Best Tennis Courts
Starting from Wimbledon to ATP tours throughout the world, the Tennis tournaments always attract huge crowds. The world always applauds when Nadal plays a stunning backhand on the clay court or when Federer plays his spectacular smashes in grass. These days, looks and appeal play vital roles in sports history, as we see different hairstyles of players, as well as different architecture of stadiums, which always create sensation among the viewers.
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There are many huge and beautiful stadiums located throughout the planet. Starting from Football to Cricket to even Tennis, the games are all star-studded, as the stadiums themselves are. And here is the list of top 10 best tennis courts around the world.
10 Best Tennis Courts Around The World
10. Rod Laver Arena
This stadium is a part of the Melbourne Park complex located in Melbourne, Australia and was called National Tennis Centre or Centre Court when it was inaugurated in 1988. The name was officially changed to honor the three-time winner of the Australian Open and one of the greatest tennis players, Rod Laver, in January 2000. This stadium replaced the Kooyong Stadium as the centerpiece and hosts the Australian Open since 1988. It has the seating capacity of 15000 and also facilitated with a retractable roof. The surface of the arena was green colored Rebound Ace from 1988 which was changed with Blue Plexicushion in 2008. Along with tennis, it also hosted the 12th FINA World Aquatics Championships in 2007.
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National Tennis Center
This tennis stadium with its huge 41.22 acres compound is located in the Olympic Green in the capital of China. It is equipped with 12 competition hard courts and 35 training courts which include 30 indoor and outdoor hard surface court, 2 artificial grass courts, 2 indoor clay courts, and a mini hard court for juniors. The Diamond court, which is the main court of this stadium, has a seating capacity around 15,000 and also features a retractable roof. It hosted the tennis preliminaries and finals of singles and doubles for men and women at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and also hosted the Paralympic wheelchair tennis competitions in 2008.
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This stadium consists of three main parts, the “Beurs- &Evenementenhallen”, “Congres- &Vergadercentrum”, “Sportpaleis” and located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The stadium was inaugurated in 1950 but the main event venue was opened on 15 January 1971 for players. The Rotterdam Open has been held here annually since its opening where The ABN AMRO ATP World Tour has been also held in this stadium for many years. World Artistic Gymnastics Championships were also hosted here in 2010. Besides tennis, it also hosted various other events such as the Femina family exhibition which was hosted here as the first event in its exhibition hall called the “Ahoy’-Hal”. The famous band “Abba” also performed here on their “ABBA: The Tour” in 1979.
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