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Plexicushion
Plexicushion
is an acrylic-based hardcourt tennis surface and one of the surface types used on the professional Association of Tennis Professionals and Women's Tennis Association
Women's Tennis Association
tours. It is manufactured and sold by sports surfaces division of California Products Corporation, a company based in Andover, Massachusetts, United States.

Contents

1 Australian Open 2 Indian Wells 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Australian Open[edit]

Rod Laver Arena, the center court of the Australian Open
Australian Open
with a Plexicushion
Plexicushion
surface.

On May 30, 2007, the Australian Open
Australian Open
and Tennis Australia
Tennis Australia
announced Plexicushion
Plexicushion
as the new Australian Open
Australian Open
surface, replacing the Rebound Ace surface that had been in use since Melbourne Park
Melbourne Park
was opened in 1988. The surface was installed in time for the 2008 Australian Open, and was accompanied by a change in surfaces at the lead-up tournaments to the Australian Open.[1][2][3] Indian Wells[edit] A similar hardcourt surface, called "Plexipave", is at use at the Indian Wells Masters
Indian Wells Masters
tournament. See also[edit]

DecoTurf Greenset

References[edit]

^ Bevan, Chris (January 11, 2008). "On-court blues for Aussie tennis?". BBC. Retrieved September 10, 2012.  ^ "Shades of blue for summer". The Australian. October 3, 2007. Retrieved September 10, 2012.  ^ Clarey, Christopher (January 13, 2008). "On the surface, Australian Open gets a new bounce". The New York Times. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 

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Official website Tennis Australia
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