31 December 2013 | Tennis Queensland


Day 2 at Brisbane International 2014 attracted the biggest crowd ever hosted at the event, with more than 20,000 fans flooding through the gates at Queensland Tennis Centre to celebrate Suncorp SunWise Kids Day featuring Roger Federer (SUI), Serena Williams (USA) and Victoria Azarenka (BLR).

20,477 – Monday and tournament record
Today’s crowd eclipses the previous Monday and tournament record of 18,478 set in 2012. Today’s crowd is the second consecutive record attendance at Brisbane International 2014.

Quote of the day
“We’re all big clowns at the end of the day and have fun with what we do, but we’re also very serious and professional.”

World No.4 Maria Sharapova (RUS) on her “seamless transition” to working with new coach Sven Groeneveld.

Tweet of the day
“Earned It. Pumped. This is what I play for. @BrisbaneTennis” – @TKokkinakis

Rising star Thanasi Kokkinakis (SA) looks ahead to tomorrow night’s showdown with fellow Aussie Lleyton Hewitt (SA) after qualifying through to the main draw.

Did you see?
Tournament top seed Roger Federer (SUI) gets up close and personal with the wildlife at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: Online now.

Serena Williams meets the press after jetting in to Brisbane: Online now.
Did you know?
One hundred and twenty-five kids aged 12 to 17 make up the Suncorp ballkids squad at Brisbane International 2014.

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