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Event Singles Doubles
Men's
Defending Champion  Novak Djokovic
Draw  128 competitors, 16 qualifiers and 8 wildcards
Format   Best of five sets
Defending Champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury
Draw 64 pairs and 7 wildcards
Format Best of three sets
Women's
Defending Champion  Sofia Kenin
Draw  128 competitors, 16 qualifiers, and 8 wildcards
Format  Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic
Draw 64 pairs and 7 wildcards
Format Best of three sets
Junior boys
Defending Champion  Harold Mayot
Draw  64 competitors, 8 qualifiers, and 8 wildcards
Format  Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Nicholas David Ionel and Leandro Riedi
Draw 32 pairs and 4 wildcards
Format Best of 3 sets
Junior girls
Defending Champion Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva
Draw 64 competitors, 8 qualifiers, and 8 wildcards
Format Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Alexandra Eala and Priska Madelyn Nugroho
Draw 32 pairs and 4 wildcards
Format Best of 3 sets
Mixed
   
   
   
Defending Champions Barbora Krejcikova and Nikola Mektic
Draw 32 pairs and 7 wildcards
Format Best of 3 sets
Men's wheelchair
Defending Champion Shingo Kunieda
Draw 8 competitors,  1 wildcard
Format Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid
Draw 4 pairs 
Format Best of 3 sets
Women's wheelchair
Defending Champion Yui Kamiji
Draw 8 competitors, 1 wildcard
Format Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Yui Kamiji and Jordanne Whiley
Draw 4 pairs
Format Best of 3 sets
Quad's wheelchair
Defending Champion Dylan Alcott
Draw 4 competitors, 1 wildcard
Format Best of 3 sets
Defending Champions Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson
Draw 2 pairs
Format Best of 3 sets
Men's legends
   
   
   
Defending Champions Tommy Haas and Mark Philippoussis
Draw 8 pairs
Format Best of 3 sets
Women's legends
   
   
   
Defending Champions Daniela Hantuchova and Martina Navratilova
Draw 4 pairs
Format Best of 3 sets

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Melbourne Arena

9,646 seats
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Show Court 3, Australian Open, 2018



Show Courts

6,000 seats divided in 2 courts
Show court 2 and 3




 

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