Australian Open 2019: Everything You Need to Know

January 11, 2019 11:34 AM

The hottest grand slam tournament on and offthe court ignites a new year, off the back of Roger Federer winning his 20th major title and Caroline Wozniacki her 1st in 2018. Officially starting on January 14, Monday, the 2019 Australian Open will continue for a fortnight, with the women’s singles final on January 26, and the men’s singles final on January 27.

 

Gunning for his 7th title in Melbourne and 21st Grand Slam title, Roger Federer faces strong contenders among the men’s draws, including top seed Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic and John Isner. Rafa Nadal also returns to the courts for this Grand Slam, for possibly the last time, with the 17-time Grand Slam champion planning for retirement.

Over at the women’s side of the court, Serena Williams returns after claiming the Grand Slam title in 2017, and sitting out last year’s Australian Open. She’s one win Grand Slam win away from the record set by Margaret Court at 24, and she’s determined to break it. But she’ll be facing tough opponents in defending champion Wozniacki, as well as top seed and 2018 French Open champ Simona Halep, and 2018 US Open champ Naomi Osaka.

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Will the “Fed Express” deliver another Australian Open and overtake Novak Djokovic to win a record 7th title in Melbourne? Will Serena Williams return to reclaim the crown, or will Wozinacki prove she is more than a one-title wonder? Catch all the action and tension LIVE on FOX Sports 1 & 2.

See the full schedule below:

Date   FOX Sports 1 FOX Sports 2 Round
14-Jan Day 1 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 1
  Night 1 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 1
15-Jan Day 2 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 1
  Night 2 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 1
16-Jan Day 3 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 2
  Night 3 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 2
17-Jan Day 4 11:30AM 8:00AM Round 2
  Night 4 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 2
18-Jan Day 5 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 3
  Night 5 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 3
19-Jan Day 6 10:30AM 8:00AM Round 3
  Night 6 4:00PM 4:00PM Round 3
20-Jan Day 7 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 4
  Night 7 4:00PM   Round 4
21-Jan Day 8 8:00AM 8:00AM Round 4
  Night 8 4:00PM   Round 4
22-Jan Day 9 8:00AM   Men's & Women's Singles Quarterfinals
  Night 9 4:00PM   Men's & Women's Singles Quarterfinals
23-Jan Day 10 8:00AM   Men's & Women's Singles Quarterfinals
  Night 10 4:00PM   Men's & Women's Singles Quarterfinals
24-Jan Day 11 11:30AM   Men's Doubles Semifinals/Women's Singles SemiFinals
  Night 11 4:00PM   Men's Singles Semifinals
25-Jan Day 12 12:00PM   Mixed Doubles Semifinals
  Day 12 1:00PM   Women's Doubles Final
  Night 12 4:00PM   Men's Singles Semifinals
26-Jan Night 13 4:00PM   Women's Singles Final
  Night 13 6:00PM   Mixed Doubles Final
27-Jan Day 14 12:00PM   Men's Doubles Final
  Night 14 4:00PM   Men's Singles Final

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