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Position Papers — Tennis

Algae, Molds and Mildew
Algae, mold and mildew can be avoided by using cultural control methods.
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Asphalt Acceptance - Recreational Courts
It is the responsibility of the asphalt contractor to supply a base that meets specifications.
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Birdbaths
"Birdbaths," low areas that hold water, should be corrected if outside of the ASBA tolerance.
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Birdbaths on Older Courts
"Birdbaths," low areas that hold water, should be corrected if outside of the ASBA tolerance.
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Asphalt Stripping
Stripping in hot asphalt mix has become a more serious problem over the past decade.
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Regulating Pace
The speed with which balls come off the surface is often called the tennis court pace.
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Asphalt Impurities
Crushed stone or sand aggregate used in asphalt may contain contaminants.
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Blisters or Bubbles
Blisters or bubbles most often are caused by moisture.
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Cracking of Asphalt Courts
The most common problem with tennis courts is cracking.
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Observations on Newly Coated Tennis Courts
Occasionally, owners express concern over unexpected conditions in new courts.
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Pinholes
Pinholes may occur on acrylic surfaces.
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Rust Spots
Crushed stone aggregate used in asphalt may contain iron.
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Athletic Shoe Marks
Tennis shoes will leave scuff marks on tennis courts.
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Squeegee Marks
Some squeegee marks or other slight variations in the color are inevitable.
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