Lack of Prestige Residential Rentals Volley Tennis Players to Hotels

Players such as Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf were amongst those who preferred the tranquility of Melbourne suburbs, setting up homes in Elwood and Toorak for their visits. Agents say South Yarra, East Melbourne and Brighton were also hotspots.

“Nowadays though,” said one insider, “if you own a substantial enough property for a tennis player to interested in, you have the money and don’t take the risk in case your property is damaged.”

Of course our home-grown talent own real estate Melbourne – Lleyton Hewitt owns an apartment at the Yve complex on St Kilda Road, Mark Philippoussis has owned a couple of homes in Williamstown – and Todd Woodbridge calls himself a Brightonian.


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Marc Pallisco

A former property analyst and print journalist, Marc is the publisher of