Australian Open Tennis 2022
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The Australian Open 2022 also known as the AO Open is going to start from January 17-30 at Melbourne Park in Victoria. With this, the screen of the first grand slam of the year is unveiled. Today, we will know everything about when, where, and how to watch the AO Open along with the participants here.

Top tennis players of the world will participate in the tournament. After a serious Drama, the defending champion Novak Djokovic will play in this tournament. He was denied entry into Australia at first. But he won the appeal to stay in Australia. The tournament will only be open for the Covid Vaccinated players.

Dominic Thiem and Roger Federer have withdrawn their name from the tournament due to injury issues. But Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas will play to win the first grand slam of the year.

Defending Champion:

  • Men’s Single: Novak Djokovic
  • Women’s Single: Naomi Osaka

When is The Australian Open 2022 Draw?

The tournament will start on Monday, 17th January and will continue till Sunday 30th January.

The Australian Open 2022 will take place at Melbourne Park in Victoria. The venue has a capacity of 10,000 spectators. You can watch the tournament directly from the stadium if you are someone from there. The pricing of the ground tickets starts from $29 and if you want to watch the finals, you will have to pay $148 for the tickets.

Player’s Participating in the tournament:

32 players will participate in both men’s and women’s singles. The full list is given below:

Men’s seeds:

  1. Novak Djokovic
  2. Daniil Medvedev
  3. Alexander Zverev
  4. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  5. Andrey Rublev
  6. Rafael Nadal
  7. Matteo Berrettini
  8. Casper Ruud
  9. Felix Auger Aliassime
  10. Hubert Hurkacz
  11. Jannik Sinner
  12. Cameron Norrie
  13. Diego Schwartzman
  14. Denis Shapovalov
  15. Roberto Bautista Agut
  16. Cristian Garin
  17. Gael Monfils
  18. Aslan Karatsev
  19. Pablo Carreno Busta
  20. Taylor Fritz
  21. Nikoloz Basilashvili
  22. John Isner
  23. Reilly Opelka
  24. Dan Evans
  25. Lorenzo Sonego
  26. Grigor Dimitrov
  27. Marin Cilic
  28. Karen Khachanov
  29. Ugo Humbert
  30. Lloyd Harris
  31. Carlos Alcaraz
  32. Alex de Minaur

From the men’s seed, Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, and Dominic Thiem have withdrawn through injury.

Women’s seeds:

  1. Ashleigh Barty
  2. Aryna Sabalenka
  3. Garbine Muguruza
  4. Barbora Krejcikova
  5. Maria Sakkari
  6. Anett Kontaveit
  7. Iga Swiatek
  8. Paula Badosa
  9. Ons Jabeur
  10. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  11. Sofia Kenin
  12. Elena Rybakina
  13. Naomi Osaka
  14. Simona Halep
  15. Elina Svitolina
  16. Angelique Kerber
  17. Emma Raducanu
  18. Coco Gauff
  19. Elise Mertens
  20. Petra Kvitova
  21. Jessica Pegula
  22. Belinda Bencic
  23. Leylah Fernandez
  24. Victoria Azarenka
  25. Daria Kasatkina
  26. Jelena Ostapenko
  27. Danielle Collins
  28. Veronika Kudermetova
  29. Tamara Zidansek
  30. Camila Giorgi
  31. Marketa Vondrousova
  32. Sara Sorribes Tormo

From women’s seed, Karolina Pliskova, Jennifer Brady, and Karolina Muchova have all withdrawn

How to watch the AO Open live on TV?

  • Tennis Channel
  • ESPN
  • Euro Sport
  • Channel 9

Tennis Channel has the right to broadcast the AO Open tennis for the fans. You can watch the tournament there with your cable TV subscription. ESPN has the right to sho the event in the United States.

If you are living in the UK, you will be able to watch the AO Open live on Eurosport. They have the right to show this tournament on television for the tennis fans of the UK. You will need to log in by using the details of your cable service operator.

In Australia, Channel 9 has the right to show the tournament to tennis fans. Contact your operator if you are out of the network.

How to Live Stream the Australian Open Tennis 2022 online?

  • FuboTV
  • Sling TV
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • 9 Now App

The Australian Open 2022 live stream is available via FuboTV in the USA. The monthly subscription of FuboTV is $64.99. Fubo offers a 7-day free trial offer. You can also watch ESPN through Sling TV. The monthly subscription fee of Sling TV will cost you $35. You will get plenty of additional channels to watch on these online platforms.

In the United Kingdom, Amazon Prime Video will show the event to tennis fans. You will have to be their paid subscriber to catch the actions there. The monthly subscription will cost you $8.99 per month.

You can also watch the Australian Open Tennis live on the online platform of Channel 9. 9 Now app will show the live streaming of the tournament online for the tennis fans of Australia.

Prize Money:

Winner$4.4 million
Runner-Up$2.2 million
Semi-finalists$1.1 million

Conclusion:

The Australian Open 2022 is the first grand slam of the year. All the stars will try to win this tournament to stay one step ahead of others. So, if you are a tennis fan, call your friends, order some Pizza and catch all the actions live.

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