Craig Tiley

Craig Tiley: ‘Worse-Case Scenario Is No AO’

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis Australia chief executive and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has conceded that next year’s annual summer of tennis “will be compromised” as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has […]

Australian Open Launches In Melbourne

AO Press Release, October 9, 2018 Australian Open 2019 was officially launched at Melbourne Park today. The Hon. John Eren MP, Victorian Minister for Sport, Tourism and MajorEvents, joined Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley and 22-time Grand Slam champion Todd Woodbridge on a specially designed art […]

Infosys Becomes Official Partner Of Australian Open

AO Press Release, September 11, 2018 A strategic three-year partnership between the Australian Open and global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, Infosys was announced in Melbourne on Monday. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley was joined by Infosys Senior Vice President and Regional Head Australia […]

Grand Slam Dunk A First For Tennis And Basketball

AO Press Release, December 6, 2017 Tennis Australia and the National Basketball League have teamed up for a Grand Slam first at Australian Open 2018. In a win for sports fans, NBL teams Melbourne United and the Cairns Taipans will play an official match, dubbed the AO Game, at […]

Melbourne Park Serves Up Disney Magic

AO Press Release, November 29, 2017 The tennis just got a little more magical with The Walt Disney Company Australia becoming the Official Family Entertainment Partner of Australian Open 2018. Tiny fans dressed as their favourite Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar characters took over Melbourne Park today […]

Barnesy To Smash MND At The Tennis

MELBOURNE, November 24, 2017 (TA Press Release) Tennis Australia, in association with Mushroom Events, is delighted to announce Australian rock icon Jimmy Barnes as the headline act for the first ever FightMND charity concert at the AO Live Stage. Taking place the night before the Australian […]

Australian Open Launches In Shanghai

SHANGHAI, October 17, 2017 (Press Release) Australian Open 2018 was launched in Shanghai on Monday, with organisers unveiling two major new Chinese partners, an extended broadcast deal and a host of new initiatives designed to further entrench the tournament in the hearts […]

Australian Open Set To Soar To New Heights In 2018

MELBOURNE, October 10, 2017 (Press Release) Two of Australia’s rising tennis stars were on hand to launch Australian Open 2018 on Tuesday, taking to the roof of Rod Laver Arena for a friendly hit. Jaimee Fourlis (18) and Destanee Aiava (17) witnessed first-hand the current refurbishment […]

Tennis Australia To Partner With Rafa Nadal Academy

MELBOURNE, January 27, 2017 Tennis Australia announced Friday an exciting new partnership with the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy. The 14-time Grand Slam singles champion opened his new tennis academy in Spain last year. The wide-ranging deal will involve Australian players utilising […]