Originally Posted by urban
If i recall the Rome match, i think it was very hot and the court played very fast. Rome can be very fast, almost like a hard court because they sometimes put less sand on the underground. When Sampras won Rome in 1994, the courts played ultra fast like a billard plate, and Sampras, Becker and Stich reached the semis.
Traditionally, Rome was considered the fastest clay court.Hamburg was the slowest one, I think.