Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Tennis Australia on Monday refuted reports that the 2022 Australian Open could be "forced offshore" on account of the continued collective failure of the global community to rein in the Covid-19 virus. 

Tennis Australia issued a statement in this regard on Monday after media reports said the tournament would be forced offshore due to federal government's prediction that international borders will stay closed until mid-2022.

Feb 12, 2021 20:02
MELBOURNE: Day 5 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park was thrown into chaos Friday after with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the state would be placed under a snap five-day lockdown to deal with a growing COVID-19 cluster in the city's outer suburbs. 
Dec 17, 2020 12:12
LONDON: The ATP has announced an update to the 2021 ATP Tour calendar, outlining a revised schedule for the first seven weeks of the season as tennis continues to navigate its return during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 02, 2020 19:12
THE 2021 EDITION OF THE Australian Open is set to go ahead on February 8, three weeks after the original Melbourne Park start date, according to multiple reports in the local media. Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley has sent reportedly an email to players, coaches and managers outlining strict conditions, including two weeks quarantine.
Nov 18, 2020 16:11
MELBOURNE: The Australian Open and Ralph Lauren Corporation Tuesday announced a new, global long-term partnership. Ralph Lauren has been named Official Outfitter of the Australian Open and will outfit all on-court officials, including the AO ballkids and chair umpires, in a specially-designed collection of apparel and accessories.
Feb 25, 2020 15:02
MELBOURNE: 'Tennis Radar: The Next Big Era', a report by the Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI), the research and thought leadership arm of the Indian software major, notes that tennis must embrace new inclusive experiences, powered by technology and analytics to engage the next generation of fans.
Feb 19, 2019 13:02
MELBOURNE: Australia’s major sporting codes have united to advance equal pay for elite women athletes, throwing their support behind the release of the ‘Pathway to Pay Equality’ Report, which outlines the specific actions needed to close the gender pay gap.
Jan 28, 2019 15:01
MELBOURNE: The Australian Open, which concluded Sunday, set a new attendance benchmark with over 780,000 fans passing through Melbourne Park for the tennis calendar's first Grand Slam. 
Jan 23, 2019 13:01
NEW YORK: China’s tennis great Li Na has become the first from her country to be inducted into the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Jan 21, 2019 13:01
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic, the world’s top ranked men's singles tennis player and the ATP Player's Council President, announced an investment and strategic partnership with Universal Tennis on Saturday.
Jan 11, 2019 14:01
LONDON: The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) announced Wednesday that it has signed a new, five-year deal with Dunlop, making it the official ball supplier and silver partner of the ATP Tour and the Nitto ATP Finals starting this year.