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Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam

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14 February 2022 21 February 2022 AEDT


Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam has been played at Melbourne Park when it officially opened in 1988. With the first tennis ball hit in January 

Previously known as ‘Flinders Park’ or the ‘National Tennis Centre. Melbourne Park’s primary arena (Centre Court) was renamed Rod Laver Arena in 2000. In recognition of Rod Laver’s remarkable tennis career.

In terms of sport, tennis has brought worldwide recognition for the venue.  The Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam, one of only four annual Grand Slam Tournaments. It has been held every year at Melbourne Park since 1988.

The courts were resurfaced prior to the 2008 Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam. The blue Plexicushion surface giving Melbourne Park a fresh new look. This coincided with a spike in attendances (just over 600,000), which has continued to grow. With a record 686,006 attending the 2012 tournament, including the Grand Slam one day record of 80,649 for the 6th day (Heineken Saturday).

Best of all, the general public can play on the same courts graced by the World’s best. Take a tour of Rod Laver Arena and wander through Garden Square.

AU$5.00 Ground Pass for children between three and 14 years of age

Performers: Novak Djokovic, Sofia Kenin, Ashleigh Barty

Event Attendance Mode: Mixed Online/Offline

Event Status: Event Scheduled

Item Offered: Packages

1800 752 983

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Olympic Boulevard
Melbourne, Victoria 3001 Australia

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