This FACT indicates the number of tennis courts within 30km of the CBD in each city. Tennis has become increasingly popular over the years in Australia since its arrival in the late 1800s, with a considerable amount of courts springing up in each state. Professional Australian players have been ranked against some of the world’s best with legends such as Patrick Rafter and Lleyton Hewitt and current players such as Nick Kyrgios. According to data from Tennis Australia for the year 2018, the city with the highest number of courts is Melbourne at 1,702. The city with the lowest number is Darwin at 25.