Each December the country’s best players assemble at Melbourne Park for the December Showdown. In 16 days, more than 1500 matches will be played to find out who is the best player across each age group and spectator entry is free!

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The Australian Open Play-off is the centrepiece of the December Showdown. The play-off sees players from around Australia battle it out for a golden ticket into the Australian Open.

December Showdown 2019 calendar

Date Event
3-8 December 14/u Australian Championships
30-7 December 18/u Australian Championships
9-15 December Australian Open 2020 Play-off
10-15 December 12/u Australian Championships
10-15 December 16/u Australian Championships

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Live streaming of the Australian Open 2020 Play-off will be available each day of the event, beginning Monday 10 December.

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Scores, draws & schedules

For all December Showdown news, draws and order of play please visit here.

December Showdown news

Fields set for the 2023 December Showdown
Lily Taylor in action. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 November, 2023

Many of Australia's top-ranked junior players will compete at the annual December Showdown at Melbourne Park next month.
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Daniel Jovanovski: A rising star of Australian tennis
Daniel Jovanovski. Picture: Tennis Australia
17 November, 2023

Meet Daniel Jovanovski, a 15-year-old from Melbourne and one of Australia's most promising junior talents.
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Marinkov, Yokota-Ho win 12/u Australian Invitational Masters singles titles
Vesna Marinkov and Jenson Yokota-Ho won the 2022 12/u Australian Invitational Masters singles titles. Pictures: Tennis Australia
17 December, 2022

Vesna Marinkov from New South Wales and Victorian Jenson Yokota-Ho have won national singles titles at the 2022 December Showdown.
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Gregg, Gadecki claim 16/u Australian Championships singles titles
Gabby Gregg and Thomas Gadecki are the 2022 16/u Australian Championships singles winners. Pictures: Tennis Australia
17 December, 2022

Gabby Gregg of New South Wales and Thomas Gadecki of Queensland have claimed national singles titles at the 2022 December Showdown.
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