With Andy Murray sidelined through injury, six British players have gained direct entry into the main singles draws at the Australian Open.
Here, the PA news agency looks at Britain's representatives.
Evans had to qualify in Melbourne last year and it is a demonstration of what an impressive 12 months he has had that he goes into this year's tournament at a career-high ranking of 33.
With his year-long drugs ban now firmly behind him, Evans has added reliability to his obvious talent and competitive grit and remains both a compelling player to watch and one capable of stand-out wins.
He led Britain brilliantly at the ATP Cup and enjoys the conditions in Melbourne, where he reached the fourth round in 2017, claiming the best win of his career against Marin Cilic.
Left out of the British team for the Davis Cup finals, Norrie played as the number two behind Evans at the ATP Cup and came away with two victories, albeit against lowly-ranked players.
Last season was again one of progress for the 24-year-old left-hander, who reached his first ATP Tour final in his home city of Auckland and broke into the world's top 50 for the first time, finishing the year at 53.
This will be Norrie's second appearance in the main draw at Melbourne Park. He lost to American Taylor Fritz on his debut last year.
The 23-year-old from Leicestershire is currently ranked down at 317 but has entered what will be her first grand slam for a year using a protected mark of 85.
Boulter produced one of the best wins of her career against Ekaterina Makarova in the first round in Melbourne last year but a back injury – suffered in helping Great Britain to their historic Fed Cup victory over Kazakhstan in April – ended up ruling her out for more than six months.
It is a long way back up the rankings but Boulter has a big game and a strong mentality.