Melbourne [Australia], January 14 (ANI): This edition of the Australian Open will witness the 100th anniversary of the women's competition at the Grand Slam, and to honor this incredible feat, there will be a historic change in the schedule of the tournament.
The world's best female athletes are set to shine in prime time at the Australian Open, with both women's semifinal matches moving to the night session.
Fans across the globe will be entertained throughout the tournament with some high octane and enthralling games as World No.1 Ash Barty will attempt to become the first local player to win an Australian Open singles title in 44 years while defending champion Naomi Osaka is expected to return to action and will target a fifth career major singles title.
Rafael Nadal, tied with Djokovic at 20 career major singles titles, will also be competing for the first time since August.
Australian Open 2022 will see participation from top Indian players like Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza. The mixed doubles pair of the nation, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, will be playing in this year's tournament and will look to make India proud in the international tennis arena.
Fans can watch Australian Open 2022 from January 17, 2022, on SONY SIX (English), SONY TEN 2 (English), SONY TEN 3 (Hindi), and SONY TEN 4 (English) channels. (ANI)