A look at 5 well-known tennis courts and their retractable roofs

07/31/2013 | TennisEarth

Retractable roofs are increasingly found over tennis courts to ensure that tournaments aren't interrupted by inclement weather, according to this article. This piece looks at five tennis courts topped with retractable roofs and discusses their varied characteristics. For instance, the retractable roof at Centre Court of the All England club in London is made of a lightweight, translucent fabric known as Tenara and can close in under 10 minutes with the help of huge trusses.

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