The tennis season is set to swing into action as the first Grand Slam of the year takes place Down Under.
Rafael Nadal will be at the Australian Open attempting to defend his title and land a record-extending 23rd Grand Slam, but big rival Novak Djokovic is set to compete 12 months after being deported due to the fact he isn’t jabbed.
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The winner of last year’s women’s singles, Ashleigh Barty, has since retired so world number one Iga Swiatek is the one to beat after a brilliant 2022 that saw her claim two of the four major tournaments.
Australian Open 2023 odds can be found on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise the dates, schedule and prize money for this year’s tournament are below.
Australian Open 2023 dates
The Australian Open starts on Monday, January 16 and concludes on Sunday, January 29.
Qualifying for the Australian Open gets underway on Monday, January 9.
Australian Open 2023 schedule
The day sessions begin at 00:00 GMT, until the semi-finals, with the night sessions starting at 08:00 GMT.
Monday, January 16 – Men’s and women’s first-round singles matches
Tuesday, January 17 – Men’s and women’s first-round singles matches
Wednesday, January 18 – Men’s and women’s second-round singles matches
Thursday, January 19 – Men’s and women’s second-round singles matches
Friday, January 20 – Men’s and women’s third-round singles matches
Saturday, January 21 – Men’s and women’s third-round singles matches
Sunday, January 22 – Men’s and women’s fourth-round singles matches
Monday, January 23 – Men’s and women’s fourth-round singles matches
Tuesday, January 24 – Men’s and women’s singles quarter-finals
Wednesday, January 25 – Men’s and women’s singles quarter-finals
Thursday, January 26 – Women’s singles semi-finals
Friday, January 27 – Men’s singles semi-finals
Saturday, January 28 – Women’s singles final, men’s doubles final
Sunday, January 29 – Men’s singles final, women’s double final
Australian Open 2023 prize money
The Australian Open prize money has increased 3.4 per cent on last year’s tournament, with the cash on offer in each round shooting up.
Winner – $2,975,000
Runner-Up – $1,625,000
Semi-Finalists – $925,000
Quarter-Finalists – $555,250
Fourth Round – $338,250
Third Round – $227,925
Second Round – $158,850
First Round – $106,250
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