Best Places to Indulge Your Love for Tennis
This tennis facility, with 12 competitive courts and 6 practice courts, hides one of the most beautiful tennis venues with its 13,800 seats. It is Stadium Court which is a home for Miami Open. Crandon Park has also four American green-clay courts, two European red-clay courts, and two grass courts. The Sony Ericsson Open is also played at Crandon Park.
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Indian Wells, California
This Californian tennis complex with 29 courts and the 16,100 seats tennis venue Stadium 1, hosts the BNP Paribas Open. The tournament itself draws many players, but it is not what this complex only has to offer. However it attracts musicians like the Eagles, Andrea Bocelli and Tom Petty to play here as well.
1930’s, structure is beyond other sports venues. Foro Italico is a complex of some famous historic sports venues, like the Stadio Olympico. The courts are surrounded with charming Italian scenery, beautiful lawns and terraces which certainly brings unique experience for both players and visitors. These complex is a home of Internazionali BNL d’Italia clay-court tournament.
Monte-Carlo Country Club
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Another breathtaking facility located just outside of the north-eastern boarder of Monaco, is the home of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. It includes 21 tennis court, with 2 covered and 9 lit courts. Its Mediterranean scenery is capturing, and with its beautiful views and landscapes the visit is a must by all tennis enthusiasts.
Stade de Roland Garros
All tennis fans certainly know the home of French Open, a complex constructed in 1928 with 20 courts including three magnificent stadiums. The main stadium, named after Roland Garros WWI pilot and aviator, has 14,800 seats. Its characteristic red-clay courts are artistically situated in vivid green area.
All England Club
It is well known that Wimbledon is a blend of class and sport. These unique events, such are English garden parties with the best tennis you can see might attract you to visit this beautiful, historic complex. Built for croquet and tennis, with 19 grass courts, it hosts Wimbledon Championship, now Grand Slam, since 1877.
Located near the banks of Yarra River on Batman Avenue there is home of Australian Open since 1988. This facility includes three main stadiums Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and Margaret Court Arena with retractable roofs. This makes it easier for players, organizers and visitors since weather conditions cannot bring unexpected delays.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre
New York City, New York
The fourth and final Grand Slam of the year is the U.S. Open played in this Queens, New York Centre, called by one of the greatest American female tennis players, back in 2006. It has 33 DecoTurf cushioned acrylic courts, including Arthur Ashe Stadium with 23,000 seats and it certainly makes an outstanding experience for both players and visitors.
Real Club de Tenis Barcelona
Once called Lawn- Tennis Club Barcelona, is a private tennis club with 18 clay courts including stadium with 8,400 seats. This club hosted several Davis Cups, Open Godó tournament and lately Barcelona Open, where Nadal won 9 times.
A private sporting club which hosts Queen´s Club Championships, now called AEGON Championships and British Open, has 28 outdoor and 8 indoor courts. It is a classically English venue, with its sense of history and specific charm. It is founded in 1886 and was named after Queen Victoria. This facility also includes rackets and squash courts.