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WHY SO BLUE?
To answer this curiosity we present you with a video and article featuring one of our VP’s, John Graham. The first is specific to the US Open. The second discusses tennis court color trends as a whole, focusing on installations such as the US Open, the Australian Open, and Olympic venues.
“The typical pro court is now blue,” says John Graham, managing director of Andover, Mass.-based DecoTurf. “We’ve seen a huge swing — now we have standard light and dark blues, Olympic blue, Australian Open blue. The China Open is two shades of blue, and that’s considered maybe a fifth Grand Slam.”
Click here to continue reading Athletic Business’s article, Different Color Combinations Enliven Tennis Courts
Basketball is one of the world’s most popular and widely viewed sports. It was invented by Dr. James Naismith in Springfield, MA in 1891. Initially, players shot a ball into peach baskets that hung from a 10-foot wall. Due to efficiency, the bottoms of the baskets were removed, rules were set, and the sport of basketball was born. Today, basketball is played all across the world; outside, inside, in arenas as well as backyards and public parks. While most courts retain the same dimensions, certain courts have different paint/lining than others, most notably basketball courts used in International play (e.g. the Olympics). Read more