Despite rumours of match fixing in Tennis, the Australian Open has kicked off with the likes of Roger Federer, Petra Kvitová and Novak Djokovic. Here's how to watch the Australian Open 2016 on UK TV and online so you can catch all the results live. See also: 6 best 4K TVs 2016 UK.

With a big time difference, it's difficult to watch the Australian Open live but it is possible and we're going to show you when, where and how you can do so. If watching live matches it too awkward, there's also handy highlights available and we'll give you all the information you need for the 2016 tournament.

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Australian Open dates 2016

This year's tournament takes place in various venues including the Hisense Arena, Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena. The Australian Open dates for 2016 are 18-31 January.

Watch Australian Open live on UK TV and online live

There's limited coverage of the Australian Open in the UK but Eurosport is the broadcaster with all the live coverage, presented by Rob Curling with expert analysis from former British number one Greg Rusedski, three-time Grand Slam winner Virginia Wade and Miles Maclagan – Andy Murray's former coach.

If you have a TV subscription with Eurosport then you're all set to go. However, you can watch up to 16 live courts at the Australian Open with the Eurosport Player which is available for PC, Mac, iOS and Android. It costs from £4.99 per month.

Features include being able to go back and watch the point you want under live conditions, live alerts including crucial points in another match, instant video replays and real-time statistics.

Sky Sports News will also be providing up to date news on the tournament but you might be better off watch Australian Open 2016 highlights courtesy of the BBC. Starting on 23 January, highlights will be shown on BBC One or BBC Two and we've got the full schedule below.

You can also get coverage from the BBC on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, online, digital radio and the BBC Sport app.

BBC Australian Open 2016 highlights

Saturday 23 January
13:00-14:00, BBC One

Sunday 24 January
13:00-14:00, BBC Two

Thursday 28 January
Women's semi-finals from 14:00-15:00, BBC Two

Friday 29 January
Men's semi-finals from 14:00-15:00, BBC Two

Saturday 30 January
Women's final from 13:00-14:30, BBC One

Sunday 31 January
Men's final from 14:05-15:35, BBC Two