Tennis proves a smashing opportunity

Perhaps surprisingly, buying good-quality sports gear at a decent price has been a problem in the Dublin area in recent years.

10th February, 2007

Perhaps surprisingly, buying good-quality sports gear at a decent price has been a problem in the Dublin area in recent years. Because tennis is perceived as a niche sport, only a handful of shops stock even a small amount of equipment or clothing.

‘‘There are no more than two or three around the city,” said Ciaran D’Arcy, co-owner of D’Arcy Sport, a new tennis and specialist sports shop in Glasnevin in north Dublin....

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