Bill Gates tops A-list at Australian Open final as Anthony Albanese tucks into magnum alongside girlfriend Jodie
- The Australian Open final will be held at Melbourne Park on Sunday
Celebrities, sports legends and public figures have some of the best seats in the home of Melbourne Park’s Rod Laver Arena for Sunday night’s Australian Open men’s tennis final.
Divisive Serb Novak Djokovic went to court hoping to add another grand slam to his name against Greek cult hero Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Among others, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, actress Rachel Griffiths and Microsoft founder Bill Gates sat in the grandstand.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates wore an Australian Open cap along with front row seats for the men’s final. The sixth richest man in the world enjoys the sights Down Under and visits the Australian Museum and tennis at Melbourne Park over several days during the tournament
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his partner Jodi Haydon at the Australian Open tennis final in Melbourne
Didn’t get one for Jodi? The nation’s leader appeared to be enjoying the break from his busy work schedule, savoring a magnum ice cream while watching Novak Djokovic take on Stefanos Tsitsipas
Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting and his wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor watch as Djokovic takes the first set lead
No pressure: Greek hero Stefanos Tsitsipas is hoping to win his first Grand Slam at the Melbourne event
Billionaire pub baron Justin Hemmes, 50, and his model girlfriend Madeline Holtznagel, 26, enjoy the atmosphere at Melbourne Park
Golden Globe winner and Hollywood actress Rachel Griffiths, who grew up in Melbourne, watches from the sidelines
‘Everywhere’ Eddie McGuire lived up to his name as the TV personality and former Collingwood boss was in attendance with his wife Carla McGuire
Novak Djokovic quickly took the lead in the first set before Tsitsipas pushed back in the second set
Veteran show business reporter Richard Wilkins, who recently took on the role of Network Entertainment Editor for Nine. The broadcaster has poached Australian Open coverage from the Seven Network
NRL legend Robbie Farrah, who won the Premier League, watches as outsider Stefanos Tsitsipas tries to win his first Australian Open title and his first Grand Slam
Opposition leader Peter Dutton (right) and former federal treasurer Peter Costello (left) had seats to the event with a minimum price of $600 per ticket
Djokovic supporters wave Serbian flags in the stands as the 35-year-old attempts to win his 10th Australian Open title
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