At Punt Road, this year’s Australian Open precinct will dwarf that of the 120,000 square metres taken up by the US Open in New York and the 90,000 square metres Paris devotes to Roland Garros. Wimbledon occupies the smallest patch of Grand Slam turf, with 54,633 square metres. Last year’s Open drew a tournament record crowd of 703,899 visitors, 65 per cent of them from Victoria. A fifth travelled from interstate and 14 per cent from overseas. Organisers say last year the global television audience was scattered across 900 million households in more than 200 territories.
2018 Australian Open courts fans with full excitement on tennis festival :- Australian open tournament excitement is just on the top. Also before the first Grand Slam australian open 2018 of the year begins on January 15, organisers are already boasting that the Australian Open will have the world’s biggest Grand Slam footprint – at about 255,739 square metres. Stretching from Federation Square, along the river and down Olympic Boulevard to the clay courts near Swan Street. This year’s enlarged Australian Open footprint is due to the inclusion of all three Birrarung Marr terraces, which will host a free tennis-inspired festival for all ages lasting the length of the tournament.Check : Australian Open Live Stream
All huge bulk of it in the Asia-Pacific region. Birrarung Marr’s middle terrace will cater for tot-to-teen tennis tragics, with kid-friendly courts and ballkid challenges on offer. Hence you should suppose to be up to date with all the latest happenings of australian open.
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