Staff photographer Clem Murray reports:
No, it's not the grass courts at Wimbledon -- although the Championships start today at the fabled lawn club in
It's Tommy Bender (foreground) and Denny McBride putting the nets back up at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill after the courts were mowed this morning.
Superintendent Jim Wrigley says it takes three hours to cut the 21 grass courts and a crew of six guys
an hour to install and adjust all the nets.
As any tennis aficionado will tell you, the height of the net is 36 inches in the middle and 42 inches at the posts.