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Old 01-02-2013, 09:40 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by TennisCoachFLA View Post
The Coral Springs place use to be all red clay. The public complained it stained their socks and shoes so they took out all but one of them.

There are 2 red clay courts at Lakewood Ranch Tennis Center outside of Sarasota. When we lived there we could play on them anytime we wanted. Everyone else played on the Har Trus, same deal, they said they stained their footwear too much!

Very true about the Har Trus. Most of them are very thin coatings and dry. They don't play anything like red clay.
I played a tournament there (Coral Springs)... They took all of them out...

I think there are some at Crandon Park.

I was in the middle of nowhere in NH, near Mt. Washington, and there was one REAL red clay court on the side of the road. It was perfectly manicured, the month was September... And I was wearing a suit... BUT, I had all of my stuff in the trunk, and absolutely nobody to hit with .... I was too stupid to not mark on a GPS where I was... I've searched on Google Earth for hours every once in a while... Still haven't found it.
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