Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena China, Shanghai

Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena

The Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena, also known as Qizhong stadium, (pronounced "chee-jong") is a tennis arena in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. The complex is located on an 80-hectare area, in the southwest of Shanghai, the Minhang District.

It has a steel retractable roof with eight sliding petal-shaped pieces (moved in 8 minutes) which resembles a blooming magnolia, Shanghai's city flower. The roof enables the stadium to host both indoor and outdoor tennis events. The seating capacity is 13,779 people. The stadium was specially created to host the ATP World Tour Finals between 2005 – 2008, and was the largest tennis venue in Asia, until the construction of the Olympic Green Tennis Centre in Beijing.

Since 2009 it has hosted the ATP World Tour Masters 1000, a ATP Masters Series tournament which began that year. It also served as one of the venues used for the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic during their tour of China in 2007.

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