19 January - 1 February 2015
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  • Pre-Event
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    Monday, 19 January
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    Tuesday, 20 January
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    Wednesday, 21 January
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    Thursday, 22 January
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    Friday, 23 January
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    Saturday, 24 January
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    Sunday, 25 January
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    Monday, 26 January
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    Tuesday, 27 January
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    Wednesday, 28 January
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    Thursday, 29 January
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    Friday, 30 January
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    Saturday, 31 January
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  • Post-Event
Djokovic chasing taste of sweet success

Djokovic chasing taste of sweet success

Novak Djokovic is a man of routines in Melbourne. One involves chocolate. The other? Collecting Australian Open titles.
Match of the Day: Rafa's early test

Match of the Day: Rafa's early test

AO Analyst Craig O'Shannessy runs the rule over Rafa's tricky opening-round encounter against Russia's Mikhail Youzhny on Monday.
Bouchard’s tough talking

Bouchard’s tough talking

Eugenie Bouchard has every reason to bask in the glow of her run to the semifinals in Melbourne last year, but the Canadian is in no mood for reflection 12 months on.
Modest Wawrinka reaching peak form

Modest Wawrinka reaching peak form

Winning the Australian Open last year finally catapulted Stan Wawrinka into the big time. Now he is firmly established in the world's top four as he prepares to defend his crown.
Raonic back to where it began

Raonic back to where it began

Milos Raonic is now firmly established as one of the world’s top 10 players after a journey that gathered pace in Melbourne four years ago.
Kyrgios relishing big-match atmosphere

Kyrgios relishing big-match atmosphere

Nick Kyrgios made a splash at AO 2014 and the Australian teenager is eager to build on last year's success. The only cloud on the horizon is a niggling back injury.
AO Spotlight: Rafael Nadal

AO Spotlight: Rafael Nadal

After a rollercoaster 2014, Rafael Nadal arrives in Australia with some big questions to answer over his form and fitness.
Murray’s pragmatic approach

Murray’s pragmatic approach

Andy Murray’s road to a fourth Melbourne final looks daunting, but it’s a task the sixth seed isn’t running from.
Nadal eager to make up for lost time

Nadal eager to make up for lost time

Rafael Nadal's record of four wins and four defeats in seven months is hardly inspiring, but if he can make it into the second week at Melbourne, you never know.
Eyes forward for Hewitt

Eyes forward for Hewitt

As Lleyton Hewitt gets set to tackle the Australian Open for a record 19th time, his immediate focus is the future, not his esteemed past.
Veteran Russell battles into AO main draw

Veteran Russell battles into AO main draw

Veteran American Michael Russell is one of 16 men and 12 women to claim a place in the main draw of Australian Open 2015 from the qualifiers.
Federer seeking a sweet 16th

Federer seeking a sweet 16th

A year after he arrived in Melbourne with a new coach, new racquet and with question-marks over his body, a settled Roger Federer is ready to go at his 16th Australian Open.
Patience pays for Ivanovic

Patience pays for Ivanovic

Ana Ivanovic’s step-by-step approach has changed the course of a career that looked to have already reached its peak.
Serena's sixth sense

Serena's sixth sense

Serena Williams is hot favourite to win her sixth AO women's singles title but she insists she's not thinking beyond first-round opponent Alison Van Uytvanck.
Stosur hopes home is sweet

Stosur hopes home is sweet

After years of frustration at her home major, Sam Stosur hopes her 13th Australian Open can offer some overdue good fortune.
Sharapova searching for seconds

Sharapova searching for seconds

After winning her first tournament of the year in Brisbane, Maria Sharapova has her sights set on another Melbourne title to add to her 2008 success.
Rewind: Matches that stole the show

Rewind: Matches that stole the show

Matches to remember often come when the stakes are high, and semifinals at the Australian Open have typically fit the bill.
AO Analyser: Federer's uphill climb

AO Analyser: Federer's uphill climb

Roger Federer could scarcely be in better form as he attempts to land that elusive 18th Grand Slam. But the draw could not have been tougher.
Dzumhur dumped in qualifying

Dzumhur dumped in qualifying

Men’s qualifying singles top seed upset in second round by German Tim Puetz at Melbourne Park on Friday afternoon.
Second seed Doi beaten in qualifiers

Second seed Doi beaten in qualifiers

Women’s qualifying singles second seed beaten in second round by Belarusian Olga Govortsova at Melbourne Park on Friday.
The Social Post: Not long to go

The Social Post: Not long to go

Tram rides travelled, draws revealed, crystal ballgazing started – it must be about time for Australian Open 2015.
Women's draw: Azarenka adds to intrigue

Women's draw: Azarenka adds to intrigue

Serena Williams is the woman to beat, but the first-round meeting between Victoria Azarenka and Sloane Stephens leaps out of the draw.
Li Na all smiles at scene of greatest triumph

Li Na all smiles at scene of greatest triumph

Li Na is not defending her Australian Open title but she has big plans for life after tennis. And she hasn't lost her big smile and quick sense of humour.
Draw revealed for AO 2015

Draw revealed for AO 2015

Reigning champions Li Na and Stanislas Wawrinka were in attendance as the draw for Australian Open 2015 was released at Melbourne Park on Friday morning.
Men’s draw: A sense of déjà vu?

Men’s draw: A sense of déjà vu?

The road to the men’s singles title at Australian Open 2015 looks familiar, but as last year proved, anything can happen in the year’s first major.
Rewind: Great Australian Open shocks

Rewind: Great Australian Open shocks

There's nothing like a big name being hustled out to bring a tournament to life and the Australian Open has had more than its fair share of upsets...
Jasika seals epic qualifying win over Smith

Jasika seals epic qualifying win over Smith

Teenager Omar Jasika sees off fellow Australian John-Patrick Smith late on Thursday after a titanic three-hour struggle.
Rodionova looks to up pressure on Peer

Rodionova looks to up pressure on Peer

Australian Anastasia Rodionova digs deep to advance to second round AO 2015 qualifying clash with former world No.11 Shahar Peer.
Big names headline Kids Tennis Day

Big names headline Kids Tennis Day

Eugenie Bouchard and a host of stars will take centre stage on Kids Tennis Day presented by Nickelodeon.
Rewind: Classic AO women's matches

Rewind: Classic AO women's matches

Tennis history can be determined by the slimmest of margins. Here are five classic women's encounters which could have gone either way.
Preview: Playing the main game

Preview: Playing the main game

Women’s qualifying kicks off on Thursday, with some familiar names looking to join their siblings in the year’s first major.
Scare for top seed as teens shine in qualifying

Scare for top seed as teens shine in qualifying

Reigning junior US Open champion Omar Jasika leads a teenage rampage on the first day of qualifying, as top seed Damir Dzumhur is pushed hard.
Top billing for Novak, Serena

Top billing for Novak, Serena

Four-time Melbourne Park winner Novak Djokovic and five-time AO champion Serena Williams headline the men's and women's seeds for the year's first major.
Jasika a young man on the move

Jasika a young man on the move

Exciting Australian teenager Omar Jasika takes a step towards a maiden Grand Slam main draw berth with a win in day one of qualifying at AO 2015.
Rewind: Australia's wait for a winner

Rewind: Australia's wait for a winner

Sports fans love a local hero, but it's almost 40 years since an Australian claimed a Grand Slam victory on home soil - not for want of trying.
The Social Post: East to west coast

The Social Post: East to west coast

The stars have never been busier on social media. Keep tabs on what they are doing and saying in our Emirates AO series updates.
Familiar faces look to qualify

Familiar faces look to qualify

Some high profile names line up in the men's qualifying, starting Wednesday.
Woolworths Australian ballkid program launched

Woolworths Australian ballkid program launched

The Woolworths Australian ballkid program was officially launched at Melbourne Park today, as the 380+ Australian Open 2015 squad gathered for the traditional team photograph.
Fan-tastic characters who light up Melbourne Park

Fan-tastic characters who light up Melbourne Park

The players are deadly serious, but their fans have come up with some ingenious, colourful and often hilarious ways of getting behind their heroes.
Australian Open apps ready for download

Australian Open apps ready for download

The Australian Open 2015 mobile apps for iPhone and Android, developed in partnership with IBM, are now available for download, including the free iPad app featuring multi-angle instant replays of high profile matches.
REWIND: Best women’s finals at the AO

REWIND: Best women’s finals at the AO

Rivalries, dynasties and fairy tales – the very best drama takes centre stage in the Grand Slam finals, and the Australian Open has seen its fair share over the decades. Here are five of our favourite women’s finals.
Gen Next secure AO wildcards

Gen Next secure AO wildcards

The next generation of Australian tennis - James Duckworth, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Luke Saville, John Millman, Olivia Rogowska, Arina Rodionova and Storm Sanders - have secured their spot in the main draw at Australian Open 2015.
Tiley's pledge to players

Tiley's pledge to players

Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley today announced an increase in prizemoney to $40 milion dollars for 2015. Here is his personal explanation to players competing at this year's event.
Record prize money for Australian Open 2015

Record prize money for Australian Open 2015

The Australian Open has increased prize money to an historic high of $40 million. Men and women singles winners will each get $3.1m while a first round loser will receive $34,500.
REWIND: Best in show

REWIND: Best in show

Fashion is always a top talking point at the Slams and what better time to reflect on the best-dressed players on the field at Australian Opens past ... but not forgotten.
Nadal Melbourne bound

Nadal Melbourne bound

Nadal is on his way to Melbourne and fans can ensure they see the raging bull in action at the Summer Set on 14 January, at a fast-paced pre-Australian Open night event on Margaret Court Arena.
Emirates Australian Open Series round up

Emirates Australian Open Series round up

The 2015 tennis season has struck with characteristic turbulence as some big names flounder, and others claim their territory.
Rewind: Best AO Men's Finals

Rewind: Best AO Men's Finals

It's a way to go before the Australian Open 2015 men's final on 1 February, enough time to ponder the best deciders from the Grand Slam of Asia-Pacific. Do you agree?
Sneaky Sound System headline Heineken Saturday

Sneaky Sound System headline Heineken Saturday

Australian dance-duo Sneaky Sound System will headline Heineken Saturday – the middle Saturday of Australian Open 2015.
MCA to the Premier's liking

MCA to the Premier's liking

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews today celebrated the redeveloped Margaret Court Arena as the sparkling new show court prepares to host premier matches throughout Australian Open 2015.
Watch this face

Watch this face

We all love a newcomer but who should we be looking out for this January?
AO website lights up for 2015

AO website lights up for 2015

Whether watching courtside or at home, tennis fans can get closer to the action at Australian Open 2015 via a variety of digital initiatives including the official tournament website, which launched today.
A legend returns to play in the legends event

A legend returns to play in the legends event

Former World No.8 Mark Philippoussis is set to return to the courts of Melbourne Park at Australian Open 2015.
AO qualifying set to sizzle

AO qualifying set to sizzle

For hardcore tennis fans, Australian Open qualifying is one of the best times of the year.
Australian Open official program on sale

Australian Open official program on sale

In his first and exclusive article for the Australian Open 2015 Official Program, Lleyton Hewitt shares his thoughts and memories of the Grand Slam of Asia-Pacific.
Japanese stars light up Wheelchair field

Japanese stars light up Wheelchair field

Japanese duo Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji will headline the men’s and women’s fields for the Australian Open 2015 Wheelchair Tennis Championships.
Gavrilova scores Australian Open 2015 wildcard

Gavrilova scores Australian Open 2015 wildcard

Daria Gavrilova has capped a stunning comeback from injury to win the Australian Open 2015 Play-off.
Kendall cheering for Novak Djokovic at Australian Open 2015

Kendall cheering for Novak Djokovic at Australian Open 2015

Kendall, situated on the New South Wales coast, will be cheering on world No.1 Novak Djokovic at Australian Open 2015.
Thompson wins dramatic Play-off decider

Thompson wins dramatic Play-off decider

Jordan Thompson has come through the most dramatic of Australian Open Play-off finals to confirm his place in the main draw at Australian Open 2015.
Justice Crew to serve it up at Kids Tennis Day

Justice Crew to serve it up at Kids Tennis Day

Australian pop band sensation and ARIA chart toppers Justice Crew are set to headline the third annual Kids Tennis Day presented by Nickelodeon on Saturday 17 January 2015.
Sheppard headlines AO music line-up

Sheppard headlines AO music line-up

Sheppard and Megan Washington will kick off the star-studded live music line-up at Australian Open 2015.
Tennis fans win on People's Court

Tennis fans win on People's Court

In a Grand Slam first more than 300 tennis fans will be given the chance to play on the People’s Court at Australian Open 2015
Li Na: farewell to a fan favourite

Li Na: farewell to a fan favourite

Tennis has said farewell to one of its trailblazing stars following the retirement of beloved Chinese player and reigning Australian Open champion Li Na.
Margaret Court Arena weatherproofs the AO

Margaret Court Arena weatherproofs the AO

The addition of Margaret Court Arena as a third retractable-roof stadium at Melbourne Park will officially “weatherproof” the Australian Open, according to Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley.
Swiss No.1: Stan wins maiden major

Swiss No.1: Stan wins maiden major

Stanislas Wawrinka has won his first Grand Slam title, beating an injury-affected Rafael Nadal in a dramatic four-set Australian Open final on Sunday.
Day 13
Saturday, 31 January 2015
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