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Old December 17th, 2008, 12:53 AM   #81
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Old December 17th, 2008, 03:46 AM   #82
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Only tennis complex I've ever seen is Cooper Tennis Complex, center court has seating for 2500. Home of the World Team Tennis Springfield, Mo Lasers
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 09:07 PM   #83
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 02:15 AM   #84
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Brumby to dig deep to secure Open
Cameron Houston
January 18, 2009

MELBOURNE is poised to retain its most coveted major event — with the State Government set to announce an agreement with Tennis Australia to keep the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

Under the deal, Melbourne Park would undergo a multimillion-dollar redevelopment. That would thwart a bid by Sydney to snatch the grand slam tournament from Victoria, while fending off international raiders from Shanghai, Madrid and Dubai, which have expressed keen interest.

The extension of the current agreement — which expires in 2016 — is expected to be finalised within weeks. As a precursor to the release of the new deal, Premier John Brumby is expected to announce a master plan for the Melbourne Park precinct during the second week of the Australian Open. The tournament begins tomorrow.

Senior State Government sources told The Sunday Age that the Government had agreed to a list of demands by Tennis Australia to keep the Open in Melbourne.

A $2 million master plan by the State Government has recommended a substantial overhaul of Melbourne Park, which is more than 20 years old and has slipped behind international standards. The redevelopment would include a museum, new administration facilities, a media centre and substantial improvements to player facilities. An elite training centre is also expected to be built.

The Government is believed to be considering the demolition of Rod Laver Arena, which would be replaced by a bigger stadium with improved corporate facilities and a faster-moving roof.

The redevelopment of Melbourne Park is estimated to cost about $300 million, according to one Government source, and would involve major changes to the MCG precinct, Brunton Avenue and the Jolimont rail yards.

The Government is also believed to have negotiated a new financial arrangement with the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust, which would see Tennis Australia receive a larger slice of revenue from the annual event.

While the event attracted crowds of more than 600,000 last year and contributes an estimated $100 million to Victoria's economy, the Australian Open faces growing pressure to retain its grand slam status, held since 1968.

The increased prestige and prize money of Shanghai's Tennis Masters Cup and the Dubai Open have fuelled local concerns, while several international players have expressed frustration over the staging of the Open in January and the tournament's substandard facilities.

Tennis Australia chief executive Steve Wood confirmed a business case study for the precinct had been completed, but said a contract extension had not been signed.

"In relation to the deal (to extend Melbourne's contract), that is about to unfold, but there is still some water to go under the bridge.

"What has become clear throughout the process is that it's time for Melbourne Park to be refurbished and refreshed … which is obvious to anyone who has visited the site recently," Mr Wood said.

He said the contract could be extended for up to 30 years to justify the Government's significant investment in the redevelopment.

A spokesman for Major Events Minister Tim Holding said the Government was determined to keep the Open in Melbourne and was still negotiating with Tennis Australia and Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust.

"Having the best sporting and major events facilities and venues is a key part of why Melbourne is regarded as a sporting capital of the world," the spokesman said.
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 02:40 AM   #85
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nobody posted the one where the Masters Cup is held, the "Shanghai Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center"?





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Old January 23rd, 2009, 02:55 AM   #86
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As if Sydney would get it. They had it up at White City stadium in Sydney in the 1970s and hardly anyone turned up. So the LTA at the time threw up their hands and took it to Melbourne permanently.

They got 64,000 on Wednesday, a record attendance at any slam/tennis event in history.

I doubt Asia will ever get a slam, they don't have any decent players.
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 12:09 PM   #87
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Stone Mountain Tennis Center, Atlanta...1996 Olympic tennis venue.

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Old January 23rd, 2009, 12:19 PM   #88
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Stadium at Key Biscayne, FL...host of the Sony Ericsson Open

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Old January 23rd, 2009, 12:21 PM   #89
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Steffi Graf Stadium, Berlin...host of the German Open.

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Old January 23rd, 2009, 12:34 PM   #90
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Indian Wells Stadium, Palm Springs CA...2nd largest tennis stadium in the world.
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 12:41 PM   #91
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Daniel Island Tennis Center, Charleston SC...host of the Family Circle Cup

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Old January 23rd, 2009, 11:04 PM   #92
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I doubt Asia will ever get a slam, they don't have any decent players.
China has decent players. Not enough to generate a Slam' obviously, but they do have the capacity to become a major force in tennis and in many other sports as well.
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 11:43 PM   #93
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Good news is the Australian Open is going to be kept in Melbourne. Bad news is the Rod Laver Arena is going to die. We cannot demolish a retractable roof stadium. Have there been any stadiums with a retractable roof that have been torn down?
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Old January 24th, 2009, 08:31 AM   #94
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They are building one in madrid "caja magica" it will hold 12000 in the largest court, its almost complete, is one of their best installation for the 2016 olympics bid.
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Old March 16th, 2009, 02:52 PM   #95
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the most beautiful tennis complex in world, most beautiful place in ATP (CROATIAN COAST) and beautiful stadium

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Old March 16th, 2009, 03:11 PM   #96
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Old March 16th, 2009, 03:55 PM   #97
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Athens Olympic Tennis center

I watced at couple of your buildings. Good, spur on. Do you make stadiums
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Old March 21st, 2009, 12:12 AM   #98
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As if Sydney would get it. They had it up at White City stadium in Sydney in the 1970s and hardly anyone turned up. So the LTA at the time threw up their hands and took it to Melbourne permanently.

They got 64,000 on Wednesday, a record attendance at any slam/tennis event in history.

I doubt Asia will ever get a slam, they don't have any decent players.
asia has grown over the years in tennis rankings. it is slow but it is moving. i bet in the next 10 years asia might produce a grandslam.
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Old March 21st, 2009, 12:56 AM   #99
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now look at this

this is possible venue for Davis Cup match Croatia-USA

ancient Roman gladiator Arena in city of Pula, clay court, 12,000 capacity












it would be the most beautiful tennis stadium in history, and you just can imagine how would Cilic, Ancic, Karlovic, Roddick, Blake, and Bryans would feel, like gladiators 2000 years ago
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now look at this

this is possible venue for Davis Cup match Croatia-USA

ancient Roman gladiator Arena in city of Pula, clay court, 12,000 capacity












it would be the most beautiful tennis stadium in history, and you just can imagine how would Cilic, Ancic, Karlovic, Roddick, Blake, and Bryans would feel, like gladiators 2000 years ago
Arena of Nīmes already did it twice, the second time, the arena was fully covered with high-tech roof (and so was removed safely next).
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