The first grand slam championship of the year and if you are a tennis fan you will definitely know how important Australian open championship is Tennis fan will be waiting all eyes fixed on this tennis championship. It is scheduled to happen in January month of 2017. The official broadcast of Australian open 2017 will be on seven networks and associated channels.
The live streaming of the Australian open 2017 will be available through seven plus 7 and the live TV hybrid channel through HBB. Till now, it not officially fixed about the proper whereabouts of the streaming of Australian open but most probably this channel is the official broadcaster of the championship.
A lookout at Australian Open 2017:
This will be the first time when seven will be the official broadcaster of the streaming of Australian open in 2017 so there might be some issues at the beginning but it will be pretty interesting to hand the broadcast of both TV and online streaming of tennis grand slam. It’s a great news for online users that all the online streaming of Australian open 2017 will be absolutely free.
There are total seven courts at Melbourne which have all the broadcasting facilities. Channel seven will be broadcasting all the Australian open 2017 matches for the entire schedule of the grand slam. For the radio broadcasting of Australian open 2017 will be done by ABC Grandstand. All the big guns will be available for this major tennis ceremony and with this online and TV broadcasts, it is now very easy to watch it live.
The schedule of Australian open will be from 16-29 January in 2017 and will be held in Melbourne. Last time winner of Australian open 2016 was Novak Djokovic in men’s singles and in the women’s singles winner was Angelique Kerber who will lock horns to defend their title. 2017 tennis grand slam will be greater and broader and will be held in the city of Melbourne.
There would be a tough fight for both retaining the title and also for getting in the top of the tennis rankings for Djokovic and Kerber. Djokovic if he wins the title of Australian open in 2017, it will the record for the most number of Australian open win as it will become his seventh Australian open grand slam. Djokovic will face a tough competition from the last time runner up and his arch rival Andy Murray.
There will be also an eye on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the grand slam championship. In the women’s singles, Kerber won her first Australian open championship in 2016 by defeating Serena Williams in the final. So Serena will set to settle the score this time in 2017. There is another challenge for Australian open in women’s singles in the name of Pliskova.
History of Australian Open:
Australian open was also known as a happy slam and it was first started in 1905. It was known as the Australasian championships and then Australian championship and at last, it was finally named as the Australian open in 1969. Before finding it’s home at Melbourne stadium in 1972 it was first hosted in five Australian and two New-Zealand cities.
The stadium which helps the Australian open is known as the Melbourne’s park. The capacity of the stadium is 15,000 and the stadium is engulfed with a retractable rooftop. Almost every legend of tennis present and past have lifted the Australian open grand slam one or more time. And it’s among one of the most respected glam Slam championships.
So the stage is set for a perfect tennis grand slam opening in the form of Australian open. Seven plus 7 is the official website broadcaster for the event and all eyes will be on them, how they showcase this entire event. So don’t miss this Australian open of 2017 which will be live from 16-29 January 2017.