Paris – May 23, 2006 – Tenniseum Roland Garros, a comprehensive museum covering the history of tennis on the grounds of the French Open, today requested and was presented a signed copy of “Smart Tennis: How to Play and Win the Mental Game.”
The Roland-Garros museum Tenniseum was commissioned by the FFT in order to raise public awareness of tennis and its cultural heritage in France . Unveiled in May 2003, tennis very first multimedia museum presents: two exhibitions: “The complete history of tennis” and “25 ans d’art contemporain,” 400 hours of archive films, and 3,000 printed documents.
Behind the scenes at Roland-Garros: Whether you are a tennis fanatic or just a bit curious, you can take a peek behind the scenes at the French Open courtesy of guided visits, which include commentary and countless anecdotes from highly informed professional guides.
The agenda includes: the history of the stadium, the saga of the Four Musketeers and other great champions, Suzanne Lenglen, the original darling of French tennis, the media centre, the players area, the changing room, the Philippe-Chatrier court.
“Terre de Roland-Garros!” also includes
The Maison du Tennis: the FFTs reception and information centre.
The Roland-Garros Boutique : with its fashion collections and accessories for men, women and children.
The Clinique de la raquette: get your rackets strung by the professionals.
The “Le Roland-Garros” restaurant : a refined rendezvous at the heart of clay court paradise.
Access to Roland-Garros World! is free and unlimited, so at any time during opening hours, visitors can check out the Pavillon de la Griffe, the Tenniseum reception, the Maison du Tennis, or the Place des Mousquetaires, and can even take in the famous Philippe-Chatrier court.
Free access “ consult the opening times
Stade Roland-Garros, Porte des Mousquetaires, 2 avenue Gordon-Bennett, 75016 PARIS – Tel: +33 1 47 43 48 00
English Website at: http://www.fft.fr/rolandgarros/en/Frame_terre.html
French Website at: http://www.fft.fr/tenniseum/tenniseumMusee.html
Dr. John F. Murray is a sports psychologist and clinical psychologist providing sports psychology and counseling services based in Palm Beach, Florida.