Paris Masters 2014: setting
The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy is one of the tennis world’s most impressive arenas. Able to pack a capacity 14,500 crowd within its rafters, it compares well with the likes of Wimbledon’s Centre Court (15,000) and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena (14,820). The tournament itself attracts a knowledgable, friendly and even-tempered crowd. In recent years, organisers have also worked on bolstering the entertainment provided to spectators; players step on the court to the strains of rock music, while composers, artists and lighting technicians work in tandem to produce a show you won‘t forget in a hurry.