Tennis With Tennis Australia in hot water, could there be a grand slam coup?

Tennis With Tennis Australia in hot water, could there be a grand slam coup?

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As the Asian tennis market grows, an opportunity may arise for another host to swoop in.

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Despite being known as the “happy slam”, the past two years have been anything but a good time for the Australian Open.

Usually lauded for being the best-managed slam on the tour, pandemic rules, strict borders and some poor decision-making have left Tennis Australia fighting fires on multiple fronts.

As the Asian tennis market grows, and with Australia’s geographical separation from the world an increasingly difficult barrier to negotiate amid COVID, an opportunity may present itself for another host to swoop in. 

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Josefine Ganko

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Josefine is a general reporter with a particular interest in public policy, law reform and sometimes sport. Josefine started at Crikey while completing degrees in law and public policy at the ANU, where she was an editor at Woroni.

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