Australian Open to be telecasted on Sony Six channel
Australian Open to be telecasted on Sony Six channel

The Australian Open Tennis Championships, commencing on January 19 at Melbourne, is to be telecast by SONY SIX channel which has signed a five-year deal from this year till 2019 to show the calendar year's first Grand Slam tournament.

Australian Open prize hits record $32 million
Australian Open prize hits record $32 million

Australian Open organisers said Friday they had raised the prize money for the year`s first Grand Slam to a record Aus$40 million (US$32 million), with the singles winners taking home Aus$3.1 million each.

2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions
2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions

The Australian Open's extreme heat policy has been changed ahead of the 2015 tennis tournament and it has been updated to ensure conditions are fair for all players, according to the organisers.

Roger Federer throws weight behind Aussie 'fast' tennis
Roger Federer throws weight behind Aussie 'fast' tennis

Roger Federer will help launch an Australian-developed fast format of tennis when he plays an exhibition match against Lleyton Hewitt in Sydney in January, Tennis Australia said on Tuesday.

Pat Rafter gets top job at Tennis Australia
Pat Rafter gets top job at Tennis Australia

Two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No 1 Pat Rafter on Wednesday appointed as Tennis Australia's new director of performance.

Oz Open director confident ‘fit and ready’ Nadal would be ‘contender’ for title

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley is expecting ace tennis player Rafael Nadal to be fit for next year’s first Grand Slam,

Record prize money for 2011 Australian Open

Organizers announced on Tuesday that a total of 26 million dollars will be paid out in next January`s event.