Originally Posted by HughJars
Has anyone done a quantitative scientific study of the behaviour of tennis balls on the different court surfaces? Like, an actual proper study meauring bounce, speed - keeping external conditions constant (humidity, ball type, temperature, wind).
So much talk about the different surfaces, I just wonder if it has ever been quantified.
Would be interesting to see data from Wimbldeon grass 2000 to grass 2013 for example.
Such studies are conducted regularly by the ITF and USTA to certify balls, surfaces, etc.