10 January 2018   

Stockland Highlands was proud to partner with Hume Tennis to host the 2018 Melbourne Tennis Wheelchair Open.

Highlands hosted international wheelchair athletes at the Hume Tennis and Community Centre from 16th of January to the 20th of January 2018.

This annual open is part of the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) 1 series, and included men & women’s, singles & doubles draws, and a junior event for boys.  

There was up to $40,000 in prizes up for grabs!

Attendance was free and a decent crowd marveled at the incredible athletes on display!

Hume Tennis and Community Centre also hosted a number of events to keep the energy going and provided the chance to meet some of the talented players.

  • Monday 15th January - welcome BBQ and official opening
  • Wednesday 17th January - community night and food trucks
  • Friday 19th January - players night and BBQ
  • Saturday 20th January - tournament presentation and closing ceremony.