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grass court

n
(Tennis) a tennis court covered with grass. See also hard court
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"There's a huge legacy element to that and for the Championships to be promoting grass court tennis is very important and that's what makes it very memorable.
She had been hoping to return to action for the grass court season but wasn't awarded a wildcard for Wimbledon due to injury concerns She said: "I've recently been recovering from a back injury that I suffered during Great Britain's Fed Cup victory back in April.
LAHORE -- The main round of the 3rd Shehryar Malik Memorial National Grass Court Tennis Championship will roll into action today (Tuesday) here at Punjab Tennis Coaching Academy, Bagh-e-Jinnah.
"So now that I get a chance to fight for a trophy in one of the biggest tournaments on the grass court, grass court season, it means a lot to me.
This will be the first time Murray, who is currently ranked No.156 in the world, has played the ATP 250 grass court event since 2006 when it was staged in Nottingham.
Federer, who recently won his 98th title by defeating his Canadian opponent Milos Raonic in straight sets in the finals of Stuttgart Open, is spending his second consecutive week on the grass court in the build-up to the third major of the season, that is, Wimbledon.
The 31-year-old former world number one has not played since exiting the Wimbledon quarterfinals last July, but is aiming to return for the imminent grass court season.
The 31-year-old was back in training in March but opted not to play on clay and instead return for the grass court season.
Roger Federer will be playing three grass court tournaments in 2018 after skipping the entire clay court season again this year after he confirmed his participation at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.
Also appearing on the main draw line-up in the men's event is Andy Murray, who hasn't played since last year's Wimbledon and was widely expected to return to action at a grass court event in the Netherlands the week after the French Open in June.
Securing the presence of Murray, fitness permitting, is a major coup for the event, and tournament director Marcel Hunze said: "In the past years we invested heavily in the quality of the tournament and the grass courts. The participation of Wimbledon champion, and grass court specialist, Andy Murray is a great reward."