Tennis legend in Maffra

AUSTRALIAN tennis legend Frank Sedgman helped the Maffra Lawn Tennis Club celebrate the 90th Easter tournament.

The winner of 22 grand slam singles and double titles, Sedgman watched local players before attending a gala dinner, celebrating the tournament’s 90th anniversary.

In front of 130 people at the gala dinner, Sedgman shared stories from his playing career.

It was the first time Sedgman had been to Maffra since playing in an exhibition match in 1951.

The tournament this year attracted 275 players with record prize money for three open events.

The tournament finishes on Monday.