The Australian Open[a][b] is an annual tennis tournament created in 1905 and played on outdoor hardcourts[c][d] at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The Australian Open is played over a two-week period beginning in mid-January and has been chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tournaments each year since 1987. The event was not held from 1916 to 1918 because of World War I, from 1941 to 1945 because of World War II and in 1986. The timing of the Australian Open has changed several
List of Australian Open champions in tennis: Men's Singles and Doubles, Women's Singles and Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. ‡ = a player who won both the junior and senior title. † = a player who won the junior title and reached the senior final. List of French Open champions. List of US Open (tennis) champions. List of Wimbledon champions.
Roger Federer was the defending champion and successfully defended his title, defeating Marin Čilić in the final, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6, 6–1. It was Federer's 20th Grand Slam singles title and record-equalling sixth Australian Open men's singles title (tied with Roy Emerson and Novak Djokovic). With the win, Federer became the first male player to win at least six titles at two Grand Slam tournaments (six at the Australian Open and eight at Wimbledon). Federer became the oldest man to win a Grand
Novak Djokovic was the defending champion, but retired due to heat stress trailing two sets to one in the quarterfinals against Andy Roddick. The 2009 men's tournament is considered to be one of the best Grand Slam tournaments in open era history. It is remembered for containing many of the best matches of the 2009 year, including the Nadal versus Verdasco semi final (lasting 5 hours and 14 minutes) and the Nadal versus Federer final. It is noteworthy for being the first hard court Grand Slam in which
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Who are Australian Open winners of 2009? World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain Defeated Swiss Roger Federer by 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2 to lift the Men's Trophy Before the greatest tennis players in the world migrat…ed to Melbourne, there was speculation that the two most highly rated tennis players were not prepared to cope with new, svelte young guns.
Australian Open 2019 has got another prize money hike with 10% increase compared to 2018 prize money pool. The total prize money purse for 2019 Australian Open will be AUD$60.5 million (USD$42.8m). Men and women singles winners will pocket AUD$4.5 million (USD$3.2m) each. Below is the entire breakdown of Australian Open 2019 prize money. Australian Open 2019 will see another 10% increase in the total prize money pool which will take the total prize money for the entire competition to AUD$60.5 million (USD$4.85m) compared to AUD$55 million offered in 2018. Men and Women singles champions will t
When it comes to Australian Open, being the first of four Grand Slam event of the year makes already interesting tournament a must watch. In this post, you will get the complete list of Australian Open winners since 1905. The event was held every year except from 1916-18 due to World War I and from 1941-45 due to World War II. Usually, the tournament will start in December of a year and will end in January of the next year. But in 1977, the organizers decided to start the event a little earlier which resulted in 2 Australian Open in that year (a January edition and a December edition). In 1986
The men's singles winner is presented with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup. During the game, organized in the month of January, not only do the top contenders have to battle with the incredible heat prevalent in Melbourne, but also play on an all-new, acrylic surface known as Plexicushion, slightly faster at that time. In the following lines, we have provided a list of Australian Open Men's Singles Winners. Australian Open Men's Singles Title Winners. Year. Champion.
2017 Australian Open – Men's singles final. The 2017 Australian Open Men's Singles final was the championship tennis match of the Men's Singles tournament at the 2017 Australian Open. It was contested between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, ranked 17th and 9th in the world respectively. It was their record ninth meeting in a Grand Slam final in their rivalry, and their 1st meeting in a Grand Slam final since the 2011 French Open. In a rematch of the 2009 Australian Open final, which Nadal won in 5
AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2017: All the results from the men's and women's singles. Published: 16:34 EST, 15 January 2017 | Updated: 07:26 EST, 25 January 2017. e-mail. 17 shares. View comments. Keep track of all the latest results from the men's and women's singles from the Australian Open. This page will be updated throughout the tournament so you can follow the progress of your favourites and find out who looks like going all the way. Stick with Sportsmail for the best coverage from Melbourne Park as Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber look to defend their titles. Novak Djokovic w
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History of all Grand Slam tournaments - Australian Open, French Open (or Roland Garros), Wimbledon and US Open. All finals since 1877, Grand Slam venues, players statistics and photos. ATP tournaments and players statistics. Australian Open Prize money (all Prize money in Australian Dollars). Men's and Women's Singles. 2019. 2018. Winners. $4,100,000. $4,000,000. Runners-Up. $2,050,000. $2,000,000. Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair). 2019.
Shortest Men in Tennis From Spain From Croatia From Russia From England Swiss Players The Shortest Female Players From Canada. Photo: via Wikimedia. Tennis The Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era. Some might argue that Roger Federer is, without question, one of the best - if not *the* best men's tennis player of all time. Disagree? That's totally fine, just cast your votes as you see fit and, if you want, you can also re-rank this list in any order you like. Any list of great male tennis players of the Open Era should include many of the players on this list of the greatest men's tennis players of all time. And debates can certainly get interesting. Nadal vs. Federer is a pretty epic debate, for example. Sure, Nadal may rule the clay courts, but where does he stack up in
Australian Open: Tennis-X.com provides readers with an in-depth look into the world of professional ATP and WTA tennis with the latest tennis news, results, rankings, quotes and information. US Television: ESPN2 (Full two weeks, over 100+ hours- Live Men's Final 3:30am ET), Tennis Channel Singles Winner: TBA Australian Open Men's Winners Australian Open Women's Winners. Points Breakdown: ATP. WTA. Winner. 2000. 2000.
After winning the Australian Open last year, Federer went on to add the Wimbledon title, and he will be among the favourites to do so again this year. With few grass specialists on tour and injury concerns surrounding several other top players, the path to Grand Slam title No. 21 could be open for the tennis legend. Comments. Related. On Tennis: Serena Williams Is Back at Australian Open, for Tennis and So Much More. Tennis. On Tennis: Serena Williams Is Back at Australian Open, for Tennis and So Much More. Nytimes. via Nytimes. Andy Murray v Roberto Bautista Agut: Australian Open 2019 – live!