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The fuzziness of the ball gets grip from the surface and the felt rubs the surface of the court and thus causes friction. The denser the felt, the more friction and grip. The fuzz helps improve the friction, which makes spin more important in a match.

It makes the ball slower, and in turn the rallies will be slower. This is why in most ATP tennis tournaments, the balls are changed every seven to nine games.

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