2019 Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament; Schedule, Time And Venues

2019 Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament; Schedule, Time And Venues

     The most awaited 2019 Australian Open is finally going to start its Grand Slam tennis tournament. The tournament is going to take place at Melbourne Park from 14 January 2019. This amazing tournament will conclude on 27 January 2019. The main sponsor of the tournament is Kia which has been the main sponsor of the competition from previous years too.

This Grand Slam tennis tournament is going to be the 107th edition of the Australian Open, the 51st in the Open Era as well as the first Grand Slam of the year. The competition comprises of various events for proficient and skilled players such as singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Junior and wheelchair players are also going to participate in singles and doubles competitions.

Roger Federer is the defending champion in Melbourne and acquires his battle proceeding against Denis Istomin whereas Caroline Wozniacki is the women’s singles defending champion respectively.

This is going to be the first Australian Open to initiate final set tie-breaks, which is going to be presented in the entire match layouts. If the competition touches 6-6 in the final set, the leading player to score 10 points will win the match.

After the third set in the men’s competitions, a 10 minute break time for the heat will be permitted for the first time ever. However full schedule list is not yet announced but for day one and day two the schedule has been allotted.

2019 Australian Open: Schedules of Play

Day 1: 14th January 2019, Monday

Venue: Rod Laver Arena

Time: Day matches will began at 11 am, whereas the Night matches will began at 7 pm AEDT

Event: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Julia Gorges (Germany) vs. Danielle Collins (United States) – Day Match

Sloane Stephens (United States) vs. Taylor Townsend (United States) – Day Match

Ashleigh Barty (Australia) vs. Luksika Kumkhum (Thailand) – Night Match

Event: Men’s Singles 1st Round

Alex de Minaur (Australia) vs. Pedro Sousa (Portugal) – Day Match

Marin Cilic (Croatia) vs. Bernard Tomic (Australia) – Night Match

Second Venue: Melbourne Arena

Event: Men’s Singles 1st Round

Kevin Anderson (South Africa) vs. Adrian Mannarino (France) – Day Match

Kyle Edmund (United Kingdom) vs. Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) – Day Match

Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain) vs. Andy Murray (United Kingdom) – Day Match

Event: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Maria Sakkari (Greece) vs. Jeļena Ostapenko (Latvia) – Day Match

Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) vs. Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) – Night Match

 

Day 2: 15th January 2019, Tuesday

Venue: Rod Laver Arena

Event: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Destanee Aiava (Australia) vs. Madison Keys (United States) – Day Match

Tatjana Maria (Germany) vs. Serena Williams (United States) – Day Match

Naomi Osaka (Japan) vs. Magda Linette (Poland) – Night Match

Event: Men’s Singles 1st Round

Alexander Zverev (Germany) vs. Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) – Day Match

Novak Djokovic (Serbia) vs. Mitchell Krueger (United States) – Night Match

Second Venue: Margaret Court Arena

Event: Men’s Singles 1st Round

Kamil Majchrzak (Poland) vs. Kei Nishikori (Japan) – Day Match

Benoit Paire (France) vs. Dominic Thiem (Austria) – Night Match

Event: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Tamara Zidansek (Slovenia) vs. Daria Gavrilova (Australia) – Day Match

Venus Williams (United States) vs. Mihaela Buzarnescu (Romania) – Day Match

Simona Halep (Romania) vs. Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) – Night Match

Third Venue: Melbourne Arena

Event: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic) vs. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) – Day Match

Laura Siegemund (Germany) vs. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) – Day Match

Samantha Stosur (Australia) vs. Dayana Yastremska (Ukraine) – Day Match

Event: Men’s Singles 1st Round

Borna Coric (Croatia) vs. Steve Darcis (Belgium) – Day Match

Nick Kyrgios (Australia) vs. Milos Raonic (Canada) – Night Match

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