TURNING PRO IS TOO EASY
So you thought the Australian Open was just for pros? Now is your chance to take your game to a new level and have a shot at winning a wildcard into the mixed doubles event at Australian Open 2016.
That’s right, you could be hearing the roar of the crowd at Melbourne Park in January as you and your partner step out to play the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The Win a Wildcard mixed doubles competition kicks off at 8 venues across Australia from November. There are three grades available for entry that cater to a range of playing levels, so everyone can have a go.
Play-off Dates & Venues
Venue: Canberra Tennis Centre, Riggall Place, Lyneham
Venue: Glenorchy Tennis Club, Berriedale Road, Glenorchy
Venue: State Tennis Centre, Victoria Park Drive, Burswood
Venue: Boroondara Tennis Centre, Bulleen Road, Balwyn North
Venue: Next Generation, Memorial Drive, War Memorial Drive, Adelaide
Venue: Gardens Tennis, Gilruth Ave, The Gardens
Venue: Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Centre, Bowman Rd, Caloundra
Venue: Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, Rod Laver Drive, Sydney
The inaugural Win a Wildcard competition winners Sam Thompson (Vic) and Masa Jovanovic (Vic) had an Australian Open experience they will never forget. The duo won over the near-full Show Court 3 crowd when they pushed tennis legends Martina Hingis (SUI) and Leander Paes (IND) hard in their 6-2 7-6(7-2) defeat.
Take a look at some of the pair’s most memorable moments both on and off the court as they embarked on their Win a Wildcard journey at Australian Open 2015.