tennis court

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the court on which tennis is played

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We'll try during the grass-court (tournaments) and hopefully we'll both enjoy it.
Rising talent Bernard Tomic was the main beneficiary of Wimbledon's policy to take grass-court form into consideration and the Australian was bumped up to 20th seed from his world ranking of 27.
With the London Olympics following hot on the heels of this year's Wimbledon tournament, Borg believes that the Calderstones event could provide crucial grass-court preparation for ambitious players.
The tournament has such a friendly feel to it and it was great to get some grass-court practice in before Wimbledon.
He's been playing great in the grass-court season so far.
Summary: Andy Murray made a winning start to his grass-court campaign as the world number four beat Belgium's Xavier Malisse 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in the second round at Queen's Wednesday.
The British No 1, who is nursing an ankle injury, made a winning start to his grass-court season last night by scrapping his way past Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-3 5-7 6-3.
WORLD number 46 Michael Llodra captured his second ATP World Tour grass-court title as he lifted the trophy at the AEGON International yesterday with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over fifth seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
A fourth-round exit meant the Scot failed to match last year's career-best run to the Roland Garros quarter-finals - but the result does give him a week to prepare for his first grass-court match of the season at Queen's Club.
Against all odds: Oren Motevassel of Encino won the USTA men's 30-and-over grass-court singles title last Sunday at the Desert Highlands Racquet Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The big-serving Swede, who disposed of Greg Rusedski in their semi, produced a measured grass-court performance yesterday which could take him far on the lush lawns of SW19.
The grass-court specialist lived up to that billing, showing no signs of fatigue as she won her quarter-final clash with Laura Robson's conqueror Kanepi 6-3 6-3 on Court One.
The alteration is designed to allow a greater gap after the end of the French Open and help improve players' preparations for the grass-court grand slam.
Although the grass-court season is short, it is a time of year that is relished by players as they look to make their mark on arguably tennis's grandest stage.
However, as he prepares to start his grass-court season at the pre-Wimbledon event at Queen's in west London, Murray insists his back is fine and believes the return to grass will be less taxing on his body.