Tennis Auckland is an Incorporated Society providing the delivery of tennis services and activities to its member clubs and the general public in the Auckland area. There are over 50 clubs within the region and a further 14 clubs in the associate Counties region with a total membership of 9,500 affiliates.

Tennis Auckland provides four public tennis facilities in Auckland at ASB Tennis Arena (managed by Next Generation Club), Scarbro Tennis Centre in Glen Innes, Nicholson Park in Mt Eden and Manukau Tennis Centre in Manukau.

Tennis Auckland hosts two international tennis tournaments in January each year at ASB Tennis Arena; the ASB Classic featuring many of the world’s top men and women players.

Tennis Auckland’s vision is to make tennis a part of every Aucklander’s life and the purpose is to advance the sport of tennis in the region by enabling rewarding tennis opportunities for everyone on a sustainable basis.

Management Team

Tennis Auckland Management Team has a wide spectrum of experience and skills and strives towards delivering the very best tennis experience for its members and the public.



Chief Executive
Karl Budge

Karl Budge

Tournament Director

Karl has tennis well and truly in his veins having been the Director of Sales and Marketing at WTA for two years and, prior to that, in similar roles at the Australian Open. Karl is focused on making the international tournaments an unforgettable experience for players, spectators and supporters. Karl enjoys many sports, including tennis, but has also excelled in both cricket and rugby.

David Frank

David Frank

General Manager Tennis & Facilities

David has over 30 years of experience in the racquets, leisure, resort, sport and education sectors. A UK career in delivering tennis, wider sports management and coaching services domestically and internationally, David moved to New Zealand in 2008.  He was Chief Executive at Tennis Northern for nine years and in 2017 joined Tennis Auckland to take on the role as General Manager, Tennis & Facilities.

Phone:021 029 53547

Paula Macks

Paula Macks

Finance & Administration Manager

Paula Macks joined the team as our Finance and Administration Manager.  Paula is an experienced Chartered Accountant who’s previous experience include KPMG, Auckland Council, time working in the construction/development industry and most recently in the not for profit sector.


Phone:021 960 228


Simon Crozier Domestic Tournament & Centre Manager 021 850 608
James Greenhalgh Regional Performance Manager 021 333 903
Ann Hill Business Administrator / Business Event Manager, ASB Classic 021 389 291
Rhonda Karl Head of Marketing & Commercial, ASB Classic 0221 880 336
Mark Lewis Clubs and Schools Manager 027 449 8818
Mel Miller Operations Manager, ASB Classic  021 711 338
Assistant Accountant 09 373 3623
Kayla Englehardt Interclub Administrator  021 675 989
Annette May Interclub Administrator 021 675 012
Peter Denton Groundsman  021 675 997