The Australian Open provided many tennis legends with an opportunity to reconnect with their fans and each other.
Jan Lehane O’Neill, four-time Australian Open runner-up to Margaret Court, was inducted into the Australian Tennis Hall of Fame. (Photo: Tennis Australia)
The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2018 – Helena Sukova and Michael Stich – helped by a group of Australian and global legends. (Getty)
Billie Jean King took part in Tennis Australia’s #Open4all inclusion initiative and was named TA’s Woman of the Year. (Getty)
The women’s legends invitational line-up in Melbourne featured Martina Navratilova, Alicia Molik, Daniela Hantuchova, Iva Majoli, Barbara Schett, Rennae Stubbs, Lindsay Davenport and Nicole Bradtke. (Getty)
Contemporaries Bradtke and Stubbs flew the flag for local fans. (Getty)
Recently retired Hantuchova, who was also in Melbourne to do commentary for Fox Sports Asia, attended Tennis Australia’s legends Lunch for the first time. (Getty)
Molik teamed up with fellow Aussie Mark Philippoussis to play a mixed doubles exhibition against Hantuchova and Goran Ivanisevic. (Getty)