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Australian Open 2019 – When is it, how to watch, draw, schedule and odds

TENNIS GUIDE: All you need to know for the Australian Open 2019

  • Australian Open  is the first grand slam of the year and will take place on 14 Jan
  • UK audiences can watch Australian Open on Eurosport or highlights on BBC 
  • Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are favourites to win Australian Open 

The first tennis grand slam of the year is nearly up on us!

Australian Open 2019 will see 2018 champions Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki try to defend their victories in Melbourne. 

The prize money for this year has risen to $62.5m (AUD) which is a 14 per cent increase on last year’s prize money pot.

Sportsmail provide you with everything you need to know for the Australian Open 2018 including dates, times and how to watch plus draw, prize money and odds. 

Australian Open is the first grand slam event of the year and will take place from 14th January

When is it?

Australian Open kicks-off on Monday 14th January with the men and women’s first round.

Finals takes place for singles, mixed, doubles and wheelchair from 25th January to 27th January in Melbourne.

When is the draw?

The draw takes place on Thursday 10th January at 7am (GMT)/ 6pm local time. 

Prize Money for mens and women’s singles

Winner: £2.29m

Runner-up: £1.14m

Semi-final: £515k

Quarter-final: £257k

Fourth round – £145k

Third round – £87k

Second round – £58k

First round – £42k 

Source: AUSOPEN.com 

How to watch? 

UK audiences

UK viewers will be able to watch the Australia Open live on Eurosport. If you want direct access to Eurosport Player you can get a 7-day free trial if you’re a new or pay £9.99 per month/£59.98 for a year.

Alternatively, if you’re Amazon Prime member you can get a 7-day free trial for the Eurosport Player through the Amazon channel. Once trial is over it will cost £6.99 per month in addition to your £7.99 per month Prime membership. 

Highlights will be shown on BBC television. 

Australia audiences 

Australian viewers can watch on Channel Nine network which will show live broadcast of the tournament across suite of channels including 9Now, Wide World of Sports and more.

Australian Open Schedule

Dates

14th January

14th January

15th January

15th January

16th January

16th January

17th January

17th January

18th January

18th January

19th January

19th January

20th January

20th January

21st January

21st January

22nd January

22nd January

23rd January

23rdJanuary

24th January

24th January

25th January

25th January 

25th January 

26th January

 26th January

26th January 

27th January

27th January 

AU/UK time

11:00AM/12:00AM

7:00PM/8:00AM

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:00PM/8:00AM 

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:30PM/8:30AM

11:00AM/12:00AM 

7:30PM/8:30AM

3:00PM/4:00AM

4:00PM/5:00AM 

7:30PM/8:30AM

1:00PM/2:00AM

7:30PM/8:30AM

Follows Women’s Final

3:00PM/4:00AM

7:30PM/8:30AM 

Tennis Event

First Round

First Round 

First Round 

First Round 

Second Round

Second Round

Second Round 

Second Round

Third Round

Third Round 

Third Round

Third Round

Fourth Round

Fourth Round

Fourth Round 

Fourth Round 

Quarter-finals

Quarter-finals

Quarter-finals 

Quarter-finals 

Women’s Semi-final

Men’s Semi-final

Wheelchair Doubles final

Women’s Doubles final 

Men’s Semi-final 

Wheelchair Finals

Women’s Final

Mixed Doubles final

Men’s Double Final

Men’s Final 

 Source: AUSOPEN.com

Australian Open 2019 odds 

Men’s Singles Winner

  • Novak Djokovic – 11/10
  • Roger Federer – 5/1
  • Rafael Nadal – 8/1
  • Alexander Zverev – 8/1
  • Marin Cilic – 25/1
  • Karen Khachanov – 25/1 
  • Kei Nishikori- 33/1 
  • Nick Kyrgios – 33/1 
  • Andy Murray – 40/1
  • Stan Wawrinka – 40/1 

 Women’s Singles Winner

  • Serena Williams – 9/2
  • Naomi Osaka – 9/1
  • Angelique Kerber – 10/1
  • Simona Halep – 10/1
  • Aryna Sabalenka – 10/1 
  • Elina Svitolina – 12/1
  • Sloane Stephens – 14/1
  • Garbine Muguruza – 16/1 
  • Petra Kvitova – 16/1
  • Caroline Wozniacki – 20/1 

*Odds courtesy of Betfair 

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