The previous chapter is in relation to this article that I found. This is how long Australian tennis has been in the dark ages. The hierarchy still believe that grass is the best surface to play tennis on. Even if Australia scrape through this tie against Kazakhstan it will raise some questions, and for the better......
Bring back the cow paddocks: Masur
Australia's Davis Cup coach Wally Masur says he is not concerned with the condition of the court as his team prepares for its World Group play-off against Morocco in Perth.
Masur said he was yet to see the condition of centre court at Royal Kings Park but he would accept it no matter what condition it was in.
Australian teams favour grass surfaces but the one in Perth is reportedly patchy, although Masur is not too concerned.
"It is what it is. That's the nature of grass court tennis, it's a living, breathing surface and it doesn't always go quite according to plan," he said.
"I'm not going to be critical of the groundsman, he's done his best and our players will accept what it is.
"Players are spoilt these days because they go to Queen's (Club) and Wimbledon where they have about $300 million budgets and they have the most outrageous courts - they're like billiard tables.
"In the good old days they were cow paddocks - so I say bring back the cow paddocks."