#TennisInCuba: The crew goes seaside, takes in a show and meets a pro

by: Brad Kallet | April 21, 2017

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Throughout this week, Tennis Channel will be in Cuba to document an unprecedented transformation of the country's National Tennis Center. From Havana, we'll receive dispatches from the producers, videographers and reporters that are helping tell one of the sport's best stories.

Tennis Channel’s Jon Wertheim chats with former Cuban tennis pro Orlando Garrido in his quaint home.

The crew enjoyed a lively performance of “Oye Como Va.”

In a seaside town that Ernest Hemingway used to visit, the crew takes in a different side of the Caribbean island nation. As you can see, Fidel Castro’s presence is still felt in Cuba. 

Young players, locals and Grand Slam champions celebrated the renovation with a memorable closing ceremony. 

Martina Navratilova takes a ride in a rickshaw after dinner and a surprise rooftop concert from national music hero Carlos Varela, Aldo López-Gavilán (on piano) and Julio Cesar Gonzalez (bass).  


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