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Australian Open Fast Facts | CNN



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Here’s a take a look at the Australian Open, one in all 4 competitions that make up the “Grand Slam” in skilled tennis. The different three are Wimbledon, the French Open and the US Open.

January 17-30, 2022 – The one hundred and tenth Australian Open is scheduled to happen.

February 8-21, 2021 – The 109th Australian Open takes place.

Novak Djokovic defeats Daniil Medvedev within the males’s closing, to win a document ninth Australian Open title.

Naomi Osaka defeats Jennifer Brady within the ladies’s closing.

Total prize money for 2021 is $71.5 million AUD.

Youngest winners – males’s singles – Ken Rosewall (18); ladies’s singles – Martina Hingis (16)

Oldest winners – males’s singles – Rosewall (37); ladies’s singles – Thelma Long (35)

Most consecutive singles wins – males’s – Roy Emerson (5) 1963-1967; ladies’s – Margaret Court (seven) 1960-1966

Most singles titles total – males’s – Djokovic (9); ladies’s – Margaret Court (11)

1905 – The Australasian Championships are performed in Melbourne.

1927 – The identify is modified to the Australian Championships.

1954 – Thelma Long wins the Women’s Singles Championship at age 35, changing into the oldest feminine to take action.

1969 – The identify is modified to the Australian Open.

1972 – Ken Rosewall wins the Men’s Singles Championship at age 37, changing into the oldest male participant to win the Australian Open. Rosewall additionally holds the document for youngest champion, successful at age 18 in 1953.

2001 – Begins paying women and men equal prize cash.

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