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Rod Laver Arena

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Address: Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Great venue

Tennis here is as good as it gets. Take it easy and walk there its surprisingly close, Sofitel is a good hotel option

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Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Tennis here is as good as it gets. Take it easy and walk there its surprisingly close, Sofitel is a good hotel option

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

An absolute must do as part of Melbourne summer is a session at the Australian Open. Get your tickets for later rounds in advance, you're sure to see a good match in any case!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great arena and tennis courts to watch a variety of top class tennis. Kids area and grounds immaculate. Food was prices one should expect,except if have kids who love slushes on hot days. $7:50 for a medium size container for frozen coke. A real rip off. No way could costs,set up,wages etc justify a 750 % hike in what fast... More 

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Booked hoping Rafa would be playing that day he wasn't however, I got to see him practice for over 90 mins and your very close was fab as to see him was on my bucket list. I was 2 feet away waiting to get his autograph and a surge of people from the other side of the court nearly knocked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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We went to the Australian Open and spent the day at Rod Laver Arena watching wonderful tennis from Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal!

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Adelaide, Australia
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It's huge. We saw most of the games in Margaret Court Arena but peaked into Rod Laver when the doors were open. the whole area is huge and well worth a visit.

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Covington, Louisiana
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My wife and I have a rather long bucket list which includes attending each of the slam events. We attended the US Open in 2008 and have attended the 5th slam at Indian Wells several times. We now know why this slam is called the Happy Slam! The weather was great and the hosts were delightful to deal with. Everyone... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Definitely a bucket list item - what a fantastic experience. World class athletes combined with fantastic event in Melbourne. HIghly recommend.

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Chaos getting in whilst afternoon crowd were trying to get out! Needs to be more organised. Very uncomfortable seats - take a cushion! Great tennis though.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Rod Laver Arena for the AO, fantastic place, great weather and view, really enjoyed and will be back again next year!

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