DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the Legg Mason Tennis Classic

July 30, 2009

DecoColor, from the makers of DecoTurf, as the Official Surface provider of their world-class tennis tournament for the 7th consecutive year.

The Legg Mason Tennis Classic, the preeminent annual sporting event in the nation’s capital, will take place August 1st-9th at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in Washington DC and will be televised live on both the Tennis Channel and ESPN2 as part of the prestigious US Open Series. Many of the top ATP professionals, including 4th-ranked Andy Roddick and 18th-ranked James Blake, will compete in this, the nation’s second oldest Open tennis tournament.

“DecoTurf is excited to have once again been chosen as the surface for this prestigious tournament “, said John Graham, DecoTurf’s managing director. “And we are always pleased to be working with, Mid-Atlantic Tennis Courts, who also built the unique court for the Washington Kastles and the Finals of the World Team Tennis Professional League.”

Mid Atlantic Tennis Courts is a full-service tennis court construction firm, based in Chantilly, VA. Mid-Atlantic builds and services courts from Pennsylvania to the Carolinas and brings extensive experience and pride to every job.

DecoTurf has been the Surface of the US Open for 32 years and is still the most recognized tennis court surface in the world. DecoTurf’s multi-layer cushioned tennis surface has been selected for use at the world’s most prestigious events including the two most-recent Olympic Games, Davis Cup, Fed Cup, and seven different US Open Series tournaments. DecoTurf is also the Official Surface of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and the Professional Tennis Registry.