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croat123
Mar 4th, 2007, 02:25 PM
sony ericsson colors - purple on the inside, green on the outside
i almost threw up when i saw them this morning :o (yes, you can see the ball better as a player, but the colors look TERRIBLE)

Drake1980
Mar 4th, 2007, 07:46 PM
I played a Tournament there in January and only the Grandstand was purple! It was kind of neat. It left a purple souvenir on my shoes:lol: It was so cool playing on the courts where this big Tournament is held:)
Are all the courts purple?

croat123
Mar 4th, 2007, 07:49 PM
yup, all of the courts are purple. when i was there in january, it was only court 1 (i didn't walk over to the grandstand) and i was hoping that they were just trying out the color :p

it is really good for playing on, especially when the sun is bright. however, i much prefer the green courts when it comes to looking good. especially because it's miami and, well, everything is green :p

santhuruu
Mar 4th, 2007, 08:35 PM
You have got to be kidding me, is this for real, are you serious. Not that I think you are lying croat123, but I really liked the all green courts like in 2004. Are the purple courts fast or slow?

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 4th, 2007, 09:56 PM
I think its cool :cool: Anything to break the monotony is a good thing in my book :lol: :p

Melvins
Mar 4th, 2007, 10:43 PM
I like old colors of Key Biscayne... I like US Open Series courts new color, but I like that an event like Miami and some other tournaments save all green court.

croat123
Mar 5th, 2007, 12:55 AM
You have got to be kidding me, is this for real, are you serious. Not that I think you are lying croat123, but I really liked the all green courts like in 2004. Are the purple courts fast or slow?
nope. when you look at the stadium map on the tournament website, they colored the court there as well

Sonja
Mar 5th, 2007, 12:59 AM
Ok, I guess if the players can see the ball better...

I don't think I'll care for the colors, but will reserve final judgement when I see them in person.

Thanks for the info!

-SheLL-
Mar 5th, 2007, 04:44 AM
lesbian colours!!! :lol: im so mature aren't i??

Sassy-Na
Mar 5th, 2007, 07:11 AM
like a hippo?

guapogreg08
Mar 5th, 2007, 11:09 PM
does anyone have any pics?
thx

Drake1980
Mar 5th, 2007, 11:57 PM
I tried to post a pic from when I was there in Jan. but it was too big!

MCM
Mar 6th, 2007, 12:52 AM
So this is like what they did at the YEC in Madrid, then?

Drake1980
Mar 6th, 2007, 01:21 AM
I actually thought the purple looked really cool over there on the Grandstand Court!

kittyking
Mar 6th, 2007, 02:55 AM
If Todd loves it, I love it ;)

Ben.
Mar 6th, 2007, 07:56 PM
Should be cool to see new court colours but however I kinda liked the green colour a bit better ;)

treufreund
Mar 8th, 2007, 04:34 AM
I like purple and green but I HATE HATE all blue courts. ugh!

T-schmidty20
Mar 13th, 2007, 12:54 AM
Here's a picture!

Ferosh
Mar 13th, 2007, 03:51 AM
Here's a picture!

Thanks!
The court does not look bad at all.

-SheLL-
Mar 13th, 2007, 05:43 AM
not bad at all :bounce:

hwanmig
Mar 13th, 2007, 11:20 AM
I think they do this to match the surface at the US Open

papru
Mar 13th, 2007, 11:31 AM
am I the only one to really like there colors :tape:

papru
Mar 13th, 2007, 11:32 AM
am I the only one to really like these colors :tape:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 13th, 2007, 11:37 AM
I think they look great. :hearts:

Melvins
Mar 14th, 2007, 01:20 PM
It's not a question of like or don't like the colors... The question is all hardcourts tournaments (at least 80%) have these colors and I think all green courts is a trade image of Key Biscayne. Why change? To pu the court like every others?

Lulu.
Mar 14th, 2007, 02:28 PM
Yuck.

I liked the all green courts better

hablo
Mar 14th, 2007, 06:15 PM
Here's a picture!

Looks good to me! :bounce:

aussy89
Mar 14th, 2007, 10:19 PM
hmm purple thats weird but cool, could they b that colour because of the night tennis there doing this year?

aussy89
Mar 14th, 2007, 10:31 PM
i like it reminds me of wimby =) looks good the colours match well

Sonja
Mar 15th, 2007, 06:38 PM
Not as bad as I thought. If it makes for better sight, I'm for it.

Drake1980
Mar 16th, 2007, 06:16 AM
I like it!!!

fencer
Mar 17th, 2007, 07:28 AM
purple on the inside, green on the outside

it's a nice court!

Shvedbarilescu
Mar 18th, 2007, 10:05 AM
It's sort of a bluey purple. To be honest I would have prefered a more garish redish purple. :devil:

But it's still ok. :)

IMPOSSIBLE
Mar 18th, 2007, 10:36 AM
Very Nice

santhuruu
Mar 18th, 2007, 10:47 AM
it looks a bit like the courts in Beijing.

tobi
Mar 18th, 2007, 11:33 AM
I liked it and I think we will see ball clearly on TV ;)