Australian Open

Australian Open And ESPN Ace Major Broadcast Deal

Tennis Australia Press Release, May 18, 2022 Tennis Australia and ESPN are set to extend and expand a partnership that began in 1984, today announcing a new broadcast deal that will see the Australian Open broadcast in the United States […]

United By Play – AO 2022 By The Numbers

Australian Open Press Release, February 2, 2022 World No.1 Ash Barty became the first Australian to win the Australian Open since Chris O’Neil in 1978 and was presented with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup by 14-time Grand Slam champion and Barty’s long-time friend […]

King Kyrgios NFT Collection Drops At AO22

AO Press Release, February 1, 2022 Nick Kyrgios has proven himself King of the fans this year claiming the Australian Open men’s doubles crown alongside old friend Thanasi Kokkinakis. Now those fans can own their very own piece of tennis history, while joining the […]

A Champion’s Heart Guides Nadal To His Most Important Victory

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 31, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Early Monday morning, Rafael Nadal scored the most important comeback victory of his storied career when he won the 2022 Australian Open men’s singles title on Rod Laver Arena. It happened before a […]

Nadal Wins Australian Open, Earns 21st Grand Slam Title

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, January 30, 2022 Rafael Nadal captured his second Australian Open title by winning Sunday’s singles final on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 against World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia. The 35-year-old Spaniard withstood […]

Barty Gave Australian Open The Homegrown Champion It Craved

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 30, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty gave the Australian Open the champion it had been craving – a homegrown one – who is now a Grand Slam champion on clay, grass and hard court. It took 44 […]

Let The Barty Party Begin! Barty Wins Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Australia has an Australian Open singles champion once again. Their 44-year drought is finally over. Let the Barty Party begin! Saturday evening in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, top-seeded Ashleigh Barty defeated No. 27 […]

An Unexpected Melbourne Fortnight Leaves Nadal Playing For History

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) History will be on the line when Rafael Nadal walks out on Rod Laver Arena Sunday evening to face Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Nadal, […]