The Australian Open Is Holding A Money-Can't Buy Auction For Bushfire Relief

By Ally Parker January 15, 2020

For a GREAT cause!

Attention tennis fans!

Would you like the opportunity to meet your fave players? How about get your mitts on an Air Jordan shoe signed by Serena Williams or private lesson with a tennis legend?

Yeah, we thought y'all might be excited.

On Wednesday 15 January, the Australian Open is launching an online auction, Aces For Bushfire Relief, putting a wide range of individual items up for sale - and one major prize - all in support of bushfire relief.

Auction prizes include:

  • Signed Australian Open programs
  • Serena Williams signed Air Jordan shoe
  • Angelique Kerber signed tennis dress
  • Private lesson with tennis legends Wally Massur and John Fitzgerald
  • Signed Tennis Merchandise & Equipment  
  • Limited edition collectibles and memorabilia 
  • Player, Legend and Celebrity Meet and Greets  
  • Exclusive (money can’t buy) Dining, Sporting and Entertainment Experiences (both Aus and Global) 
  • Rod Laver Arena seats during the Australian Open

And just in case that wasn't enough to have you rushing out to auction, here's the spectacular major prize aka the AO Champions Weekend for 2:

  • 2 x On court seats at Men’s Final and Women’s Final
  •  Photo with both the Men’s and Women’s Champions
  •  4 nights’ accommodation in Melbourne
  •  Breakfast for 2 with Rod Laver
  •  60 minute Tennis Lesson for 2 with Jim Courier on an AO Match Court
  •  Dinner at Nobu at the AO (Set menu)
  •  Coffee with Pat Rafter in Player Cafe
  •  Access for full Finals Weekend to the Tennis Australia VIP Lounge
  •  AO Behind the scenes tour with Tournament Director Craig Tiley
  •  Photo with the AO trophies
  •  Sit on-court during the Trophy Presentation to Men’s and Women’s Champion
  •  Exclusive use of official AO Player car and driver during weekend

Keen? Check out more information here.