GALLERY: AO Blitz Roadshow

Tennis Australia held a very successful AO Blitz Roadshow in Parkes on Saturday.

Numerous activities were held throughout the course of the day including AO Blitz challenges, MLC Tennis Hot Shots, Cardio Tennis, Speed Serve to name a few.

Fans were treated to a visit by special guests Alicia Molik and SpongeBob Squarepants, 

The highlight of the day was breaking the Guiness World record for the number of people bouncing a tennis ball off a raquet - 772. 

Photos: Hank Paul

Jason Kennedy and Sam Lydford fed the crowds. 1113Tennis2

Jason Kennedy and Sam Lydford fed the crowds. 1113Tennis2

Talented tennis players, Rachael Westcott and Maddye Potts admired the Australian Open trophies . 1113Tennis3

Talented tennis players, Rachael Westcott and Maddye Potts admired the Australian Open trophies . 1113Tennis3

Phoebe Potts, Jake Magill, Alicia Molik, Chloe Drabsch, Holly McColl, Jessica and Lachlan Tassell, and Connor Morgan had a great day of tennis fun. 1113Tennis4

Phoebe Potts, Jake Magill, Alicia Molik, Chloe Drabsch, Holly McColl, Jessica and Lachlan Tassell, and Connor Morgan had a great day of tennis fun. 1113Tennis4

Senior Constable James Dolbel, Alex Sammut-Paul and Constable Charlie the Penguin. 1113Tennis5

Senior Constable James Dolbel, Alex Sammut-Paul and Constable Charlie the Penguin. 1113Tennis5

Bill and Joan Paul stopped to have a photo with Constable Charlie.

Bill and Joan Paul stopped to have a photo with Constable Charlie.

A massive crowd was on hand for the world record attempt.

A massive crowd was on hand for the world record attempt.

Alicia Molik helped SpongeBob with his forehand.

Alicia Molik helped SpongeBob with his forehand.

772 Parkes shire people attempted the record.

772 Parkes shire people attempted the record.

Parkes Public School Pricipal, Leanne Breadon has a mean serve. 1113Tennis9

Parkes Public School Pricipal, Leanne Breadon has a mean serve. 1113Tennis9

Members of Parkes High School’s Carpe de Circus showed off their juggling talents. 1113Tennis1

Members of Parkes High School’s Carpe de Circus showed off their juggling talents. 1113Tennis1