Tennis NSW are committed to embracing diversity by ensuring our sport and events welcoming, safe and inclusive for everyone. We believe that being inclusive is reflecting the diversity of our local communities and that everyone should have the opportunity to be included and engaged through tennis in a way that is positive and meaningful for them.

Tennis NSW provide more accessibility and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to participate and engage in tennis through implementation of Indigenous participation programs, events, educating clubs and coaches and providing pathway opportunities.

Acknowledgement of Country

Tennis NSW pays respect to the First Nations people of this land who are part of the world’s longest living culture. We acknowledge their contribution and deep spiritual connection to this land we all call home – Australia. We also acknowledge the impactful contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have made and continue to make to the game of Tennis.

National Indigenous Tennis Ambassador
– Ash Barty

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Proud Ngarigo woman, French Open Champion, Wimbledon Champion, and current World No.1, Ash Barty, became Australia’s National Indigenous Tennis Ambassador in 2018 with the aim of inspiring more Indigenous youth to try tennis.

“I’m a very proud Indigenous woman and I think that for me taking on this role is something very close to my heart. I’m very excited,” Barty said.

“If we can get more kids playing tennis and more kids enjoying tennis across Australia within the Indigenous communities that would be amazing”.

Evonne Goolagong Foundation

The Evonne Goolagong Foundation is the realisation of Evonne’s dream for life after the pro tour. To give as many Indigenous children the opportunity to be the best they can be. The Evonne Goolagong Foundation uses tennis as a vehicle to attract Indigenous girls and boys in order to promote and help provide high quality education and better health through diet and exercise.

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