I don't see a huge difference to last year or the year before.
Originally Posted by Topspin Forehand
Yeah and the French Open was too fast last year. I'm enjoying it though. A hard court with this much grit makes it interesting. Though I think it can be dangerous to as Nadal slipped pretty badly yesterday.
Fast clay with light balls is nowhere near as moronic as these sticky and coarse surfaces. That combined with the heavy balls are simply taylormade conditions to put maximum stress on the body.