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Bill Gates, Anthony Albanese, Rachel Griffiths attend final

The Australian Open may not have been able to attract TV viewers but it pulled some serious star power on Sunday night.

Celebrity spectators flocked to watch Novak Djokovic’s victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas at Rod Laver Arena, continuing the steady stream of high-profile figures attending the event this month.

American billionaire Bill Gates, worth an estimated $146bn, and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese made second appearances at Melbourne Park when they showed up for the men’s final on Sunday.

It comes after celebrities and A-listers were spotted at the women’s final on Saturday night with Russell Crowe, Pip Edwards and Sophie Monk among the fans watching on as Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina to win her first grand slam title.

There were even more big names on Sunday with Hollywood actor Rachel Griffiths, former Aussie Test captain Ricky Ponting, TV icon Eddie McGuire…

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