Tennis – 테니스 (Tae / Ne / Ser)
Tennis (테니스) maybe a global favorite however it has never really taken off in Korea. Part of the reason behind that is the lack of successful professional players, currently Korea only has a handful of players playing professionally. The main examples are Lee Jin-a and Kim So-jung, however they are both ranked outside the world top 200.
There is a WTA (Women’s Tennis) tourament held yearly (normally September) at the Olympic Park in Seoul, the 2011 winner was Spanish player Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez.
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