Posted on 21 January 2012.
The following is a list of popular tennis tournaments which are famously shown around the world. The revenues for these events are in the tens of millions of dollars; some garnering 100s of millions.
Originating in 1877, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It is also one of 4 grand slam tournaments to be held. Interestingly enough it is still played on grass rather than pavement.
2. French Open:
The tournament was named after a famous aviator, Roland Garros, and is one of 4 grand slam tournaments. It usually is held between late May and early June of every year. The tournaments originated in 1891.
3. US Open:
4. Australian Open:
5. Rogers Cup: