The 2018 Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs and Entries are a group of events and internal selections to choose the eight men and eight women singles wildcard entries for the 2018 Australian Open, as well as seven male and seven female doubles teams plus eight mixed-doubles teams. The USTA awarded a wildcard to the man and woman that earned the most ranking points across a group of three ATP/Challenger hardcourt events in the October and November 2017. For the men, the events included ATP Paris, $75K

There are eight men’s and women’s singles wildcards awarded each year. The Australian Open Wildcard Play-off in December provides Australia’s best players the opportunity to win a wildcard into the Australian Open. The Australian Open Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off provides the best players from the Asia-Pacific region with the opportunity to win a wildcard into the Australian Open. Tennis Australia also has a reciprocal arrangement with the French Tennis Federation and USTA, offering exchanges in French Open and US Open wildcards. Partners. The Australian Open is proudly supported by

The Australian Open Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off sees top players from the Asia-Pacific region compete for a coveted Australian Open main draw wildcard.  A Chinese male player will have a spot in the 2019 Australian Open main draw after Ze Zhang and Zhe Li reach the Wildcard Play-off final. Read more. Peng and Zhang remain on course at Asia-Pacific Play-off. 1 December, 2018. Top seeds Shuai Peng and Ze Zhang are through to the semifinals at the Australian Open Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off in China. Read more.

Australian Open wildcard. “The women’s field is strong for the AO Play-off this year and we expect every match to be highly competitive,” Australian Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik said. “Top seed Arina Rodionova is always a tough competitor and traditionally does well at this event. Destanee and Jaimee, who both earned wildcards last year are back and having tasted what it’s like to perform at Grand Slam level will be keen to do so again.  Alex Bolt (SA), who reached the AO Play-off final last year, leads a strong men’s field including young guns 21-year-old Akira Santillan (Qld), 22-year-old Max Purcell(NSW), 19-year-old Blake Ellis (Qld) and Australia’s top ranked junior Rinky Hijikata (NSW). All will be eyeing the achievements of Alex de Minaur (NSW), who’s win at the AO Play-off last year was the springboard to an incredibly successful year.

Popyrin, Polmans and Bolt will boost Australia's representation in the Australian Open men's singles main draw to 11. Alex De Minaur, Nick Kyrgios, John Millman, Matt Ebden, Jordan Thompson and Bernard Tomic received direct entry into the field, while wildcards were earlier awarded to Jason Kubler and James Duckworth. AAP. Australian Open. Most Viewed in Sport. Loading. Advertisement. The Sydney Morning Herald.

Hewitt said the Australian Open men’s title was wide open, with some of the regular contenders such as veterans Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray sidelined for much of the year through injury. He said he’d been impressed by Australia’s No1 Nick Kyrgios through the Davis Cup campaign and felt he had matured. “Coming in a lot of the top guys from the previous years are going to be seeded a lot lower because they haven’t played really for the last six months so there’s going to be a question mark on how they come in and how their bodies are holding up,” Hewitt said. “[Roger] Federer is going to go i

TENNIS Australia has awarded its last Australian Open wildcard to NSW’s Chris O’Connell, who also qualified for the Sydney International singles this week. Paul Malone. The Courier-MailJanuary 8, 20176:00pm. Thanasi Kokkinakis has missed out on a wildcard into the Australian Open.  The Sydneysider also beat Australian Davis Cup player Sam Groth in a five-set match at the Australian Open wildcard playoffs last month. Groth last month was notified he would receive a main draw wildcard to the Open, which starts on January 16. “I’m so pumped to get a wildcard into the Australian Open,” O’Connell said. Kokkinakis, who played only one match in 2016 due to shoulder surgery and other injuries, said last week he was “pretty stupid’’ to be even considering playing singles in a best-of-five tournament with so few matches under his belt.

Tennis Australia has four discretionary wild cards for the men's singles draw. Two more go to the winners of playoffs in Melbourne and Zhuhai, while another couple are distributed under a reciprocal arrangement with the organisers of the French and US Opens. Related articles. Roger Federer secrets to success revealed by Magnus Norman. Roger Federer reveals which players he HATES facing as rule changes. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal help set record-breaking numbers. Most read in Tennis. Latest videos.

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The 2015 Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs and Entries are a group of events and internal selections to choose the eight men and eight women singles wildcard entries for the 2015 Australian Open, as well as seven male and seven female doubles teams plus eight mixed doubles teams. One wildcard each was given to the winners of the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff, a tournament between Australian players who did not receive direct entry into the draw. In an agreement with the United States Tennis Association and the French Tennis Federation, Tennis Australia gives one man and one woman from the U

The USTA will award one men’s singles main-draw wild card into the 2018 Australian Open based on performance in any professional indoor and outdoor hard-court Challenger Tour-level events and above in the world. The wild card will be awarded to the American player with the highest total of cumulative ATP singles ranking points (including points earned in qualifying and main draw) from their best two out of three results during the following weeks

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 16/1/17 Australia's Bernard Tomic hits a shot during his Men's singles first round match against Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci. REUTERS/Jason Reed.  (Reuters) – Bernard Tomic is set to sit out the Australian Open after Tennis Australia (TA) decided not to award him a wildcard to the main draw, the organisers said on Thursday. TA boss and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley also confirmed the 25-year-old Queenslander had rejected a chance to compete in next week’s qualifying event at Melbourne Park. “We made the offer, (Davis Cup captain) Lleyton (Hewitt) did, we said ‘We’d just like you to play the Australian Open wildcard playoff and if you just make yourself available, you give yourself a good chance to get in’,” Tiley told t

Australian wildcards have produced a remarkable night at Melbourne Park on Thursday, upsetting seeded European opponents to advance to the third round at the Australian Open. Loading. Replay.  But the two Australians went a long way to justifying Tennis Australia’s bold call, joining Alex de Minaur as the only Australian men in the third round. Never say die: Bolt ruthlessly hunted the ball. Credit:Eddie Jim.

The Asia-Pacific wildcards were previously decided by nomination, a spokeswoman for Tennis Australia said, and are part of the 16 up for grabs for the Australian Open, eight each for entry to the men’s and women’s draws. Two of the eight are allocated in a reciprocal arrangement with the French and U.S. Opens, one goes to the winner of a playoff restricted to Australian players, while the other four are awarded at the discretion of organizers. The playoff, which will not be open to Australian players, was announced by the Premier of Victoria Ted Baillieu at a news conference in Beijing on Mond

Two Australian players have picked up wildcards for the first Grand Slam of 2018. -A +A.  The new World No.164 Olivia Rogowska has secured a main draw wildcard for the 2018 Australian Open. The 26-year-old was the best performing Australian player at the $60,000 Canberra and Bendigo ITF tournaments, winning the title at the former event. "It’s incredible to get this opportunity. When I was competing I wasn’t really thinking about the wildcard, I knew that the chance was there but I really just wanted to try and focus on myself, fight really hard and become a better tennis player," Rogowska said. "It’s already been an amazing couple of months, getting the wildcard is

Fourlis last year won the Australian Open wildcard playoff to earn a dream grand slam debut in her home city, beating Anna Tatishvili in the first round before falling to dual major winner Svetlana Kuznetsova. She confirmed her class with a three-set loss to former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki in her second grand slam appearance at the French Open. "That experience (in Melbourne), and winning a round and playing a great match at the French against Wozniacki, it definitely does build and you get more confidence," Fourlis said.  Alex Bolt is top seed in the men's wildcard playoff and begins his quest against Bernard Nkomba. The men play Monday and the women hit the courts on Tuesday. Source AAP. Stay up to date with SBS NEWS.

Men's Rankings. Women's Rankings. Live Scores.  World number one Simona Halep fended off teenage wildcard Destanee Aiava to reach the Australian Open second round. Halep saved two set points before beating the 17-year-old Australian 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 after medical timeouts for both players. The Romanian, who plays Eugenie Bouchard next, had her ankle strapped in the second set, while Aiava left the court when leading 5-2 in the first.

Australian Open wildcards announced. by: TENNIS.com | December 23, 2009. TENNIS.com. Alicia Molik and Olivia Rogowska have been given wildcards into the Australian Open women's draw, and Bernard Tomic, Jason Kubler and Carsten Ball have been given wildcards into the men's draw. One wildcard remains open for each field. Wildcards had already been awarded to Justine Henin, Tennis Australia playoff winner Casey Dellacqua and USTA playoff winner Coco Vandeghwe on the women's side, with slots also reserved for the French reciprocal wildcard and the Asian wildcard. On the men's s

Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka is given a wildcard into next year's Australian Open.  Azarenka lost in straight sets to Simona Halep in the fourth round of Wimbledon in her last appearance on tour. Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has been given an Australian Open wildcard. The 28-year-old pulled out of the US Open and Belarus' Fed Cup final earlier this year because of a custody dispute over her young son. "Vika's current situation is obviously very difficult for her. We have reached out to offer any support we can," said tournament director Craig Tiley.

Federer became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open era since Ken Rosewall in 1972.[2] The time span between Federer's first Grand slam win at Wimbledon and this latest, almost 15 years, is an Open era record in the men's singles field.[3] This was also the 10th time that Federer has defended a Grand Slam title, with the previous time being at the 2008 US Open. Čilić became the first Croatian player to reach a singles final at the Australian Open.[4].  It was Federer's 20th Grand Slam singles title and record-equalling sixth Australian Open men's singles title (tied with Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic ). [1] With the win, Federer became the first male player to win at least six titles at two Grand Slam tournaments (six at the Australian Open and eight at Wimbledon). Federer became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open era since Ken Rosewall in 1972 .

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said: "Vika's current situation is obviously very difficult for her and we have reached out to offer any support we can. "As a two-time Australian Open champion we've awarded her a wildcard and look forward to seeing her back on the court in Melbourne in January." Azarenka added: "I'm so excited about coming back to Melbourne for the Australian Open, it's my favourite tournament. "I've won there twice and always feel so comfortable on the court and the city is great. It's been a tough year an

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was handed a wildcard for the Australian Open 2018. The 28-year-old was forced to pull out of the US Open and the Davis Cup final due to a custody dispute over her young son. Tournament director Craign Tiley said, “Vika’s current situation is obviously very difficult for her. We have reached out to offer any support we can.” Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open.  Victoria Azarenka has already granted a wildcard to the WTA Auckland event. She will be using that tournament as her preparation for the 2018 season. The Australian Open 2018 kicks off on 15 January. Earlier, it had been reported that Serena Williams was on the official roster while Azarenka’s participation was in doubt. With this wildcard entry though, the double Australian Open champion is guaranteed to make an appearance.

The 2015 Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs and Entries are a group of events and internal selections to choose the eight men and eight women singles wildcard entries for the 2015 Australian Open, as well as seven male and seven female doubles teams plus eight mixed doubles teams. One wildcard each was given to the winners of the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff, a tournament between Australian players who did not receive direct entry into the draw. In an agreement with the United States Tennis Association and the French Tennis Federation, Tennis Australia gives one man and one woman from the U

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, 28, received a wildcard from tournament organisers on Wednesday.  India Men's Hockey Team. Indian Women's Hockey team. MMA.  Former world number one Victoria Azarenka will return to the Australian Open next month as a wildcard in her quest for a third title. Azarenka – a two-time champion at Melbourne Park in 2012 and 2013 – was granted a spot in the 2018 women's singles draw by organisers on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Belarussian, who missed this year's Australian Open after giving birth in December 2016, has not featured on the WTA Tour since Wimbledon in July due to an ongoing custody battle over her son. Azarenka – with only six appearances this season and four wins – sat out the US Open and missed the

Two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son, was Wednesday handed a wildcard into January’s Australian Open. Tournament director Craig Tiley said every assistance would be provided to the former Belarus world number one so she can compete at the Melbourne event where she has achieved her greatest success. READ | Serena Williams could break another Grand Slam record in the Australian Open. “Vika’s current situation is obviously very difficult for her and we have reached out to offer any support we can,” Tiley said. “As a two-time Australian

Australian Open organisers have granted former world number one Justine Henin a wildcard to play in the tournament next January. The 27-year-old followed fellow Belgian Kim Clijsters in announcing a comeback from retirement last month.  "Justine is the ultimate competitor, the winner of seven Grand Slam titles, and we are looking forward to welcoming her back to the Australian Open. "I know Justine will not have made the decision to come out of retirement lightly, and have no doubt she will be in great shape and prepared to compete against the world's best."

Men's Printable. Created with Sketch. Women's Printable.  American Samantha Crawford prepares for the 2016 Australian Open. After receiving a main draw wildcard and a strong run in Brisbane, Crawford is focused for Melbourne. By Tim Newcomb. January 09, 2016.

Australian Open – Wildcard Playoff. Sometimes the most intense and interesting battles occur even before the first round of a major is played. They are in the Wildcard Playoffs. This week Alicia Molik is making a come back that starts at Melbourne Park. After reaching #8 in the world, she had to stop play due to an inner ear issue that has now been treated successfully.  UPDATE: Molik won 6-4, 6-4 in the finals of the wildcard playoff and has secured a birth in the main draw of the Australian Open! Categories. Categories.

Australian Open recieved another 10% increase in total prize money purse for 2019 grand slam women men singles winners will get $4.5 million.  Men’s singles qualifying round 1 winners will take home around AUD$20,000, second round winners will get $25,000 and third round winners will pocked massive AUD$40,000. Both mens and women doubles event also got increase with winners taking home $825,000 while runner ups pocketing as much as $425,000.

AUSTRALIAN Lizette Cabrera has snaffled the final women’s singles wildcard for the Australian Open while two-time winner Victoria Azarenka has also been offered a place.  “This year I’m looking to play more matches on the WTA Tour, and this wildcard is the perfect opportunity for me to start 2018 with a bang and I’m very grateful again of having the chance to play at the Australian Open.” Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik said: “Lizette is one of our best prospects as we start the tennis year and she has worked hard to improve and is well deserving of being awarded the wildcard. “There is something special about playing a home Grand Slam, and I’m excited that Lizette has the chance to give it her all at Melbourne Park.” Originally published as Cabrera, Azarenka snar

Australian Open Wild-Card Play-Off. Americans Johnson, Vickery Secure USTA's Australian Open Playoff Wildcards. ex -Trojan Johnson. Photo collegetennisonline.com. December 23, 2013 ITS Staff - USC Tojan alum Steve Johnson, two-time NCAA Singles champion, and 18-year-old Sachia Vickery captured the Australian Open Wildcard spots allotted to the U.S. Tennis Association held at Norcross, Georgia. Johnson, ATP world-ranked No.156 defeated Tennys Sandgren 4-6 6-3 0-6 7-6 (5) 6-1 in the men's while WTA No.195 ranked Vickery defeated Victoria Duval 6-2 6-3 in the USTA playoff women's f

Bernard Tomic will not take part in the wildcard playoffs for next month’s Australian Open, putting his participation in the year’s first major in further doubt. Tomic was not in the 16-man field announced for the tournament, which begins on Monday, despite Tennis Australia saying he’d been offered a spot. It leaves qualifying as the final option for the troubled Australian star to earn a berth at Melbourne Park, but it’s not yet clear if Tomic even wants to compete. Tomic slumped to No.142 in the world after a horror 2017 that featured just 10 wins. He does not have direct entry to January’s

However the two-time Australian Open champion has said she will be returning to the court in Melbourne in January, with the tournament organisers promising to do all they can to ensure she is able to compete. Tournament director Craig Tiley said: 'Vika's current situation is obviously very difficult for her and we have reached out to offer any support we can. 'As a two-time Australian Open champion we've awarded her a wildcard and look forward to seeing her back on court.' The 28-year-old has not played since Wimbledon due to an ongoing child custody battle. Azarenka a

The Australian Open has revealed the eight competitors, four males and four females, who have been offered wildcard entries into the season-opening Grand Slam event, which begins January 13 in Melbourne. The list includes budding talents Thanasi Kokkinakis, Nick Kyrgios, as well as 21-year-old James Duckworth and Sam Groth. The eight Australians join wildcard play-off winners Jordan Thompson and Casey Dellacqua, and top Australian players Lleyton Hewitt, Bernard Tomic, Marinko Matosevic and Matt Ebden in Melbourne. The full list is available below: Men: Nick Kyrgios, Thanasi Kokkinakis, James

Duckworth, Nishioka Win Australian Open Wild Cards. Dec202015. ATP Staff.  James Duckworth will make a fifth consecutive main draw appearance at the Australian Open after winning the Australian Wildcard Playoff on Sunday. The top seed was the last player standing in the 16-man draw after Benjamin Mitchell withdrew ahead of the final to be with his girlfriend for the birth of their first child. “It would have been nice to win properly but that’s the way it goes,” Duckworth said. "I managed to get through a couple of tough matches [this week], especially the semifinal against Marinko [Matosevic].

Azarenka granted Australian Open wildcard. By ESPN staff | Dec 12, 2017.  But she will return for the 2018 Australian Open and tournament director Craig Tiley said every assistance would be provided to Azarenka in order for her to compete at the event where she has achieved her greatest success. "Vika's current situation is obviously very difficult for her and we have reached out to offer any support we can," he said. "As a two-time Australian Open champion, we've awarded her a wildcard and look forward to seeing her back on court in Melbourne in January." Azarenka said she was looking forward to returning to the tournament where she ha

But gaining a wildcard for the 2018 Open purely on merit was even more special. "I feel like I thoroughly deserve this one - that's what happens when you are actually playing for one," said the 18-year-old De Minaur. "I couldn't be happier with my level and I can't wait for the Australian summer to come." De Minaur was the form player of the week, dropping only two sets in four matches. "I think I've still got a lot to get better at.

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wildcard for the Australian Open. The 28-year-old missed this year's US Open and Belarus' Fed Cup final due to an ongoing child custody battle, and has not played since Wimbledon. She previously told her fans she was not permitted to take her 11-month-old son, Leo, out of California. But the two-time Australian Open champion has said she will be returning to the court in Melbourne in January, with the tournament organisers promising to do all they can to ensure she is able to compete. Tournament director Craig Tiley said: &

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said: "Vika's current situation is obviously very difficult for her and we have reached out to offer any support we can. "As a two-time Australian Open champion we've awarded her a wildcard and look forward to seeing her back on court in Melbourne in January." Azarenka added: "I'm so excited about coming back to Melbourne for the Australian Open, it's my favourite tournament. "I've won there twice and always feel so comfortable on court and the city is great. "It's been a tough year and

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It features men's and women's singles; men's, women's and mixed doubles and junior's championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events. Prior to 1988 the tournament had been played on grass. Since 1988 two types of hardcourt surfaces have been used at Melbourne Park – green Rebound Ace to 2007 and blue Plexicushion from 2008. The Australian Open typically has high attendance, second only to the US Open.  The Australian Open is managed by Tennis Australia, formerly the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia (LTAA), and was first played at the Warehouseman's Cricket Ground in Melbourne in 1905. This facility is now known as the Albert Reserve Tennis Centre. Read more. This page contains text from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - https://wn.com/Australian_Open. 1970 Australian Open.

Stan is the Man in the second quarter of the draw, 2016 US Open champ Stan Wawrinka has a fairly routine path to the round of 16 where he could face Aussie favorite Nick Kyrgios. Kyrgios is a true wildcard as he has amazing talent and yet can be a major head case both on and off the court. He’s truly dangerous as he can produce dominating tennis when he’s on, healthy and focused. A few other players who also run hot and cold in this quarter include Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (former finalist in Melbourne), former US Open champ Marin Cilic and another mercurial Aussie, Bernard Tomic. This could be a wi

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