You don’t need a lot of equipment to play tennis – a racquet, a ball and an open space is enough to get started. But for those who want to look the part, our equipment guide will provide you with all the information you need to ensure you play, feel and look great when you take to the court.


What equipment do I need?

Racquets, balls, grips, bags – the list goes on, but what do you really need? Find out here.

> Learn more about equipment


Choosing a tennis racquet

Looking to choose your first tennis racquet or maybe it’s time to upgrade that dusty wooden number. Follow our tips to find the perfect racquet to suit your game.

> How to choose a tennis racquet

> How to re-grip a tennis racquet


Tennis attire

Breathable fabrics? Do I have to wear all white? Find out what to wear when you’re on court here.

> Learn more about tennis attire



Do I really need to buy tennis shoes? What’s the difference between tennis shoes and cross trainers. Find out here.

> Our guide to tennis shoes



Visit the online Australian Open Shop to purchase Australian Open merchandise and more.

> Visit the Australian Open Shop