BBC to show Australian Open highlights

US Open winner Emma Raducanu faces Sloane Stephens in the first round of the Australian Open, while Andy Murray takes on 21st seed Nikoloz Basilashvili
Dates: 17-30 January Venue: Melbourne Park
Coverage: Daily radio commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website and app, with selected live text commentaries online; TV highlights from middle Saturday.

The BBC will show highlights of the Australian Open with Britain’s former world number four Johanna Konta part of the commentary team.

The Australian Open starts on Monday with seven Britons in action.

Highlights of the second week of the tournament will be shown on BBC One and BBC Two from 22 January.

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will have daily commentaries, while there will be reports, previews and the latest news on the BBC Sport website.

In the first Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne, Emma Raducanu plays in her first major since her US Open victory in September, while three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray competes in his first Australian Open since 2019.

Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans, Liam Broady, Heather Watson and Harriet Dart are also in action.

Highlights will be shown on:

  • Sat 22 Jan – BBC One, 14:00-15:00 GMT
  • Sun 23 Jan – BBC One, 14:00-15:00
  • Mon 24 Jan – BBC Two, 16:15-17:15
  • Tue 25 Jan – BBC Two, 16:15-17:15
  • Wed 26 Jan – BBC Two,16:15-17:15
  • Thu 27 Jan – BBC Two, 16:15-17:15
  • Fri 28 Jan – BBC Two, 16:15-17:15
  • Sat 29 Jan – BBC One, 13:45-15:15

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