Being a Tennis Enthusiast, watching Wimbledon to ATP Tours is just pure magical. The sheer experience of our favorite players playing stunning backhands and spectacular smashes is just beautiful.
Apart from the players, you might be interested in knowing and seeing the architecture of different Tennis stadiums around the world. We have listed down some popular stadiums around the globe that create sensation amongst people.
Rod Laver Arena
Inaugurated in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, the stadium was known as National Tennis Center. Later in January 2000, the name was changed in honor of Rod Laver – three-time Australian Open winner. A retractable roof, seating capacity of 15,000 and Blue Plexicushion make Rod Laver Arena truly magnificent.
National Tennis Center
Located in Olympic Green in Beijing, China, the tennis stadium has over 44 acres of land. With over 12 professional courts and 35 training courts, the stadium attracts tennis players of all categories. The seating capacity is over 15,000 and it also has a retractable roof. The courts also hosted Paralympic wheelchair tennis competitions back in 2008.
The stadium is located in Netherlands and consists of three different parts. Rotterdam Open happens every year at this stadium whereas it has hosted ABN AMRO ATP World Tours as well. Apart from Tennis, major exhibitions and bands have also performed at this venue.
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
The stadium is home to BNP Paribas Open or Wells Masters tournament and is located in California. Over $77 million was spent on the construction of this stadium that covers around 88 acres. The stand can accommodate 16,100 people making it the second largest tennis stadium in the world.
Located at Greenwich Peninsula in London, the O2 Arena is used for multiple indoor activities. Constructed in the year 2007, the stadium is named after the main sponsor, a telecommunication company O2. The arena is built to reduce echoing effects and has the capability to interchange surfaces of the playing field as well. O2 Arena has proudly hosted ATP World Tour Finals in 2009.
Court Philippe Chatrier
The Arena is famous for hosting French Open and is located in Paris, France. With over twenty courts and three huge stadium, the complex covers more than 21 acres in total. The surface of the stadium is considered Red Clay however it is actually white limestone later covered with some red brick power.
Wimbledon Center Court
Wimbledon – the most prestigious Lawn Tennis competition with a worldwide following. The stadium has an exclusive box just for Royal Family usage. The stadium has hosted numerous tennis competitions including 2012 Summer Olympics. Equipped with a retractable roof and a thrilling atmosphere, witnessing a tennis match at Wimbledon Center Court is truly sensational.
Arthur Ashe Stadium
The main court for US Open, Arthur Ashe is the largest tennis-specific stadium in the world. Named after inaugural US Open winner Arthur Ashe, the stadium has more than 22,000 seats and 90 luxury suites for the audience to enjoy the matches.