Australian Open

Australian Open 2020 Play-Off Underway Next Week

AO Press Release, December 6, 2019 The Australian Open 2020 Play-off will begin next week, with the nation’s top emerging players competing to earn a prized Australian Open 2020 wildcard into the first Grand Slam of the year. The tournament, part of the December Showdown presented […]

Kia Partners With December Showdown

AO Press Release, November 30, 2019 In a tournament first, Kia has come on board to support the annual December Showdown as part of an increased commitment to supporting Australian tennis talent. The December Showdown presented by Kia is Australia’s […]

Australian Open Extends Landmark Partnership With Mastercard

AO Press Release, November 28, 2019 The Australian Open and Mastercard will extend their global partnership in a new multi-year deal announced today. As the Official Payment Partner, Mastercard is set to deliver a range of unforgettable experiences throughout the tournament to fans onsite and […]

Stella Artois Set To Ace The Tennis This Summer

Australian Open Press Release, November 20, 2019 Stella Artois is the new Official Beer, and Pure Blonde Organic Cider the new Official Cider for the Australian Open and ATP Cup. The new multi-year deal includes pouring rights at restaurants, bars and food outlets across the Australian Open, ATP […]

Australian Open 2020 Launches In Mumbai With New Sony Pictures Networks India Partnership

AO Press Release, October 15, 2019 Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes joined Australia’s Acting Consul General Christopher Ellinger to officially launch the Australian Open in Mumbai today. Tennis Australia marked the occasion with the announcement of a three-year extension of the broadcast partnership with Sony Pictures […]

Australian Open 2020 – Be Open To Anything

MELBOURNE, October 8, 2019 (TA Press Release) Australian Open 2020 will stretch right into the city of Melbourne as the tournament premieres the biggest Grand Slam footprint in world tennis. Starting at Federation Square, in the heart of the city, and flowing through Birrarung Marr and Melbourne […]

Billy Idol Confirmed For AO Live Stage 2020

AO Press Release, August 8, 2019 British superstar Billy Idol will be part of the lineup for the AO Live Stage at Australian Open 2020. The Australian Open and Mushroom Events announced today that Idol will join Melbourne rock act The Delta Riggs on the AO Live Stage on Wednesday […]

Tennis Australia Appoints New Chief Umpire

TA Press Release, July 31, 2019 Longstanding tennis official Cheryl Jenkins has been appointed Chief Umpire of the Australian Open.  Mrs Jenkins is the tournament’s first female Chief Umpire. Brian Grace will retire from the top job after many years of service, moving into a […]