     
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    How much would it cost to build a roof over courts like that?
     
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    Good question, I have no idea.
     
  38. Bobby Jr

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    Ahh. I haven't been to that club but it looked like NZ.
     
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    This is my second home.
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    My tennis venue
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