Friday's exhibition matches were the official curtain raiser for the international tennis competition, and saw Williams and Novak Djokovic win hard fought matches.
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Some of the tennis world's superstars are expected to gather in Australia's Adelaide in late January to play a pre-Australian Open warm-up exhibition, Tennis Australia (TA) revealed when it confirmed the line-up for the one-off event on Saturday. Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Naomi Osaka will play at the star-studded event.
Those in Adelaide will play exhibition matches across January 29 and 30, before tournaments commence in Melbourne on the 31st. The first match of the Australian Open will be played on February 8 .
A tennis exhibition match will be organised by Tennis Australia on 15 January in Melbourne in a bid to raise funds for bushfire relief and recovery efforts prior to the Australian Open.
Author Tennis Australia. A special AO Rally for Relief exhibition match is just one of a range of fundraising events, activities and initiatives rolling out in January as part of the Aces for Bushfire Relief program. AO Rally for Relief will hit Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 15 January as the world’s best players take to the court to raise funds for bushfire relief and recovery efforts in response to the devastating bushfires ravaging several parts of Australia.
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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams was preparing to play Naomi Osaka at an Adelaide exhibition tournament on Friday. But first things first — after 14 days in quarantine because of the ...
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The first major public match of Fast4 was on January 12, 2015, when Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt played in an exhibition match at Qantas Credit Union Arena in Sydney, Federer winning 4–3 (5–3), 2–4, 3–4 (3–5), 4–0, 4–2. The match was broadcast live nationally in Australia on Nine Network as well as some international networks.
Kyrgios floated the idea of a charity tennis match and Tennis Australia on Friday responded by announcing “Rally For Relief”, an exhibition match on Rod Laver Arena on 15 January. It will also ...