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First .. Let's have a look at what the Aussies are up to today, on Day 1 of the Australian Open.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic is bidding to equal Roy Emerson’s record of 6 Australian Open titles.
Lleyton Hewitt’s 2002 Wimbledon title marked the last time an Australian man lifted a Grand Slam trophy.
The Adelaide native is making is his 20th and last appearance in Melbourne.
World number 3 Roger Federer said Hewitt made him a better player and acknowledged the Aussie’s place amongst the greatest of his generation.
The Swiss Maestro is playing his 67th Grand Slam, having won a record 17 titles.
18 year old Melbourne native Omar Jasika will mark his debut in a major event thanks to a wild card.
The former US Open junior champion is looking forward to playing in from of a home crowd.
Play starts on Rod Laver Arena at 11am with Luksika Kumkhum vs Petra Kvitova