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What's the longest distance you have travelled mainly for tennis?

When a tennis tournament was the main reason for your trip.

Second question: What's the longest distance you have travelled for tennis on one day? I mean going to the tournament and back home on the same day.

1. Wimbledon - about 1000 km.

2. Berlin - 300 km (3 hours by car)
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1. Australian Open, about 10.000 km
2. Same day.... about 20 km. They are either very close or very far
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4 hours with the car - (Strasbourg - watching Anke vs. Müller in 2001)

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Luxembourg which took about 6hrs by boat and car.

and this year im going to Indian Wells which is 11.30hrs flight. Although thats not only for the tennis, we wanted to go there anyway so just killing two birds with one stone really. The first week we will spend at tennis and the second were gonna travel a bit.

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Roland Garros, about 5 hours by car...
(same answer for the second question )

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1. Wimbledon, 19-20 hours by boat and train.

I have been at many tournys but I userly stay 3-4 days so can't answer the second Q...longerst by car Leipzig 5 times, 9 hours and Amsterdam by bus about 10 hours.

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From Wales to Melbourne, Australia, via Perth. Dont ask me how many KMs that is, buts its a bloody lot!!

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Only places in Europe, France (Paris), Spain (Madrid, Tarragona, Oviedo, La Manga, Jerez and tomorrow Zaragoza for the exhibition match ), Germany (Filderstadt) and Switzerland (Zurich); which one is the furthest from England I'm not sure, possibly Jerez?

The shortest would definitely be Wimbledon; 15 minutes by train.

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From my home town to Brussels - which is about 90km
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Drove over 17 hours when we went to North Carolina for Fed Cup - to see Monica Seles play.

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