Jul 10, 2010

The futuristic Stade Rolland Garros

The new hall of Stade Rolland Garros

The restaurant in Stade Rolland Garros

Stade Rolland Garros, a tennis venue located at 2, avenue Gordon-Bennett, 16 th arrondissement. It’s a home to French Open Tennis Tournament, a Grand Slam played in May and June. It’s a cozy and futuristic venue. Rolland Garros is a first French fighter aircraft flyed over the Mediterranean Sea during the World War I.

There are twenty courts including Tenniseum, a museum of tennis, known as Musée du Tenis. The museum was created in 2003 by the Fédération Française de Tennis (French Federation of Tennis), and currently contains about 1000 m² of exhibition space. Its permanent collection is primarily multimedia (video displays) and photographs; it also contains roughly a hundred tennisracquets dating from 1950 to the present.

Tintin in Musée du Tennis

Station on Paris metro: Porte d’Auteuil, Michel-Ange-Molitor