Gallery: World’s Highest Tennis Court: Green Roof Built Atop The Burj a...

 
We've heard about tennis matches that put the audience on the edge of their seats but how about ones where the players could fall off the edge of a 1,000 foot building? This dizzying green roof which doubled as a tennis court sat atop the Burj al Arab luxury hotel in Dubai as part of a media stunt right before the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open. Tennis greats Andre Agassi and Roger Federer were invited up to the courts to play a friendly game before the competition began. While it was only temporary, the tennis court lives on in these amazing pictures, which actually make us a bit dizzy. Can you imagine trying to play up there?

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5 Comments

  1. SiSi August 1, 2011 at 4:55 am

    Looks like a great heliport too for a Bond movie…

  2. radioman July 31, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    the point is on top of your head….lol

  3. bubble July 31, 2011 at 11:49 am

    whats the point?

  4. lazyreader July 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I think that stuff was synthetic turf; you don’t play tennis on grass.

  5. moeelio July 28, 2011 at 11:40 am

    what are their plans for the balls that go off the sides of the court? are they planning on picking up tennis balls out of the water?

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