Re: USO Court Speed: 3rd fastest of the 4 Grand Slams
The article you linked to concludes:
Originally Posted by LorenzoSt.Dubois
The article briefly mentions balls and basically just says they use whatever balls were lying around, which of course is complete
As we all know, the women use different balls than the men at the big tournaments, which completely changes the results. For example, at this U.S. Open, the purely observational results would show that while it was somewhat fast for the women, it was actually quite slow for the men. You just have to look at the men's and women's QF participants to see the results.
To answer both of you, I know that the tours use different balls. I merely put the information out there to foster discussion.
I think the weather at each of the slams made the huge difference. Like, how the USO got faster (it should have registered slower) day by day. Wimbledon had lots of clouds, so I can see how the grass was slower but low bouncing at the same time. The French was mud most of the time as well.
If the weather patterns Australian news cycles have put out saying that we'll have another hot summer in Australia again are true, the AO should still be just as fast. Which I loved.
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