The 2019 Australian Open, the tennis season’s first Grand Slam, begins Monday, Jan. 14, at Rod Laver Enviornment inside Melbourne Park and can conclude with the lads’s and girls’s singles championship Sunday, Jan. 27.
Within the women’s draw, world No. 1 Simona Halep enters as the highest seed in her first main since a first-round upset by Kaia Kanepi on the U.S. Open in August. Nevertheless it’s Serena Williams, enjoying her first Australian Open since successful the event in 2017, who’s the odds-on favourite within the ladies’s subject. The seven-time Australian Open champion stays one Grand Slam victory shy of Margaret Court docket’s singles report of 24 — a mark she hopes to interrupt in 2019.
Within the men’s draw, Roger Federer begins his bid for a 3rd consecutive Australian Open title. Prime seed Novak Djokovic, a six-time winner at Melbourne Park, is the betting favourite, however 2018 runner-up Marin Cilic, Dominic Thiem and Australian Nick Kyrgios are amongst others to observe. The event may function a farewell to former world No. 1 Andy Murray, 31, who tearfully announced plans to retire this 12 months as a result of power hip ache.
You’ll be able to see the full draw, betting odds and schedule for men’s and women’s singles here.
2019 Australian Open outcomes, reside scores
Beneath are reside scores and outcomes from the 2019 Australian Open.