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If you love tennis and the whole exhilarating atmosphere of the Australian Open, then you can still be part of it without having to pay for tickets.
During the Australian Open Qualifying Tournaments, from the 8-11 of January, entrance to Melbourne Park is free. This is prior to the main championships and is for the men's and women's singles. These are on the outside courts.
There are also a few other free events for tennis fans on the AO what's on the calendar -click here.
While not a free event Kids Tennis Day is on 12 January from 8:30 am- 4: 30 pm and it is a chance to take your kids to the tennis relatively cheaply. Adults tickets are $25, Kids aged 3 – 14 tickets are $5.
There will be face painting, waterpark activities and stage shows featuring entertainment characters including Peppa Pig, PJ MASKS, Octonauts and more.
There will be live performances by Australian ARIA award-winning singer, Guy Sebastian.