March 25th, 2017
In the past years tennis has become one of the most popular sports in China next to soccer and basketball. According to the Chinese government the number of people playing tennis regularly is somewhere around 15 million. This is an impressive number for a market opportunity of huge proportions.
The Chinese tennis market manages to reach more than $4 billion each year. There are over 2000 tennis clubs, some of them even exclusive one for rich clients and the price for a membership here can be a significant one. The statistics say that parents are enrolling their children in courses ever since they are very small (7-8 years old). Taking into consideration this popularity that tennis seem to have we can now assume that elite sport brands are going to rise in China and many of them are going to be Chinese companies.
One thing is for sure, tennis is not a cheap sport and if you or your children want to practice it properly then you have to be prepared to invest a lot of money in good quality equipment, appropriate tennis clubs to practice and even clothes. Tennis has a lot of benefits because it can help you stay fit and healthy, it can improve your reflexes and it can help you relax.