DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the 2009 Rogers Masters
August 11, 2009
August 11, 2009 – Andover, MA – Tennis Canada has once again chosen DecoTurf as the surface of the 2009 Rogers Cup, continuing a partnership that began 22 years ago. This top-tier ATP Masters Series event will be held in Montreal from August 10th through August 16th.
The Rogers Cup, which alternates annually between Montreal’s Uniprix Stadium and Toronto’s Rexall Centre, is recognized as one of the world’s best-run tournaments and has long been a favorite stop of the tour’s top players, including top-ranked Raphael Nadal, Roger Federer and Canadian favorite, Daniel Nestor. In addition to being part of the ATP Masters Series, it also serves an integral part of the Olympus US Open Series.
“DecoTurf is proud to continue our relationship with Tennis Canada and to have once again been chosen as the surface for this great event”, said Tom Magner, DecoTurf’s Eastern Regional Manager. “These courts, installed once again by Terrassement Jopat, should be a source of pride for the Montreal tennis community, for the Rogers Cup and beyond.”
Terrassement Jopat a full-service family tennis court construction company based in Montreal, Quebec has been surfacing the courts at the Jarry Tennis Centre for more than two decades.
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 Olympus US Open Series tournaments. DecoTurf is also the Official All Weather Tennis Surface of the Professional Tennis Registry.