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hard court

A tennis court with a hard surface, such as asphalt, rather than grass. Courts with a clay surface are usually considered hard courts outside of the United States.

hard′court′ (härd′kôrt′) adj.


(Tennis) relating to a type of tennis court that is made of hard material
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The 6-foot-7 center out of Arellano, who was was recently dropped by Kia, will shore up coach Tim Cone's big man rotation when the Gin Kings return to the hardcourt on Saturday against NLEX.
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Grand slam king Roger Federer will kick-off his North American hardcourt campaign and buildup to the US Open by competing at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, the Swiss confirmed.
But in terms of expectation, I think we should remember that hardcourt is her best surface.
The tie comes at a hectic time of the season, sandwiched between Wimbledon and the Olympics, which will be a hardcourt tournament.
Today, the two main strains of bicycle polo are the more traditional, grass-court version within which collisions are discouraged; and the urbanized contact sport popular among bike messengers known as hardcourt.
A wild card at the Spanish indoor hardcourt event, which he won in 2009, 10th-ranked Murray is eighth in the race to secure a berth at the season-ending tournament in London's O2.
Nadal, who is looking to defend the US Open crown starting next month, is scheduled to begin his intense hardcourt training in Mallorca, Spain next week.
Her thunderous spikes are almost unstoppable, and her fierce persona on the hardcourt seems to belie the bubbly girl with the ever-ready infectious smile.
On the hardcourt of the Belgrade Arena, the Czech Republic, playing the third Davis Cup final in five years, scored a ninth straight victory in Davis Cup ties, the report said.
Summary: Cincinnati: Roger Federer got his delayed hardcourt season off to a positive start with straightforward .
The 21-year-old big hitter is a hardcourt specialist but Murray was impressed by his display on clay.