(Text by Reporter Huang Jingjing) Recently, Shanghai Amateur Games 2018—Shanghai Citizens’ Tennis Festival and International Jing’an Urban Area Elite Challenge—Jing’an District Tennis Open was held at Jing’an Tennis Stadium.
As a distinctive item of Shanghai Amateur Games 2018, the 2nd Shanghai Citizens’ Tennis Festival this year remained successful, continuing building a diversified, international, and humanistic event. The sponsor hoped that tennis can be genuinely popularized to become a popular sport among citizens with the help of the tennis events organized all year round.
The event this time was divided into adults’ team event and youth’ singles. The 12 teams from open tennis clubs and 8 teams from city-level and district-level tennis associations representing the highest amateur level of Shanghai in terms of tennis came to participate in the event.
Jing’an District Sports Bureau has indicated that Jing’an District has long been a “paradise” for tennis lovers. As an important event of Shanghai Citizens’ Tennis Festival, Jing’an District Tennis Open will build a competition and communication platform for district-level associations, clubs, and youth, and realize the cooperation and communication between events and the city, the district, the clubs, and the venues.