Roland-Garros gets a retractable roof with Serge Ferrari fabric

October 1st, 2020

Built in 1928, the Philippe-Chatrier Court is the main stadium of the Roland-Garros complex. Construction teams for the new retractable roof were on-site within days of the 2019 championship matches. The 11 wings of the roof unfold independently, and each is 105 meters long and 3 meters high. Photos: Serge Ferrari. Like virtually every other […]

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Major shading at major tennis event

October 1st, 2015

Stadium gets temporary fabric shades for the 2015 US Open. While the world’s best tennis players battled on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2015 US Open, HDPE shade fabric was saving the day above the court. In a technological first, the US Open is having a retractable roof with a stand-alone support […]

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