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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old Sep 29th, 2004, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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How long is your outdoor playing season?

And please state the surface you are usually playing on.

I live in northern Germany where you usually play on red clay, and my outdoor playing season is from mid April until mid October (6 months), that is if the weather is okay. If not, it's possible to have only 5 months of playing (May-September).
And of course it rains quite often during that time too, so sometimes you won't be able to play, although clay allows to have light drizzle.
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In England at my club (hard courts) it says they recommend you going between Mid March - Mid October, during other times play is free of charge. The weather here is never good (e.g. Wimbledon) but you can normally get a game in whenever you want even if there are rain breaks
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location: Montréal, Canada

surface I play on: snow ( just kidding) I play on Har-Tru (the green stuff also referred to as cheap clay).

how long is the outdoor season?: mid-may to september

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I live in New Jersey, USA.

At my club there is all harcourts expect one green clay court and on one red clay court. The outdoor season is only June, July, and August, although it could be longer if they wanted to be. The public courts are, of course, outdoors all year long.

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I live in Sydney, Australia.

The outdoor season is the whole year depending on rain.

We play on synthetic grass with sand on top, does as good job at absorbing quite a fair bit of rain, so even if it was just raining there's still a good chance you can play.
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post #6 of 25 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 11:51 PM
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yep, same. syd australia, synthetic grass most of the time and hardcourt or grass on occassion. outdoor season is all year, ive actaully never played indoors, dont even know where an indoor centre is, wouldnt mind knowing tho so if any in sydney knows of any i'd apprecitate it heaps if you could tell me where any are.

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post #7 of 25 (permalink) Old Oct 1st, 2004, 12:20 AM
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My outdoor playing season lasts from about May-October It's on green clay at the St. George's Tennis Club. I don't go nearly as much as I should, but its very fun.
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post #8 of 25 (permalink) Old Oct 1st, 2004, 01:07 AM
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all year. play on grass, rebound ace, synthetic grass and clay. soon we will have indoor courts at our club as well. yay!!
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i'm in australia by the way in case you thought it weird that switzerland allows for year round outdoor tennis.

pretty much the same as godominique for when i lived in switzerland as a little one - except we still played indoor most of the year from memory
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Here in Perth, Australia we play all year round mainly on hardcourts..
Have played indoor a bit but much prefer outdoors..
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all year. play on grass, rebound ace, synthetic grass and clay. soon we will have indoor courts at our club as well. yay!!
pretty good club to have all those surfaces!

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and good luck russians: dementieva, safina, kirilenko, sharapova, kuznetsova, bovina, zvonareva, dushevina.

also good luck to: azarenka, lucic, sprem, vakulenko, vaidisova, safarova, ivanovic, groenefeld, mirza, krajicek, kvitkova, larcher de brito, lisicki.
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I play on clay and hard courts in the USA (massachusetts).

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Here in Mallorca (Spain) you can play all the year in outcourt. We have a 10k in November and February and those months are winter. We have hard and clay courts.
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mine is all year round... hee. . . sunny Singapore!!

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pretty good club to have all those surfaces!
white city. it's being renovated.
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