Shanghai preview


The City of Shanghai has many, many sites for amateur athletic contests. However, for top-notch professional games and matches, you will be limited to the following locations. We also offer one website for buying tickets online. However, we urge caution, as this type of transaction is new in China.

TENNIS: Shanghai ATP Masters: This tournament will require mandatory participation from the world’s top players in a 56-draw for singles. The tournament is played in the Qizhong Stadium (5500, Yuan Jiang Lu). Tickets are available at the following tennis clubs:

  • Pudong Tennis Center
    9 Yushan Road (Yuansheng Stadium)
    Tel: 5821-5850
  • Shanghai International Tennis Center
    516 Hengshan Road (Regal Hotel)
    Tel: 6415-5588 ext. 82
  • Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center
    5500 Yuanjiang Lu, Minhang District.
    Ph: 5498-1888.
  • Shanghai Racquet Club
    Lane 555 Jinfeng Road, Huacao Town, Minhang District
    Tel: 22010088.
  • Shanghai XianXia Tennis Center
    1885 Hongqiao Lu
    Tel: 6261 5984

BASKETBALL: Shanghai Sharks: This is the Chinese Basketball Association that developed Yao Ming. They play most of their home basketball games November through April in Luwan Stadium, Zhaojiabang Lu 128 (tel. 021/6427-8673 or 021/6467-5358). Tickets are 30 to 200 RMB.

FORMULA ONE RACING: F1 racing officially came into China with the Shanghai Grand Prix in September 2004. Located …