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Experience the Australian Open, as we follow the biggest storylines and go behind-the-scenes at Melbourne Park.

Experience the Australian Open, as we follow the biggest storylines and go behind-the-scenes at Melbourne Park.

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United States

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Experience the Australian Open, as we follow the biggest storylines and go behind-the-scenes at Melbourne Park.

Language:

English


Episodes

Day 14: Nine 'Norms' for Novak, Osaka soaks up championship

2/21/2021
Novak Djokovic extends his Australian Open record to nine titles with a straight-sets win over Daniil Medvedev, Naomi Osaka continues her championship celebrations the morning after her win, and Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek secure the men’s doubles trophy on Day 14 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:55

Day 13: Osaka recaptures crown, Djokovic v Medvedev final preview

2/20/2021
Naomi Osaka outclasses Jennifer Brady in straight sets to secure her second Australian Open title, Barbora Krejcikova and Rajeev Ram collect the Mixed Doubles title for the second time in three years, plus a full preview of Sunday’s men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev on a phenomenal Day 13 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:19

Day 12: Medvedev marches into final, Osaka v Brady final preview

2/19/2021
Daniil Medvedev advances to his second Grand Slam final with a straight-sets win over Stefanos Tsitsipas, Aryna Sabalenka and Elise Mertens claim the women’s doubles title and a preview of Saturday's women’s singles final between Naomi Osaka and Jennifer Brady on Day 12 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:22

Day 11: Osaka ousts Serena, Djokovic ends Karatsev fairytale

2/18/2021
Naomi Osaka spoils Serena Williams’ hopes of a 24th major title, Novak Djokovic breezes past Aslan Karatsev and into a ninth championship match in Melbourne, while Jennifer Brady triumphs over Karolina Muchova to reach her maiden Grand Slam final on a fan-tastic Day 11 of Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:33

Day 10: Tsitsipas downs Nadal, Barty crashes out, Medvedev advances

2/17/2021
Stefanos Tsitsipas pulls off one of the great Grand Slam comebacks to beat Rafael Nadal in five sets, Karolina Muchova spoils the Ash Barty party, and Daniil Medvedev gets the better of compatriot Andrey Rublev on a monumental Day 10 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:39

Day 9: Djokovic and Serena semifinals-bound, Aslan roars into last four

2/16/2021
Novak Djokovic fends off Alex Zverev to reach the semifinals for a ninth time, Serena Williams produces her best match of the tournament against Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka overpowers Hsieh Su-Wei, and Aslan Karatsev becomes the first qualifier in 43 years to reach the last four of a major, on a historic Day 9 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:25

Day 8: Russian trio launches into last eight, star-spangled banner waves for US women

2/15/2021
Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev join Aslan Karatsev as the first Russian trio to reach the quarter finals of a Grand Slam, Jessica Pegula and Jennifer Brady fly the flag for the USA, while Barty and Nadal go about their business on Day 8 of Australian Open 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:46

Day 7: Serena a step closer, Djokovic digs in, time up for Thiem

2/14/2021
Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Naomi Osaka advance to the quarterfinals, Novak Djokovic wins injured, Grigor Dimitrov stops Dominic Thiem in his tracks, and love is in the air Valentine’s Day at the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:39

Day 6: Pliskova Czech-mated, big names advance

2/13/2021
Karolina Pliskova becomes the second biggest casualty of the tournament, beaten by countrywoman Karolina Muchova, Daniil Medvedev wins his first five-setter, Rafael Nadal and Ash Barty progress, plus an in-depth preview of tomorrow’s superstar Sunday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:42

Day 5: Djokovic and Thiem tested, Serena and Simona advance

2/12/2021
Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem survive five set tests to reach the Round of 16, Felix Auger-Aliassime defeats Denis Shapovalov in the battle of the Canadians, while Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza and Naomi Osaka advance to a blockbuster fourth round, as Melbourne enters lockdown for the next five days. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:18

Day 4: Tsitsipas still alive, Kenin conquered and Fabio fires up

2/11/2021
Stefanos Tsitsipas survives a gruelling five-set test by Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis, women’s defending champion Sofia Kenin falls to Kaia Kanepi and Fabio Fognini finds himself in a war of words with fellow Italian Salvatore Caruso on a jam-packed Day 4 of Australian Open 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:12

Day 3: Halep’s heist, Nick’s crazy night, Stan and Petra bow out

2/10/2021
Simona Halep and Nick Kyrgios pull off great escapes under lights, Stan Wawrinka succumbs to hungry Hungarian Marton Fucsovics, while Petra Kvitova and Bianca Andreescu meet their demise on a sizzling Day 3 of the Australian Open. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:43

Day 2: Superstars shine bright, Vika and Goffin among fallen seeds

2/9/2021
Ash Barty and Rafael Nadal cruise through the opening round, but the campaign is over for Victoria Azarenka, Roberto Bautista Agut and David Goffin. Plus, we chat to Aussie wildcard Alexei Popyrin after his first career five-set win on a spectacular Day 2 of Australian Open 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:00

Day 1: Andreescu to the rescue, Serena’s statement and Shapo survives

2/8/2021
The tennis world welcomes back Bianca Andreescu, Serena Williams makes a bold statement, Denis Shapovalov survives a five-set thriller against Jannik Sinner, and Gael Monfils and Angelique Kerber fall at the first hurdle on a dramatic Day 1 of Australian Open 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:45

AO Draw review, Bianca’s back and meet Fran Jones

2/5/2021
Three days out from the Australian Open, experts Sam Smith and John Fitzgerald help dissect the Women’s and Men’s draws, Bianca Andreescu prepares for her first match since October 2019, meet the inspirational British qualifier told by doctors as a child she’d never play professional tennis, and the community heroes behind the Electronic Line Calling voices. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:12

Tennis back with crowds! ATP Cup update, AO 2021 preview

2/3/2021
Melbourne’s biggest summer of tennis has begun with the Melbourne Summer Series including the ATP Cup, Naomi Osaka explains why she doesn’t want to play Ash Barty in a Grand Slam final, and an American perspective on the Australian Open from New York Times journalist Karen Crouse. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:14

Quarantine countdown, WTA schedule update and ATP Cup preview

1/27/2021
With just a few days until players complete hotel quarantine, we check in with the stars including Jennifer Brady in hard lockdown, all the reaction to the revamped WTA schedule, and an ATP Cup preview with Alex De Minaur, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:49

Players arrive, Craig Tiley talks and AO 2021 preview

1/20/2021
Welcome to Season 3 of The AO Show! With the Australian Open less than three weeks away, we check in with Tournament Director Craig Tiley, and preview the Women's and Men's Singles championships. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:07

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled, Australia reacts

4/2/2020
As the tennis world comes to terms with the cancellation of Wimbledon 2020, we hear the reactions of Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley and Australian tennis greats Todd Woodbridge and John Fitzgerald. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:27

Day 14: Djoker still the king, celebrations continue for Kenin

2/2/2020
Novak Djokovic has recovered from two sets down against Dominic Thiem to capture his eighth Australian Open title, Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram take out the Men’s Doubles title and Grand Slam celebrations roll on for Sofia Kenin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:22