BUSINESS WIRE)--June 6, 1996--K-Swiss, the footwear and apparel manufacturer who brought live tennis to the Internet in March, pays homage to the French Open this week by changing the color of its tennis court game
to red terra-cotta clay from its normal U.
But American youngster Andy Roddick continued his adaptation to the grass- court game
with a victory over last year's Wimbledon quarter-finalist Byron Black 6-4 7-6.
ANDY MURRAY may have tasted defeat at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome yesterday, but the world number four is confident his clay court game
And afterwards the US Open finalist, who talked up his clay court game
after a crushing first round win here, was keener to play down expectations of his chances.
To be 5-1 up against a guy like him on clay - when I keep getting told my clay court game
is not very good -1 felt I showed in six games that I can play pretty well on the surface.
As I've been saying all week, my clay court game
has been improving each year and my shot selection and variation are causing my opponents some problems.
The same is, in part, true of Djokovic, who is yet to fully transfer his hard court game
to the slower surface.
Spain's Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, France's Nathalie Tauziat and Anna Kournikova of Russia are among the other top stars heading for Sussex to fine tune their grass court game
Bryant's performance in the postseason, Jackson said, ``I think (is) the best that I've ever seen a player of mine play with an overall court game
And I think it's the best that I've ever seen a player of mine play with an overall court game
The Aussie played a classic grass court game
that relied heavily on his thunderous serve and he was never in trouble on a sun-hardened surface that suited his game.
It depends on the draw, on the weather, on many things, but the grass court game
is very natural to me.
But they've had five outdoor hard court games
and Muzza's not lost a set.
The new sports centre will comprise a 4 court games
hall, changing facilities, viewing gallery, reception, office, staff base with floor area 1438sq m approx.
The Spaniard is now unbeaten in 13 clay court games
after defeating Joao Sousa 6-0 4-6 6-3 last night.