Wimbledon looking at hybrid surface

According to the Daily Mail, with quotes from All England Club committee member Tim Henman, Wimbledon is looking at solutions to make its grass surface more durable.

“Wimbledon are investing a lot of money looking at the hybrid thing. When you see the football and rugby pitches now, they’re 3% artificial. We’re certainly looking at, “What does 5% look like on a tennis court? What does 10% look like on a tennis court?” Henman said.

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Henman said they’re getting close to laying it down on a practice court.

Here’s what it looks like on a rugby pitch.

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