Australian Open

Mmoh Charges Into Australian Open Wild Card Challenge Lead

USTA Press Release, November 11, 2019 Twenty-one-year-old Michael Mmoh took the men’s lead into the final stretch of the Australian Open Wild Card Challenge by winning the USTA Pro Circuit Challenger 80 in Knoxville, Tenn., last week. Mmoh, with 83 Challenge points, […]

Stewart Leads Women’s Australian Open Wild Card Challenge

USTA Press Release, October 28, 2019 Twenty-two-year-old Katerina Stewart has the Week 1 lead in the women’s Australian Open Wild Card Challenge after winning the USTA Pro Circuit W80 event in Macon, Ga., on Sunday — an encouraging result for […]

Australian Open Wild Card Challenge To Begin Next Week

WHITE PLAINS, October 18, 2019 (USTA Press Release) The USTA announced that the Australian Open Wild Card Challenge, which utilizes indoor and outdoor hard-court pro tournaments to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the […]

Australian Open 2020 Launches In Mumbai With New Sony Pictures Networks India Partnership

AO Press Release, October 15, 2019 Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes joined Australia’s Acting Consul General Christopher Ellinger to officially launch the Australian Open in Mumbai today. Tennis Australia marked the occasion with the announcement of a three-year extension of the broadcast partnership with Sony Pictures […]

Australian Open 2020 – Be Open To Anything

MELBOURNE, October 8, 2019 (TA Press Release) Australian Open 2020 will stretch right into the city of Melbourne as the tournament premieres the biggest Grand Slam footprint in world tennis. Starting at Federation Square, in the heart of the city, and flowing through Birrarung Marr and Melbourne […]

Billy Idol Confirmed For AO Live Stage 2020

AO Press Release, August 8, 2019 British superstar Billy Idol will be part of the lineup for the AO Live Stage at Australian Open 2020. The Australian Open and Mushroom Events announced today that Idol will join Melbourne rock act The Delta Riggs on the AO Live Stage on Wednesday […]

Tennis Australia Appoints New Chief Umpire

TA Press Release, July 31, 2019 Longstanding tennis official Cheryl Jenkins has been appointed Chief Umpire of the Australian Open.  Mrs Jenkins is the tournament’s first female Chief Umpire. Brian Grace will retire from the top job after many years of service, moving into a […]