What's the World's Weirdest Tennis Venue?
A report on Monday (since confirmed) had it that the San Diego Padres' Major League Baseball stadium will house the next stateside Davis Cup tie, that against Great Britain, from Jan. 31 through Feb. 2, 2014. The Padres play at Petco Park, which has absolutely nothing to do with Andrea Petkovic but everything to do with domestic-animal treats, toys, and more goodies. You can see what the setup will be above, per the USTA.
That may sound like a quirky venue for the event, but then again, if Yankee Stadium can host an American football game, other ballparks are likely good to go with just about anything. Tennis has already been held in the following places: On Malaysian twin towers, on a draw boat, on a hotel helipad, and even on water:
This begs the question: What's the weirdest spot where you've seen tennis played, whether at the professional or amateur level? And what do you think would make for a wacky location that might just work exceedingly well? Sound off below.
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