Australian-made Laykold offers a range of hard court tennis surfaces, designed to maximise performance and reduce injury and fatigue through their exclusive Force Reduction systems. As the official court surface of the US Open, Laykold is the world’s most advanced hard court tennis surface.
Laykold has been trusted and chosen worldwide for over 75 years. From its humble beginnings in the 1940’s to becoming the official court surface of the US Open in 2020, Laykold continues to change the play of tennis.
Our court range includes traditional hard-court systems, as well as our Force Reduction courts, which are transforming tennis court performance. Our goal is to reduce player/coach injury and fatigue by providing a surface that encourages and enables more play.
• US Open
• Miami Open
• Canadian Open (Toronto)
• Dallas Open
• Winston Salem Open
• San Diego Open (WTA 500)
• San Diego Open (ATP 250)
Laykold is also chosen by the US Tennis Association (USTA) and Tennis Canada for their Billie Jean King Cup and Davis Cup ties.
The flagship product of APT’s Force Reduction revolution, Laykold Masters Gel delivers a step change in player and environmental performance. Our Gel courts combine ‘happy knees’ force reduction with the responsive energy restitution that players love about hard courts.
Chosen by Serena Williams and Pat Rafter as their private training courts and the Korean National Olympic Training Center.
– 17% force reduction (a traditional hard court only has 3%)
– 70% energy restitution (comparable to a traditional hard court)
– Retains 98% of force reduction for 10+ years
– Made from 60%+ renewable resources
– US Open-quality top coats
– 5-year warranty
Suitable competition level
Suitable for sports other than tennis
The system can be installed on
ITF pace rating
Level of Force Reduction
Contains recyclable content
Features Green Technology
Let your imagination run wild with our Court Colouriser tool. Choose from a wide range of Laykold colours to create your ultimate tennis hard court.
APT has a network of expert design and installation agents throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Laykold is transforming tennis court performance with Force Reduction courts; our goal is to reduce player/coach injury and fatigue by providing a surface that encourages and enables more play:
• Laykold Force Reduction hard courts offer 15-21% force reduction
• Over 10 years they retain 95%-98% of their force reduction
• Their energy return (70% for Laykold Masters Gel) means that movement is fast and responsive
• All courts feature Laykold’s US Open-quality topcoats