Grass roots to Grand Slams

There is no one path to greatness but there are a variety of training programs and competitive opportunities to help you realise your dream.

Training Pathway
training, coachingThe Training and Development Pathway provides aspiring players with various programs that will assist in their development as professional tennis players.
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Competition Pathway
Storm Sanders in action in the final of the Launceston Women's Pro Tour event; Denis TuckerThe Competition Pathway is made up of the various leagues and tournaments that professional players graduate from on their way to the ATP/WTA Tours and the Grand Slam tournaments.
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Pathways for players with a disability
Coach Greg Crump passes on some tips to wheelchair tennis player Sarah Calati; TENNIS AUSTRALIAFind out what programs and competitions are available for players with a disability.
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Ian Barclay working with Lindsay Thompson.The Talent team is searching for the best junior players in Australia.
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International Tours
The Longines Future Aces court in front of the Eiffel Tower. LONGINESThe International Tours Program provides junior athletes under the age of 18 with an opportunity to compete internationally against the world’s best athletes.
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US Colleges
JP Smith, AO Play-off, Melbourne Park, 2013. GETTY IMAGESUS Colleges provide great competitive opportunities combined with a degree. Find out how we can help you apply for a scholarship.
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Athlete Development Matrix
Super-10sThe Athlete Development Matrix provides a framework and competencies for everyone involved in delivering the game of tennis at all levels.
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Travel Tips
The Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup (L) and the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup are pictured during the Australian Open Trophy Tour outside The Temple of Heaven (The Qi Nian Temple) on October 19, 2012 in Beijing, China; Getty ImagesYour first trip overseas on an international tour will be an exciting time – follow these tips to ensure you get the most out of your time abroad.