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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 2011, 03:01 AM Thread Starter
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Hitting partner in Melbourne

I know that this doesn't concern a WTA player, but I am a tennis player, so I'm not entirely off-topic .

I'm new to Melbourne and very sad that I haven't played tennis in the time I've been here. What suggestions do you have? I'm pretty sure that the U.S. has a website where you can find players in your area and at your level. Is there something similar in Australia? I don't have the funds to go to a club and hit with a teaching pro (and I'm certified as a teaching pro myself, so I wouldn't want to give someone money for a job that I would prefer to have myself!!), and I would prefer to play on free public courts- if they exist.

I'm not particularly picky with the level of whoever wants to play, but it would be nice to hit with someone who at least has a solid level. I'll be rusty, for sure, but I'm not inexperienced.

Many thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 2011, 03:42 AM
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You can post on Tennis Australia.... Despite posting there I've never ever gotten a reply.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 4th, 2011, 11:52 AM
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Try Gumtree, I met my current hitting partner there, a former top 10 junior from Columbia! Also met a few other College players out from UK/USA in Melbourne too on there.
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ausboy thinks hes too good to hit with you? please girl, Rad can beat you.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Apr 7th, 2015, 10:18 AM
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Re: Hitting partner in Melbourne

Anyone who wants to have a friendly fun hit/game? This group is for anyone who's interested in tennis. All skills levels are welcome. (Aurora Estate) in the northern suburb of Epping has 4 new outdoor hard courts with lighting which is open to the community and the general public for FREE. So join our group and let's get together and play http://www.meetup.com/Northern-Social-Tennis
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