Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park
* Address: Melbourne
* Country: Australia
* Capacity: 14,000
* Opened: 11 January 1988
* Main use: Tennis
Extra stadium info – Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park
The Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park has a retractable roof. It is known as a venue for several events, like basketball, boxing, concerts, conferences, mixed martial arts, netball, skateboarding, swimming, tennis and wrestling. The stadium is named after Rod Laver, a three-time winner of the Australian Open. He is generally regarded as one of the best tennis players ever.