(December 15, 2013) Casey Dellacqua and Jordan Thompson win Australian Open playoff tournaments at Melbourne Park.
Top seed Casey Dellacqua and No.4 seed Jordan Thompson have been awarded wildcards into Australian Open 2014 after winning their respective finals at the AO Play-off on Sunday.
Dellacqua overbounced back from a slow start to defeat Arina Rodionova 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 in ideal conditions at Melbourne Park.
Thompson won his first ever five-set match, defeating defending champion and No.3 seed Ben Mitchell 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 4-6, 6-1.
The Australian Open main draw begins on January 13 at Melbourne Park.