Original title: The French Open will introduce the Hawkeye system next year?
Tradition and modernity, conservative and reform, have always been two pairs of contradictions. As small as a person and a family, as large as a country and the whole world, they all move around between the two, walking along the scale of time.
The history of the development of tennis is roughly the same. From wooden rackets and gut strings to carbon fiber rackets and polyester strings, from only men's games to men's and women's games being evenly divided, from long skirts and robes to shorts and blouses, tennis has been changing.
Compared with the young tournaments, the four Grand Slams with a century-old tradition are also undergoing changes. The younger US Open and Australian Open have always been at the forefront of tennis revolution, regardless of the level of commercialization of the event or the right With the attitude of Eagle Eye and other new technologies, these two Grand Slams both embrace and embrace change with great enthusiasm.
If the US Open and Australian Open are modernists advocating change, then Wimbledon and French Open represent tradition and conservativeness. Wimbledon is known as the purest grand slam. It has a complex and strict standard for players' dress and behavior, and strives to resist the invasion of modern business. It is difficult to see large advertisements in the arena.
In a sense, tradition and conservative mean rigidity and decline, while modernity and change mean vigorous vitality. Throughout the development process of human society, traditional territory is always gradually eroded by modern elements, but tradition always Standing there, as a kind of attitude, a kind of character, passed down to the world.
Wimbledon’s white shirt and French Open’s ball print are just such an attitude. This year's epidemic caused Wimbledon to be cancelled. Although they could not wait for the players in white shirts as expected, the traditional Englishman still meticulously maintained the grass field as before and meticulously drawn the line.