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Australian Open Kids on Court Experience 2018 – Veneto TC

January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 5:00 pm

During the first week of the Australian Open, Vida kids from all our venues have the opportunity to have an court playing experience. As part of the ANZ Hots Shots program, kids will play tennis on the court before the first match of the day. The kids will play for approx 20 to 30 minutes and then one of the kids on the court will have the opportunity to toss the coin at the start of the match. You are then free to stay for the day and watch some world class tennis and experience all of what the Australian Open has to offer.

In previous years Vida kids had some great experiences including:
Practicing with World Number 1 Novak Djokovic on an outside court
Playing on Rod Laver Arena and Hisense Arena
Tossing the coin on match courts – some kids got on the big screen!
Being interviewed on the big screen before play started

Each Vida Venue has been allocated a number of positions for our Hot Shots participants. Unfortunately, we will not be able to accommodate every child, so to make things fair we will be drawing it out of a hat if we go over the numbers allocated at each venue.

Five of the Vida venues, Essendon TC, Altona TC, Veneto Club, MCC Glen Iris Valley TC and Casa D’abruzzo Club will be offering some on court training with the on court experience. Here are all the details;

Veneto Tennis Club

  • Friday 19th Jan
    5pm to 6.30pm
    On court training, match play and activities
    Sausage sizzle
  • Saturday 20th Jan
    On court at the Australian Open
    Meeting Time 8.45am
    Entrance on lake side of Australian Open
    2 tickets (one for the child and one for the parent included)
    Must be a registered Hot Shots player, coached at Veneto TC and wear your Hot Shots shirt on the day
  • Cost $55
    Once your place is confirmed you will receive an invoice for the two day program
  • For more information contact Alex at 0412 551 563 [email protected] or


January 19 @ 8:00 am
January 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Alex Wrzesinski
0412 551 563


Veneto Club
191 Bullen Road
Bulleen ,Victoria3105Australia
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0422 240 269
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