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Tennis Australia
SportTennis
Abbreviation(TA)
Founded1904
AffiliationInternational Tennis Federation
Regional affiliationOceania Tennis Federation
LocationMelbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria
PresidentJayne Hrdlicka
CEOCraig Tiley[1]
Official website
www.tennis.com.au
Australia

Tennis Australia is the governing body for the sport of tennis in Australia. The organisation exists to promote tennis and to conduct domestic and international tournaments on behalf of Australia, including the Australian Open and the Davis Cup for the Australian Davis Cup Team.

Tennis was established in Australia from around 1877, but it was not until 1904, in preparation for the Davis Cup, that the sport began to organise, with the founding of Tennis Australia's predecessor, the Australasian Lawn Tennis Association. The organisation is based in Melbourne, Victoria, at Melbourne Park.

Tournaments

Newcombe Medal

Main article: Newcombe Medal

The Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards celebrates and recognises the performances, achievements and contributions made by members of the tennis family each year.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tennis Australia Board and Executive Team". Tennis Australia. Retrieved 28 December 2018.