A man walks by an Australian Open sign, in Melbourne. Photo: EPA/EFE
A man walks by an Australian Open sign, in Melbourne. Photo: EPA/EFE

Australian Open: Omicron wave forces officials to slash number of fans at grand slam by 50 per cent

  • Ticket sales for the Melbourne Park event will be paused at 50 per cent of capacity
  • In a statement, Victoria government cites rise in ‘Covid-19 hospitalisations and cases’ as reason for decision

Topic |   2022 Australian Open
A man walks by an Australian Open sign, in Melbourne. Photo: EPA/EFE
A man walks by an Australian Open sign, in Melbourne. Photo: EPA/EFE
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