Rafael Nadal, Ash Barty and Angélique Kerber have also been confirmed.
The AO Tennis 2 release date has been set for 9 January 2020 alongside news the game will be published by BigBen.
“We are thrilled to be working with a publisher that has the experience and heritage in sports games that BigBen does,” Ross Symons, Founder and CEO of developer, Big Ant Studios, said in a statement. “AO Tennis has a passionate community of tennis fans, and with BigBen we have been able to craft the complete experience that every fan of the sport will love.”
Big Ant also confirmed that players including Rafael Nadal, Ash Barty and Angélique Kerber would return for AO Tennis 2.
“Each day, we are constantly looking for ways to enable our fans to engage more deeply and more often with the Australian Open, and having the opportunity to play AO Tennis fully immerses them in this incredible event,” Australian Open Tournament Director, Craig Tiley, said. “The player feedback from our first game was overwhelmingly positive and we are again proud to deliver an authentic tennis video game experience. We hope this tennis experience from the couch will also inspire future generations out onto the court.”
AO Tennis 2 is scheduled for a 9 January 2020 release on “PC and consoles.” We’ll have more as information is made available.