Australian Open 2017: tournament news, schedule, live scores and TV coverage

— -- The Australian Open kicks off our 2017 Grand Slam season. Here's everything you need to know:

When does the Australian Open begin?

United States: 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2 & WatchESPN on Jan. 15

BST: Midnight on ?Jan. 16

Bangalore, India, 5:30 a.m. ET on Jan. 16

Melbourne, Australia: 11 a.m. ET on Jan. 16

Where to watch the entire Australian Open

Viewing schedule

Where to get tournament live scores

Our real-time scoreboard, updated stats and social handles can be found in one spot: Australian Open CourtCast.?

Australian Open draws

Men's bracket

Women's bracket

Australian Open top stories

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Big Four forecast?

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Draw: Murray, Federer, Nishikori in the same quarter

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Murray could surpass Big Four with Aussie Open title

New coaching voice what Nadal needs at this stage?

Nadal remains upbeat about Australian Open?

How Murray and Kerber thrive in a time of legends?

Kyrgios chimes in on Djokovic incident?