Tennis Australia acknowledges that the AO is held on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country and we extend our respects to Elders past and present and to all First Nations People.
The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. It features men's and women's singles; men's, women's, and mixed doubles; junior's championships; and wheelchair, legends, and exhibition events.
The Tennis Australian Open Championship established itself as one of the world’s Premier tournaments staged annually during the last two weeks of January, with Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia as the elected event host.
The Australian Open kicks off the tennis year down under in Melbourne. With constantly improving facilities hosting all the top players, the Aussie Open has grown from the far-away sibling of the other three Slams to a showcase of creativity and ambition, unburdened by tradition. As Tennis Australia’s oldest Official Tour Operator, Grand Slam Tennis Tours offers the best Front Row, Category 1, and Category 2 courtside seating in Rod Laver Arena; all of our seats on Margaret Court Arena are ...
Armed with a history going back to 1905, the Australian Open sets things going as far as the entire tennis season is concerned. A unique aspect of this event is the blue Plexicushion surface, which has been in use since 2008. Incidentally, the Melbourne Open relied upon the grass as its surface up until 1988.
NOVAK DJOKOVIC could be BANNED from the Australian Open with unvaccinated players unlikely to be allowed into the country. The world No1 and defending champion, 34, refuses to reveal whether he has had the coronavirus jab.
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Photo credit: Australian Open Facebook/Tennis Australia The 2022 Australian Open is a historic crossroads. Reigning AO champion Novak Djokovic isn't sure if he'll make the major step to Melbourne.
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