Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Tennis Centre is nicknamed “little lotus”. The tennis games of Hangzhou 2022will be held here. What are the features of “little lotus”?
The steel structure roof of the sports centre has eight petal-shaped steel frames, which positioned around the top. Such a structure makes the roof open and close freely. Early in the 1970s, it has been mentioned, but it only comes true in the “little lotus”. It takes 15 minutes for each opening and closing. When the roof is opening, it looks like a lotus blooming when looking down from the air.
As a leading tennis court in China, the quality of the ground is expected to reach the highest international standard. The thickness of the floor is only 4mm, but it has 12 layers. By now, this is the only tennis court in China with 2-star certificate of International Tennis Federation.
The light system of the whole venue can be controlled by an ipad to realize the 4K HD broadcast of the Games.