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Australian Open to admit crowds of up to 30000 spectators

Crowds of up to 30,000 will be allowed to watch next month’s Australian Open in Melbourne, Victoria’s sports minister has confirmed. Martin Pakula has announced that the tournament’s Covid-safe plan will accommodate 30,000 spectators daily during the first eight days of play, which gets under way on February 8, and 25,000 from the quarter-finals on, representing around half the usual capacity..