Australian Open uses Plexicushion
Andover, MA ‐- The 2012 Australian Open marks the 5th consecutive year that the world‐renowned Grand Slam has selected Plexipave’s Plexicushion Prestige tennis surface.
Plexicushion is selected year after year at the Australian Open, Australia’s greatest global sporting event, because of its ability to provide consistent playing characteristics and its compatibility with all players and styles. The well‐known, signature Australian Open colors “True Blue” and “Velocity Blue” are distinctive and enhance ball visibility for players and spectators. “True Blue” Plexicushion has been a significant part of Tennis Australia’s commitment to reinvigorate Australian tennis. Regional centers throughout Australia have installed Plexicushion giving players a Grand Slam experience. This prestigious Grand Slam tournament will be taking place January 16 to January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.
“Plexipave is proud and honored to be part of Tennis Australia’s surfacing program,” said Art Tucker, Plexipave’s Vice President. “We are pleased and privileged to be working as partners with Australian Plexipave of Victoria. Australian Plexipave is a full‐service tennis court supply/construction firm that builds and services courts throughout Australia and brings extensive experience and pride to every job.”
The Australian Open lead up events in Auckland, Qatar, Sydney, Hobart, and Brisbane also compete on Plexicushion Prestige to provide the same reliable playing conditions for the athletes as they prepare for the year’s first Grand Slam. Plexipave is the world’s largest manufacturer of acrylic sports surfacing systems and surface preparation products. Plexipave is also used at ATP and WTA Tournaments such as Del Ray Beach, Memphis, Indian Wells and Los Angeles. Plexipave’s tennis surfaces are known for their durability, low maintenance, vibrant and long lasting colors and overall customer value. For more information about Plexipave visit plexipave.com or call 978‐623‐9980.
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