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Novak Djokovic
Nick Kyrgios Rafa Nadal Daniil Medvedev Dominic Thiem Alexander Zverev Stefanos Tsitsipas
Ashleigh Barty Simona Halep Serena Williams Sofia Kenin Garbine Muguruza Elina Svitolina
Matteo Berrettini Grigor Dimitrov Denis Shapovalov Milos Raonic Gael Monfils Diego Schwartzman
Karolina Pliskova Bianca Andreescu Victoria Azarenka Sloane Stephens Naomi Osaka Aryna Sabalenka






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Ash Barty Attempts to Change History

Few athletes achieve their goals, and even fewer get a chance to change history. But Ashleigh Barty is no ordinary pro. Ranked No. 1 in the world on the WTA and seeded No. 1 at the upcoming Australian Open, Barty has a chance to make history. If she wins the singles title, it will break a 44-year long record since the last Aussie took the title.
In 1978, Christine O’Neil, a former professional female tennis player from Australia, defeated Betsy Nagelsen in the AO finals. The score was 6-3, 7-6, (7-3) and the surface was grass. O’Neil made history being the first unseeded woman to win the Australian title during the open era. She had a long and successful career, winning many other titles. READ MORE

Australian Open Countdown

We are days away from the Australian Open, which will be the first Grand Slam of 2022. It’s expected to be a real crowd-pleaser. But before the first ball is tossed or the first electronic “OUT” is called, fans have a few questions.
Will the defending champion Novak Djokovic find his way past the tournament entry stumbling blocks, let alone make it to the finals? As of this moment, Djokovic is named in the draw. In fact, he’s seeded No. 1. But Daniil Medvedev seeded No. 2, is coming off some pretty lofty wins. Last year he denied Djokovic a calendar slam at the US Open. There are also a number of strong contenders like Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev, and Rafael Nadal to name a few. READ MORE




WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal dueled for the longest Grand Slam final ever played in 2012. The epic clash lasted 5 hours 53 minutes with the DJoker finally coming out on top. At the time Novak Djokovic was ranked number 1 and Rafael Nadal was number 2 in the world.

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The Australian Open was founded in 1905. It was a grass court tournament until 1988 then hard courts were used. The tournament used to be played in a number of cities across Australia, but from 1987 was permanently moved to Melbourne.

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Serena Williams broke records and dominated in 2017 all while keeping a tremendous secret. Serena won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title in Melbourne against her sister Venus. The best part: both Venus and Serena were keeping the secret that Serena was pregnant!

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Ken Rosewall holds an interesting record at the Aussie Open. He holds the record for the tournament’s youngest and older singles male winner. His first win was in 1953 at age 18 and the second was in 1972 at 37 years old.

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The Aussie Open also holds the record for the youngest Grand Slam champion in history: Martina Hingis. She won the title in 1997 at age 16. That year she also reached the final of every major tournament, winning all except the French Open.

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Due to the intense heat in Australia, the Australian Open has an Extreme Heat Policy. This policy was placed in 1998 and calls for all play to be stopped on all courts if the temperature reaches 104 degrees F (40 degrees C).

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The Aussie Open uses about 40,000 tennis balls per year. The tournament has to have 300 ball boys and girls volunteer every year.

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The Aussie Open is the only Grand Slam that has been played in two different countries. In its early days, the tournament was called the Australasian Open and the matches were held in five Australian and two New Zealand cities.

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The Australian Open is one of the biggest tourist attractions for Melbourne. The host city pulls out all the bells and whistles for the Australian Open. Surrounding areas display an array of art, culture and music events for the tournament and takes pride in the showing off the city.

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The Aussie Open was the first Grand Slam to implement a retractable roofing system. Due to the intense heat, Australia became one of the first sporting arenas in the world to employ a retractable roof in 1987. The roof can close in under 5 minutes.

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TV SCHEDULE

DATE TIME ROUND TV CHANNEL
       
Mon, January 17, 2022 1st Round 2 - 5PM ESPN2
    7 - 11:30PM ESPN+
    11:30PM - 2AM ESPN2, ESPN+
    2 - 7AM ESPN+
Tue, January 18, 2022 1st Round 2 - 5 PM ESPN2
    7 - 9 PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Wed, January 19, 2022 2nd Round 2 - 5 PM ESPN2
    7 - 9 PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Thu, January 20, 2022 2nd Round 2 - 5 PM ESPN2
    7 - 9 PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Fri, January 21, 2022 3rd Round 2 - 5 PM ESPN2
    7 - 9 PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Sat, January 22, 2022 Round of 16 8 - 11AM ESPN2
    7 - 9 PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Sun, January 23, 2022 Round of 16 9 - 11AM ESPN2
    4 - 5PM ABC (taped)
    7 - 9PM ESPN+
    9 - 11:30PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11:30PM - 7AM ESPN+
Mon, January 24, 2022 Quarterfinals 2 - 5PM ESPN2
    7 - 11PM ESPN2, ESPN+
    11PM - 1AM ESPN+
    3 - 6AM ESPN+
Tue, January 25, 2022 Quarterfinals 2 - 5PM ESPN2
    7 - 9PM ESPN+
    9PM - 1AM ESPN2, ESPN+
    3 - 6AM ESPN+
Wed, January 26, 2022 Women's Semifinals 3:30 - 7:30AM ESPN, ESPN+
Thu, January 27, 2022 Mixed Doubles
8 - 10PM ESPN+
  Men's Semifinals 10:30PM – 1AM ESPN, ESPN+
  Men's Semifinals 3:30 - 6AM ESPN, ESPN+
Fri, January 28, 2022 Women's Singles Final 3:30 - 5:30AM ESPN, ESPN+
  Men's Doubles 5:30 - 7:30AM ESPN+
Sat, January 29, 2022 Women's Singles Encore
8 - 11AM ESPN
  Men's Singles Final 3:30 - 6:30AM ESPN, ESPN+
Sun, January 30, 2022 Men's Singles Encore 9AM - 1PM ESPN2
  Men's Singles Encore 6 - 10PM ESPN2



The eyes of the tennis world are fixed on Melbourne for the first major of the year, the Austrailian Open. Summer in Australia brings the heat, and humidity into play, and is a tremendous test of world class players fitness, stamina, and mental toughness. This year, the country is plagued with horrendous brush-fires that could further increase the degree of difficulty of winning the title.

The new season is the first chance for pros to show off new equipment, shoes, and apparel. Some pros have new sponsorships and it is a blast to see your favorite players decked out in new gear. We have the Austalian Open collections for Nike, adidas, Fila, Lacoste, and all your favorite brands. Keep this page bookmarked for live scores, and timely blog posts about the best sport in the world.


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