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With the Australian Open scheduled to begin on February 8, Tennis Australia has announced a blockbuster “Tennis Summer” calendar starting 2021.

This year was an incredibly difficult year for everyone, and players had limited opportunities to compete throughout 2020. These additional events are essential in preparing for the Australian Open. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley

Melbourne Park hosted the ATP Cup, two WTA 500 events and two ATP 250 tournaments, leading to a blockbuster to the 2021 Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year to be postponed to February as a result of Covid. I will. -19 Pandemic.

In the months-long plan of the Australian Open, providing as many competitive opportunities as possible to the playgroup was a priority, “said Craig Tylie, Australian Open Tournament Director.

“This year was an incredibly difficult year for everyone, and players had limited opportunities to compete throughout 2020.

“These additional events are essential to preparing for the Australian Open.”

Melbourne Park will host six tournaments in addition to this year’s Australian Open

Courtesy of the Australian Open

Another WTA250 event will take place in Melbourne Park during the second week of AO, which begins on Saturday, February 13.

International Wheelchair Tennis Players will prepare for AO at the Victorian Wheelchair Tennis Open and the Melbourne Wheelchair Tennis Open, which will be held from February 3rd at Hume’s Hume Tennis Center.

Traralgon will host two ITF World Tennis Tour Junior Events (Grade 4 and Grade 5) starting Monday for Australian junior players.

“We have worked closely with our tours and partners to provide a safe summer for everyone, players, fans and staff. We look forward to bringing great tennis and entertainment back to Melbourne and Victoria.” Tylie continued.

Australian summer calendar

January 10-13

  • AO Men’s Qualifying, Doha
  • Women’s Qualifying, Dubai

January 31st-February 6th

  • 2 x WTA and 2 x ATP 250 Tournaments, 64 Player Singles and 32 Double Draws, Melbourne Park

February 1-5

  • ATP Cup, 4 groups of 12 national teams, Melbourne Park

February 8-21

  • Australian Open, Melbourne Park

February 13-19

  • 1 x WTA 250 tournament, 64 singles and 32 double draws, Melbourne Park

To ensure the safety of all patrons on the premises, the Melbourne Park area will be divided into three zones with corresponding tickets.

Details of each tournament, player field and ticket will be released shortly from Tennis Australia.

Fans can watch the 2021 Australian Open live on Eurosport, eurosport.co.uk and the Eurosport app, or watch other events on Amazon Prime Video.

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