It’s a day that many people believed might never come but tonight Nick Kyrgios plays on Rod Laver Arena for a grand slam title.
Whatever happens tonight, Australia wins.
The All-Australian doubles final will see Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis take on Matt Ebden and Max Purcell on Rod Laver Arena in what will be a massive clash.
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But while the match is officially pencilled in for 8.45pm AEDT via Google, the match will come after the women’s final between World No. 1 Ash Barty and 27th seed American Danielle Collins.
Barty has spent just six hours and six minutes on court this Australian Open, meaning it very well could be at 8.45pm AEDT, although the match is scheduled to start at 7.30pm AEDT.
But if the match goes to three sets and with trophy presentations to come after the match, the doubles decider is likely to be pushed back.
Officially on the Australian Open website, the match is the second up on Rod Laver Arena from 7.30pm.
But there is set to be plenty of spice in the match after Purcell was caught out having labelled Kyrgios’ antics as “disrespectful”, as the crowds have been wild following Kyrgios and Kokkinakis’ doubles campaign.