Australian Open Tennis Live Stream : The Australian Open is a major tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. First held in 1905, the tournament is chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year – the other three being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
Event : Australian Open Tennis
Location : Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date : 16-29 January
Live Streaming : www.australianopentennislivestream.net
It features men’s and women’s singles; men’s, women’s and mixed doubles and junior’s championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events. Prior to 1988 the tournament had been played on grass. Since 1988 two types of hardcourt surfaces have been used at Melbourne Park – green Rebound Ace to 2007 and blue Plexicushion from 2008.
The Australian Open typically has high attendance, second only to the US Open. It was also the first Grand Slam tournament to feature indoor play during wet weather or extreme heat with its three primary courts, the Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and the refurbished Margaret Court Arena equipped with retractable roofs.
The 2017 Australian Open is a tennis tournament that will take place at Melbourne Park between 16–29 January 2017. It is the 105th edition of the Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The tournament will consist of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players will compete in singles and doubles tournaments.
As in previous years, this year’s tournament’s title sponsor is Kia.
source : wikipedia
The Australian Open is broadcast globally on television and online through some of the most established broadcasters in world sport. In Australia, the Australian Open has been broadcast by the Seven Network since 1973. Between 2003 and 2009, it was co-broadcast by Fox Sports. The Australian Open men’s singles final is traditionally one of the most watched sports events in Australia. In the rest of Asia-Pacific, Fox Sports broadcasts it across South-East Asia, Wowow and NHK in Japan, CCTV, Shanghai TV and iQiyi in China, Sony Six in India and the Sub-Continent, Sky in New Zealand and Fiji TV across Oceania-Pacific.
In Europe the tournament is Australian Open Tennis Live Stream broadcast on Eurosport. Other broadcasters in the region have included the BBC in the United Kingdom, SRG in Switzerland, NOS in Netherlands and RTS in Serbia. In the United Kingdom, the BBC dropped its live coverage of the 2016 tournament just a month before the start due to budget cuts, leaving Eurosport as the exclusive live broadcaster.
Elsewhere, beIN Sports broadcasts it into the Middle East and Northern Africa, and SuperSport in Sub-Sahara Africa. In the United States, the tournament is broadcast on ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Tennis Channel. The championship matches are televised live on ESPN. While it is broadcast on ESPN International in Central and Latin America. It is broadcast on TSN in Canada.
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See the summer of tennis schedule below.
Mastercard Hopman Cup, Perth Arena, Jan 1-7
Format: mixed teams (men’s singles, women’s singles, mixed doubles)
Prize money: $1 million
Drawcards: Roger Federer, Nick Kyrgios, Richard Gasquet, Daria Gavrilova, Coco Vandeweghe, Heather Watson
2016 champions: Australia (Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova)
Brisbane International presented by Suncorp, Queensland Tennis Centre, Jan 1-8
Format: men’s and women’s singles and doubles
Prize money: $1.83 million
Drawcards: Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Angelique Kerber, Samantha Stosur, Garbine Muguruza, Kei Nishikori, Dominic Thiem, Bernard Tomic
2016 singles champions: Milos Raonic and Victoria Azarenka
Hobart International, Domain Tennis Centre, Hobart, Jan 6-14
Format: women’s singles and doubles
Prize money: $312,500
Drawcards: Jelena Jankovic, Alize Cornet, Kiki Bertens, Anastasija Sevastova, Shelby Rogers, Naomi Osaka
2016 singles champion: Alize Cornet
Apia Sydney International, Olympic Park, Jan 8-14
Format: men’s and women’s singles and doubles
Prize money: $1.53 million
Drawcards: Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska, Dominika Cibulkova, Karolina Pliskova, Petra Kvitova, Samantha Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Caroline Wozniacki, Dominic Thiem
2016 singles champions: Viktor Troicki and Svetlana Kuznetsova
FAST4 Showdown Australia v World, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Jan 9
Format: exhibition men’s singles and doubles
Drawcards: Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori
World Tennis Challenge, Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, Adelaide, Jan 10-12
Format: Men’s and legends exhibition singles and doubles
Drawcards: Nick Kyrgios, Tomas Berdych, Bob and Mike Bryan, Mark Philippoussis
2016 champions: Goran Ivanisevic, Marin Cilic and Iva Majoli
Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic, Melbourne, Jan 10-13
Format: men’s and women’s exhibition singles Drawcards: Bernard Tomic, David Goffin, Sabine Lisicki, Sorana Cirstea 2016 men’s champion: David Goffin
Australian Open, Melbourne Park, Jan 16-29
Format: men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, mixed doubles
Prize money: TBC ($44 million in 2016)
Drawcards: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza, Petra Kvitova, Australian Open Tennis Live Samantha Stosur, Daria Gavrilova 2016 champions: Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber
source : au.sports.yahoo.com