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AO Women’s Semifinals Move to Prime Time


AO Women's Semifinals Move to Prime Time

The Australian Open women’s semifinals are coming to prime time.

The Australian Open celebrates the 100th anniversary of its women’s event with both women’s singles semifinal matches moving to the night session on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.

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“As we celebrate 100 years of women’s competition at what is now the Australian Open, I’m delighted to further showcase the women’s game by scheduling the semifinals in the prime time TV spot of Thursday night,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said. “We are incredibly fortunate in tennis to not only have great athletes in our sport, but tremendous personalities and role models.

“This includes our very own world No.1 and Wimbledon champion Ash Barty, recent two-time AO champion Naomi Osaka, the incredible Serena and Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Kim Clijsters, Li Na … the list of inspirational women in tennis is long, and they are all extraordinary.”

Tennis Express

The 2022 Australian Open starts on January 17th.

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