Thursday January 15th, 2015

The main draw of the 2015 Australian Open begins Jan. 19 in Melbourne. Stan Wawrinka will defend his men's singles title after opening the year with a victory at the Aircel Chennai Open. Li Na won the women's tournament in 2014 but announced her retirement in September.

Rafael Nadal will play in his first Grand Slam event since Wimbledon, having missed last year's U.S. Open with a wrist injury. 

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Nadal are the top three seeds on the men's side. Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep are the top women's seeds.

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Here is the full tournament schedule:

Date Time (ET) Event Network

Sun., Jan. 18

7 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Mon., Jan. 19 9 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Tues., Jan. 20 9 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Wed., Jan. 21 9 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Thurs., Jan. 22 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Fri., Jan. 23 9 p.m. - 7 a.m. Early round play ESPN2
Sat., Jan. 24 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Sat., Jan. 24 3 a.m. - 7 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Sun., Jan. 25 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Sun., Jan. 25 3 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2
Mon., Jan. 26 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Mon., Jan. 26 3 a.m. - 6 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Tues., Jan. 27 9 a.m. - 2 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Tues., Jan. 27 3:30 a.m. - 6 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
Wed., Jan. 28 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. Women's semifinals ESPN2
Wed., Jan. 28 3:30 a.m. - 6 a.m. Men's semifinal No. 1 ESPN
Thurs., Jan. 29 3:30 a.m. - 6 a.m. Men's semifinal No. 2 ESPN
Fri., Jan 30 3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. Women's championship ESPN
Sat., Jan. 31 3 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. Men's championship ESPN

 

Mon., Jan. 19 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Early round play Tennis Channel
Tues., Jan. 20 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Early round play Tennis Channel
Wed., Jan. 21 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Early round play
Tennis Channel
Thurs., Jan. 22 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Early round play
Tennis Channel
Fri., Jan. 23 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Early round play
Tennis Channel
Sat., Jan. 24 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Early round play
Tennis Channel
Sun., Jan. 25 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Early round play/round of 16
Tennis Channel
Mon., Jan. 26 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Round of 16/quarterfinals Tennis Channel
Tues., Jan. 27 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Quarterfinals Tennis Channel
Wed., Jan. 28 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Quarterfinals Tennis Channel
Thurs., Jan. 29 11 p.m. - 3:30 a.m. Semifinals/mixed doubles semis Tennis Channel
Fri., Jan. 30 11 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. Women's semifinals/men's semifinals/women's doubles finals Tennis Channel
Sat., Jan 31 5:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Men's doubles final/men's semifinals/women's doubles finals Tennis Channel
Sun., Feb. 1 12 a.m. - 2 a.m. Mixed doubles finals/women's final/men's final/ Tennis Channel

All matches can be seen on WatchESPN.The women's championship will re-air at 9 a.m. on Jan. 31 on ESPN2. There will also be a replay of the men's championship at 9 a.m. on Feb. 1 on ESPN2.

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