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Before hard court, the Australian Open was played on grass. The tournament was played on grass from 1905 to 1987 and was switched to hard court in 1988 when the Australian Open was forced to move to a bigger venue. A Rebound Ace surface was used from 1988-2007 and Plexicushion is the current surface.

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Two, hard court, and grass. It was played on grass from 1905 to 1987, after that it was switched to hard court.

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Hard Court, like the US open

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it is played on hard court.

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