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Japan’s Morita Utilizes DecoTurf’s Made-to-Order Speed of Play in Victory at Fed Cup

DecoTurf, the most recognized tennis surface in the world, announced that their 100% acrylic tennis surface system, DecoTurf was the surface of the Fed Cup tie match held at the Bourbon Beans Dome, Hyogo, Japan February 4th -5th.

Team captain Ayumi Morita led the win for Japan in their World Group II tie match against Slovenia on Sunday.

Aiming to keep the ball low and fast was Morita’s strategy for defeating Slovenia’s Polona Hercog.

“I know that she doesn’t like low and fast balls, and the court is fast here so I just tried to play aggressively.”

Using DecoTurf’s custom-tailored consistent speed of play to her advantage, Morita was able to drive the ball fast and low, mix up her serve and play aggressively to seal the win for her country.

“I’m so happy with the way I played today and finally Japan won 3-0.”

DecoTurf tennis surfaces have been classified by the International Tennis Federation’s Court Pace Rating system in categories III, IV & V. The DecoColor surface recently installed at the site of the 2012 London Paralympic Games is the only ITF two star recognized tennis surface in the world. The Bourbon Beans Dome DecoTurf surface was installed by Sports Surface Company LTD of Toyko, a full-service tennis court construction firm that builds and services courts throughout Japan.

DecoTurf’s multi-layer tennis surfaces have been selected for use at the world’s most prestigious events including the US Open since 1978, the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, Davis Cup and Fed Cup matches, and at many of the finest facilities around the world. It is simply unmatched in providing a full depth resilient surface with precise speed control. The surface offers unique play characteristics, providing maximum player comfort, custom-tailored speed of play, and exceptional durability. DecoTurf has authorized applicators around the globe that are trained to install the surface that is known for its, true ball bounce, low maintenance, vibrant long lasting colors, and overall customer value. For more information about DecoTurf visit www.decoturf.com or call 1-800-DECO-1st (332-6178) /978-623-9980.

Contact: Hilary Trott 978.623.9980 Ext. *258
Email: h.trott@calprocorp.com