Tennis Court Surfaces Continue to Evolve

(Photo Courtesy of USA PIckleball Association)
(Photo Courtesy of USA PIckleball Association)

No question, the sport of tennis has evolved. Players β€” like the colors they wear β€” are louder, bolder and more attention-grabbing than their predecessors. And the courts they play on have dragged the sport (some laughingly say kicking and screaming) into the 21st century. Courts have evolved since the days of green grass facilities and white chalk lines. Not that those don't still exist, but they're the exception, rather than the rule β€” particularly when it comes to recreational installations.

With so many changes in the sport and advances in design, the decision-making process has gotten more complex. Court owners now have myriad criteria β€” from color selections to alternative uses β€” to consider when installing new courts or evaluating the effectiveness of existing ones.

 

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