The Ultimate Guide to the Australian Open 2019 Dates, Times and Venues

Will Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki retain their 2018 titles? Will an unknown storm the competition and surprise everyone? The Australian Open 2019 is just months away and tickets are on sale now!

A sporting occasion that stops the nation and the world

The Australian Open is one of the biggest events on the nation’s sporting calendar, rivalling the AFL Grand Final and the Melbourne Cup for prestige and international interest. It is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year and one of the most gruelling. The Australian heat in January is unforgiving for players, officials and spectators alike, making it a true test of endurance for all involved. It is the largest sporting event in the southern hemisphere, encompassing three of Melbourne’s major sports arenas – Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and Margaret Court Arena – and taking over the whole city with tennis fever.

Australian Open 2019 schedule and where to watch the matches

This time, the Australian Open runs for two weeks from 14 – 27 January 2019. Australian Open tickets are on sale from October 3 2018, with both single session and multi-session passes available.

The action is set to commence with the qualifying rounds on the ninth of January, with the real action starting on Monday the 14th. The qualifying rounds are a great chance to see some of the action for free and possibly spot a rising star. There are 16 finals spots up for grabs for the men’s competition and 12 for the women, who will join the seeded players in attempting to reach the final. If you want to be a part of the action without the cost of entry, then the qualifying rounds are a great opportunity to experience the atmosphere of the Australian Open for free.

Once into the competition-proper, it is an action-packed two weeks. All three venues feature first, second and third round matches, ensuring that there is always a game to enjoy. Whether you’re excited to see Federer yet again stick it to the youngsters, an up and comer take out the women’s crown, or cheer on an Aussie favourite, the Australian Open is the biggest event of the summer and one not to miss.

The complete Australian 2019 schedule 

The showpiece matches of the event, the women’s and men’s singles finals, will be held on the 26th and 27th of January respectively, at their traditional home – Rod Laver Arena. Before those two, there are many great games to enjoy.

Take a look at the full schedule below and start planning your summer!

 

DATE

ROUND

ROD LAVER ARENA

MARGARET COURT ARENA

OUTSIDE COURTS

GATES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Qualifying

 

 

10:00am

9:30am

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Qualifying

 

 

10:00am

9:30am

Friday, 11 January 2019

Qualifying

 

 

10:00am

9:30am

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Qualifying

 

 

10:00am

9:30am

Monday, 14 January 2019

1st singles round

11:00am

11:00am

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

1st singles round

11:00am

11:00am

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

2nd singles round

11:00am

11:00am

11:00am –

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Thursday, 17 January 2019

2nd singles round

11:00am

11:00am

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Friday, 18 January 2019

3rd singles round

11:00am

11:00am

 

7:30pm

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Saturday, 19 January 2019

3rd singles round

11:00am

11:00am

 

7:30pm

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Sunday, 20 January 2019

4th singles round

11:00am

11:00am

11:00am

10:00am

7:00pm

 5:00pm

Monday, 21 January 2019

4th singles round

11:00am

11:00am 

11:00am

10:00am

7:30pm

 5:00pm

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Quarterfinal Singles

11:00am

 

7:00pm

no play

11:00am

10:00am

 5:00pm

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Quarterfinal Singles

11:00am

 

7:30pm

no play

11:00am

10:00am

 5:00pm

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Women’s singles semi-finals

11:00am

 

 7:30pm

no play

11:00am

10:00am

Men’s singles semi-final one

 5:00pm

Friday, 25 January 2019

Women’s doubles final

3:00pm

no play

3:00pm

2:00pm

Men’s singles semi-final two

7:30pm

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Men’s doubles final

1:00pm

no play

1:00pm

12:00pm

Women’s final

7:30pm

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Mixed doubles final

4:30pm

 

 7:00pm

no play

no play

3:00pm

Men’s singles final

 

*These dates are correct at time of publication and may be subject to change.

Get in quick and secure your spot courtside this summer

The Australian Open attracts visitors from all around Australia and the world. It is the first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar and will kick-start what is sure to be another classic year for the sport. Tickets are available from October 3 2018 and will be released in stages. Keep an eye on Queen of Tickets to make sure you don’t miss out on what will be another classic, right in the heart of Melbourne.