Melbourne Sporting Events Jan-March 2020
The New Year is rapidly approaching and already there are some massive sporting events scheduled for Melbourne for the first three months of 2020.
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The first major sporting competition that hits Melbourne is the Australian Open which takes place from the 20th January until the 2nd of February.
The Australian Open
20 Jan - 02 Feb
Why not light up your January by visiting the first Grand Slam of the tennis season. The biggest stars in tennis will be appearing in a festival of sporting excellence.
All the action takes place at Melbourne Park for two adrenaline-charged weeks of top tennis. Every year the Australian open seems to be getting bigger and bigger and is now one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world.
As well as the tennis there are plenty of things to do for the whole family making it a perfect day out.
Formula 1 Grand Prix
12 Mar - 15 Mar
For petrolheads the greatest event has to be the F1 Grand Prix. And in 2020 there will be more to this Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix than there has ever been before.
F1 brings together the world’s biggest motor stars as the supercharged cars race around the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit. Expect Lewis Hamilton and co to be in attendance along with Australia’s own Daniel Ricciardo.
No matter if you are not a motor racing fan you will love this glamorous and star-studded event. Melbourne will be rocking when the F1 bandwagon rolls into time.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020
21 Feb - 08 Mar 2020
The final of this year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be held at the fabulous MCG, actually on International Women’s Day.
The Junction Oval will host five of the group matches including the prestigious Australia v New Zealand game. Both teams will be looking for a semifinal place so it is stacked up to be a thriller.
The widely anticipated final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will present a unique opportunity to set a new world record attendance at an all female sporting event.
The Presidents Cup
Not quite in 2020 but an event definitely worth mentioning is the 2019 Presidents Cup. The event will take place at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club and it will be the first club to host this prestigious event three times.
The Presidents Cup is one of the most widely watched golf tournaments in the world as the best players from the USA face off against the cream of the rest of the world.