I just finished reading Andre Agassi’s Autobiography, “Open”.
I just got an email from Ticket Pia announcing tickets are now available for the 86th Nikke All Japan Tennis Tournament. It will be held from November 5th to the 13th this year at the Ariake Tennis Forrest Park.
It couldn’t get more exciting than this — the greatest of all time (GOAT) against the greatest at the moment. The last time these two met was at the semifinals of the French Open and the GOAT won, giving Djokovic his first of only two losses this year.
To be able to reserve public tennis courts in Tokyo, you will need the Tokyo Sports Facilities User Card (東京都スポーツ施設利用者カード), issued by the Tokyo local government. You can apply for this card at any of the Tokyo public parts that have tennis courts, including Hibiya Park, Shiba Park, and Kiba Park, and Ariake Tennis Forrest…
Tomorrow, I’ll be playing tennis at the Ojima-Komatsugawa Park in Edogawa ward, for the first time.
For any tennis fan in Tokyo, Ariake Coliseum is the cathedral – the biggest tennis stage in Tokyo and it is located in the Ariake Tennis Forest Park, in Koto ward.
If Wimbledon has the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Tokyo has the Tokyo Lawn Tennis Club. Both are more than 100 years old, both are rich in tradition, and both require players to dress up in white when using the club. One big difference would be the former hosts a yearly tournament known…
Today, we played two hours of tennis at Shiomi. There was a baseball game at the park so it was a little hard to get parking space but luckily for me, the game just finished and people and their cars were just starting to leave.
On Sunday, I’ll be playing tennis at Shiomi Park in Koto-ku.
Tokyo is not really the ideal place if you want to play tennis on a regular basis. Tennis courts are hard reserve and they can be expensive, especially the private indoor ones. After living here for more than four years, I found several ways to satisfy my craving to play tennis.