Rogers Cup to Be Played on DecoTurf
Andover, MA, July 2008 –- Continuing a partnership that began in 1987, DecoTurf is proud to have once again been selected as the tennis surface of the Rogers Cup WTA Tournament, to be played in Montreal July 26th through August 3rd.
The Rogers Cup, which alternates annually between Montreal’s Uniprix Stadium and Toronto’s Rexall Centre, is recognized as one of the world’s best-run tournaments and has long been a favorite stop of the tour’s top players. Since 2004, Montreal has served as a critical stage on the US Open Series and this year will be no different as the tournament also serves as a lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.
“DecoTurf is honored to be the tennis surface for this WTA event”, said John Graham, DecoTurf’s managing director. “We are very pleased to be working with Terrassement Jopat of Montreal, who installed the full cushion DecoTurf tennis surface.”
DecoTurf has been the Surface of the US Open since 1978 and is the most recognized tennis court surface in the world. DecoTurf’s multi-layer cushion tennis surface has been selected for use at the world’s most prestigious events including the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2004 Athens Olympics, Davis Cup and Fed Cup matches, and at many of the finest facilities around the world. DecoTurf tennis surfaces are Court Pace Classified by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). DecoTurf has authorized applicators around the globe that are trained to install the surface that is known for its consistent speed of play, true ball bounce, durability, low maintenance, vibrant long lasting colors, and overall customer value.
For more information on DecoTurf visit www.decoturf.com or call 800-332-6178.
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