Provisional Schedule

Our provisional schedule outlines which matches are played when helping you better plan your Australian Open 2018 experience.

Date Session Gates Open Start Time Round
Rod Laver Arena Margaret Court Arena Hisense Arena Outside Courts
QUALIFYING
Wed 10 DAY 9.30am 10.00am
Thu 11 DAY 9.30am 10.00am
Fri 12 DAY 9.30am 10.00am
Sat 13 DAY 8.00am 12.00pm 12.30pm Kids Tennis Day
Sun 14 DAY n/a
MAIN DRAW
Mon 15 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am First Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm First Round
Tue 16 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am First Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm First Round
Wed 17 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Second Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm Second Round
Thu 18 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Second Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm Second Round
Fri 19 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Third Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm Third Round
Sat 20 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Third Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm 7:00pm Third Round
Sun 21 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Fourth Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm Fourth Round
Mon 22 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am 11.00am 11.00am Fourth Round
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm Fourth Round
Tue 23 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am no play 11.00am Quarterfinals
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.00pm Quarterfinals
Wed 24 DAY 10.00am 11.00am 11:00am no play 11.00am Quarterfinals
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.30pm Quarterfinals
Thu 25 DAY 10.00am 11.00am  11.00am no play 11.00am (Match – TBA)
Not before 1.30pm Quad Doubles Final
Women’s Singles Semifinal
Followed by Women’s Singles Semifinal
NIGHT 5.00pm 7.30pm Men’s Singles Semifinal
Followed by **”Magic Moments” Exhibition Match
Fri 26 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 27 TWILIGHT 12.00pm 1.00pm  no play  no play  1.00pm Girls’ singles final f/b Quad singles final (RLA)
Men’s & Women’s wheelchair final (Outside courts)
Boys’ singles final (outside court)
7.00pm* Pre-final entertainment
7.30pm Women’s Singles Final
followed by Men’s Doubles Final
Sun 28 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

*Magic Moments exhibition match may move to day session.

Please note: this schedule and format is provisional and is subject to alteration without notice (for example, the starting time may change if extreme heat is forecasted or the tournament is behind schedule).

Junior matches on outside courts Saturday 20 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 23 January and Wednesday 24 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.