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Aussie stars seeking Grand Slam glory at Australian Open 2024 | 26 January, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Aussie stars seeking Grand Slam glory at Australian Open 2024 | 26 January, 2024 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Matt Ebden and Emerson Jones are among 12 Aussies scheduled to compete on day 14 at Australian Open 2024.

Melbourne, Australia, 26 January 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Two Australians have the chance to win coveted Grand Slam titles on day 14 at Australian Open 2024.

Emerson Jones, a 15-year-old from the Gold Coast, will compete in the girlsโ€™ singles final, while Matt Ebden, a 36-year-old from Perth, features in the menโ€™s doubles final this evening.

โ€œIโ€™m going to give it my all and just have fun out there,โ€ Jones said about contesting her first Grand Slam final at Rod Laver Arena.

โ€œItโ€™ll be an amazing experience.โ€

World No.4 Ebden is no stranger to this stage. This is his seventh Grand Slam final and fourth at Melbourne Park.

โ€œIโ€™ve been lucky to have won this tournament in mixed doubles some years back, I know what that feels like. I count that as a blessing, for sure,โ€ Ebden said. โ€œOf course the plan is to win this one.

โ€œI know what itโ€™s like to lose as well โ€ฆ (but) these are the matches you want to be playing and competing for.

โ€œWhatever happens, Iโ€™m happy to be out there competing for Grand Slam titles.โ€

As a record-breaking Australian Open comes to a close, there is still plenty of action happening across Melbourne Parkโ€™s outside courts.

Four Aussie players โ€“ Archie Graham, Mitchell James, Kelly Wren and Andriana Petrakis โ€“ are unbeaten so far during the round-robin stage of theย Australian Open PWII Championships.

The singles finalists will be decided by dayโ€™s end, with the final round-robin matches followed by semifinals this afternoon.

There are also two Aussies competing in theย Australian Open DHoH Championships, with Isabel Cairns and Glen Flindell carrying local hopes.

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For fans who cannot make it to Melbourne Park, the Australian Open is broadcast live in Australia on the Nine Network and Stan Sport.

Aussies in action on day 14:

Girlsโ€™ singles, final
[6] Emerson Jones (AUS)ย v [1] Renata Jamrichova (SVK), Rod Laver Arena, day session, first match (from 12pm AEDT)

Menโ€™s doubles, final
[2] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) v Simone Bolelli (ITA)/Andrea Vavassori (ITA), Rod Laver Arena, night session, second match

PWII Championships, womenโ€™s singles round robin
Carla Lenarduzzi (AUS)ย v Sophia Schmidt (GER), Court 6, second match
[3] Kelly Wren (AUS)ย v [1] Anna McBride (GBR), Court 7, second match
[4] Andriana Petrakis (AUS)ย v [2]…

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