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Australian Open Day 1 schedule: Order of play with Nadal, Venus & Wozniacki

Nadal will be involved on Day 1 (Picture: AFP/Getty)

The Australian Open gets underway on Monday, with some fascinating ties to kick off the event at Melbourne Park.

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal starts his competitive season on Rod Laver Arena against Victor Estrella Burgos, with French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, Venus Williams and Grigor Dimitrov also taking to the main show court.

On Margaret Court, US Open champion Sloane Stephens and world No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki will compete, while NIck Kyrgios and Marin Cilic head up the action on Hisense.