Crowd capacity at the Australian Open will be increased to 65 per cent for the remainder of the tournament.

Tournament director Craig Tiley said fans holding ground passes would be able to enter Rod Laver Arena on Thursday afternoon to watch new Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott in action, on what is a public holiday in Australia.

Alcott is aiming for an eighth Australian Open wheelchair title in his last tournament before retiring.

Also in action today will be Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis ion the mens doubles semi-finals.


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