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The Australian Open: who’s playing and where on Monday

Fan favourite Maria Sharapova  will kick off the Australian Open on centre court, while the great Roger Federer will start proceedings with a familiar evening timeslot on Rod Laver Arena.

Australian hopefuls Alex de Minaur, Ashleigh Barty and Bernard Tomic will all open their campaigns on Margarte Court Arena.

ORDER OF PLAY

ROD LAVER ARENA

Play begins at 11am AEDT

30-Maria Sharapova (Russia) v Harriet Dart (Britain)

James Duckworth (Australia) v 2-Rafa Nadal (Spain)

Polona Hercog (Slovenia) v 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany)

Not before 5pm

Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) v 3-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) v 3-Roger Federer (Switzerland)

MARGARET COURT ARENA

14-Julia Goerges (Germany) v Danielle Collins (U.S.)

5-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) v Taylor Townsend (U.S.)

Not before 3pm

27-Alex de Minaur (Australia) v Pedro Sousa (Portugal)

Not before 7pm

15-Ashleigh Barty (Australia) v Luksika Kumkhum (Thailand)

6-Marin Cilic (Croatia) v Bernard Tomic (Australia)

MELBOURNE ARENA

5-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) v Adrian Mannarino (France)

Maria Sakkari (Greece) v 22-Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia)

13-Kyle Edmund (Britain) v Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic)

Not before 6pm

22-Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain) v Andy Murray (Britain)

Not before 7pm

8-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) v Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia)

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