Plexipave, the world’s largest manufacturer of acrylic sports surfacing systems, announced that The BNP Paribas Open, also known as the Indian Wells Masters, is using the Plexipave tennis surface for the 15th consecutive year.
The Plexipave System was specifically manufactured to meet the rigorous demands of the tournament at Indian Wells challenged by the warm, dry, desert climate.
“The players like the speed of play here. The court speed coupled with the dry air of the desert environment is what provides for the favorable conditions that are here for the players.” says BNP Paribas Open Tournament Director, Steve Simon.
The BNP Paribas Open features the finest men and women’s players competing in the second largest tennis stadium in the world: the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Players this year will include Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Roger Federer. WTA participants will include top ranked Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska.
The unique ATP Masters signature Pro-Purple court color scheme (shown above) was originally selected by Tournament Director Charlie Pasarell improves visibility for players, fans and television viewers.
“We are very happy with the Pro-Purple as it provides great contrast which is critical for viewing the ball. The special colors showcase the ultimate in tennis entertainment to the fans. We have worked seamlessly with Plexipave to create the very best in tennis court performance.” says Simon
The 2013 tennis season began with the Plexicushion® Prestige surface at the Australian Open series. Plexipave tennis surfaces are regularly selected for use at the world’s most prestigious tennis events. Plexipave has authorized applicators around the globe that are trained to install the surface that is known for its consistent speed of play, true ball bounce, durability, low maintenance, vibrant long lasting colors, and overall customer value. Plexipave Sport Surfacing Systems is a division of California Products Corporation.
Plexipave (UK) is the exclusive autrhorised agent for all Plexipave & Plexicushion tennis surfaces in the UK