The Australian Open 2018 Last Updated On January 12th, 2018 in General by Danny Smith Every year starts with the Grand Slam eventâthe Australian Open and as the new year has hit, the 113th Australian Open 2018 is awaited eagerly. It was the year 1905 when the Australian Open commenced (Wimbledon-1877, the US Open-1881 and the French Open-1891). Although, before 1924 only Wimbledon was a major and only after that the rest of the 3 were added to the Majors. All kinds of tennis courts are covered in the 4 events that take place around the year, with Australian and US Open held on hard courts and French Open and Wimbledon on clay and grass courts respectively. Held at the popular sports venueâMelbourne Park in the city of Melbourne (which has been the host of the event for 55 times), Australian Open holds the distinction of being the highest attended event of the Grand Slam. Australian Open 2018 is scheduled from 15th January to 28th January. A brief of the schedule is here: First RoundâMonday, January 15 and Tuesday, January 16. Second Roundâ Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18. Third Roundâ Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20. Fourth Roundâ Sunday, January 21 and Monday, January 22. Quarter-Finalsâ Tuesday, January 23 and Wednesday, January 24. Womenâs and Menâs (first) singles semi-finalâ Thursday, January 25. Womenâs doubles final and Menâs (second) singles semi-finalâ Friday, January 26. Womenâs singles final and Menâs doubles finalâ Saturday, January 27. Mixed doubles final and Menâs singles finalâ Sunday, January 28. As being the highest attended Grand Slam event, the Australian Open 2018 is expected to see a huge turnout. The city of Melbourne would fill up with people from around the continent as well as the globe pouring in. If you have got campers/caravanners, the place to place to stay during the Australian Open 2018 is the Melbourne BIG4 Holiday Park. Located just 15 KMs from the host venueâMelbourne Park, it would give you an easy access to the tennis event. The BIG4 Holiday Park has free BBQs, games and television rooms, camp kitchen solar-heated pools and spa etc. There are the Ensuite site, Powered site and unpowered site for the camping lovers. Come to Melbourne, this Australian Open and witness one of the most spectacular sports event of the year. Contact Xtend Outdoors. * * * * Enquiry TypeProduct EnquirySupport * Select StateNew ZealandAustralian Capital TerritoryNew South WalesNorthern TerritoryQueenslandSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoriaWestern Australia * Select StateNew ZealandAustralian Capital TerritoryNew South WalesNorthern TerritoryQueenslandSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoriaWestern Australia * 23+35=? Δ Previous Next Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.