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  • Pre-Event
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    Monday, 13 January
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    Tuesday, 14 January
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    Wednesday, 15 January
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    Thursday, 16 January
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    Friday, 17 January
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    Saturday, 18 January
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    Sunday, 19 January
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    Monday, 20 January
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    Tuesday, 21 January
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    Wednesday, 22 January
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    Thursday, 23 January
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    Friday, 24 January
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    Saturday, 25 January
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    Sunday, 26 January
  • Post-Event
Bernie braces for toughest test

Bernie braces for toughest test

Facing Rafael Nadal in the first round of your home major isn’t ideal, and Bernard Tomic is under no illusions of what it will take to oust the world No.1.
Hewitt ready to roll

Hewitt ready to roll

Fit, in form and raring to go, Lleyton Hewitt comes into his home major determined to make every match count in the twilight of his career.
Melbourne Park set for $338m upgrade

Melbourne Park set for $338m upgrade

Melbourne Park, the venue for the Australian Open, is to have a new $338 million upgrade.
Rafter & Hewitt roll back the years

Rafter & Hewitt roll back the years

Thirteen years since last taking the court together, Aussie pair Lleyton Hewitt and the retired Pat Rafter are a surprise entry into the men's doubles at this year's Australian Open.
Azarenka flies under the radar

Azarenka flies under the radar

For someone taking aim at a third straight title in Melbourne this January, Victoria Azarenka has received scant attention in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
Nothing changes for Novak

Nothing changes for Novak

Unbeaten in his last 21 matches at Melbourne Park, it's no wonder defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is happy to stick to his trusted routines ahead of AO2014.
Confidence key for Kei

Confidence key for Kei

Japan's Kei Nishikori hopes to build on his win at last week's Kooyong Classic and make a best-ever finish at this year's Australian Open.
Federer keeps focus on first round

Federer keeps focus on first round

Roger Federer is keeping his focus squarely on Australian wildcard James Duckworth, his first hurdle in his quest to win his fifth Australian Open and 18th major overall.
Djokovic, Serena to headline opening night

Djokovic, Serena to headline opening night

Men's defending champion Novak Djokovic and women's world No.1 Serena Williams are the star acts at Rod Laver Arena on Monday night.
Rafa ready for the challenge

Rafa ready for the challenge

Rafael Nadal is keen to put four years of Melbourne frustration behind him as he seeks to join Rod Laver in the most exclusive of clubs.
Sharapova keeping it real

Sharapova keeping it real

After missing much of the second half of last year with injury, Maria Sharapova has her expectations in check ahead of Australian Open 2014.
The stress to impress

The stress to impress

Andy Murray says having a former great in your corner as coach adds pressure, but of the positive kind.

Serena warming to the task

After a career-best season in 2013, Serena Williams enters the Australian Open ready to embrace Melbourne’s heat and chase history.
Veterans hold sway in men’s qualifying

Veterans hold sway in men’s qualifying

Jimmy Wang and Michael Berrer show the value of experience by advancing into the men’s singles draw at Australian Open 2014.
Watson, Tatishvili among qualifiers in women's draw

Watson, Tatishvili among qualifiers in women's draw

Former world top 40 player Heather Watson is among the 16 players to have secured qualification for the Australian Open 2014 women's singles main draw on Saturday.
Eyes forward for Stosur

Eyes forward for Stosur

A year after a second-round loss in Melbourne capped off a disappointing summer at home, Sam Stosur has a new coach and a positive mindset for 2014.
Third time lucky for Li?

Third time lucky for Li?

After two women's singles final appearances in the past three years, Li Na is hoping a near-perfect preparation has her poised for a breakthrough at her 'home' major.
Kids Day takes centre stage

Kids Day takes centre stage

Stars of the court and the small screen came together for Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park on Saturday.
AO Blitz makes dream a reality for Aussie tennis fan

AO Blitz makes dream a reality for Aussie tennis fan

Australian Open 2014's 'AO Blitz' promotion has seen a tennis dream come true for a woman from the small Australian town of Kendall, New South Wales.
Ana ready to hit the heights

Ana ready to hit the heights

Ana Ivanovic is hoping a change to her off-court team – and a much-needed dose of confidence – can have her climbing the rankings once more.
New iPad app for Australian Open out now

New iPad app for Australian Open out now

The Australian Open has released a new app for iPad that provides the ultimate digital destination for fans.
Déjà vu for Rodionova

Déjà vu for Rodionova

Frustration for Aussie in women’s singles qualifying, but no such worries for Watson.
Top men's qualifying seeds close in on main draw

Top men's qualifying seeds close in on main draw

Martin Klizan, Denis Kudla, Stephane Robert and Frank Dancevic headline the players through to the final round of men’s qualifying for AO2014.
Novak on track, Rafa's tough road

Novak on track, Rafa's tough road

Novak Djokovic gets a kind draw for his title defence, while Rafael Nadal faces a tricky opening-round test against Bernard Tomic.
Wildcard awaits world No.1 Williams

Wildcard awaits world No.1 Williams

The draw for the Australian Open 2014 women's singles tournament has provided some potentially tricky first-round clashes.
Mixed fortunes for Aussie sisters

Mixed fortunes for Aussie sisters

Australia’s Rodionova sisters had mixed fortunes in the first round of women’s qualifying, with Anastasia advancing to the second round while younger sister Arina was eliminated.
Roger Federer and Friends night raises over $1 million

Roger Federer and Friends night raises over $1 million

It was a night of great spirit, friendly rivalry and much generosity as a packed Rod Laver Arena welcomed Roger Federer and Friends.
The next big steps for Dimitrov

The next big steps for Dimitrov

Ask any tennis expert to predict the game’s “Next Big Thing” and Grigor Dimitrov’s name invariably arises – and with good reason too.
Federer turns focus to charity

Federer turns focus to charity

Four-time Australian Open winner Roger Federer is lending a hand to charity with his build-up for this year's tournament at Melbourne Park.
Roger and the Australian Open

Roger and the Australian Open

Four times a winner at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer has a rich history at the Australian Open.
Your chance to ask Roger a question

Your chance to ask Roger a question

Roger Federer will answer some questions from Twitter users at the end of his charity match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Wednesday night.
Rusty pauses to reflect

Rusty pauses to reflect

For a player as prolific as Lleyton Hewitt, setting new tennis records can almost pass without notice. Still, you have to pause and appreciate the one he’ll be setting at AO2014 - 18 consecutive appearances in his home Grand Slam event.
Nishikori climbing to new heights with Chang

Nishikori climbing to new heights with Chang

Determined to buck the trend of the modern-day majors belonging to the tall man, Kei Nishikori is turning to the greatest height-challenged grand slam champion of the past 25 years ahead of his pseudo “home” slam next week.
Dreddy Tennis leads race to qualify

Dreddy Tennis leads race to qualify

Germany’s Dustin Brown leads the list of players vying for one of 16 qualifying spots in the main draw of Australian Open 2014.
Aussie town Kendall wins the AO Blitz and chooses Nadal

Aussie town Kendall wins the AO Blitz and chooses Nadal

Kendall (NSW) has won the AO Blitz and has chosen No.1 ranked male Rafael Nadal to cheer for during Australian Open 2014.
Australian Open 2014 makes a move on mobile

Australian Open 2014 makes a move on mobile

Australian Open 2014 is pleased to annouce the arrival of two of its most popular mobile apps for the first Grand Slam of the year.
Fresh pairings to spark men's doubles field

Fresh pairings to spark men's doubles field

Familiar names, world champions, comeback stories and a pair of well known entertainers make up the men’s doubles acceptance list at the 2014 Australian Open.
Top Australian tennis town to pick a world No.1

Top Australian tennis town to pick a world No.1

The two best tennis players in the world, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, are set to add to their already considerable fan base as part of the AO Blitz.
French players awarded AO wildcards

French players awarded AO wildcards

French players Pauline Parmentier and Lucas Pouille have been awarded wildcards into the main draw of Australian Open 2014.
Stosur makes big changes in a bid for top 10 return

Stosur makes big changes in a bid for top 10 return

Samantha Stosur is hoping for a turnaround in her form and fortunes as she winds up in Perth and heads to Hobart in readiness for the Australian Open.
Groth garners Kia deal after career-best season

Groth garners Kia deal after career-best season

Following a career-best season in which he vaulted well inside the top 200, Sam Groth has been rewarded with a Kia deal making the most of his monstrous serve.
Americans Johnson, Vickery earn AO main draw wildcards

Americans Johnson, Vickery earn AO main draw wildcards

Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery each earned main draw wildcards into January’s Australian Open by winning a tournament they almost didn’t play.
Australian Open to allow fans to pass in tickets they can't use for resale

Australian Open to allow fans to pass in tickets they can't use for resale

Tennis Australia, in conjunction with Ticketek, today launched the Australian Open Fan Marketplace – a safe and secure platform for fans to re-sell tickets to the 2014 Australian Open.
Talented fields set for AO qualifying draws

Talented fields set for AO qualifying draws

In qualifying fields laced with impressive talent, 224 players across the men’s and women’s draws will battle it out for their place in the main draw at Australian Open 2014.
Guy Sebastian court up in Kids Tennis Day

Guy Sebastian court up in Kids Tennis Day

Guy Sebastian, Samantha Jade, Stafford Brothers and Nick Jr.’s Sam Moran will join Roger Federer and some of the world’s top tennis players, celebrity guests and Nickelodeon characters for Kids Tennis Day on Saturday 11 January 2014 at Melbourne Park.
Stellar line-up set to roll into Melbourne

Stellar line-up set to roll into Melbourne

Top ranked wheelchair tennis players Shingo Kunieda and Aniek van Koot will headline the men’s and women’s fields for the Optus Australian Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships 2014 at Melbourne Park from 22-25 January.
Margaret Court Arena set for the Australian Open

Margaret Court Arena set for the Australian Open

With less than a month before the start of the Australian Open 2014, Minister for Sport and Recreation Hugh Delahunty joined Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley for the first hit on the new look Margaret Court Arena.
AO 2014 insider

AO 2014 insider

Welcome to the AO2014 insider, a guide choc-full of helpful hints and tips to enhance your experience at the year's first Grand Slam event.
Extra! Extra! Read all about it in the AO Program

Extra! Extra! Read all about it in the AO Program

The Australian Open 2014 program is out and packed with world class features and extensive player profiles.
The Rubens head Australian Open 2014 live music line-up

The Rubens head Australian Open 2014 live music line-up

Find out who's making a racket at Grand Slam Oval in January.
Ausopen.com takes centre stage

Ausopen.com takes centre stage

Australian Open 2014 will offer fans onsite and online a feast of ways to connect with the first Grand Slam tournament of the year in January.
Dellacqua and Thompson win big at December Showdown

Dellacqua and Thompson win big at December Showdown

Two more Australian Open 2014 wildcards were snapped up on the weekend after Casey Dellacqua and Jordan Thompson triumphed in the finals of the AO Play-off as part of the annual December Showdown at Melbourne Park.
Federer's happy place

Federer's happy place

There's something Roger Federer holds more dearly than winning Slams as he prepares to start Australian Open 2014 with a benefit night for children in African countries.
Melbourne set to sizzle for Australian Open 2014

Melbourne set to sizzle for Australian Open 2014

Marking the official start to summer Tennis Australia announced that players and fans can expect a sizzling fortnight of world-class tennis at the Australian Open this January.
AO Blitz player profile: Jelena Jankovic

AO Blitz player profile: Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic has enjoyed a stunning return to form and is brimming with confidence, which is exactly why you want her playing for your town during the AO Blitz.
Serve up something special this Christmas

Serve up something special this Christmas

Australian Open tickets are the perfect gift for your loved ones this Christmas, with ticketing options to suit every taste and type.
AO Blitz player profile: Stanislas Wawrinka

AO Blitz player profile: Stanislas Wawrinka

Following a career-best season, Stanislas Wawrinka is poised for a strong run at Melbourne Park, which is exactly why you want him playing for your town.
AO Blitz to meander through Mallee

AO Blitz to meander through Mallee

The AO Blitz will this week hit the Victorian Mallee centres of Swan Hill and Mildura, as well as stopping off in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick and Devonport in Tasmania.
Wu, Tang secure Australian Open wildcards

Wu, Tang secure Australian Open wildcards

Chinese talents Wu Di and Tang Hao Chen have secured Australian Open 2014 main draw wildcards after winning the Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off finals.
Wang, Zheng head AO Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off draws

Wang, Zheng head AO Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off draws

Top seeds Jimmy Wang and Saisai Zheng will headline the main draw action at the Australian Open 2014 Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off in Shenzhen, China.
Molik helps Parkes smash world tennis record

Molik helps Parkes smash world tennis record

A new world record was set in Parkes, New South Wales on Saturday when 772 people joined former world No.8 Alicia Molik to bounce balls on tennis racquets.
AO Blitz player profile: Sara Errani

AO Blitz player profile: Sara Errani

A gritty competitor and an increasing presence in the top 10, Sara Errani is exactly the kind of player you want playing for your town at Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
Hisense announced as official sponsor and supplier of AO

Hisense announced as official sponsor and supplier of AO

Hisense Australia has announced its official sponsorship of the Australian Open plus AO Series tournaments the Brisbane International and Apia International Sydney.
Tickets now on sale for a night with Roger Federer

Tickets now on sale for a night with Roger Federer

Roger Federer is set to commandeer Rod Laver Arena for a gala charity exhibition match on Wednesday 8 January.
AO Blitz player profile: Tomas Berdych

AO Blitz player profile: Tomas Berdych

Tomas Berdych's ability to inflict a giant-killing upset is exactly why you want him playing for your town at Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
Help set a Guinness World Record in Parkes

Help set a Guinness World Record in Parkes

You can help attempt to set a Guinness World Record when the AO Blitz visits Parkes in regional New South Wales on Saturday.
AO Blitz player profile: Petra Kvitova

AO Blitz player profile: Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova is on a mission to re-write history at Melbourne Park, which is exactly why you want her playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
Star power highlights AO Blitz visit to Newcastle

Star power highlights AO Blitz visit to Newcastle

Tennis stars took centre stage in Newcastle when the AO Blitz roadshow recently rolled into the New South Wales city.
AO Blitz player profile: David Ferrer

AO Blitz player profile: David Ferrer

As David Ferrer continues carving out a brilliant career outside the limelight of the game's "Big Four", he's perfectly poised to represent your town at Australian Open 2014.
Sydney school racing up AO Blitz leaderboard

Sydney school racing up AO Blitz leaderboard

St Charbel’s College in the Sydney suburb of Punchbowl has skyrocketed up the AO Blitz schools leaderboard and has its eyes set on the top prize.
AO Blitz to tour suburban Melbourne

AO Blitz to tour suburban Melbourne

UPDATE: The AO Blitz will this week will hit the Melbourne suburbs of Rowville, Bundoora, Dandenong and Eltham, as well as stopping in South Australia.
AO Blitz player profile: Agnieszka Radwanska

AO Blitz player profile: Agnieszka Radwanska

Three straight Australian Open quarterfinals prove that Melbourne Park agrees with Agnieszka Radwanska, and this is why you want her playing for your town at AO2014.
AO Blitz to light up eastern Australian states

AO Blitz to light up eastern Australian states

The AO Blitz will this week hit Sale, Colac, Caroline Springs, Malvern, Newcastle, Gosford, Sydney Olympic Park, Emerald and Gawler.
AO Blitz player profile: Juan Martin del Potro

AO Blitz player profile: Juan Martin del Potro

Slowly but surely, Juan Martin del Potro is recapturing the form that took him to Grand Slam glory in 2009, which is why you want him playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
AO Blitz player profile: Maria Sharapova

AO Blitz player profile: Maria Sharapova

She'll be as motivated as ever and has a history of rebounding from set-backs, which is exactly why you want Maria Sharapova playing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
AO Blitz to hit several states this week

AO Blitz to hit several states this week

UPDATE: The AO Blitz will this week hit Hobart, Mt Gambier, Renmark, Woolongong, Happy Valley and Traralgon.
Woodbridge joins trophies in Hong Kong

Woodbridge joins trophies in Hong Kong

On the last stop of the AO International Trophy Tour, Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge served up a tennis lesson to young players from Hong Kong on a harbour-front court overlooking the iconic city skyline.
AO Blitz player profile: Andy Murray

AO Blitz player profile: Andy Murray

It will be a more relaxed yet highly-motivated Andy Murray who arrives at Melbourne Park in 2014, making him the perfect player to represent your town during Australian Open 2014 as part of the AO Blitz.
Thousands gather for AO trophies' south China swing

Thousands gather for AO trophies' south China swing

Thousands of fans turned out to see the Australian Open trophies in southern China recently as the Australian Open International Trophy Tour continued on its route through Asia.
AO Blitz player profile: Li Na

AO Blitz player profile: Li Na

Despite her veteran status, Li Na may not have even peaked yet, making her perfectly placed to represent your town at Australian Open 2014.
AO Blitz player profile: Roger Federer

AO Blitz player profile: Roger Federer

Although he's suffered a dip in form in 2013, Roger Federer's incredible record at Melbourne Park makes him a great player to have competing for your town at Australian Open 2014.
International Trophy Tour: Laver, Norm reunite in Shanghai

International Trophy Tour: Laver, Norm reunite in Shanghai

Australian tennis legend Rod Laver added a dose of star power to the Australian Open International Trophy Tour, reuniting with Norm in Shanghai.

Townsville, Surry Hills, Bendigo, WA to be 'blitzed'

Townsville in Queensland, inner-Sydney Surry Hills, Bendigo in Victoria and Western Australia’s Duncraig, Fremantle and Burswood will enjoy AO Blitz visits this week.
AO Blitz player profile: Serena Williams

AO Blitz player profile: Serena Williams

Having produced possibly the most dominant season of her glittering career so far, wouldn't you want Serena Williams playing for your town at Australian Open 2014?
AO Blitz: play tennis and score prizes

AO Blitz: play tennis and score prizes

You could have Roger Federer playing for your town at AO2014, and possibly even win a car, by playing tennis as part of the AO Blitz.
AO Blitz player profile: Novak Djokovic

AO Blitz player profile: Novak Djokovic

Want Novak Djokovic playing for your town during Australian Open 2014? Register for the AO Blitz, start completing challenges and earn the points to make it happen.
Darwin looks to lead AO Blitz

Darwin looks to lead AO Blitz

Following a recent Blitz event at Tennis Palmerston, Darwin is determined to be one of Australia’s leading towns in the inaugural AO Blitz competition.
Rafa to reunite with Norm in Seoul

Rafa to reunite with Norm in Seoul

Rafael Nadal will be reunited with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup as the Australian Open International Trophy Tour kicks off on Friday in Seoul, Korea.
AO Blitz hits Queensland

AO Blitz hits Queensland

The AO Blitz is up and running - your chance to get an Australian Open 2014 player competing for your town. So how tennis are you?
Tennis Australia CEO Steve Wood announces resignation

Tennis Australia CEO Steve Wood announces resignation

After nearly a decade leading Tennis Australia, CEO Steve Wood announced today he has informed the Board of his intention to resign from the role at the end of September.
Roger Federer to open 2014 in Brisbane

Roger Federer to open 2014 in Brisbane

Roger Federer has announced that he will contest the 2014 Brisbane International, marking a departure from his traditional lead-in to the Australian Open.
Murray primed for more success

Murray primed for more success

After the clay and grass of Europe, tennis will this week turns its attention to hardcourts across the Atlantic for a five-week run-up to the year’s final Grand Slam event in New York, the US Open.
Roland Garros through an Aussie lens

Roland Garros through an Aussie lens

With Roland Garros approaching, our experts take a look at the storylines that could unfold in Paris.
The Australian Open your way

The Australian Open your way

Australian Open hospitality packages cater to a range of clients and customers wanting the best Grand Slam experience.
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