Missy Higgins, Peking Duk, Birds of Tokyo, Australian Open Tennis Live The Temper Trap, The Living End, Jimmy Eat World, Tkay Maidza, DMA’S and Superband with Jon Stevens, Daryl Braithwaite and Ross WilsonTennis Australia, in association with Mushroom Events, is thrilled to announce the most star-studded line-up for Australian Open 2017.
Event : Australia Open Tennis
Date : Jan 16th,2017
Place : Australia
Broadcasting : australianopenlive-stream.com
Melbourne’s biggest party, The Open Sessions, will host some of the hottest Aussie and international acts at the Australian Open Live Stage, with Birds of Tokyo, DMA’S, The Temper Trap, Jimmy Eat World and The Living End among the all-star list.
We’re really excited to be playing at one of the biggest and most prestigious sporting events in the world – which also happens to be in our hometown! We’re thrilled to be sharing the stage with so many incredible artists and bands and getting amongst the Australian Open atmosphere,” said The Temper Trap frontman, Dougy Mandagi.
Aussie singer-songwriters Missy Higgins and Archie Roach, along with ARIA nominee Tkay Maidza and DJ duo Mashd N Kutcher will kick-start the party with two free concerts on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January, giving fans a taste of what’s in store at AO 2017.
I’ve always been a big tennis fan so this is really exciting for me. I’m also thrilled to be part of such an incredible lineup of musicians this year,” said Higgins.The highly anticipated Cooper’s Saturday will take place on 21 January, with ARIA chart toppers Peking Duk, and LA based DJ Drezo, expected to headline to a sell-out crowd following their continued success in the Aussie music scene.
We can’t wait to see Serena. She is the greatest sporting icon of the last 2 decades in so many ways. Also a great opportunity for us to jump on the ones and twos and get jiggy,” said Peking Duk’s Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles.
As the official beer sponsor of the Australian Open, Coopers is excited by the mix of Australian and international music acts set to perform, including Peking Duk who will be headlining Cooper’s Saturday” said Coopers National Sales and Marketing AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS LIVE Director, Cam Pearce.We are looking forward to experiencing what will be a fun and entertaining series of events and spectacular showcase of music, while enjoying a selection of Australian-made and Australian-owned Coopers beers.”
Daryl Braithwaite will also return to the stage with legends Jon Stevens and Ross Wilson to delight crowds as part of a Superband showcase.Once again, Mushroom Events is thrilled to be involved in curating the 2017 schedule of artists to perform during the Australian Open,” said Mushroom Group Chairman Michael Gudinski.
“The live music program has grown over the past few years and established itself as a key addition to the greatest Tennis Tournament in the world. The variety of music on offer is appealing to all ages.”
In an Australian Open first, the Australian Open Live Stage will be held at Birrarung Marr, where fans are set to experience a fun, new vibe and atmosphere.Our focus on innovation means we are constantly creating new opportunities and experiences for the fans,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said.
We’ve expanded our entertainment both on and off the court for 2017, and relocated our biggest music acts, the Open Sessions, into a vibrant new space at Birrarung Marr. We expect it to be a big hit with Australian Open fans,The Canadian, who enjoyed a career-best year in 2016, recently parted ways with Carlos Moya, who has since linked up with Rafael Nadal.
He has now revealed that 1996 Wimbledon winner Krajicek will join his team, which includes long-term coach Riccardo Piatti.Today was my first practice with Richard Krajicek,” he wrote on Instagram.It’s great to have Richard, alongside my team, for the upcoming season in my attempt to reach new and higher goals for 2017.
I worked with Richard for a few days AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS LIVE STREAM last year before the Australian Open and I’m sure with his experience and being a Wimbledon champion, [he] can help me reach my goals. I look forward to doing great things.Raonic will open his new season on December 30 at an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi before heading Down Under to defend his title in Brisbane. The Australian Open, where Raonic lost to Andy Murray in the semi-finals earlier this year, starts on January 16.
The first round begins on January 16 and the tournament will continue until the men’s singles final on January 29.2016 Sports Personality of the Year Andy Murray will be hoping to go one better this year having reached the final on five separate occasions.
128 players will be in the draw for the men’s singles with 32 of those being seeded with the same set-up for the women’s singles.
Britain’s Andy Murray and world number two Novak Djokovic will be at opposite ends of the draw which takes place on Saturday 14 January.Can I watch the Australian Open on UK TV?BBC used to have the rights to show the Australian Open but due to budget cuts, they will no longer show any live action.
Eurosport will once again be the best place to watch all the live tennis – assuming you have a subscription, of course (prices start from £5.99 per month).The BBC and Sky Sports will be showing additional highlights throughout the tournament.
Novak Djokovic will head into the tournament aiming to defend his title for the third straight year having defeated Britain’s Andy Murray in the final two years in a row.Djokovic has won it a total of six times and another victory would propel him into the record books as the first person ever to win the grand slam on seven occasions.
Women’s World No.1 Angelique Australian Open Tennis Live Kerber is the current singles champion.Andy Murray heads into the tournament as 6/4 favourite to win the men’s singles with Sun Bets. Get the latest odds here.Novak Djokovic closely follows as second favourite at 9/5, whilst US Open 2016 champion Stan Wawrinka is 7/1.
Juan Martin Del Potro and Rafael Nadal follow at 11/1 and 16/1 respectively.For the women, Serena Williams can be backed at 9/5 with defending champion Angelique Kerber second favourite at 9/2.
Simona Halep can be backed at 8/1.Moya recently ended his coaching ties with Milos Raonic, despite helping the Canadian rise to a career-high position of third in the world rankings by the end of the season.
The 1998 French Open champion, who is a long-term friend of Nadal’s having helped mentor his fellow Mallorcan in his teenage years, will work alongside Nadal’s uncle Toni – his long-term coach – and Francisco Roig.
Nadal will begin his new season at an exhibition tournament from December 29-31 and admits he is excited by the shake up.To have someone like Carlos, who is not only a friend but also a very important person in my career, is something special,” Nadal said in a statement.He will be next to me on my practice and competition.”
The Spaniard, without a Grand Slam title since winning the French Open for a ninth time in 2014, has been plagued by injuries and loss of form in the past two years.
However Moya, who will also coach at Nadal’s recently inaugurated tennis academy in Mallorca, is determined to get the tennis star back on track.To be honest it was great to receive that call,” the 40-year-old added. “To be able to help Rafa is something special for me and I am sure that together with Toni, Francis and the rest of the team we have a great common project.
Rafa is a special player and above all Australian Open Tennis 2017 Live a great person and friend on which I have a lot of trust and confidence that will be able to continue winning important titles.Nadal, who withdrew from the French Open and missed this year’s Wimbledon because of a wrist injury, ended an injury-hit season ninth in the ATP rankings.We understand it is the right moment to have him join our team,” Toni Nadal admitted.[source]