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The Memorial Drive redevelopment will ensure the future configuration of the complex meets South Australia’s sporting and entertainment needs.

The redevelopment will transform Adelaide’s sporting precinct and ensure the heritage of Memorial Drive is retained for years to come.

The following vision for the redevelopment will bring life and energy to Memorial Drive and the surrounding Riverbank Precinct 365 days of the year:

Memorial Drive Centre Court redevelopment 

Cost: $11 million
Start date: May 2019
End date: Late 2019

The Memorial Drive Centre Court redevelopment includes:

  • A new woven fibreglass membrane fabric roof covering the existing stands and centre courts
  • Four refurbished ITF standard Plexicushion match courts
  • New fencing and lighting
  • Improved access between the centre and outside courts during tournaments

Memorial Drive redevelopment 

Cost: $9.79 million
Start date: April 2018
End date: Early 2019

The Memorial Drive redevelopment included:

  • A new outdoor sunken show court and six new match courts
  • Tennis pavilion overlooking the show court, with ability to be used as an operational base for tennis and tournament activities within the precinct
  • A five-court clay court centre with show court and pavilion
  • Reestablishment of 13 natural grass courts and four new synthetic grass courts
  • A state-of-the-art National Academy training venue with all three Grand Slam surfaces – clay, grass and hardcourt – so that South Australia can continue to produce world class players
  • State-of-the-art LED lighting to tournament standard on all match and practice courts
  • Improved amenities with walkways, shade, shelter and chilled water fountains
  • Secure and dedicated access from Tennis SA Centre Courts to show court, tennis pavilion and new match courts

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PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Drive Centre Court redevelopment turning of the sod ceremony
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Construction begins on Memorial Drive Centre Court redevelopment
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PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Drive redevelopment stage one official opening
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First stage of Memorial Drive redevelopment officially opened today
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Pavilion at Memorial Drive named in honour of late Tennis SA President
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PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Drive Centre Courts redevelopment and tournament announcement
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 02: Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt; Craig Tiley, Tennis Australia CEO; Tom Larner, Tennis Australia CEO; Kent Thiele, Tennis SA CEO; Steve Baldas, Tennis SA CEO; Steven Marshall, SA Premier; John Fitzgerald and Corey Wingard MP, SA Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing pose during a press conference to announce that Memorial Drive is getting a $10 million-dollar redevelopment before the Davis Cup Qualifiers between Australia vs Bosnia and Herzegovina at Memorial Drive, Adelaide on February 01, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Revamped Memorial Drive to host international tennis in 2020
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PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Drive redevelopment stage one turning of the sod ceremony
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Sod turned at Memorial Drive for construction of stage one redevelopment
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Memorial Drive redevelopment announcement
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Memorial Drive transformation moves a step closer
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