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Roy Emerson Tennis Centre

Whether you're up for a friendly match or keen to work on your backhand, this six-court centre has you sorted.
By Stephanie Monteith
April 19, 2021
By Stephanie Monteith
April 19, 2021

Formerly the Milton Tennis Centre and Milton Bowls Club, the Roy Emerson Tennis Centre is a rejuvenated sports complex, playground and parkland just a short train ride from the Brisbane CBD. 

As the home of tennis in Queensland since 1915, it has seen some of the greats play here — but you don't have to be a grand slam champ to have fun at these courts. 

The Tennis Centre is open seven days a week, offering coaching and private lessons with Tennis Australia-qualified coaches for players of all levels. 

You can hire a court with your mates and play your way for $20 during the day or $27 after 5pm. Don't have the gear? No need to sweat from the sidelines. You can hire or buy equipment on site and save your perspiration for the game.

If you're looking for an extra challenge and want to lean into your competitive side, consider joining the club and Tennis Queensland for a whole year for just $20. The membership gives you access to a bunch of benefits, including cheaper court hire rates, making it that little bit easier to start serving aces.

The Emerson Coffee Shop is open 8.30am-6pm for simple post-match refreshments of coffee and cake, savoury quiches, slushies, smoothies and milkshakes.


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