Kyle Edmunds was forced to oull out of the French Open while Siman Halep becomes the highest ranked casualty. Henry Wancke reports, picture Getty Images.
The two main contenders for the French Open title, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic successfuly opened their accounts. Henry Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
With five Britons in action on day two of the French Open, Kyle Edmund's perfromance provides the biggest win. Henry Wancke, picture Getty Images
Roger Federer was at the centre of a security scare while compatriot Stan Wawrinka accused French Open organisers of invading his privacy. Henry Wancke reports, picture by Getty Images
Djokovic gets hit by a cork; Murray takes up pilates; Halep working with Cahill - three of the many stories compiled by Barbara Wancke at the start of the French Open. 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.
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.)