The draw has been made, the players are ready and the 2018 Australian Open is about, to begin with, the first Grand Slam of the year getting underway on Monday.
The Melbourne tournament has suffered a few big names withdrawals – Serena Williams and Andy Murray amongst them but there are still plenty of big names to, hopefully, provide a memorable competition.
As ever, the time difference is going to make following the action a bit awkward for those of us in the UK, but you can still watch it all if you don’t mind becoming partially nocturnal for a couple of weeks
The tournament runs from Monday, January 15 until the men’s final on Sunday, January 28
The draw took place on Thursday, January 11 which saw British hopes Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund draw Madison Brengle and Kevin Anderson respectively
Eurosport has the rights to show the tournament live in the UK with the matches being broadcast on Eurosport 1 and 2.
The BBC will be showing highlights on some days throughout the competition, with a schedule of their coverage.