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Take a look at our breakdown of all the interesting facts and figures highlighting Australian Open 2014 ahead of the year's first Grand Slam at Melbourne Park.

  • $33 million in player prize money for AO 2014
  • 15.5 million unique visitors visited australianopen.com in 2013
  • 997,255 Australian Open Facebook fans 
  • 895,005 combined attendance for Australian Open and AO series events in 2013
  • 301,897 followers on Australian Open Twitter 
  • 45,000+ Wilson tennis balls will be used during AO 2014
  • 15,000+ kids will play on the MLC Tennis Hot Shots courts
  • 5000+ staff, contractors and volunteers work at the tournament
  • 3650+ racquets will be re-strung, using more than 44 km of string
  • 3200 square metres of additional shade on Margaret Court Arena concourse 
  • 720+ journalists and photographers from 40 countries will report on Australian Open 2014
  • 548 players in total (singles, doubles, mixed, juniors, wheelchair, legends) 
  • 380+ Australian Open ballkids
  • 200+ countries will broadcast Australian Open 2014
  • 7 stops on the Australian Open Asia-Pacific Trophy Tour − Korea, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong
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