DecoTurf is once Again the Tennis Surface of Choice for the Rogers Cup

August 6, 2007

Andover, MA — Continuing a partnership that began in 1987, DecoTurf has once again been selected as the tennis surface of the Rogers Cup ATP Tournament. The Tournament will to be played on DecoTurf cushioned tennis surfaces in Montréal on August 4th through August 12th.

The Rogers Cup Canadian Open, the world’s longest running tournament behind Wimbledon and the US Open, serves as a key stepping stone in both the US Open Series and the ATP Masters Series and each year alternates between Montreal and Toronto. This year’s event will take place at the prestigious Uniprix Stadium (formerly Jarry Park), in the heart of historic Montreal.

“DecoTurf is honored to have been once again selected as the surface of the Men’s Rogers Cup tournament,” said John Graham, DecoTurf’s managing director.

DecoTurf, the Surface of the US Open since 1978, is the most recognized tennis court surface in the world. DecoTurf’s multi-layer cushion tennis surface has been selected for use at the world’s most prestigious events including the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, Davis Cup and Fed Cup matches, and at many of the finest facilities around the world. All DecoTurf courts have been classified by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in each of the three speed of play categories, slow, medium/medium fast, and fast. DecoTurf has authorized applicators around the globe that are trained to install the surface that is known for its consistent speed of play, true ball bounce, durability, low maintenance, vibrant long lasting colors, and overall customer value.