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Historically, Grass is the fastest of all surfaces and Clay is the slowest. Though, in the last decade Wimbledon has experimented with their surface to slow it down. Big serves were dictating play too much. I also believe that the clay at Roland Garos (French Open) played faster than in years past in '09.

With that being said, Grass, even though slower than 10 years ago, and Clay, arguably faster, Grass is still considerably faster than clay.

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