TV Guide: Kyrgios V Djokovic showdown live on Nine and 9Now

Kyrigios V Djokovic - Australian Open

The match is a special exhibition match for charity ahead of the Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic will go head-to-head for a special exhibition match for charity ahead of the Australian Open, at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

The box-office showdown between tennis superstars begins Friday, 13 January, from 7.00 pm AEDT and will be available to watch live and free on 9HD or streaming on 9Now.

This will be the first time the nine-time Australian Open champion Djokovic will face off with Kyrgios since the Wimbledon final last year.

Coverage on Nine’s Wide World of Sports will be hosted by James Bracey, featuring commentary from Alicia Molik, Wally Masur and David Culbert.

Arena Showdown: Kyrgios V Djokovic
LIVE from Rod Laver Arena

Sydney                        7.00pm LIVE on Channel 9HD
Melbourne                   7.00pm LIVE on Channel 9HD
Brisbane                      6.00pm LIVE on 9GemHD
Adelaide                      6.30pm LIVE on 9GemHD
Perth                           4.00pm LIVE on Channel 9HD

Exclusive coverage of the 2023 Australian Open begins Monday January 16 on Nine.

Taking to the court this year is reigning champion Rafael Nadal is back to defend his men’s singles crown, headlining the draw with the return of Novak Djokovic, who is in form to win his tenth Australian Open trophy.

To cover all the action, Nine’s Wide World of Sports has assembled a team of hosts and commentators to take viewers through every game, set, and match. 

Commentary throughout the tournament will be provided by Jim Courier, Todd Woodbridge, Lleyton Hewitt, Jelena Dokic, Dylan Alcott, Casey Dellacqua, Sam Smith, Alicia Molik, Mark Philippoussis, Darren Cahill, and Peter Psaltis.

On Channel Nine, the hosts are James Bracey, Roz Kelly, and Tony Jones, while on 9Gem Nick McArdle, Emma Lawrence, and Seb Costello will host the broadcast.

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

Top image: Nick Kyrgios V Novak Djokovic

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