Top 10 biggest tennis stadiums in the world by capacity
Tennis stadiums have always fascinated us with their structure, seating arrangement and importance in the world of sport. A few stadiums host small tournaments while four of them host the Grand Slams of the year.
The capacity of a stadium in particular is something that holds a lot of value. Some of the biggest stadiums in tennis are so spread out that they require binoculars to view the matches.
Here is a list of top 10 biggest tennis stadiums in the world in terms of capacity.
10. RAC Arena (Perth Arena), Perth
This stadium in Australia has a capacity of 15,500, but the capacity for tennis events is 13,910 only. It is an outdoor court with a retractable roof to prevent matches from getting delayed or postponed due to rain.
This venue conducts the Hopman Cup every year. The Perth Arena is also known as the RAC Arena and is popular for concerts and basketball too.
Recently, 14,064 spectators witnessed the Hopman Cup which was the first time such a huge number attended any tennis event in Western Australia.
9. National Tennis Center, Beijing
The National Tennis Centre as a whole is one of the biggest tennis complexes in the world with 32,400 seats. The Diamond Court is part of the National Tennis Centre and is the main tennis court. This hosts the China Open every year.
The court is in the form of a polygon and has a capacity of about 15,000 people. It was designed and built during the Olympic Games in 2008, and since then it has become a very famous tennis stadium.