Darwin Hosts Davis Cup in July 2015
COME ON! Darwin Darwin Darwin Oi Oi Oi here we go, here we go, here we go, and here we GO to Darwin for the Davis Cup 2015!
The Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles and Sport and Recreation Minister Gary Higgins were joined by Tennis Australia’s Todd Woodbridge to make the historic announcement in Darwin.
“This is huge for the Territory and great news for local tennis fans, Mr Giles said.
“We have worked hard to secure one of the world’s most widely watched and highly anticipated sporting events and I’m confident there will be a huge turnout at Marrara for some first-class tennis.”
Wow! I am so excited about hearing the Davis Cup is coming to Darwin in July. A big fan of tennis I was lucky enough to get tickets and see the Aussies win the Davis Cup against Spain at Rod Laver Arena in 2003 it is one of the most exciting sporting events I have seen and I have my tickets to go see the Aussies play Kazakhstan.
A purpose built grass stadium court and two practice courts are looking fantastic for the July 17-19 tie and the Aussie’s have said that they are very excited to be playing in Darwin and this will give us the best chance to progress to the semi finals.
So why wouldn’t they be excited about playing in Darwin? We all know Darwin is the best place to be in winter as the weather is perfect, the lifestyle is great and you get to wear your shorts and thongs everyday! Plus Northern Territorians just love our sport and dressing up for an event like the Tennis is easy, it just comes naturally.
The Aussie’s are looking to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2006 in Darwin, Australia’s squad will consist of Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Sam Groth and veteran Lleyton Hewitt. Such great talent to choose from and possibly the best squad produced for Davis Cup since 2006 or even 2003.
“This major international event will showcase our great sporting facilities, highlight our fantastic outdoor lifestyle and promote the Territory as a great tourism destination.”