The Heart of Tennis

ClayTech 10 Years In - Finding a Sense of Place

ClayTech 10 Years In - Finding a Sense of Place

Being a part of Har-Tru creates a rather deep, even profound, sense of place in tennis.  Best as we can determine, the first patented, trademarked, and widely-circulated brand in tennis courts was En-Tout-Cas.  Inspired by crushed ant hill courts in South Africa, En-Tout-Cas was the world’s first, fast-drying clay court, constructed by installing a processed, clay surface of crushed brick...

Winter Challenges for Clay Courts

Winter Challenges for Clay Courts

Playing on clay during the winter months is a real joy for thousands of tennis players. In south Florida, winters are mild enough to keep the clay in play while air structures and permanent buildings are a necessity in the northeast. Keeping the clay surface in top playing condition during this time can be a challenge however.Given that some facilities...