Australian Open

Tennis Australia Opts For Fewer Spectators For Australian Open

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to a report in Melbourne daily The Age, Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has decided on how he plans to run next year’s Australian Open: by reducing the number of spectators and […]

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 […]

Aussie Young Guns Step Onto Rod Laver Arena In eSports Battle

Australian Open Press Release, April 25, 2020 Alex de Minaur and Alexei Popyrin have faced off against each other in an exclusive eSports match of the AO Tennis 2 game as part of an exclusive preview of the new AO Tennis Series eSports competition, set to commence next […]

Craig Tiley: ‘We Are In An Unprecedented Crisis’

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In retrospect, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley’s 14-word, 80-character tweet posted on his Twitter page Thursday was one he probably wished hadn’t been necessary. Yet, it succinctly summed up his own feelings and those […]

Australian Open 2020 – By the Numbers

MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (Press Release) Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Sofia Kenin from the United States have been crowned the Australian Open singles champions for 2020, attendance records have been broken again, and more than $6 million has been […]

Djokovic Secures Eighth Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Novak Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in four hours to claim the 2020 Australian Open title and […]