The 450 sf gallery tells the proud history of tennis in St. Petersburg, and the city’s profound influence on the sport of tennis. A thick binder contains player bios for each of the ranked tennis players who played on the courts at the tennis center.
Location: St. Petersburg Tennis Center; St. Petersburg, FL
A young Arthur Ashe on the courts in St. Petersburg.
Double sided exhibit case shows trophies on one side; a text panel describes the famous “Rackettes” on the reverse.
Video kiosk shows clips from the 1920s and contemporary tennis championships. Text panels layer information on the walls.
The timeline of tennis rackets adds artifacts and texture to the exhibit.