Everything you need to know about 2023 Australian Open: Dates, warm-up tournaments, prize money and Entry Lists

The Australian Open is set to take place as the next Grand Slam tournament to begin 2023 and TennisUpToDate has you covered with all the updated information in terms of dates, prize money, warm-up tournaments and Entry Lists.

Defending champions are Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty with the latter now retired defeating Danielle Collins in the final - Iga Swiatek will take over the mantle as the favourite going into the tournament with Carlos Alcaraz on the men's side despite it being confirmed that the Spaniard will not play a single warm-up beforehand.

When is the Australian Open taking place?

Due between 16-23 January, the Australian Open will take place with multiple warm-up tournaments including the return of a Hopman Cup type tournament called the United Cup.

Warm-up tournaments for Australian Open

Fans on the ATP side as well as watching the United Cup will also have an ATP 250 in both Adelaide and Pune, India currently that weekend with Adelaide International 1 and Maharashtra Open currently pencilled in between 2-8 Jan.

While from 9 Jan onwards, the second Adelaide International and Auckland Open on the ATP side will act as a precursor.

These are all 250's while on the WTA side, it is all Australia based with the Adelaide International and Auckland Open (ASB Classic) in the first week of January, with the Adelaide International 2 and Hobart International confirmed in the second week.

Only the Auckland Open and Hobart International are not WTA 500 tournaments and will likely feature all the big names that won't play United Cup.

Prize Money

This has been confirmed with a record increase on previous years confirmed seeing $76.5 million in total prize money.

It was $54 million in prize money last season but has now risen 3.4% to a record amount as seen below.

Entry Lists

These have been released as of 06/01/2023 with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Carlos Alcaraz among others headlining in ATP as well as Iga Swiatek, Ons Jabeur, Jessica Pegula and Caroline Garcia in WTA.

TV Guide

Also the coverage has yet to be confirmed but will likely be shown on Eurosport in the UK with the warm-up tournaments likely on Amazon Prime Video but information will be confirmed nearer the time.

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