Optics Valley International Tennis Center

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Optics Valley International Tennis Center
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LocationWuhan, Hubei Province, China
Capacity15.000
SurfaceHard, outdoors
Construction
Broke ground2014
BuiltJanuary 2014
OpenedSeptember 2015
Construction costyuan ¥1,5 billion[1]
USD $ 225 million (complex)
156 million (central court)
EUR € 135 million (central court)
Tenants
Wuhan Open WTA (Tennis) (2015–present)
2017 League of Legends World Championship

The Optics Valley International Tennis Centre (simplified Chinese: 武汉光谷国际网球中心; traditional Chinese: 武漢光穀國際網球中心; pinyin: Wǔhàn Guānggǔ Guójì Wǎngqiú Zhōngxīn), is a tennis facility located in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The center is the venue for the Wuhan Open, a professional tournament on the Women's Tennis Association tour and held annually since 2014.[2]

The facility has a 15,000-seat main stadium named "Central Court", a 5,000-seat annex stadium (Court 1), and 6 standard outdoor hard courts with necessary supporting facilities, covering an area of 103,400 square metres (1,113,000 sq ft).[3][4] The center is located in the Wuhan East Lake New Technology Development Zone, being adjacent to Erfei Hill.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Optics Valley International Tennis Center Projects: Optics Valley International Tennis Center
  2. ^ "Wuhan In 2015: A Whole New Level". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 2015-09-07.
  3. ^ "English Wuhan". english.wh.gov.cn. Retrieved 2015-09-07.
  4. ^ "Venues-WUHANOPEN". en.wuhanopen.org. Retrieved 2015-09-01.