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Welcome to the first leg of the “Grand Slam". It’s summer in Australia, and the heat generated courtside by the world’s top players is likely to rival that of the searing Aussie sun!. The Australian Open attracts the world's best tennis players and more than 550, 000 spectators during the fortnight, making it the highest attended annual sporting event in Australia. This year's event is taking place between Jan, 18th through the 31th, it is also the 104th edition of this tournament.

The Australian Open is Australia's main tennis tournament and forms part of the Grand Slam competition which also includes the Wimbledon Championships, the United States Open and the French Open. The first tennis tournament to be held in Australia was at Melbourne's Warehouseman's Cricket Ground in 1905.

The venue shifted around Australia over the years before it was decided in 1972 that the event should always be held in Melbourne. The popularity of the event has grown over the years and now attracts links 60,000 spectators on popular match days.

Previous tournament's winners; Novak Djokovic won the men's Australian Open and Maria Sharapova won the women's Australian Open in 2008. It was the third time each player had won the title.

2016 Schedule

Date Rod Laver Hisena Arena Outside Courts Matches
Jan. 20 11 - 7:00pm 11:00am 11:00am 1st singles round
Jan. 21 11 - 7:00pm 11:00am 11:00am 2nd singles round
Jan. 22 11 - 7:00pm 11:00am 11:00am 3nd singles round
Jan. 23 11 - 7:00pm 11 - 7:30pm 11:00am 3rd singles round
Jan. 24 11 - 7:00pm 11 - 7:30pm 11:00am 4rd singles round
Jan. 25 11 - 7:00pm 11:00am 11:00am 4th singles round
Jan. 26 11 -7:30pm 11:00am 11:00am Quarterfinals singles
Jan. 27 11 - 7:00pm no play 11:00am Quarterfinal Singles
Jan. 28 11 - 7:30pm no play 11:00am 2 x W. Singles Semifinal
1 x M. Singles Semifinal
Jan. 29 11-7:30pm no play 03:00pm Mixed Dobles Semifinal
1 x M. Singles Semifina
Jan. 30 3 - 7:30pm no play 1:00pm Girls' Singles Final
Boys' Singles Final
Women's Singles Final
Men's Doubles Final
Jan. 31 1 - 7:30pm no play 1:00pm Mixed Doubles Final
Pre-final entertainment
Men Singles Final

2016 Australian Open Results

Event Champion Runner-up Score
Men's Singles Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 7-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)
Women's Singles Serena Williams A Kerber 4-6, 6-3, 4-6
Men's Doubles Murray / Soares Nestor / Stepanek 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
Women's Doubles Hingis / Mirza Hlavackova / Hradecka 7-6 (7-1), 6-3
Mixed Doubles Vesnina / Soares Vandeweghe / Tecau 6-4, 4-6, 10-5

Past Winners

Year Singles Doubles
Men Female Men Female Mix
2006 Roger Federer A. Mauresmo Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Yan Zi
Zheng Jie
M. Hingis
M. Bhupathi
2007 Roger Federer S. Williams Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Cara Black
Liezel Huber
E. Likhovtseva
Daniel Nestor
2008 N. Djokovic M. Sharapova J. Erlich
Andy Ram
A. Bondarenko
K. Bondarenko
Sun Tiantian
N. Zimonjic
2009 Rafael Nadal S. Williams Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Sania Mirza
M. Bhupathi
2010 Roger Federer S. Williams Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
Cara Black
Leander Paes
2011 N. Djokovic Kim Clijsters Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Gisela Dulko
Flavia Pennetta
K. Srebotnik
Daniel Nestor
2012 N. Djokovic V. Azarenka Leander Paes
Radek Stepanek
Vera Zvonareva
B. Mattek-Sands
Horia Tecau
2013 N. Djokovic V. Azarenka Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci
J. Gajdosova
M. Ebden
2014 S. Wawrinka Li Na Lukasz Kubot
Robert Lindstedt
Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci
K. Mladenovic
Daniel Nestor
2015 Novak Djokovic Serena Williams Simone Bolelli
Fabio Fognini
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Lucie Safarova
Martina Hingis
Leander Paes

Event Champion Runner-up Score
Men's Singles Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 7?6(7?5), 6?7(4?7), 6?3, 6?0
Women's Singles Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 6?3, 7?6(7?5)
Men's Doubles Simone Bolelli
Fabio Fognini
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Nicolas Mahut
6?4, 6?4
Women's Doubles Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Lucie Safarova
Chan Yung-jan
Zheng Jie
6?4, 7?6(7?5)
Mixed Doubles Martina Hingis
Leander Paes
Kristina Mladenovic
Daniel Nestor
6?4, 6?3

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