Australian Open 2020
Heading down to the Australian Open today? Here's everything you need to know!
The Australian Open now approaches its final days but that doesn’t mean the action is slowing down for a second. Here’s you’re handy guide to everything that’s happening around Melbourne Park.
The Semi-Finals will wrap up on Friday 31 January, as fifth seed Dominic Thiem faces seventh seed Alex Zverev on Rod Laver Arena.
Aussies will be rallying behind Alex Zverev, with the young German pledging his winnings to bushfire relief if he wins the Australian Open.
The women’s Final will take place in a twilight session on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 1 February. Fourteenth seed Sofia Kenan is set to face off against unsseded Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza.
The men’s Final will follow the next day, taking over Rod Laver Arena in the evening.
Ground Passes are still available, with so much left to see and do around Melbourne Park.
You can soak up the action on one of the big screens around the concourse by grabbing a drink and a bite to eat from one of the many amazing options.
It’s the best way to revel in the unrivalled electric atmosphere of the Australian Open. Garden Square and Grand Slam Oval will be pumping all night, so make sure to head in and join the support as we ride the wave of the Australian Open Finals on the big screens.
Visit the amazing kids’ areas, the AO Hilltop and AO Ballpark, with rides, super soakers and splash zones, a zipline, climbing wall, and so much more.
AO Live Stage – Australian Open
You can also see plenty of massive names on the AO Live Stage, including:
- Matt Corby, supported by Charlie Collins – Thursday 30 January
- Hayden James, supported by Running Touch – Friday 31 January
- Bastille (UK), supported by Max Frost (USA) – Saturday 1 February
- Ziggy Alberts, supported by Fergus James – Sunday 2 February
Fortnite Summer Smash
The Fortnite Summer Smash will return to Margaret Court Arena on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 February.
With up to $400,000 on the line in the solos Championship tournament, witness players from all around the world as they are invited to compete in the biggest competitive gaming event in Australia.
Tickets begin at just $54 for adults, including access to everything that Melbourne Park has to offer around the concourse and the AO Live Stage.
Australian Open Glam Slam
Sunday 2 February will play host to the Glam Slam men’s and women’s singles Finals on Court 3.
One of the largest LGBTQI+ tennis tournaments, the event hosted over 200 players across 30 countries. The iconic ‘Melbourne’ sign on the baseline will be painted in rainbow-coloured letters for the event, as a celebrity exhibition match is held alongside the Finals.
Speaking of the event, Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley says, “Tennis needs to continually strive to be the most inclusive sport in the world.
“Everyone should feel that they can be a part of our sport regardless of gender, ability, race, religion or sexuality.
“We have an opportunity through an event like the Glam Slam to make people more aware that they are welcome to be a part of tennis. We look forward to seeing a big crowd turn out for the finals on Court 3.”
Grab your tickets to the 2020 Australian Open now from Ticketmaster.com.au.