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.

Mixed Doubles 

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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