Australian Open

Nadal Returns To Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, January 15, 2017 The start of the 2017 Autralian Open is only hours away and the top players met the media for pre-tournament press conferences. Rafael Nadal has returned to Melbourne Park after he had suffered his first opening-round exit […]

Raonic And Bouchard To Represent Canada At The Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2017 The draws have been made for the 2017 edition of the Australian Open with Canadians Eugenie Bouchard (Montreal, QC) and Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON) earning direct entry into the main draw for the first Grand Slam […]

Djokovic Opens Australian Open Title Defence Against Verdasco

MELBOURNE, January 13, 2017 This is the 105th edition of the Australian Championships, which began in 1905, as well as being the 49th Australian Open and the 196th Grand Slam tournament of the Open Era. Melbourne Park hosts the tournament […]

The Seeds Are Set For Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 12, 2017 The seeds have been set for Australian Open 2017. Heading up the men’s seeds is new world No.1 Andy Murray, with defending Australian Open champion and fellow world No.1 Angelique Kerber the top seed in the […]

Williams Sisters Welcome Ball Kids At Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, January 10, 2017 Venus and Serena Williams welcomed more than 380 ball kids to Melbourne Park on Tuesday as we enter the six day countdown to Australian Open 2017. Venus thanked the young unsung heroes of the tournament before […]

Fantasy Tennis League Launches Ahead Of Australian Open 2017

MELBOURNE, January 9, 2017 Tennis fans can pit their wits against friends, family and colleagues in Fantasy Tennis League, which officially launches today ahead of Australian Open 2017. Free to enter, Fantasy Tennis League allows entrants to pick a team […]

Del Potro To Miss Australian Open

AUCKLAND, December 24, 2016 Juan Martin Del Potro will miss the start of the new season, starting in January. The 28-year-old from Argentina has struggled with wrist problems since reaching a career-high World No. 4 in 2010 and announced overnight […]

Australian Open Increases Prize Purse, Haas Ready To Return

STANRBERG, December 23, 2016 The Australian Open has increased its total prize money by 14 percent to a record A$50 million (about €35 million), with A$3.7 million (€2.58 million) up for grabs for the winners of the singles tournaments, the […]

Australian Open Kicks-Off April Fools’ Day

STARNBERG, April 1, 2016 April Fools’ Day on the tennis circuit. We have listed some of today’s practical jokes: 1.The Australian Open is going to switch surface to wood: BREAKING: Timber surface to debut at #AusOpen 2017! — Australian Open […]