Armed with mops and buckets, even squeegees, they mop the courts every day before playing their match. And they repeat these gestures during the day if necessary. The winter meeting of the Creusot Tennis club has started in the René-Besset room, allée Pierre-de-Coubertin, with its traditional water infiltration.
A recurring problem that has lasted at least for 8 years according to Eric Mucci: “Every year, it’s worse. The puddles on the courts, which make the ground slippery and therefore dangerous, are more and more important ”, launches the referee of the tournament, pointing to the translucent plates of the roof which, aging, would allow water to pass through. ..