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Tennis is one of the most popular sports here 10 25.00%
Tennis is pretty popular, but its kinda a second tier sport 11 27.50%
Not that many people watch tennis here 16 40.00%
I'm the only one 3 7.50%
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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old Apr 20th, 2003, 01:07 AM Thread Starter
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In your area, how popular is tennis?

In the Us, I think Womens Tennis is a Top Tier 2 Level Sport, while Mens tennis is a lower Top Tier 2 sport

Like

1. Football




2. Basketball





3. Baseball

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4. Golf

5. Womens Tennis

6. Racing

7. Mens Tennis



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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old Apr 20th, 2003, 02:28 AM Thread Starter
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well, the people following tennis here are a real minority.
tennis is not a core sport, soccer(even though we suck) is the most popular.
the sports that we are good at are swimming, ping pong, bowling. no tennis
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ping pong over tennis?
thats a bid odd isnt it?
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have no clue man. Canadian events are always jampacked, but i don't think that's a high % of all of us, or even the people in my city as a matter of fact. but here in Canada, many sports come before tennis, i think even curling

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Hey, I hear that hockey game is pretty big in the states too. Maybe a little bigger than racing, even!
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Tennis is kinda popular in my city. We have good number of courts for it's size.

We also hold tourneys at Wittenberg University 12 and under's. It is a big tourney in Ohio or Mid-West.

Friends of mine said that Hingis,Anna and lots of Pro's have played in my hometown.

I forgot what they call it? 12 and under Regional or something like that..

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Well, Hong Kong sucks in every sport ,so...

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Football is more popular but I think Tennis is second here

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In Russia according to the Sport-Express survey:
1. Football (the real one )
2. Hocker sur glace
3-4. Bendi
3-4. Basketball
5. Men`s tennis
6. Formula-1
7. Chess
8. Figure skating
9-10. Women`s tennis
9-10. Boxing

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Tennis is quite popular here, more than I thought it would be (on my college campus)...I see ppl carrying rackets in the backpack or carrying it along with their hands quite often. The courts that we have are usually full...which makes it a bitch for me and my buddy of course...

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In the last 30 years tennis has not been showed on TV. THere is possible to buy raquets in some shops, but shoes is difficult to find.
there are about 20 000 registered players in Norway.
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IMO, In Thailand Excluding Sepak Takraw (Southeast Asian Local Sports)

An Era Ago
1 Boxing
2 Boxing
3 Boxing
4 Soccer
5 Soccer

Lately
1 Boxing
2 Soccer
3 Billiard - Snooker ( James Wattana 's Ages - Thai Former Top 5 In Snooker)
4 Basketball

After Tammy's Blooming and Invasion from English Soccer League Fever
1 Boxing Levels With Soccer
2 Basketball
3 Billiard - Snooker ( James ' Fall)
4 Tennis (And Other Racket Sports Badminton TableTennis)

After Paradorn's ....
1 Boxing - Soccer
1.5 Tennis
2 Basketball
ANd THen Other Sports

In Conclusion

Tammy Brought Tennis Into Attention and Paradorn Made It To Popularity


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Tennis in Belgium is very popular. But soccer is still more popular...So I guess tennis is second popular sport in Belgium. Guess why? ;-)
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well what people watch on tv and what people will actually play is completely different.
for tv purposes:
1. Football
2. Basketball
3. Golf
4. Racing [lots of hicks around here ]
5. Baseball [big decline in recent years]
6. Boxing
7. Tennis

playing:
1. basketball
2. soccer
3. golf [tons of old people around here ]
4. baseballl
5. tennis
6. beach volleyball
7. boxing
*racing... street racing... we have some tracks for motorcycles and suped up cars too.. if that counts that itd rank up there from all the guidos around here.


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