TV Guide: Alex de Minaur v Novak Djokovic in Australian Open on Nine

Alex de Minaur

The match will be live and free on Channel 9HD, from 7.00pm

Alex de Minaur and Novak Djokovic will face off at Rod Laver Arena tonight, where they’ll kick off the night session on Day 8 of the 2023 Australian Open.

The match will be live and free on Channel 9HD, from 7.00pm.

Australia’s sole remaining hope in the singles draw, Alex de Minaur, gets his shot at taking down nine-time Australian Open champion and Men’s Singles favourite, Novak Djokovic.

De Minaur will need to draw on every ounce of home support as the 23-year-old, currently ranked No.24 in the world, looks to make the Australian Open finals for the first time in his career.

Djokovic has been nursing a hamstring injury, but could win his 22nd Grand Slam victory where he’d join Rafael Nadal at the top of the all time list.

Who is playing on Day 8 of the Australian Open?

Also featuring today is the top ten ranked fourth-round match-up between Andrey Rublev (No.5) and Holger Rune (No.9). 

While the race for the Women’s singles title has been blown wide open, the challengers will be circling the 2023 title in the day session from 11.00am on Channel 9HD.

First up is Arnya Sabalenka (No.5) against Swizerland’s Belinda Bencic (No.12), before world No.4 Carolina Garcia faces off against Magda Linette.

On 9Gem, Donna Vekic battles Linda Fruhvirtova; Ben Shelton takes on JJ Wolf, and Roberto Bautista Agut goes up against Tommy Paul.

Who are the hosts and commentators?

On Channel 9HD, the coverage is hosted by James Bracey, Roz Kelly and Tony Jones, while over on 9Gem is Nick McArdle, Emma Lawrence and Seb Costello.

In commentary is Jim Courier, Todd Woodbridge, Lleyton Hewitt, Jelena Dokic, Dylan Alcott, Casey Dellacqua, Sam Smith, Alicia Molik, Mark Philippoussis, Darren Cahill and Peter Psaltis.

Additional off-court reporting will come from Alicia Loxley, Matthew Pavlich, Clint Stanaway, Danika Mason and Madeline Slattery.

9Now has every match, every court available on device of your choosing, in full HD, with the new start-over button allowing fans to watch from the start of each session.

Alex de Minaur v Novak Djokovic on 9HD from 7pm on January 23.

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