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Summer in Australia is tennis. Balmy nights, world-class tennis players, colourful fans, live entertainment at Grand Slam Oval and all the tennis action live on the big screen at Garden Square. For two weeks in January, Melbourne Park has it all.
Witness the drama unfold as the world's greatest athletes dominate the courts at Melbourne Park and test each other's skill, determination, courage and endurance. More than mere sporting heroes, the likes of Rafa, Roger, Novak, Andy, Maria, Victoria and Serena are global superstars, all striving to claim the first Grand Slam title of the tennis season. Every year the Australian Open gets bigger, better, more intense and more breathtaking as these stunning athletes leave nothing to chance in their quest for the ultimate prize.
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There's always something new to discover in Melbourne's hive of bustling, creative laneways with their boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars.
The Australian Open is the year's first tennis Grand Slam and one of the best times to be in Melbourne - warm days, balmy nights and laneway living.
When there's no going home on an empty stomach and you're looking for something more than a kebab, these Melbourne eateries come to the rescue.
Take an unexpected turn, duck into one of Melbourne's famed laneways, scamper up some stairs and take a tipple in a bar with a distinct personality.