It all started well in the Qalifying tournament but only Johanna Konta made it through to the main US Open draw. Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Both Petra Kvitova and Kevin Anderson ended their preparations for the US Open as Champions of the warm-up events. Henry Wancke reports, pictures Getty Images
On the day before the US Open gets underway, Barbara Wancke reports from Flushing Meadows, several interesting items including the fact that the women's final is already sold out! Picture Getty Image...
To win the US Open for a second time, Andy Murray will have to progress through a tough draw. Henry Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
The Kyrgios sledge still lumbers on but this time the woman at the centre of it responds, Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Regardless of whether a tennis court surface is porous macadam, impervious or porous acrylic, regular cleaning and maintenance is essential to maintain the looks and performance characteristics of tennis courts.
Our photographs show how professional cleaning can restore the colour and surface of a neglected tennis court.
But your court doesn't have to look as poor as our examples to have variable friction or slippery patches.
The regular cleaning of tennis court surfaces will lead to:
An important aid to the cleaning is the chemical treatment of the moss and algae which makes the cleaning process more effective and extends the period of time before cleaning is necessary.
Cleaning is required for all tennis courts over a year old prior to painting.
Maintenance schedules can be prepared showing exact costs for a number of years.
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