18 - 26 January, 2016
Melbourne Park, Victoria 3001
The Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific, the Australian Open Tennis Championship, takes over Melbourne for 2 weeks every January.
The Australian Open 2016 will host champions such as Federer, Djokovic, Williams, Sharapova and the future stars of tennis, who make Melbourne Park their own for a fortnight of not-to-be missed Grand Slam®action.
To find out more and secure yourself a slice of the action, see here.
- Australian Open 2009 was the warmest event on record, with the average daily maximum 34.7°C, nine degrees above normal
- The coolest Australian Open was in 1986, when the maximum temperature averaged just 22.5°C, 3.5 degrees below normal
- On 29 January, 1963, 108mm of rain fell on Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, making it the wettest day in Australian Open history
- Fans at Australian Open 2015 are expected to consume more than 200,000 bottles of Mount Franklin water and 150,000 ice creams.