2015 Australian Open | LIVE from Melbourne Park | Day 1 – Day Session

2015 Australian Open | LIVE from Melbourne Park | Day 1 – Day Session

A very good morning everyone. Welcome to Melbourne Park, and to day 1 of the 2015 Australian Open.

History is made this year, with the refurbished Margaret Court Arena making the Australian Open the only Grand Slam to have three courts with a retractable roof.

With that, should we get rain, we’ll still get plenty of tennis, and there’s no shortage of it today for you.
Here’s the schedule for those three courts!

2015 Australian Open | Day 1 | Day Session
ROD LAVER ARENA | 11am AEDST
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Karin Knapp (ITA) vs. Simona Halep (ROU) [3]
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Ana Ivanovic (SRB) [5] vs. Qualifier
Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs. Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3]

MARGARET COURT ARENA | 11am AEDST
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) vs. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU)
Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Andy Murray (GBR) [6] vs. Yuki Bhambri (IND)
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) vs. Angelique Kerber (GER) [9]

HISENSE ARENA | 11am AEDST
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Julia Goerges (GER) vs. Belinda Bencic (SUI) [32]
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Sabine Lisicki (GER) [28] vs. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Tobias Kamke (GER) vs.Bernard Tomic (AUS)
5pm | Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Sam Groth (AUS) vs. Filip Krajinovic (SRB)

Day 1 is HUGE… Night 1, equally impressive, with Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Nick Kyrgios all featuring.

2015 Australian Open | Day 1 | Night Session
ROD LAVER ARENA | Night Session | 7pm AEDST
Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) vs. Roger Federer (SUI) [2]
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Qualifier vs. Maria Sharapova (RUS) [2]

MARGARET COURT ARENA | Night Session | 7pm AEDST
Women’s Singles – Round 1 | Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) [7] vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER)
Men’s Singles – Round 1 | Federico Delbonis (ARG) vs. Nick Kyrgios (AUS)

2 Channels to watch the action on this year, with SEVEN and 7TWO providing rolling coverage all-day long.

Getting us underway on SEVEN, it’s an up and coming Aussie, Marinko Matosevic taking on Alexander Kudryavtsev from Russia, and calling the action there for you are John Fitzgerald and Geoff Masters.

Meanwhile, over on 7TWO, it’s the opening match on the new-look Margaret Court Arena, featuring Alexandra Dulgheru, and the Aussie, Jarmila Gajdosova.
Calling the action for you there, are Hamish McLachlan and Rennae Stubbs!

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