[Yahoo] Nighttime men's final for Aussie Open

Rusty Backhand
10-05-2004, 01:46 PM
The 2005 Australian Open will feature the first men's Grand Slam final played at night. That championship match -- in the 100th anniversary of the tournament's first edition -- will start at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 30. That's 3:30 a.m. EST. But the hope, Tennis Australia president Geoff Pollard said Tuesday, is that the shift from the afternoon will attract a broader TV audience overall because it will be...