Clay is a surface that fascinates me. It´s IMO the best surface to play on and it´s soft on your tendons and body overall. Here in Sweden we mostly play on a sort of brown clay made of crushed stones from a mineral mind in the central part of Sweden. The 2 clay-surfaces are called Brattex and Lawnit. Lawnit is finer and reminds me pretty much of the true red clay in the sliding abilities. Lawnit is also easy to slide on when it´s semi dry. If it´s a little bit (too) moist it´s hard for heavy boys like me to slide secure on it. I have also played on red clay in Austria, Germany, Italy and Croatia and the red clay is pretty similar but the courts in Italy and Croatia is faster. The courts in Croatia are btw my absolute favourites. They are true beauties. I have also played on "En tout Cas" or "pourus" as they say in Melbourne and those courts are very fast and easy to slide on. How are the red claycourts in North and south America? Have anyone played red clay in those 2 parts of the world and can compare it to the european red clay version?