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DecoTurf Renews Partnership with Winston-Salem Open

March 27, 2018

DecoTurf at the Winston-Salem Open

Long-Term Partnership Extended with Three-Year Agreement

California Sports Surfaces, a division of ICP Construction, and the Winston-Salem Open, an ATP World Tour event, are pleased to announce the signing of DecoTurf as the Official Surface of the Winston-Salem Open through 2020.

Utilizing the US Open Blue - US Open Green color scheme, the Wake Forest Tennis Complex will be hosting this exciting event for the eighth consecutive year. The 48-player singles draw tournament - which is the final event of the US Open Series - will take place August 19-25, 2018 on the campus of Wake Forest University and will provide the top players in the world with an opportunity to fine tune their hardcourt games before they travel to New York for the U.S. Open.

“California Sports Surfaces is a proud supporter and supplier to tennis events globally and we are excited to confirm that the Winston-Salem Open will continue as a long-term partner”, said Steven Lock, California Sports Surfaces Global VP. “DecoTurf is one of our three Grand Slam brands and for it to be once again selected for elite level tennis by our experienced partners and excellent tournament organizers in Winston-Salem, is a true testament to the product’s quality and playability.”

Bill Oakes, Winston-Salem Open Tournament Director added, “The Winston-Salem Open truly values our partnership with California Sports Surfaces and their Grand Slam surface DecoTurf.  Offering our players a proven, consistent, quality surface is vital to our ability to attract many of the world's best tennis players to the final ATP event leading into the US Open.  We look forward to a long relationship with California Sports Surfaces, the global leader in the court surfacing industry.”

Leading up to the 2018 Winston-Salem Open, the Wake Forest Tennis Complex will be the host site for the 2018 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division I championships (May 17-28), with this competition also played on the DecoTurf surface. Since 2012, this site has hosted the Wake Forest Demon Deacons Men’s and Women’s tennis teams.  Currently, both teams are ranked in the country’s Top 10 - with the Men’s team holding the #1 NCAA ranking.

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The 2018 Winston-Salem Open will be held August 18 through 25 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. The Winston-Salem Open was awarded the 2016 ATP World Tour 250 Tournament of the Year as voted by the ATP Players.  Further information about the Winston-Salem Open is available online at www.WinstonSalemOpen.com.

DecoTurf, a California Sports Surfaces brand, has been the Surface of the US Open since 1978 and is the most recognized court surface in the world. For more information, visit www.decoturf.com.

California Sports Surfaces, a division of ICP Construction, is the only Manufacturer certified as Silver Elite by the International Tennis Federation and is the leading supplier of such prestigious sports surfacing solutions as DecoTurf, Plexicushion Prestige, Rebound Ace, Premier Sports Coatings, Premier Court and Plexitrac. These world-renowned product lines have been selected for use at the US Open, the Australian Open and dozens of the world’s most prestigious events including the Olympic Games, Davis Cup, Fed Cup and multiple US Open Series tournaments. More information can be found at www.californiasportssurfaces.com

A global leader in the paints and coatings industry, ICP Construction is committed to providing the highest-quality paints, coatings, sports surfaces and environmental remediation solutions for the architectural and building industries. Our family of award winning brands provides innovative products, support and dedication to our customers. Our products set the standard in their markets, and our continued investment in advanced technology and delivery offers unparalleled value to our customers.

Visit www.icp-construction.com for more information.

London Paralympic Tennis Event to be played on DecoTurf

Andover, MA – The organizers of the 2012 London Paralympic Tennis Event have chosen DecoColor as the new tennis court surface. The event will take place September 1-8 at Eton Manor, north of the London Olympic Park.

The new tennis venue at Eton Manor was the only facility constructed specifically for this year’s Paralympic Games, as the Olympic Tennis Events were played on grass courts. The brand new 10,500 seat venue features three show courts, nine competition courts and four practice courts.

The singles and doubles events will include 112 players from 31 countries competing for six gold medals. Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands is the top seed in the women’s singles as Shingo Kunieda of Japan will aim to keep his men’s singles title against France’s Stephane Houdet.

Sebastian Coe, The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Chair said, “’Wheelchair Tennis has proved to be one of our most popular tickets, and the venue at Eton Manor will be a fantastic setting to showcase some truly world-class athletes.”

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, 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.

DecoTurf Surface of Choice for the New Haven Open

Andover, MA – The WTA event organizers for the New Haven Open presented by First Niagara have chosen DecoTurf as the cushioned tennis surface. The tournament will take place from August 17-25 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

Utilizing the US Open Blue – US Open Green color scheme, manufactured exclusively by DecoTurf, the Connecticut Tennis Center will be hosting this exciting event for the 23rd time. The top players in the world will compete on the same DecoTurf tennis surface that will be in play at the US Open.

“We’re excited to be working with the New Haven Open for the 23rd year,” said Tom Magner, Regional Manager with DecoTurf “It’s a fantastic tournament and, with the legendary Yale Bowl on one side and historic Yale Field on the other, I’m not sure there’s a more picturesque sports setting in all of New England.”

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 2012 London Paralympic Games, 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, 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.

DecoTurf Tennis Surface Chosen for Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati

Andover, MA – DecoTurf announced its cushioned tennis surface is once again the surface of The Western & Southern Open, one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the world of tennis.

The world’s best in men and women’s tennis will compete August 11-19 at The Linder Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati.

“DecoTurf is proud to be providing the most recognized court surface in tennis once again for this event which is the only venue in tennis, outside of the four Grand Slam tournaments, which utilizes more than two permanent stadiums.” said John Graham, DecoTurf’s Managing Director. “We are pleased to be working with Harry Ewers & Sons, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Ewers is a full-service tennis court construction firm that builds and services courts throughout Ohio, and brings extensive experience and pride to every job.

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 2012 London Paralympic Games, 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, 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.

DecoTurf Surface Selected for the Mercury Insurance Open

Andover, MA – The organizers of the Mercury Insurance Open have once again chosen DecoColor, from the makers of DecoTurf, as the Official Surface of their world-class tennis tournament.

The Mercury Insurance Open, a Premier 700 Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) event and a major stop on the Emirates Airline US Open Series, will take place July 14-22 at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA. The Series is now in its ninth year and leads into the US Open which is also played on DecoTurf.

“DecoTurf is proud to supply the surface for this prestigious tournament and to be an Official Court Surface Provider of the WTA” said John Graham, DecoTurf’s Managing Director.

DecoTurf has been the Surface of the US Open since 1978 and is the most recognized tennis court surface in the world. DecoTurf’s multi-layer cushioned tennis surface has been selected for use at the world’s most prestigious events, including the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, Davis Cup, Fed Cup, and at many of the finest facilities around the world. DecoTurf 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.

For more information on DecoTurf visit www.decoturf.com or call 800-332-6178.

Contact:

John Graham
800-225-1141, Ext. 2231
jgraham@icp-construction.com