Serena Williams claimed her 6th Australian Open title and maintains her dominance over Maria Sharapova. Henry Wancke reports, pictures Getty Images
Tereza Mihalikova proved to be a step too far for Katie Swan who settles for the runners-up spot in the Girls' finals at the Australian Open. Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Roman Safiullin collects the Boys' Australian Open title following a close match with Seong-chan Hong. Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Additional news from the Australian Open including Mattek-Sands and Safarova's doubles victory. Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
In what was a scrappy contest, Novak Djokovic outlasted Stan Wawrinka to progress into the final of the Australian Open. Henry Wancke reports, pictures 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.
For more about Tennis Court Services please visit - www.tenniscourtservices.com or call 01306-627100.
(Please note that our area of operations is within a 75 mile radius around Dorking.)