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Australian Open turning blue!

http://www.tennis.com.au/pages/News....se&newsid=3437

I personally think it looks very cool, looks like the old Australian Open in the 90's.
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There was no need to change the colour, I loved the look of the Aussie Open this year, stupid TA.
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Omg, that looks awesome.

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Re: Australian Open turning blue!

So in the space of less than three years, we've gone from three green Slams to just one - I suppose that'll do something to maintain Wimbledon's unique qualities. Interesting point about the difference in colour tone between court and the surrounding area, that probably is quite a good idea, although I don't like the look of that blue personally.

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Re: Australian Open turning blue!

I don't really care what colour the surface is, but I do like the blue and I like the idea of two tones
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There was no need to change the colour, I loved the look of the Aussie Open this year, stupid TA.
You like not being able to see the tennis balls?
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Looks like the court used for San Jose.

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I said orange, but they didn't listen...
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not so good. seems like Tiley just wants to make the Australian Open the same as the US Open.
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I like the color but I will miss the green a bit.
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Purple, orange, puce or lilac would be better. At least for the TV viewers the tennis balls should be easier to see.

Now lets see how fast these arseholes make the courts now.

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not so good. seems like Tiley just wants to make the Australian Open the same as the US Open.
Its nothing like the US Open.

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Yikes! The most recent version of San Jose was more like ping pong in some ways. I'm sure they will slow that down a bit for next year.

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Looks beautiful. I like it--can't wait until the AO. Hopefully the only thing they fuck around with is the color not drastic changes in the speed to complement.
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Why?!!!

I liked it as it was. A nice, warm, yellowy colour.
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