Adelaide Oval Tennis 1878-2012 (2014)

ADELAIDE OVAL TENNISAdelaide Oval is world famous for cricket and with a renowned football history. However, in 1878 the first tennis club in Australia was formed at the ground and the Oval hosted nineteen colonial and state championships, including two Australasian championships in 1910 and 1920. This is the story of the big events and the clubs – Adelaide Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and the Adelaide Oval Lawn Tennis Club which occupied the lawns for over 130 years.

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