A ball, a racket, a net, a playing field: these are essentially what you need to play tennis. However, the skilled ones can make shots that leave spectators in awe. Whether it is the crushing serve, the tricky ace or the confusing backhand, the level of excitement intensifies as the rally goes longer. It’s no wonder the players themselves shout or pump their fists every time they scored a break, a game, a set or a match.
The tennis calendar is scattered over the entire year. There is the Association of Tennis Players and Women’s Tennis Associations game dates that heavily determines the world ranking of a player. Meanwhile, the tennis world considers four major tournaments, The Australian Open, The French Open, The Wimbledon Championships and the US Open. The first and the last of the majors are played on hard court while the French and Wimbledon is played on clay and grass respectively.
Every time a major tournament is in play, tourists and tennis fans flock to the venue to witness the game played at its best. However, you should make sure that you already have tickets coming into the games because they sell like hotcakes. Therefore, smash your way to those tickets now before you end up looking like someone who lost via a double bagel.