clay court
noun Date: 1885 a tennis court with a clay surface or a synthetic surface that resembles clay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clay court — tennis court with a clay surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Clay-court specialist — A clay court specialist is a tennis player who excels on clay courts, but does not perform to the same standard on hard courts, grass courts, or other surfaces. The term is most frequently applied to professional players on the ATP or WTA tours… …   Wikipedia

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  • U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships — Infobox ATP Tennis Tournament Name = U.S. Men s Clay Court Championships Current = Logo size = 100px City = Houston, Texas Country = USA Venue = River Oaks Country Club Category = International Series Surface = Clay / Outdoors Draw = 32S/32Q/16D… …   Wikipedia

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