Tennis fans are very excited as the new season’s first major, the Australian Open kicks off on January 16. The tournament was fantastic in 2022, and it saw Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty lift the trophy for the men’s and women’s single, respectively. The hard-court tournament has been one of the most entertaining and Melbourne Park will be buzzing this year as well.

Ahead of the Australian Open, the international season kicks off with the debut of the United Cup, which takes place between December 29 and January 8. The new mixed team event starts with its group stages across Brisbane, Perth, and Sydney before all heading to Sydney for the finals.

Here’s all you need to about the Australian Open 2023:

When will the Australian Open 2023 take place?

The Australian Open is usually held every year in mid-January. The 2023 edition is scheduled to start on January 16 and end on January 29.

Who are the defending champions?

Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal

Women’s Singles: Ash Barty

Men’s doubles: Nick Kyrgios/ Thanasi Kokkinakis

Women’s doubles: Barbora Krejcikova/ Katerina Siniakova

Mixed doubles: Kristina Mladenovic/ Ivan Dodig

What is the venue for the Australian Open?

The Australian Open is held at Melbourne Park. Its most famous courts include Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena, named for the country’s legendary tennis stars — plus Melbourne Arena and two other show courts.

What is the Prize Money for the Australian Open 2023?

The organisers has not confirmed the prize money yet. The prize money for last year was $54 million.

Where to buy tickets for the Australian Open 2023?

Tickets for the Australian Open 202 3 are available on the official Australian Open website.

Ground Pass: £43/$49 

Rod Laver Arena Reserved Seat: £96/$109

RLA Reserved Seat and Supernormal: £410/$464