Rafa Nadal won the Argentine Open for his 46th clay court title to match Gullermo Vilas' Open Era record. Henry Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Andy Murray will drop to five in the rankings following last week's results. He has also learnt to cook a curry! Barbara Wancke reports, picture Getty Images
Tsonga signs up with Capri-Sun and Guga becomes Itaś Unibanco ambassador - two of the many recent sponsorship announcements recalled by Barbara Wancke, picture Getty Images
Roger Federer held on to his Dubai title as he held off Novak Djokovic's challenge. Henry Wancke reports, pictures Getty Images
Novak Djokovic overcomes an embarrassing moment and Maria Sharapova wonders how to beat Serena Williams are amongst this weeks off court stories from Barbara Wancke, picture Getty Images
Regardless of whether a tennis court surface is porous macadam, impervious or porous acrylic, regular cleaning and maintenance is essential to maintain the looks and performance characteristics of tennis courts.
Our photographs show how professional cleaning can restore the colour and surface of a neglected tennis court.
But your court doesn't have to look as poor as our examples to have variable friction or slippery patches.
The regular cleaning of tennis court surfaces will lead to:
An important aid to the cleaning is the chemical treatment of the moss and algae which makes the cleaning process more effective and extends the period of time before cleaning is necessary.
Cleaning is required for all tennis courts over a year old prior to painting.
Maintenance schedules can be prepared showing exact costs for a number of years.
For more about Tennis Court Services please visit - www.tenniscourtservices.com or call 01306-627100.
(Please note that our area of operations is within a 75 mile radius around Dorking.)