Ace Surfaces is internationally recognized as technology leader providing the most comprehensive range of high performance acrylic surfaced tennis courts available. Ongoing development has produced improvements and options that continue to provide unparalleled flexibility of speed, playing characteristics and player comfort.
GAME, SET AND MATCH – A WINNING COMBINATION
Imagine the shock absorption of an area elastic HARO subfloor with a cushioned underlayment – combine it with the world class acrylic finish of Laykold Masters and you end up with a fantastic, uniquely performing tennis court. Rome is the first of its kind and no guinea pig, simply a fusion of battle tested flooring systems. By blending these forces, tennis players will be able to enjoy 60% force reduction on their body in combination with the perfect ball bounce and surface pace of the long lasting acrylic finish. This extent of shock absorption on a tennis court opens up a new dimension for player protection and will provide vastly increased comfort for the social tennis player. Professionals, tournament players on all levels and ambitious tennis enthusiasts will be able to train harder and longer and at the same time experience vastly reduced stress on their bodies
Ace Surfaces tennis courts provide quality, comfort and consistency every player will appreciate. Its unique features are:
- True bounce and ball response qualities
- Ideal surface pace to suit all styles of play
- ATP Tour, WTA Tour, ITF classification
- provides over 60% shock absorption to prevent player fatigue and reduce impact related injury
The floor was introduced in 2011 at the Nike “ Clash of Champions” in Eugene, OR with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Viktoria Azarenka. At the NIKE clash of the champions, these Players had something to say
*Rafael Nadal stated “the court played perfect!”
*Maria Sharapova stated “it was a very good court”
Roger Federer stated “The court had a perfect ball bounce and surface pace”
The tennis court was used outdoors at the WTT finals 2011 in Charleston SC. The Rome covered center court and received high accolades for its performance characteristics. Renee Stubbs stated the former doubles #1 player of the world, that “it might be the best court I ever played on” Leander Paez lauded the courts surface pace and perfect bounce
A more permanent court version was selected for the WTA Finals in Istanbul for the year end tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Other venues were at Farmers Life Arena in Indianapolis and Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.
The Powershares Tour played in 2012 and 2014 their indoor events on Rome and was it a huge success story. 8,500 sf of flooring can be installed in less than four hours and are ready for play instantly.
Clash of Champions
Charity events in Indianapolis and CT (Farmers Life Arena and Mohegan Sun Casino)
Powershares Tour ( United Center, Palace of Auburn Hills, TD Garden, Honda Center, Philips Arena, Madison Square Garden, HP Pavilion, Tampa Bay Forum, Mandalay Bay, Pepsi Center)
BNP Paribas Showdown 2014 at Madison Square Garden
Nike Court: 95 Hours of Tennis
BNP Paribas Showdown 2015 Madison Square Garden
BNP Paribas Showdown 2016 Madison Square Garden
WTA Finals in Istanbul,
Daviscup and Federation Cup ties in Europe
WTA Finals, Signapore
Ace Surfaces provides high quality event flooring for Tennis and Basketball.
There are many unique features of the courts. They are as follows:
Each panel weighs only 77 lbs making them easy to handle by two people for very fast set up and tear down. The locking system is a one step operation, simple and fast, contributing to the ease and quickness of set up and break down.
This floor can be installed over clay courts or any other solid substrate and is ideal when the floor is used for a period of time such as the World Team Tennis season or if construction requires a temporary solution.
Storage space required is little, approx. 1/3 that of solid wood portable floor. One standard sized portable floor comes in 9 crates:
The crates are stackable, up to three crates tall.
- Set up by 6- 8 people in 3-4 hours
- Break down in 2 -3 hours
- Storage space needed is less than one trailer or, if stacked, 150 sf footprint.
The Mean values according to DIN 18032-2
- Shock absorption 61%
- Vertical deflection 3.6mm ( 5/32”)
- Deformation Control 9%
- Roll load 1,500N
- Ball Rebound 98%
- Slip Resistance 68 BPN
- ITF Pace Rating Medium only DIN certified 18032-2 portable floor
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