Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver ArenaRod Laver Arena is a 15,000 seat stadium in Melbourne Park located 5 minutes walk from Melbourne's CBD.

Variously known as 'Flinders Park', the 'National Tennis Centre' or 'Centre Court', the venue was renamed Rod Laver Arena in 2000, in recognition of Rod Laver's remarkable tennis career that saw him achieve the Grand Slam twice and cement him as one of the world's greatest ever male tennis champions.

The Australian Open (tennis) has been held every year at Melbourne Park since 1988. As well as the tennis facilities and entertainment venues, Melbourne Park also houses administration offices for Melbourne & Olympic Parks, Tennis Australia and the Australian Open.

Rod Laver Arena's remarkable versatility has been evidenced in the amazing array of events over the years - from rodeos and dirt bike demonstrations, gymnastics, wrestling, boxing, family shows, memorials, concerts and of course, the tennis.

Melbourne & Olympic Parks is ideally situated for access by public transport and is readily accessible from any direction. A short walk from Flinders Street train station via the William Barak footbridge. Parking throughout the Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct is limited.

Main entrances for all venues are located via Olympic Blvd (previously known as Swan St) between Punt Road to the East and the Yarra River to the West.

To avoid disappointment, patrons are strongly encouraged to use public transport.

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