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View Poll Results: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Red Clay 7 30.43%
Green Clay 1 4.35%
Slow Hardcourt 5 21.74%
Fast Hardcourt 8 34.78%
Carpet 1 4.35%
Grass 1 4.35%
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Old Jun 7th, 2014, 06:36 AM   #1
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What is your favourite surface to play on?

Mine would have to be Har Tru Green Clay. Joined a green clay club this year and I loooooove it. Still getting used to the high bounce but the speed is perfect for me. Also much easier on the body, you can really tell the difference.

Love it more than any hard court or red clay.
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Old Jun 7th, 2014, 08:50 AM   #2
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Red Clay is definitely the best for my Bashing, but to me there is nothing like playing on a recently built (or redone) Hardcourt, especially if indoors. The tennis feels so much more high powered and clean
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

But Green clay sounds like it would be interesting to play on as well. As does Carpet and Grass.

Slow Hardcourts seem boring to me, but I would probably do better on them then any of the ones I like.
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Ummm green clay sucks let me tell you all that, its pretty fake and not like normal clay. I have played only twice on red clay in Serbia at Novak Djokovic's academy but besides that I do not know much about it. I play lots on hardcourts and they are pretty good, but indoor hardcourts I don't generally like, the court feels to soft and the ball bounces pretty weirdly...
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Slow hardcourt, I can hit it with power and with less risk of it going out
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Carpet
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Favourite: Red clay
Lease Favourite: Synthetic grass (I hate this stuff)
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

1. Fast Hardcourt & Grass
2. Slow Hardcourt
3. Red Clay
4. Carpet
5. Green Clay
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Carpet & Fast Hardcourt are my favourite, basically because i grew up on it. I tolerate slow hard courts.

I hate red clay! Absolutely despise playing and moving on it. Same goes for grass
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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

I think my best surface is a medium-slow hardcourt, because I can defend a lot, but my ball can still come through the court and so I can turn defence around and hit winners...also my serve is still key

I suck badly on clay as my counter punching becomes useless and I end up pushing, also my serve is less effective, which puts me on a bigger pressure.

I play well on fast surfaces like astro turf and generally indoor, but my defence is less effective and I am still not too confident as an aggressor...thus said, I hit flat and cope well with low bounces, so definitely better here than on clay

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Re: What is your favourite surface to play on?

Red clay is the obvious choice. Well, clay I should say, but I haven't played on green clay so I don't know. It's easier on the body and the slowness gives you time to develop your strokes. I'm talking practice or just playing for fun, though. I'm probably more competitive on a fast, low bouncing hard court than clay.
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