If you are a tennis lover, there are plenty of great places to visit. While Wimbledon is always a popular destination, there are also many other destinations that offer top-notch tennis facilities and fantastic scenery. Here are six of the best options.
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1. New York City
New York City is the premier location for tennis fans. Why? Well, there are multiple reasons. First of all, Madison Square Garden is one of the best venues in the world to watch tennis at and that's where many high-profile tournaments take place including the US Open (also known as 'The US Open'). In fact, it's one of only four Grand Slams on tour (the others being Wimbledon, Roland Garros and Australian Open). As you may know by now, these are among the most important events in professional tennis each year where players compete against each other in several categories such as singles or doubles matches.
The US Open takes place every September/October and it's an event not to be missed! The hard courts used during this tournament differ from those used at other Grand Slams because they're made out of acrylic instead of asphalt; this makes them faster but also more demanding on players' bodies which means you'll see some amazing performances from both professionals and amateurs alike!
2. Wimbledon in London
Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, having been held every year since 1877. It takes place at The All England Club in Wimbledon, London, which has hosted the tournament every year except for 1940 and 1941 when it was cancelled due to World War II.
The event runs over two weeks in June beginning on a Monday and ending on a Sunday with two weeks of qualifying rounds before that beginning on May 23rd. The prestigious event attracts both men and women from around the globe as they compete for their chance at becoming champion of one of the biggest sporting events in the world.
3. Roland-Garros in Paris
The French Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and it's the only one played on clay. It was created in 1891 and has been held at Roland-Garros Stadium ever since. This makes Roland-Garros the second-oldest tennis tournament in history (after Wimbledon), and also the only Grand Slam event to be played on a single surface: French red clay.
Roland-Garros' stadium seats nearly 23,000 people and has a retractable roof that lets you enjoy your match while still protecting yourself from inclement weather or heat waves when they strike Paris!
4. Indian Wells, California
Located in the Coachella Valley, Indian Wells is one of the most beautiful resorts in California. With its warm climate and stunning scenery, this town offers an array of outdoor activities that tennis fans will love. The venue itself is gorgeous; you’ll have a great view from any seat in the house. Plus, it's easy to get around: there are plenty of hotels nearby for your stay and there are public transportation options for getting into town if you don't want to drive or rent a car.
The food at Indian Wells is also delicious—we recommend trying some sushi at Nobu! But it's not just about eating well while watching some top-notch tennis; you'll meet plenty of friendly locals who are happy to strike up conversations with visitors from out of town. And did we mention that tickets are affordable? You can get tickets starting at $30 (as low as $5 per day) so it won't feel like too much money coming out of your pocket each time someone new steps onto center court!
5. Miami, Florida
Miami is a great place to watch tennis. If you’re looking for an affordable weekend trip, take the train down and head straight for the courts. You can catch some of the best players in the world playing at Key Biscayne Park or Crandon Park Tennis Center. For those who want to stay closer to home, there are several other public courts around town that offer plenty of game time options.
For those who enjoy playing tennis themselves, head over to any number of local clubs or private facilities where people gather on weekends to play matches with friends or just practice their serves every now and then (or every day). The best part? Most clubs offer hourly rates so it won't be hard on your wallet if you're planning multiple games over multiple days.
6. Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia
The Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slams in tennis. It’s also the first major tournament of the year, held annually in January. The event takes place at Melbourne Park, an Olympic-sized arena that boasts 23 courts and a capacity for 15,000 spectators. As with other Grand Slam tournaments, players compete for prize money as well as ranking points needed to qualify for prestigious events like Wimbledon and Roland Garros later in the year.
We hope that you’ve found some inspiration for your own tennis-themed trips, and maybe even gotten a few ideas for planning your next vacation. Whether you’re a hardcore fan or just want to go see some great matches, there are plenty of destinations out there that will cater to your needs. So what are you waiting for? Get ready to pack your bags!