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The 2019 Australian Open took place from Monday, January 14 to Sunday, January 27 when the men’s singles final concluded the tournament.
Beginning in 1905, the competition was originally played on grass, until the switch was made to Rebound Ace in 1988. In 2008 the shift to the current playing surface, Plexicushion, was made.
Novak Djokovic holds the record for the most Australian Open men’s singles titles, with seven. Margaret Court (after which one of the Open’s main venues is named) holds the record for most women’s singles titles, with 11.
Crowd records have consistently been broken during the last few years, with more than 720,000 people attending across the course of the fortnight.
Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
Women’s Singles: Naomi Osaka defeated Petra Kvitova 6-4, 5-7, 7-6
|Day||Date||Start time (AEDT)||Matches|
|1||Mon Jan 14||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s first round|
|2||Tue Jan 15||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s first round|
|3||Wed Jan 16||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s second round|
|4||Thu Jan 17||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s second round|
|5||Fri Jan 18||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s third round|
|6||Sat Jan 19||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s third round|
|7||Sun Jan 20||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s fourth round|
|8||Mon Jan 21||11:00 AM||Men’s and women’s fourth round|
|9||Tue Jan 22||11:00 AM||Women’s quarter-final|
|9||Tue Jan 22||12:30 AM||Women’s quarter-final|
|9||Tue Jan 22||2:00 PM||Men’s quarter-final|
|9||Tue Jan 22||7:00 PM||Men’s quarter-final|
|10||Wed Jan 23||11:00 AM||Women’s quarter-final|
|10||Wed Jan 23||12:30 AM||Women’s quarter-final|
|10||Wed Jan 23||2:00 PM||Men’s quarter-final|
|10||Wed Jan 23||7:00 PM||Men’s quarter-final|
|11||Thu Jan 24||12:30 PM||Women’s semi-final|
|11||Thu Jan 24||2:00 PM||Women’s semi-final|
|11||Thu Jan 24||7:30 PM||Men’s semi-final|
|12||Fri Jan 25||7:30 PM||Men’s semi-final|
|13||Sat Jan 26||7:30 PM||Women’s final|
|14||Sun Jan 27||7:30 PM||Men’s final|
The tournament is broadcast on the Nine Network for Australian viewers.