Australian Open 2021: Tournament won’t have fans over the next five days as Melbourne enters COVID-19 lockdown. … The state will now be under Stage 4 restrictions, which means that fans won’t be able to attend the Australian Open until at least the quarterfinals begin.
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“Over the 14 days, it means we will have up to 390,000 people here at Melbourne Park, about 50 per cent of the average over the past few years,” Pakula said. “Rod Laver Arena will have an incredible atmosphere, not that different to the atmosphere we’ve seen at all the Opens in the years past.
In 2022 tennis fans will enjoy the most comprehensive Australian Open coverage on multiple platforms and brands, including Eurosport and streaming service Discovery+, taking the AO to an even bigger and broader audience.
A new coronavirus lockdown for the state of Victoria means five days of no fans at the Grand Slam tournament.
Like some other tournaments in autumn 2020, the Australian Open does not use line judges, but rather rely on automated calls. … In order to reduce the number of people on the tennis court, linesmen at the Australian Open were completely abolished. This eliminates a certain drama factor in the matches.
There are no linespeople at the Australian Open this year for COVID reasons. Instead Hawkeye computer technology is making all line calls as well as decisions on serves hitting the net.
Only players, chair umpires and ball kids will be on the court. … Live electronic line calling is delivered through remote tracking cameras around the court, automatically sending the audio line calls in real time.