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Australian NBL teams Melbourne United and the Cairns Taipans will play the AO Game at Hisense Arena in week two of the Australian Open.

Fans will be able to attend both the Australian Open and the basketball game on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 with ticket prices at $60 for adults and $10 for children.

Tickets will provide a ground pass to the Australian Open as well as entry into the AO Game at Hisense Arena at 7:30 p.m.

“This is a unique opportunity to showcase two of the world’s biggest sports in one location on one day and our fans are the big winners,” Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said.



The Australian Open announced the inaugural AO Game at a media event that featured Nick Kyrgios. Thanasi Kokkinakis and Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt taking on NBL stars in both hoops and tennis.

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Tickets for the AO Game, which includes an Australian Open ground pass, will go on sale on Monday, December 11th.

Photo credit: Australian Open Facebook

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