According to the State of the Industry report released by the Tennis Industry Association, the tennis economy is growing. … The report (available for purchase, here) states there has been a 10 percent growth in the number of “frequent” tennis players (those who play at least 21 times a year), up to 5.31 million.
People also ask, is tennis declining in popularity?
American tennis is declining where it counts—at the college and professional levels, on television and in popular culture. … Four of the five richest female athletes are tennis players, according to Forbes magazine. Clearly tennis is alive and well elsewhere, but there are no American men ranked in the ATP’s Top 10.
Beside this, when was tennis most popular?
While tennis definitely experienced a “boom” in the 1970s and remained very popular through the mid 1980s, its U.S. popularity had subsided a bit by the late ’80s, and numbers started tailing off.
What is the #1 sport in the world?
|Rank||Sport||Estimated Global Following|
|1||Soccer (Association Football)||4.0 Billion|
|3||Hockey (Ice and Field)||2 Billion|
All time list (2017)
|Rank||Name||Earnings Million $|
More than 16% of global searches for “tennis” come from the United States. Within the US, most interest in tennis is shown in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington DC & Florida.
Major Walter Clopton Wingfield
Largely because of Wimbledon’s upper-class roots, the regular presence of Royals and time-old traditions often derided as ‘stuffy’, tennis is often considered a ‘posh’ sport in Britain.