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Specsavers Celebrates The Australian Open and Sets Local's Sights On Rod Laver Arena Tickets

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WIN Ground Passes for you and three friends to the Australian Open on Tuesday, January 21st thanks to Specsavers, the Official Eyecare Partner of the Australian Open.

Just tweet your comment on the best thing about the Australian Open held in Melbourne using hashtag #theworldlovesmelbourne. Winner will be announced Friday morning January 17th. Judges decision will be final, no correspondence entered into and tickets couriered to the winner (need to be in Melbourne).

Also. to help celebrate the partnership, Melbourne Specsavers stores Chadstone, Little Collins, Collins Place, Melbourne Central and Highpoint will be holding an Australian Open Week, 13 – 19 January.

The stores’ staff will be dressed in their finest tennis outfits and customers who come in and make a glasses purchase of $149 or more during the week, will not only be equipping their eyes for the biggest tennis tournament of the year, they will also go in the draw to win a double pass to a Rod Laver Arena match thanks to Specsavers.

As the Official Eyecare Partner of the Australian Open, Specsavers will have an optometrist testing the eyes of key tournament staff and players.

David Southgate, store partner and optometrist at Specsavers Collins Place, says he is thrilled to offer one of his customers a chance to win a golden ticket to the Australian Open.

“The Australian Open is arguably the event of the year for Melbournians and Australians alike, so to have this partnership and the ability to offer my customers Rod Laver Arena tickets is a real coup. We hope Melbournians come in during the week to get their eyes tested and get fitted with some stylish frames so they are match-fit for the tournament. We will be raring to go, dressed up in our tennis gear!” says David.

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley says, “We are delighted to welcome Specsavers as the Official Eyecare Partner of Australian Open 2014,”

“The players love the extra care they receive here at the Australian Open and the eye health care services provided to them and many of our staff by Specsavers will not only be much appreciated, but help raise awareness of the importance of regular eye testing.

“This is particularly important in our sport, when so much time is spent outdoors in the sun,” Tiley continued.

David adds, “With so much time spent outdoors in the harsh summer sun during the tennis season, we encourage locals to take up our offer of free polarising in all prescription sunglasses, commencing 30 January 2014. Polarised sunglasses are a vital defence against potentially irreversible eye damage, eliminating 99.9 per cent of glare by reflected light and offering 100 per cent UV protection for your eyes.

Event details:

What – Australian Open Week at Specsavers to celebrate Specsavers as the Official Eyecare Partner of the Australian Open

When – 13-19 January 2014, 9am – 5.30pm

Where – Specsavers Chadstone, Little Collins, Collins Place, Melbourne Central and Highpoint

How – Purchase glasses from the $149 range and above and be in to win a double pass to a Rod Laver Arena match. Enter in store!

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