TV Guide: Australian Open on Nine and 9Now

Australian Open

Australia’s men’s singles hopes will ride with new world No.10 Alex de Minaur

The Australian Open is set to bring the best of the tennis world to Melbourne where the world’s best players will write history and underdogs will defy the odds. 

Nine’s Wide World of Sports will cover all the action from the first round of matches on Sunday, January 14 with hosts James Bracey, Roz Kelly and Tony Jones, on 9Gem Emma Lawrence, Matthew Pavlich and Nick McArdle.

All matches will be broadcast on Channel 9 and 9Gem, with 9Now streaming every point of every match, at any time on any device. Full HD will also be available for streaming, with all the best moments available in same-day match highlights.

Reigning champion and 10-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic will be back to defend his men’s singles crown, while Wimbledon champion Carlos Alzaraz (World No. 2) will be hunting his first Australian Open win. 

The competition for the women’s singles crown will be led by world No. 1 Iga Swiatek of Poland, defending champion Aryna Sabalenka (No. 2), 2023 US Open champion American Coco Gauff (No. 4) and Jess Pegula (No. 5). Plus, two-time Australian Open winner Naomi Osaka will be aiming to make her way back to the top of the rankings. 

Nine’s coverage will feature expert commentating from Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Jelena Dokic, Todd Woodbridge, Dylan Alcott, Lleyton Hewitt, Sam Stosur, Casey Dellacqua, Sam Smith, John Millman, Alicia Molik, Brenton Speed and Peter Psaltis.

Additional off-court reporting will include Clint Stanaway, Danika Mason, Georgie Parker and Marlee Silva. 

Australia’s Alex de Minaur and Wimbledon champion and world No.2 Carlos Alcaraz will headline the charity match-ups in the Australian Open’s Opening Week.

With each exhibition charity match being streamed live and free on 9Now, Alex de Minaur’s final stop in his red-hot run-up to the first Grand Slam of 2024 sees him meeting world No.2 Carlos Alcaraz on Rod Laver Arena. 

Australia’s men’s singles hopes will ride with new world No.10 Alex de MinaurAjla Tomljanovic, Alexei Popyrin (No.43), Max Purcell (No.45), Jordan Thompson (No.47), Aleksandar Vukic (No.63), Thanasi Kokkinakis (No.68), and men’s doubles champion Rinky Hijikata (No.70) and Christopher O’Connell (No.71).

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