Practicing Tennis Without A Partner

It’s tough to gain a competitive edge over your tennis opponent if you can’t practice without them. But sneaking off with a tube of balls and a racket can be beneficial if you know the proper techniques and have the right equipment. Consider the following tips to improve your tennis game on your own time…. Read more »

The Classic Turf Sport Surface: Softness Without Sacrifice

Tennis is a very popular sport, enjoyed by all ages and skill levels. But too many people are playing on courts that are harder than necessary. The Classic Turf Sport Surface, made by the Classic Turf Company, is the softest hard court on Earth. In fact, it’s 30% softer than asphalt or concrete. The Classic… Read more »

How Tennis Can Improve Your Health

So many people go to “the gym” to use individual machines to get some sort of “total body workout” these days, but they should consider playing tennis instead. Tennis is something young and old alike can often play. It involves using your whole body, as well as your mind, to figure out where to move… Read more »

No match for heat

Lots of tennis facilities throughout the Northeast and New England find out during the summertime that cracks on their tennis courts seem to expand and grow. The hot heat certainly plays a role in that process. The heat expands cracks, making them bigger and more noticeable. On clay courts, if the surface isn’t watered cracks… Read more »

Grass Courts vs. Hard Courts

The most famous grass courts in the world reside at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, better known as Wimbledon. The Wimbledon Championships is not only the oldest tennis tournament in the world — it’s considered the most prestigious.  It’s the only major tournament played on grass, the games original surface, and in… Read more »

Post Tension Skate Park

Basketball and tennis are some of the most popular sports in the world because of their accessibility. In fact, it’s safe to say most communities have basketball or tennis courts available for public use within a few miles of every urban area. Recently, though, there has been a rise in popularity in other sports, such… Read more »

You don’t need to remove the asphalt to install a tennis court

The asphalt may be cracked and worn, but it doesn’t mean your new post-tension concrete system will be. When we install our post-tension concrete tennis or basketball courts, we don’t remove the asphalt. We don’t have to. Our systems are installed right on top of the original and existing courts. This eliminates the need for… Read more »

Clay Courts vs. Hard Courts

With tennis fans glued to the French Open this week and the rest of next week, we thought it’d be appropriate to talk about the differences between the clay courts used at Roland Garros, and the post-tension hard courts we install throughout New England. It’s a little more than just, this court is made out… Read more »

Don’t forget about the lighting systems

Nothing makes your court shine brighter than a tennis court lighting system from Classic Turf. Municipalities, school districts and homeowners can all benefit from having a lighting system installed with a new post-tension concrete tennis or basketball court. Let’s take a look on how a lighting system can not only keep tennis and basketball players… Read more »

Advantages of Post-Tension Concrete

There should be really no discussion when it comes between choosing asphalt or post-tension concrete for your next tennis or basketball court project. There are so many advantages post-tension concrete has over asphalt, it’s silly to think school districts and municipalities in the Northeast don’t utilize this technology more often. Let’s go through some of… Read more »