The season’s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, will be played from the third week of the 2023 season. If you are looking to watch the Australian Open live streaming or want to purchase tickets for this event, we have all the information for you.
Rafael Nadal will kick-start the 2023 edition of Australian Open as the defending champion in the men’s singles competition while the women’s singles winner from last year, Ash Barty has retired from the sport.
Often called the Happy Slam, the Australian Open is organized by Tennis Australia and has been on since 1905. At various points in its history, this tournament has been hosted at Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Christchurch and Hastings.
2000 points are awarded to the men’s and women’s singles winners, the most at any tournament. Only three others, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open award those many points.
Novak Djokovic, with nine singles titles, has won the Australian Open men’s singles tournament the most number of times while Margaret Court has won the women’s singles title 11 times.
How to Watch the 2023 Australian Open Live?
Below are the various options you can use to watch the 2023 Australian Open live, either streamed to your devices or on your computers.
Depending on which region you are in, the Australian Open organizers have signed up deals with local sports TV channels and websites which will broadcast a Grand Slam event like this live.
In Australia, the broadcasting partner for the tournament is Channel Nine, after having a signed a six-year long deal till 2024. The Australian Open will be broadcast on Wide World of Sports, 9Gem and 9Now among the other Channel Nine channels in the country.
For the remaining Asia-Pacific and South East Asia, the TV partner is Fox Sports. For New Zealand and Oceania-Pacific, the broadcast partners are Sky and Fiji TV respectively.
In Japan, one can switch to Wowow and NHK, while in China, the Australian Open is broadcast by CCTV, Shanghai TV and iQiyi.
For India and rest of the sub-continent, Sony Six/ESPN has the broadcasting rights, which was extended by three years starting from the 2021 edition of the Australian Open.
In Europe, the tournament broadcast rights lie with Eurosport. In order to be able to watch the Australian Open live by using the Eurosport Player direct, you will need to shell out £6.99 a month or £39.99 each year.
For fans in Switzerland, they can switch to SRG channel as well to enjoy flawless Australian Open live streaming.
In the United States, ESPN2, ESPN3 and Tennis Channel broadcast the action live from Melbourne, while in Central and Latin America, ESPN International has the rights.
In Canada, TSN is the channel to watch for Australian Open.
Lastly, in the Middle East and Northern Africa, one can tune to beIN Sports, while in Sub-Sahara Africa, SuperSport is the broadcast partner.
TennisTV.com is the official live streaming partner of the 2023 Australian Open and you can watch it live with them for a monthly fee of $14.99 (or an equivalent of that depending on where you are staying).
Other Methods to Watch Australian Open 2023
Now while the above two options mentioned are the best way to go about watching the Australian Open live, you could also watch other tennis tournaments if you are looking for it using the options mentioned below.
The other way to watch live tennis streams online is to sign up with bookmakers who offer these options. What you would need to do is to make a small deposit of about $10 and start watching the streams live. Two such bookmakers include bet365 and Unibet which live stream ATP and WTA tournaments live.
You will also need to check if this is available in your region because these bookmakers do not have the broadcasting rights in some of the countries around the world.
Where will the Australian Open 2023 be Played?
The 2023 edition of Australian Open will be hosted at Melbourne Park in Melbourne like has been the case since 1988. The venue is also called Flinders Park. Just prior to that, the tournament was played at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club.
Australian Open 2023 Schedule & Dates
The qualifying rounds of Australian Open 2023, three of them in total, will be held across January 9 and 12. 16 players will make it to the main draw from both, the men’s and women’s qualifiers.
The main draw of the 2023 Australian Open kick-starts on Monday, January 16 with its opening round salvos. The tournament will go on till Sunday, January 29 when the men’s singles final will be held.
The women’s singles final will be played a day before that on Saturday, January 28.
Australian Open 2023 Prize Money
Get more information on the prize money on offer for the 2023 Australian Open here.
How to Buy Australian Open 2023 Tickets?
The best place to buy the 2023 Australian Open tickets is TicketMaster.com.au here. Individual session and Ground Passes along with other hospitality options can be explored there.
Get an exhaustive guide on how to buy Australian Open tickets for 2023 here. The various ticket prices will also be updated on that same page.
Players Participating in the Australian Open 2023
We are still awaiting information on who will participate in the 2023 edition of the Australian Open. That will be updated below, closer to the start of the tournament.
What Happened at the Last Edition of the Australian Open?
Winners Across Different Sections
- Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal
- Women’s Singles: Ash Barty
- Men’s Doubles: Nick Kyrgios & Thanasi Kokkinakis
- Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova
- Mixed Doubles: Kristina Mladenovic & Ivan Dodig
- Boys’ Singles: Bruno Kuzuhura
- Girls’ Singles: Petra Marcinko
- Boys’ Doubles: Bruno Kuzuhura & Coleman Wong
- Girls’ Doubles: Clervie Ngounoue & Diana Shnaider
Previous Australian Open Champions
Here’s a list of all the players who won the Australian Open this millennium.
- 2022: Rafael Nadal
- 2021: Novak Djokovic
- 2020: Novak Djokovic
- 2019: Novak Djokovic
- 2018: Roger Federer
- 2017: Roger Federer
- 2016: Novak Djokovic
- 2015: Novak Djokovic
- 2014: Stan Wawrinka
- 2013: Novak Djokovic
- 2012: Novak Djokovic
- 2011: Novak Djokovic
- 2010: Roger Federer
- 2009: Rafael Nadal
- 2008: Novak Djokovic
- 2007: Roger Federer
- 2006: Roger Federer
- 2005: Marat Safin
- 2004: Roger Federer
- 2003: Andre Agassi
- 2002: Thomas Johansson
- 2001: Andre Agassi
- 2000: Andre Agassi
- 2022: Ash Barty
- 2021: Naomi Osaka
- 2020: Sofia Kenin
- 2019: Naomi Osaka
- 2018: Caroline Wozniacki
- 2017: Serena Williams
- 2016: Angelique Kerber
- 2015: Serena Williams
- 2014: Li Na
- 2013: Victoria Azarenka
- 2012: Victoria Azarenka
- 2011: Kim Clijsters
- 2010: Serena Williams
- 2009: Serena Williams
- 2008: Maria Sharapova
- 2007: Serena Williams
- 2006: Amelie Mauresmo
- 2005: Serena Williams
- 2004: Justine Henin
- 2003: Serena Williams
- 2002: Jennifer Capriati
- 2001: Jennifer Capriati
- 2000: Lindsay Davenport
Final Words on Watching Australian Open 2023 Live Streaming
Australian Open tennis is one of the most premier tennis tournaments in the world which is much sought after from the viewing public the world over. In order to watch the Australian Open 2023 live streaming and on television you can use the aforementioned options, depending on which region of the world you belong to.