Crowds at the Australian Open will be capped at 35% – meaning that around 5,000 spectators could take in matches at the Rod Laver Arena.
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was about to respond to a question about Australian Open crowds when he paused, thought for a moment, and then asked an official if fans were still allowed into Melbourne Park for the year’s first major. That was still the plan on the eve of the tournament: up to 30,000 daily — about 50% of capacity.
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Australian Open Plans For 50% Crowds. ennis Australia chief executive, Craig Tiley, has confirmed crowds between 25% and 50% of previous editions will be able to attend the Australian Open in January 2021. Tiley told Sports Sunday the 2021 edition will be an extended version of previous years, with six weeks of tennis in the plans, also confirming tennis stars Serena Williams and Roger Federer have confirmed their participation, after Federer opted out of the US Open and the French Open.
After a 2 week bubble, Australian Open players will be able to compete in front of crowds. The Australian Open is planning a ‘player bubble’ for 2022 and is liaising with government around crowds in attendance. Craig Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia said today, “We’re planning on having 2 week bubble where the players will be able to move freely between the hotel and the courts.