Just by adjusting the Hue on your tennis court color can liven up your tennis courts appearance.
- by Andrew Cohen
- April 2012
Different Color Combinations Enliven Tennis Courts
Your eyes are on the athletes as they run, jump, slide, swing. The surface beneath their feet slides by, mere background.Your eyes are on the athletes as they run, jump, slide, swing. The surface beneath their feet slides by, mere background. At least, that was the case when synthetic surfaces for sports as diverse as baseball, tennis and football mimicked the natural varieties’ hues, primarily deep grass green and red clay. These days, your gaze might be distracted by passing swaths of bright blue, fiery red or orange, or deep purple.
That was what World Team Tennis intended when it began play in May 1974 using multicolored tennis courts that promised to shake up the tennis world. (It failed; the initial league died in 1978.) It was also what Boise State University had in mind when, in 1986, it selected a blue synthetic turf field as a way to bring notoriety to its football program. (Put it this way: At the time, there wasn’t anything notorious about the product on BSU’s field.)