Australian Open tennis attracts Kiwis, Brits | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Kiwis don't just love living in Australia, tennis for them is a love game, too. The 2015 Australian Open attracted 13,200 international visitors, with 22% of them coming from New Zealand, 12% from England and 11% from the United States. A Deloitte Report found 120,000 visitors from outside Victoria went to the Australian Open, helping contribute $245 million to the state's economy. The $245 million figure was up from $239 million in 2012. The 2015 tournament created 1400 Victorian jobs and attracted 703,000 spectators.