Stade Pierre de Coubertin is the home venue of the Paris Basket Racing basketball team and the Open Gaz de France women’s tennis tournament. Opened in 1937 for the Universal Exposition, it was rebuilt after World War II in 1946. Currently the arena has a capacity of 4,835 seats.
In addition to being the home of the Paris BR, each year the Stade Pierre de Coubertin hosts 2 fencing Grand Prix: Challenge International de Paris (in January) and Challenge Monal (in February); and a women’s tennis tournament: Open Gaz de France (in February). The stadium was used as a detention centre during the Paris massacre of 1961.