Tournament Name AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Location: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
Dates: 17 JANUARY 30 JANUARY 2005
Prize Money: Total: AUS$ 19.000.000
Draw / ID:  128 DRAW / # 05-580
TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
SITE: MELBOURNE PARK
BATMAN AVENUE, MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA
SURFACE: REBOUND ACE
BALL: SLAZENGER
PRIZE MONEY: AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
WEB SITE:  www.AustralianOpen.com
 
SIGN-IN: SINGLES QUALIFYING SIGN-IN DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 2005 8:00-9:30AM AT TOURNAMENT CONTROL ON-SITE. SINGLES QUALIFYING MATCHES: THURSDAY JANUARY 13 SATURDAY JANUARY 15. DOUBLES MAIN DRAW SIGN-IN DEADLINE: TUESDAY JANUARY 18 BY7:00PM AT TOURNAMENT CONTROL ON-SITE
 
SCHEDULE: MAIN DRAW WILL BE MADE ON FRIDAY JANUARY 14, PRIOR TO NOON ON-SITE AT MELBOURNE PARK FUNCTION CENTRE. THE SCHEDULE IS PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO ALTERATION WITHOUT NOTICE IF NECESSARY DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR OTHER REASONS. FOR EXAMPLE, THE STARTING TIME MAY BE 10:00AM IF EXTREME HEAT IS FORECAST OR THE TOURNAMENT IS BEHIND SCHEDULE. FROM MON. 17 JANUARY MATCHES WILL COMMENCE AT 11:00AM ON ALL COURTS. ON FRI. 28 AND SUN. 30 JANUARY MATCHES WILL COMMENCE AT 3:00PM AND 4:00PM RESPECTIVELY ON ALL COURTS. ON SAT. 29 JAN, MATCHES WILL COMMENCE AT 12:00PM ON OUTSIDE COURTS AND AT 1:30PM ON ROD LAVER
ARENA. NIGHT MATCHES HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED ON RLA 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 AND 30 JAN. NIGHT MATCHES WILL COMMENCE AT 7:30PM. NIGHT MATCHES HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED ON MARGARET COURT ARENA ON 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 AND 22 JAN. THE FIRST NIGHT MATCH WILL COMMENCE ON MCA NOT BEFORE 7:30PM (THIS MATCH MAY BE MOVED TO  VODAFONE ARENA AT THE DISCRETION OF THE REFEREE, EITHER PRIOR TO MATCH STARTING OR DURING MATCH IF INTERRUPTED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS).

 

ATP POINTS & PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN

 
Winner 
Finalist 
SF 
QF 
R/16 
R/32 
R/64 
R/128 Q Q3 Q2
Q1 
Race Points 200 140 90 50 30 15 7 1 3      
Entry Points 1000 700 450 250 150 75 35 5 15 8 4  
Singles $ 1.206.620 603.310 301.655 150.825 75.420 46.250 28.155 18.100   11.275 5.630 2.820
Doubles $ 439.640 219.820 109.210 54.605 30.800 16.795 9.450          

2005 ENTRY DEADLINE: 06. DECEMBER 2004 / QUALYFING 20 DECEMBER 2004
2004 SINGLES QUALIFYING CUT OFF: 279
2004 DOUBLES MAIN DRAW CUT-OFF: 135