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Claim: Photographs show a tennis match played atop a hotel.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006]
The Burj Al Arab hotel, built upon a man-made island and designed in shape to resemble the sail of a dhow, features a large cantilevered helipad that extends out from one side of the hotel and over the ocean. The helipad itself rests
As Andre Agassi said of the experience of playing tennis on a platform several hundred feet in the air:
This was an absolutely amazing experience. When you first get over how high you are and start playing it's an absolute joy and it was a great time. I had no issues with the height as long as I didn't have to bungee jump off the side.Last updated: 15 March 2006
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