clay court


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clay court

n
(Tennis) a tennis court with a playing surface topped by a layer of crushed shale, brick, or stone
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clay court

n (Tennis) → Sandplatz m

clay court

n (Tennis) → campo in terra battuta
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A red clay court is slower than the Har-Tru clay and produces a higher bounce.
Both of us showed very good clay court tennis during the first set.
It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments.
Nadal only won one tournament during the European clay court swing (he's never won fewer than two and usually wins three).
As well as working on clay court techniques at La Manga Club's 28-court tennis academy, the budding stars of the future also had the chance to test their skills in match-play against some of the local junior players.
1 Roger Federer were shocked on Tuesday following reports that the Swiss will miss the clay court season due to a back injury - a news that was later confirmed a product of April Fool's Day online trolls.
Murray and Peers overcame Spaniards Pablo Andujar and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3 6-4 in the final of the clay court tournament.
Mayer was inconsistent in the early part of the year but he won the clay court Challenger at Prostejov during the second week of Roland Garros and followed up by advancing to the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
TENNIS: Andy Murray admits he was beaten by a better clay court player after crashing out of the French Open on Wednesday to David Ferrer.
He is very, very good on a clay court and all surfaces.
I think this clay court stretch has made a big difference seedings-wise as well.
And with clay court king Nadal lying in wait on Murray's 21st birthday today, the Scot knew a dominant display was just what he needed.