Category Archives: California Sports Surfaces

Asian Swing

China Open

As the summer hard court season came to a close at the US Open a few weeks ago, the tennis world now turns its attention to Asia for a final run of outdoor, hard court events in 2014. Fittingly dubbed the Asian Swing, the series consist of tournaments throughout China, Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong.  The …

Steven Lock Joins California Sports Surfaces Australia

Australian Open

California Sports Surfaces Appoints Steven Lock Manager of Events, Partnerships and Strategy in Australia California Sports Surfaces (CSS), the world’s leading supplier of acrylic sport surfacing brands DecoTurf®, Plexipave®, Plexitrac®, and Rebound Ace®, has announced that Steven Lock has been named to the position of Manager of Events, Partnerships and Strategy in Australia. Lock was …

DecoTurf® at the US Open

Us Open

It’s that time of year again where all eyes turn to New York City and the Blue and Green DecoTurf® Courts of Flushing Meadows. The US Open main draw action kicks off Monday, August 25th. Along with some minor construction changes you expect the same incredible tennis on most prestigious court surface in the game, DecoTurf®. …

The Emirates Airline US Open Series

BB&T Atlanta Open

The 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series kicked off on Monday with the ATP event, the BB&T Atlanta Open . The series consists of 7 tournaments that span the two weeks leading up to the Australian Open.  All 8 venues are surfaced with one of California Sports Surfaces’ premier tennis court systems in the trademark US Open Blue and Green*. Below …

California Sports Surfaces Appoints Randy Futty Vice President of Business Development

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California Sports Surfaces, the leading supplier of world renowned acrylic sport surfacing brands DecoTurf®, Plexipave®, Plexitrac®, and Rebound Ace® announced that Randy Futty has been named to the position of Vice President, Business Development. Futty was previously a Regional Director for Connor Sport Court International where he was responsible for strategic tennis initiatives. “We are …

Two Surfaces Achieve Greenwise Certification

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California Sports Surfaces is pleased to announce that DecoColor and Plexichrome have been certified Greenwise by the Coatings Research Group, Incorporated (CRGI). Both products meet environmental performance standards and VOC requirements determined by CRGI and LEED. CSS’s Green Commitment Here at California Sports Surfaces we feel it is important to be conscious global citizens. Therefore …

The Ojai

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The 114th edition of The Ojai tennis tournament kicks of today in and around the Ojai, CA area. Although expedition play featuring LFMAO’s Redfoo and open qualifying rounds were held yesterday, the tournament is officially underway today. In addition to Open fields, the tournament also hosts Junior, PAC12, DIII, and Community College draws. The tournament …

BNP Paribas Open Debuts New Plexipave® IW Stadium Court

indian wells

What could be considered as the grand finale in the unofficial Plexipave® season kicks off this week in the form of ATP Masters and WTA Premier event, the BNP Paribas Open.  For the 16th year running, the tournament located in Indian Wells, CA chose Plexipave® IW as its surface. Plexipave® IW is a custom surface …

Acapulco Draws in Competitive Field with Surface Change

The main draw action kicked off with a bang yesterday at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico.  There were new, blue courts, a competitive draw, and even a match held on water! A lot of buzz has surrounded this year’s event due to their transition from clay to acrylic courts. It seems many are …

Olympic Tennis Venues: Who Takes Gold?

China Open

In honor of the Winter Olympics opening today, we thought we’d celebrate by counting down our favorite Olympic Tennis venues, since the sport was reintroduced in 1988. (Tennis had been dropped after the 1924 Games.) We compared venues on metrics such as max capacity, courts used, and whether or not the venue was still in …