Melbourne, 16 January 2011 | AAP

Matthew Ebden (WA) and Peter Luczac (Vic) also join forces, coming off a first round win at the Brisbane International earlier this year.

Young gun’s Ben Mitchell (Qld) and James Duckworth (NSW) have also been granted the opportunity to showcase their talent in the men’s doubles, alongside John Millman (Qld) and Marinko Matosevic (Vic) and Sam Groth (Vic) stepping up with Greg Jones (NSW).

In the women’s doubles, crowd favourite Jelena Dokic will play alongside fellow Victorian Sally Peers, who last year partnered Great Britain starlet Laura Robson, reaching the quarter finals in a surprise feat.

Other women’s doubles pairs announced today were Sophie Letcher (Qld) and Viktorija Rajicic (Vic), Alicia Molik (Vic) and Sophie Ferguson (NSW), Daniella Dominikovic (Vic) playing with Jessica Moore (WA) and Melbourne double act Tammi Patterson and Olivia Rogowska.

The first round of doubles will commence on day one of the Australian Open.

Australian Open 2011 Doubles Wildcards:

Chris Guccione/ Carsten Ball

John Millman/ Marinko Matosevic

Matthew Ebden/ Peter Luczak

Sam Groth/ Greg Jones

Ben Mitchell/ James Duckworth

Jelena Dokic/ Sally Peers

Sophie Ferguson/ Alicia Molik

Tammi Patterson/ Olivia Rogowska

Daniella Dominikovic/ Jessica Moore

Sophie Letcher/ Viktorija Rajicic