Watch all the action on the big screen in Melbourne's CBD
Can't get tickets to the Australian Open? Don't want to stay at home and watch it on TV? If you love your tennis and want to watch it with thousands of other like-minded fans, then get to Federation Square in the Melbourne CBD and watch it at the Kia Tennis Live Site, between 14th - 27th January! All the action from the Australian Open will be shown on the big screen between 11am to late, televising all the big games, finals and showdowns. Meet up with friends, grab some dinner and strap yourself in for some exciting finals at the end of the Open. Who will be this year's Australian Open winners? Get a front-row seat and find out!
Cheer on all the big stars and soak up the atmosphere at Federation Square - the place to be this summer! Image: Federation Square Facebook
To get organised for a visit to the Kia Tennis Live Site, check out the game schedule on the Australian Open website, visit broadcaster Channel 9's website for game details and see what's happening at Federation Square via their Facebook and Live Cam. The best way to get to Federation Square is by bike, by foot or public transport, however also see the parking details here for parking at Federation Square itself.
The weather for the Australian Open is typically very hot (see the forecast here), so ensure you slap on some sunscreen, take a wide-brimmed hat, fill up a large water bottle and take your sense of humour to enjoy the antics of this fun, community event. Sit back on a deck chair, relax and see all your favourites on the big screen, while enjoying some of Melbourne's finest food options.
Who are you hoping to see play on the big screen? The top 100 of the world's tennis players, both men and women, have all confirmed that they will compete at the 107th Australian Open in 2019. Cheer on Federer, watch Djokovic cruise through the games, see Nadal in action and enjoy watching all the top women battle it out to be number one. They will all be competing for a massive prize pool of $62.5 million, with the Men's Final the last on the bill on 27th January. Cheer on 10 Aussies as they battle it out for their place in history, with Ash Barty and Alex de Minaur leading the way. See here for a full list of players taking the court, and below for the Australian Open TV commercial, courtesy of YouTube.