Postcard Tennis (Roland Garros version)
This illustration by Lotza depicts an iconic moment in the world of tennis, the Roland Garros tournament, where the greatest tennis players compete on clay to win. The sport originated in Great Britain in the 19th century, but quickly spread throughout the world. Tennis is a sport that is played in singles or doubles, and the goal is to hit the ball in such a way that the opponent cannot hit it back into the court. The Roland Garros tournament, also known as the French Open, is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments and is held annually in Paris, France. It is considered the largest clay court tennis tournament in the world and attracts the best players from around the world. The tournament was established in 1891 and is named after the famous French aviator Roland Garros.
The Roland Garros tournament is known for its unique atmosphere and red clay surface, which poses unique challenges for players in terms of movement and ball striking. The matches are played in the famous Roland Garros stadium, which can accommodate up to 15,000 spectators. All in all, this illustration by Lotza captures the spirit of one of the world’s greatest sporting events and reminds us of the history and importance of tennis in popular culture.
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