Andy Murray and Thanasi Kokkinakis will meet in a second-round Australian Open blockbuster at Margaret Court Arena on Thursday.
In the first round, Murray wound back the clock with a superb five-set win over 13th-seed Matteo Berrettini, while Kokkinakis blitzed former world No.9 Fabio Fognini.
The winner will face either Spanish 24th seed Roberto Bautista Agut or USA’s Brandon Holt.
The Sporting News will provide live score updates, highlights and commentary for the match below.
Andy Murray vs Thanasi Kokkinakis live score
|1st Set||2nd Set||3rd Set|
|Andy Murray (GBR)||–||–||–|
|Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS)||–||–||–|
Andy Murray vs Thanasi Kokkinakis live blog, updates, highlights
8pm AEDT: Bencic vs Liu is about to begin on Margaret Court Arena. Murray vs Kokkinakis will follow straight after.
7pm AEDT: With the first Margaret Court Arena match set to be delayed as Zverev-Mmoh are still on court, Murray vs Kokkinakis could be on later than 9pm AEDT.
Pre-match: The match is the second night contest on Margaret Court Arena and will begin at 9pm (AEDT) approximately.
Pre-match: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News’ live coverage of the Australian Open second round match between Sir Andy Murray and Thanasi Kokkinakis from Margaret Court Arena.
Andy Murray vs Thanasi Kokkinakis head-to-head results
Murray and Kokkinakis have met on one previous occasion in the 2015 Davis Cup with Murray winning in straight sets 6-3 6-0 6-3.
What time is Andy Murray vs Thanasi Kokkinakis?
Times are approximate and subject to weather conditions and completion of prior matches.
|Date||Thursday, January 19||Thursday, January 19||Thursday, January 19||Thursday, January 19|
|Time||10am BST||5am ET||5am ET||9pm AEDT|
How to watch Andy Murray vs Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round of the Australian Open
|TV channel||Eurosport 1 or 2||ESPN/ESPN2||TSN1/TSN5||Channel 9|
|Streaming||eurosport.co.uk.||ESPN+ and fuboTV||TSN+||9Now/Stan Sport|
Australia: The Nine Network is the free-to-air broadcaster of the Australian Open once again in 2023.
The Australian Open can also be watched on Smart TV’s via 9Now and Stan Sport via apps or a device such as Chromecast.
There are multiple ways to live stream the Australian Open via either 9Now or Stan Sport.
UK: Coverage of the Australian Open 2023 will be broadcast in the UK live and exclusively on Eurosport.
Eurosport 1 and 2 will provide daily coverage of the action in Melbourne.
UK fans will be able to stream the 2023 Australian Open live on the discovery+ app, the Eurosport app, or through eurosport.co.uk
USA: Tennis fans based in the United States will be able to watch this year’s Australian Open via ESPN. Matches will be broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN2.
ESPN+ and fuboTV will both offer live streaming during the 2023 Australian Open. FuboTV offers a free trial.
Canada: The 2023 Australian Open will be broadcast in Canada by TSN.
Matches will be shown on either TSN1 or TSN5.
Canadian fans are able to live stream the action from Melbourne Park on TSN+.
The full TSN+ broadcast schedule can be accessed here.