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Old 08-16-2013, 01:57 PM   #21
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TYPE-1 with the harder rubber are used for clay - I mis-stated the ball type in the previous email. TYPE-2 balls are the standard balls for hard courts and yes they remain unchanged. TYPE-3 balls (with a larger diameter) are what are used on grass.

Also, this article is from 2000 when they were still researching the use of a larger ball at Wimbledon which was consequently implemented after 2001:

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/sto...inglePage=true
Except that no players, commentators, nor authorities have ever mentioned that this experimental larger ball was ever ACTUALLY implemented in match play at Wimbledon.
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