Everything we know so far about the 2023 Australian Open

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The Australian Open has officially arrived! And with it comes our renewed obsession with all things tennis.

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If, like us, you’ll be tuning into the AO and hoping to see an Aussie take out the title on the famous blue court then we’ve got you covered with everything you might want to know.

Here’s what we know so far about the Australian Open. (Credit: Getty)

When is the Australian Open 2023?

The Australian Open will take place from Monday 16th January until Sunday 29th January at Melbourne Park.

Where to watch the Australian Open 2023?

You can catch the Australian Open on the Nine Network and Stan Sport.

There were 15 contenders for the men’s qualifying singles competition. (Credit: Getty)

Which Australian tennis players are competing in the Australian Open 2023?

There were 15 contenders for the men’s qualifying singles competition, and 13 contenders for the women’s.

If successful, James Duckworth and Aleksandar Vukic will join Nick Kyrgios, Alex de Minaur, Chris O’Connell, Jordan Thompson and Thanasi Kokkinakis, as well as wildcards Jason Kubler, Alexei Popyrin, Rinky Hijikata and John Millman in the main draw.

As for the women, if successful, Priscilla Hon and Maddison Inglis will join Ajla Tomljanovic, along with wildcards Jaimee Fourlis, Kimberly Birrell, Olivia Gadecki, Storm Hunter and Talia Gibson, in the main draw.

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Who currently holds the Australian Open Championship title?

Spaniard Rafael Nadal was the 2022 men’s singles champion, while Australia’s own Ash Barty was the 2022 women’s singles champion. 

Spaniard Rafael Nadal was the 2022 men’s singles champion. (Credit: Getty)

Who is tipped to win the Australian Open 2023?

Tennis fans have already started placing their bets on who will win the competition for 2023.

On both Sportsbet and TAB, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic is currently in first place for the men’s – with respective odds of 1.91 and 1.90.

He is followed by Russia’s Daniil Medvedev and Spain’s Rafael Nadal.

As for the women, Sportsbet and TAB predict Poland’s Iga Swiatek will win (with respective odds of 2.88 and 3.00).

She is followed by Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka, France’s Caroline Garcia and America’s Jessica Pegula.

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