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post #665 of (permalink) Old 06-20-2012, 12:24 PM
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Wimbledon's groundsman tells: It's a myth that the grass is slower

Eddie Seaward, the head groundsman at the All England Club, has told The Tennis Space that it is myth that the grass courts at Wimbledon are slower than they used to be. “I don’t think the grass has slowed down – the ball still comes off the grass at the same speed.” What has changed, said Seaward, is that the ball now bounces a little higher and that helps when you are trying to return a 140mph serve.

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