Provisional Schedule

Qualifying

Date Session Gates Open Start Time Details
Rod Laver Arena Margaret Court Arena Melbourne Arena Outside Courts
Tue 8 Day 9.30am       10.00am  
Wed 9 Day 9.30am       10.00am  
Thu 10 Day 9.30am       10.00am Official Draw (from 6pm)
Fri 11 Day 9.30am       10.00am  
Sat 12 Day 8.00am 12.00pm     12.30pm

Kids Tennis Day
(no play)

Sun 13 Day 9:30am Only 1 entry point – Garden Square. NO entry at GSO No access to Ball Park.
AO Festival Entry will open at 3pm

Championship

Date Session Gates Open Start Time Details
Rod Laver Arena Margaret Court Arena Melbourne Arena Outside Courts
Mon 14 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 1st Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     1st Round
Tue 15 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 1st Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     1st Round
Wed 16 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 2nd Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     2nd Round
Thu 17 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 2nd Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     2nd Round
Fri 18 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 3rd Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     3rd Round
Sat 19 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 3rd Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm     3rd Round
Sun 20 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 4th Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm       4th Round
Mon 21 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am 4th Round
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm       4th Round
Tue 22 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am no play 11.00am Quarterfinals
Night 5.00pm 7.00pm       Quarterfinals
Wed 23 Day 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am no play 11.00am Quarterfinals
Night 5.00pm 7.30pm       Quarterfinals
Thu 24 Day 10.00am 11.00am  11.00am no play 11.00am (Match – TBA)
Not before 2.00pm       Women’s Singles Semifinal
Followed by       Women's Day Ceremony
Women’s Singles Semifinal
Night 5.00pm 7.30pm       Men’s Singles Semifinal
Followed by       *"Magic Moments" Exhibition Match
Fri 25 Twilight 2.00pm 3.00pm  3.00pm  no play  3.00pm Women’s Wheelchair Doubles Final
Men’s Wheelchair Doubles Final
Mixed Doubles Semifinal
not before 4.00pm       Women’s Doubles Final
not before 7.30pm       Men’s Singles Semifinal
Sat 26 Twilight 12.00pm 1.00pm  no play  no play  1.00pm Girls’ singles final
Boys’ singles final
Quad singles final
Women’s wheelchair final
Men’s wheelchair final
7.00pm*       Pre-final entertainment / Australia Day
7.30pm       Women’s Singles Final
followed by       Men’s Doubles Final
Sun 27 Twilight 3.00pm 4.00pm  no play  no play  no play Mixed Doubles Final
7.00pm       Pre-final entertainment
7.30pm       Men’s Singles Final

Please note: This schedule & format is provisional and is subject to alteration without notice (e.g. the starting time may change if extreme heat is forecast, or the tournament is behind schedule).

Junior matches on outside courts Saturday 19 January onwards, may start up to one hour earlier than above stated outside court start time.

Singles events quarterfinal matches are proposed to be scheduled on Tuesday 22 January and Wednesday 23 January.

For the night session, Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena doors will not be opened for patron access before 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm sessions, and 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm sessions, or less than 30 minutes after the conclusion of the day session, whichever is later.

**Men's Doubles - schedule both semi's within equitable time slot.
*"Magic Moments" Exhibition Match may move to day session.

Public gate opening times may be altered if required for safety or other reasons.

It is intended to schedule three (3) day session and two (2) night session matches at RLA from Mon 14 - Thurs 24 Jan.
It is intended to schedule three (3) day session and two (2) night session matches at MCA from Mon 14 - Sat 19 Jan.
It is intended to schedule four (4) day session matches at MCA from Sun 20 - Tues 22 Jan.
It is intended to schedule four (4) day session matches at Melbourne Arena from Mon 14 - Mon 21 Jan.