The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA
The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA

Tennis gains popularity among China’s concerned parents and well-to-do middle class

Parents say tennis helps their children cope with pressure from their studies while well-off adults enjoy the sport’s fashionable status

The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA
The rise of China’s tennis star Li Na has helped popularise the sport among the country’s middle class. Photo: EPA
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