WATCH: First Glimpse of Brand New Arena in Melbourne Park Ahead of Australian Open 2022

Published 10/17/2021, 4:25 AM EDT


The Grand Slam tournaments of the season finally came to an end at the US Open 2021. With some stimulating performances, this season witnessed some of the finest emerging talents. We’re just months away from the Australian Open 2022 now. Just ahead of the competition, the Australian Open is constructing a new arena at Melbourne Park. A video surfaced on the internet of the new stadium in-making.

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The 2022 edition of the Australian Open will last from January 17 to January 30, 2022.

New Court at Melbourne Park

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The Australian Open 2022 is prepared to kick off from January 2022. Just recently, a video of the new arena at Melbourne Park surfaced on social media. The fresh new court looks gigantic with fancy blue-colored seats. This modern court would definitely enlighten the atmosphere of Melbourne Park.

However, no official statement has been released by the tournament’s officials on the upcoming court yet.

At the Australian Open, the matches are mainly played at four different courts with varying capacities, namely, Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne Arena, and Show courts. Rod Laver Arena is the primary court of Melbourne Park, where prominent matches take place.

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Exciting Australian Open campaign ahead

Next year’s Grand Slam in Australia will be surely fascinating to watch, as many records are bound to break. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have announced some positive news on their recovery. As a result, the quest for the record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title will begin. Presently, Djokovic, Federer, and Nadal are tied at 20 Grand aSlam majors.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Rafael Nadal of Spain, and Roger Federer of Switzerland wait to go on stage during the ATP Heritage Celebration at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

On the other hand, the American Serena Williams also stands a chance to claim her 24th Grand Slam title and equal Margaret Court’s record. However, it’s still uncertain whether Williams will compete at the Australian Open 2022, as she continues to struggle with her hamstring injury.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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