Australian Open

Fortnite To Land At Australian Open 2019

MELBOURNE, January 8, 2019 (AO Press Release) The largest Australian event in competitive gaming, Fortnite Summer Smash at the Australian Open, is set to take place on 26-27 January during finals weekend at the Australian Open 2019. Some of the best […]

Novak Djokovic And Victoria Azarenka To Headline Kids Tennis Day At Australian Open 2019

MELBOURNE, January 6, 2019 (AO Press Release) World No.1 and six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and two-time AO champ Victoria Azarenka will join a host of top players, singer Guy Sebastian and much-loved children’s characters at Kids Tennis Day onSaturday 12 January.  Djokovic and Azarenka will be joined by world […]

Full AO Live Stage Line-Up Revealed As Australian Open Excitement Builds

MELBOURNE, January 4, 2019 (AO Press Release) Hit duo Flight Facilities with Slum Sociable & Groove City, popular rock band DMA’S and Jack River and electronic indie pop band Safia and incredible young Australian talent RUEL have been added to the impressive AO Live Stage roster for 2019 and will perform as follows: […]

Destanee Aiava, Ellen Perez And Zoe Hives Awarded Australian Open Wildcards

MELBOURNE, January 4, 2019 (AO Press Release) Australia’s presence in the women’s draw at Australian Open 2019 has been boosted by three thanks to the awarding of wildcards to a trio of the nation’s brightest talents. Destanee Aiava, Ellen Perez and Zoe Hives will play in […]

Djokovic Heavy Favourite To Win The 2019 Australian Open

STARNBERG, January 3, 2019 Alexander Zverev ended 2018 on a high and his ATP Finals victory suggested that the new generation might just be able to vanquish the old guard in 2019. The 21-year-old went into the final of the […]

Record $62.5 Million In Prize Money For Australian Open 2019

MELBOURNE, January 1, 2019 (AO Press Release) The Australian Open has increased prize money to an historic high of $62.5 million, up 14 percent on 2018. Australian Open Tournament Director CEO Craig Tiley said the increase was just one way the organisers continued […]

The Australian Open Serves Up Inaugural Sports Film Festival

MELBOURNE, December 24, 2018 (Press Release) The Australian Open will launch yet another Grand Slam first for 2019 with the inaugural AO Sports Film Festival. Throughout the entire two weeks of the tournament, tennis fans can mix up their tennis action […]