Australian Open 2023: Schedule, draw, how to watch, seeds, notable matches, results

The 2023 Australian Open is formally in progress as gamers complete for a record swimming pool of $76.5 million in cash prize. Heat and rain required 22 video games to be rescheduled on Day 2, however the stars are pressing through as the competitors continues.

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal is playing as the No. 1 seed while he tries to safeguard his title. The Spanish star has actually won a record 22 Grand Slams in his profession, however Novak Djokovic, who has actually won at Melbourne Park a record 9 times, is simply one Grand Slam title shy from connecting him. 

The 2 veterans are on opposite sides of the bracket, which suggests there is the possibility of a fight of the titans in the champion match. Djokovic was deported from Australia a year back since of his unvaccinated COVID-19 status, however he is lastly back in Melbourne.

Djokovic won his very first match 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 versus Carballes Baena in 2 hours and 2 minutes. 

The males’s competitors is missing out on world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, who took out due to a best leg injury sustained in training. Also missing out on will be Marin Cilic, a previous finalist in Melbourne Park, due to an injury.

On the ladies’s side, the 2022 Australian Open winner Ashleigh Barty will not safeguard her songs title as she retired from tennis in 2015. Venus Williams, who was granted a wildcard, was preparing yourself to complete in her 22nd Australian Open however needed to take out due to an injury sustained at the ASB Classic in New Zealand. Naomi Osaka, who made a pregnancy statement previously today, will likewise not complete this month. 

A couple of stars will be missing, however there will still be a lot of skill. World No. 1 Iga Swiatek — the 2022 WTA Player of the Year — had a breakout season in 2015 and will aim to continue that momentum. Last year she ended up being the very first female to win 2 Grand Slams in one season because Angelique Kerber in 2016 by winning the French Open in June and the United States Open title in September. 

World. 2 Ons Jabeur had an upset scare versus Tamara Zidansek, however she managed a 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1 triumph. No. 7 Coco Gauff likewise functioned with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Katerina Siniakova. Gauff was available in hot as she started the year by winning all 10 sets she played in Auckland on her method to winning the ASB Classic. 

Per the guideline developed by the International Tennis Federation in 2015, gamers from Russia and Belarus will be enabled to complete as people however not under their nations’ flags or names since of the Russian intrusion of Ukraine.

Here is all you require to learn about the 2022 United States Open:

How to Watch the 2023 Australian Open

  • Dates: Jan. 16 – 29
  • Where: Melbourne Park, Australia
  • Watch: ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+
  • Stream:  fuboTV (shot for totally free)

Notable males’s first-round matches

  • No. 4 Novak Djokovic def. Roberto Carballes Baena 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 
  • No. 7 Daniil Medvedev def. Marcos Giron 6-0, 6-1, 6-2
  • No. 9 Holger Rune def. Filip Krajinovic 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
  • No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas def. Quentin Halys 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)
  • No. 6 Felix Auger Aliassime def. Vasek Pospisil 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
  • No. 2 Casper Ruud def. Tomas Machac 6-3, 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (5-7), 6-3
  • No. 8 Taylor Fritz def. Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
  • No. 5 Andrey Rublev def. Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
  • No. 1 Rafael Nadal def. Jack Draper 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1
  • No. 10 Hubert Hurkacz def. Pedro Martinez 7-6 (7-1), 6-2, 6-2

Notable ladies’s first-round matches

  • No. 5 Aryna Sabalenka def. Tereza Martincova 6-1, 6-4
  • No. 2 Ons Jabeur def. Tamara Zidansek 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1
  • No. 3 Jessica Pegula def. Jaqueline Cristian 6-0, 6-1
  • No. 9 Veronika Kudermetava def. Maryna Zanevska 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)
  • No. 7 Coco Gauff def. Katerina Siniakova 6-1, 6-4 
  • No. 4 Carolina Garcia def. Katherine Sebum 6-3, 6-0
  • No. 10 Madison Keys def. Anna Blinkova 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
  • No. 6 Maria Sakkari def. Yue Yuan 6-1, 6-4
  • No. 8 Daria Kasatkina vs. Varvara Gracheva — rescheduled
  • No. 1 Iga Świątek def. Jule Niemeier 6-4, 7-5

Men’s Seeding

  1. Rafael Nadal (ESP)
  2. Casper Ruud (NOR)
  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
  4. Novak Djokovic (SRB)
  5. Andrey Rublev (N/A)
  6. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN)
  7. Daniil Medvedev (N/A)
  8. Taylor Fritz (U.S.A.)
  9. Holger Rune (DEN)
  10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
  11. Cameron Norrie (GBR)
  12. Alexander Zverev (GER)
  13. Matteo Berrettini (ITA)
  14. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP)
  15. Jannik Sinner (ITA)
  16. Frances Tiafoe (U.S.A.)
  17. Marin Cilic (CRO)
  18. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)
  19. Karen Khachanov (N/A)
  20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
  21. Denis Shapovalov (CAN)
  22. Borna Coric (CRO)
  23. Alex de Minaur (AUS)
  24. Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
  25. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
  26. Daniel Evans (GBR)
  27. Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB)
  28. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
  29. Francisco Cerundolo (ARG)
  30. Sebastian Korda (U.S.A.)
  31. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP)
  32. Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN)

Women’s Seeding

  1. Iga Swiatek (POL)
  2. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  3. Jessica Pegula (U.S.A.)
  4. Caroline Garcia (FRA)
  5. Aryna Sabalenka (N/A)
  6. Maria Sakkari (GRE)
  7. Coco Gauff (U.S.A.)
  8. Daria Kasatkina (N/A)
  9. Veronika Kudermetova (N/A)
  10. Madison Keys (U.S.A.)
  11. Paula Badosa (ESP)
  12. Belinda Bencic (SUI)
  13. Danielle Collins (U.S.A.)
  14. Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
  15. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
  16. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  17. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
  18. Liudmila Samsonova (N/A)
  19. Ekaterina Alexandrova (N/A)
  20. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)
  21. Martina Trevisan (ITA)
  22. Elena Rybakina (KAZ)
  23. Shuai Zhang (CHN)
  24. Victoria Azarenka (N/A)
  25. Marie Bouzkova (CZE)
  26. Elise Mertens (BEL)
  27. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROM)
  28. Amanda Anisimova (U.S.A.)
  29. Qinwen Zheng (CHN)
  30. Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
  31. Kaia Kanepi (EST)
  32. Jil Teichmann (SUI)

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