Ten­nis kids get be­hind the scenes tour of Mel­bourne Park

Mansfield Courier - - SPORT - By DAVID MIMS

YOUNG ten­nis fans from around Mans­field had a day to re­mem­ber when a day trip to Mel­bourne Park, in­clud­ing Rod Laver Arena was or­gan­ised.

Mans­field ten­nis coach Danny Cahill ar­ranged the trip, with around 50 very ex­cited kids and five adults head­ing to Mel­bourne at 7.30am on a Satur­day morn­ing.

The day in­cluded hav­ing a hit on show­court three plus out­side courts, and a be­hind the scenes tour of the fa­cil­ity, in­clud­ing cen­tre court, cor­po­rate boxes, player locker rooms and the me­dia cen­tre.

Ac­cord­ing to Cahill, the noise on the bus there and back was in­dica­tive of the ex­cite­ment and fun the kids had, mak­ing the day a huge suc­cess.

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