Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament 2022
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The Australian Open is the first of the four annual grand slam tennis tournaments held in a calendar year . The Australian open is followed by the French open ,Wmbledon(played in England) and the U.S open.
- The Australian Open was held from 9 January to 30 January 2022.
- It is always held at the Australian city of Melbourne and it is now played on a Hard Court.
The winners of 2022
Men's Singles Title
The winner of the men’s singles is given Norman Brookes Challenge Cup
This year winner
Rafeal Nadal of Spain defeated Danill Medvedev of Russia
Women Single Title
The winner of the single’s open is given Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup
This year winner
Ashleigh Barty of Australia defeated Daneille Rose Collins of the United States in the final.
Men’s Doubles winner
Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nicholas Hilmy Nicholas defeated Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell (all the four players are from Australia)
Women’s Doubles winner
Barbara Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova (both from Czech Republic ) defeated Anna Danilina (Kazakhstan) and Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil.
Kristina Mladenovic(France )/Ivan Dodig of Croatia defeated Jaimee Fourlis(Australia)/Jason Murray Kubler(Australia)
Records of Rafael Nadael
- This was the second singles Australian open title for Nadal(2009,2022)
- He has become the first male player to win 21 singles Grand slam titles.
- He is the second player after Novak Djokovic to win all the four grand slam singles titles twice in the open era and fourth in history after Rod Laver(Australia) and Roy Emerson(Australia) and Novak Djokovic.
- He has won a record 13 singles titles at the French Open .
In Tennis or sports “ OPEN” means that any player can play in the tournament regardless whether the player is a professional or an amateure.
- Before 1968 only mature players were allowed to participate in the tennis grand slam tournament . Since 1968 professional players have also been allowed to participate in the tournament, hence now they use the word” OPEN”.
- Professional player means players who play for money and that sport is their profession. Amateure means they donot play for money and sport is not their profession.
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