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The China Open, Asia’s biggest tennis tournament, displays a rising tennis culture among the Chinese middle class

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eld in Beijing since 2009, the China Open attracted nearly a quarter of a million fans in 2015, and tennis now has 15 million regular players in China.
10 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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