Australian Open 2023 playing order: Day 10 schedule and how to watch on TV in the UK


Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina became the first player to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open after outrunning Jelena Ostapenko 6-2, 6-4 in a one-sided match at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday.

She was then joined by Victoria Azarenka, who rolled back the years to crush third seed Jessica Pegula 6-4, 6-1 to reach the final four and stay on track for her third Grand Slam singles title.

During the men’s draw, Sebastian Korda retired with a wrist injury while trailing Karen Khachanov by two sets. The Russian won 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 3-0 to reach his second consecutive grand slam semifinal.

Khachanov plays Stefanos Tsitsipas who stopped Jiri Lehecka’s dream run in three sets.

Australian Open dates

The tournament started on Monday, January 16 at Melbourne Park and ends on Sunday, January 29.

How to watch the Australian Open 2023 on TV

In the UK, Eurosport has the rights to broadcast live action from Melbourne and will feature 250 hours of live coverage starring Alize Lim, Mats Wilander and Tim Henman alongside Barbara Schett and Laura Robson. John McEnroe will be from New York, while Alex Corretja (Spain), Justine Henin (France), Boris Becker (Germany) and Roberta Vinci (Italy) will be part of Eurosport’s local coverage.

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To watch on Discovery+, an Entertainment & Sport pass costs £6.99/month or £59.99/year. In the US, the tournament will be broadcast on ESPN.

Day ten order of play

(All times local, +11am from GMT)

Rod Laver Arena

11:00: (30) Karolina Pliskova (Cze) v Magda Linette (Pol), (5) Aryna Sabalenka (Blr) v Donna Vekic (Cro), Ben Shelton (US) v Tommy Paul (US), (5) Andrey Rublev (Rus) v (4) Novak Djokovic (Ser), Olivia Gadecki (Aus) & Marc Polmans (Aus) v Luisa Stefani (BH) & Rafael Matos (BH)

Margaret Court Arena

1:00 pm: (4) Storm Hunter (Aus) & Elise Mertens (Bel) v Marta Kostyuk (Ukr) & Elena Gabriela Ruse (Rom), (11) Hao-Ching Chan (Tpe) & Zhaoxuan Yang (Chn) v (2) Cori Gauff (USA) & Jessica Pegula (USA), Sania Mirza (Ind.) & Rohan Bopanna (Ind.) v (3) Desirae Krawczyk (USA) & Neal Skupski (Gbr)

Kia Arena

1:00 pm: (14) Andreas Mies (Ger) & John Peers (Aus) v (8) Marcel Granollers (Spa) & Horacio Zeballos (Arg), (1) Wesley Koolhof (Ned) & Neal Skupski (Gbr) v Rinky Hijikata (Aus) & Jason Kubler (Aus)

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Court 3

half past twelve: (10) Shuko Aoyama (Jpn) & Ena Shibahara (Jpn) v Caroline Dolehide (USA) & Anna Kalinskaya (Russian), (1) Barbora Krejcikova (Cze) & Katerina Siniakova (Cze) v (6) Desirae Krawczyk (USA) & Demi Schuurs (Ned)

When is the 2023 Australian Open final?

Women’s final

The final takes place on January 28 at 8.30am (GMT) and can be watched in the UK via Eurosport.

Alternatively, a live stream is available to watch on Discovery+, with an Entertainment & Sport pass starting at £6.99/month or £59.99/year.

Jessica Pegula was the highest ranked woman in the tournament after the surprise exits of Iga Swiatek and Ons Jabeur.

However, Victoria Azarenka ended the American’s streak by winning 6-4, 6-1 and as the only former Australian Open champion still in the tournament, she has a strong chance of claiming her third title .

Final Men

The final takes place on January 29 at 8.30am (GMT) and can be watched via Eurosport in the UK.

Alternatively, a live stream is available to watch on Discovery+, with an Entertainment & Sport pass starting at £6.99/month or £59.99/year.

Novak Djokovic is still the heavy favorite and will hope to add a tenth Australian Open title to his resume. The 35-year-old will face Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals after knocking out Alex de Minaur.

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No. 3 seed Stefanos Tsitipas is the most likely player to trouble Djokovic as he defeated Jiri Lehecka in straight sets to reach the semifinals.

What is the Australian Open prize money?

The Australian Open’s total prize pool is $76.5 million, up 3.4 percent from 2022. The singles champions each take home $2.975 million, so just over £2.47 million.

Who are the defending champions?

Ashleigh Barty defeated Danielle Collins to end a 44-year drought for the home country by winning the 2022 women’s title. Barty retired soon after.

Rafael Nadal fought back from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev to win his 21st grand slam title. This year, Nadal was knocked out in the second round by Mackenzie McDonald.

What are the best of the latest odds?

Men’s Singles:

  • Novak Djokovic 4/11
  • Stephanos Tsitsipas 7/2
  • Karen Khachanov 10/1
  • Andrey Rublev 18/1

Women’s Singles:

  • Elena Rybakina 17/10
  • Aryna Sabalenka10/21
  • Victoria Azarenka 9/1

The odds are correct as of January 24



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