The qualifying stage of the 2016 Australian Open wrapped up in Melbourne on Saturday and 12 out of 96 qualifiers made it to the event’s main draw.
While qualifiers were fighting for their ticket into the event on the outer courts, star players Maria Sharapova & Serena Williams spent their Saturday preparing for the tournament start on Monday and meeting their media obligations.
Meanwhile, Victoria Azarenka & Caroline Wozniacki joined several male tennis stars in a packed Rod Laver Arena for the annual kids day. All that and more can be found in the photo gallery below:
OUR PHOTOS FROM THE PREVIOUS DAYS AT THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN: