The Largest Tennis Stadium In The World
The Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium has more than 22,500 individual seats and many top-notch amenities, making it the largest tennis Stadium in the world in terms of capacity. Due to its large capacity, it has the potential to draw about 23,200 spectators, surpassing the O₂ Arena in London, United Kingdom, which is ranked second and has a capacity of 17,500.
About Arthur Ashe Stadium
The Arthur Ashe Stadium is a part of the Billie Jean King Tennis Center of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), which approved naming the court after the well-known American tennis player Arthur Ashe in order to preserve both his professional career and his social impact outside of tennis. Arthur Ashe Stadium is situated in New York City, specifically in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens.
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In order to protect the fans and players from inclement weather, such as rain and other conditions, Arthur Ashe Stadium was built with a distinctive engineering design in a way that does not affect the stadium’s structural integrity. It was first completed and formally opened in 1997 AD as an open outdoor stadium. Later, in 2016, it was equipped with a retractable external roof.
Since it first opened, Arthur Ashe Stadium has served as the primary venue for the US Open Tennis Championships, one of the most prestigious tennis competitions in the world (Grand Slam). The most well-known and substantial stadium in New York City is the Arthur Ashe Stadium, where Jane King Tennis is played.
Ranking of the largest tennis courts in the world
The following table ranks the top tennis courts in the world by mass capacity and includes information about each court’s location and design.
|12||Hard Rock Stadium||Miami||14,000|
|11||Louis Armstrong Stadium||New York||14, 053|
|10||Rod Laver Arena||Melbourne||14,820|
|9||Wimbledon Centre Court||London||14,979|
|8||Central Court, Optics Valley International Tennis Centre||China||15,000|
|7||Diamond Court, National Tennis Stadium||Beijing||15,000|
|6||Stade Roland Garros-Court Phillipe Chartrier||France||15,225|
|3||Stadium 1, Indian Wells Tennis Garden||California||16,102|
|1||Arthur Ashe Stadium||New York||23,771|
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