When: Monday, January 18- Sunday, January 31, 2016
Hot Spot: Melbourne Park, Victoria, Australia
Deets: January in Melbourne means only one thing - the Australian Open tennis tournament is back, taking over the city for two weeks of top tennis action. There is no better place to be this summer.
The world’s top 99 men and 99 of the top 100 women will descend on Melbourne Park in January for Australian Open 2016.
World No.1s Serena Williams (USA) and Novak Djokovic (SRB) will lead the all-star player field, with retiring world No.8 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) the only name missing from the women’s top 100 and current world No.100 Dudi Sela (ISR) just missing the men’s direct entry cut-off.
For Australian Open 2016, the city will come alive as Federer, Djokovic, Williams, Sharapova and the future stars of tennis make Melbourne Park their own, for a fortnight of not-to-be missed Grand Slam®action.
Be there when Lleyton Hewitt – the hero of Australian tennis – says his final farewell to Melbourne Park.
Who You May Spot: Lleyton Hewitt (AUS), Andy Murray (GBR), Roger Federer (SUI), Rafael Nadal (ESP), David Ferrer (ESP), Serena Williams (USA), Maria Sharapova (RUS), Venus Williams (USA), Novak Djokovic (SRB), Flavia Pennetta (ITA), Julien Benneteau (FRA), Janko Tipsarevic (SRB), Brian Baker (USA) and Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) in the men’s draw, and Petra Cetkovska (CZE), Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ), Vania King (USA), Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) and Victoria Duval (USA), and more!