Australian Open 2023
The Australian Open is a tennis tournament managed by Tennis Australia affiliated to the International Tennis Federation. This tournament is held every year at the National Tennis Centre at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, usually taking place in the second half of January. It is one of the world’s popular major tennis championships.
The Australian Open is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. It starts in the middle of January and continues for two weeks coinciding with the Australia Day holiday.
Australian Open provides world-class matches at the start the tennis season. This tournament is also known for its feel-good factor, it is colloquially known as the “Happy Slam” because of the notably positive vibe that flows around the tournament, city, and courtside crowds.
This championship is held for both men’s and women’s categories for singles, doubles, mixed doubles, junior’s championships, wheelchair, legends, and exhibition events.
The Australian Open 2023 is first of the four Grand Slam tournaments which is played on hard courts (blue GreenSet surface). For this Championship, tennis fans from all over the globe will witness and enjoy tennis and a laid-back atmosphere in Melbourne.
The Australian Open was first played at the Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in Melbourne in November 1905. Which is now known as the Albert Reserve Tennis Centre, and was a grass court.
Initially this tournament was known as Australasian Championships, later on it became the Australian Championships in 1927. But in 1969, again it changed and became the Australian Open.
Since 1905, it has been played 110 times in five major Australian cities viz. Melbourne (66 times), Sydney (17 times), Adelaide (15 times), Brisbane (7 times), Perth (3 times), and two New Zealander cities: Christchurch and Hastings.
Champion- Spain Rafael Nadal
Runners up- Russia Daniil Medvedev
Champion: Australia Ashleigh Barty
Runner up: United States Danielle Collins
Champion: Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis, Nick Kyrgios
Runner up: Australia Matthew Ebden, Max Purcell
Champion: Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková, Kateřina Siniaková
Runner up: Kazakhstan Anna Danilina, Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia
Champion: France Kristina Mladenovic
Croatia Ivan Dodig
Runner up: Australia Jaimee Fourlis, Jason Kubler
- Most singles titles: Serbia Novak Djokovic with 9 timesMost consecutive singles titles: Serbia Novak Djokovic 3times
- Most doubles titles: United States Bob Bryan Mike Bryan 6 times
- Most consecutive doubles titles: United States Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan 3 times
- Most mixed doubles titles: United States Jim Pugh, India Leander Paes, Canada Daniel Nestor 3 times
- Most Championships (singles, doubles, mixed doubles): Serbia Novak Djokovic 9 times
- Most singles titles off All-time: Australia Margaret Court 11 timesMost singles titles of Open time: USA Serena Williams 7 times
- Most consecutive singles titles: Australia Margaret Court, Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Germany Steffi Graf, Yugoslavia Monica Seles, Switzerland Martina Hingis 3 times
- Most doubles titles: Australia Thelma Coyne Long 12 times
- Most consecutive doubles titles: United States Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver 7 times
- Most mixed doubles titles: Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková 3 times
- Most Championships (singles, doubles, mixed doubles)-
- All-time: Australia Margaret Court 23 times
- Open times: USA Martina Navratilova 12 times
Australian Open 2023 Dates
Starts on Monday, 16 January and ends on Sunday, 29 January
|Qualifying Round||11 to 13 January||10:00 AM|
|First Round||16 to 17 January||11:00 AM,|
|Second Round||18 to 19 January||11:00 AM,|
|Third Round||20 to 21 January||11:00 AM,|
|Fourth Round||22 to 23 January||11:00 AM,|
|Quarter Finals||24 to 25 January||11:00 AM,|
|Women Semifinals||26 January||4:00 PM|
|Men’s Semifinals||27 January||4:00 PM (Day)|
|Women Final||28 January||11:15 AM|
|Men Final||29 January||4:00 PM|
Note: This format is provisional and is subject to alteration, e.g, the starting time may change due to extreme heat or the tournament is behind schedule.
Rod Laver Arena
- Location: Olympic Boulevard and Batman Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001, AustraliaOwner: Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust
- Opened: 11 January 1988
- Architect: Peddle Thorp Learmonth, Philip Cox
Margaret Court Arena
- Location: Melbourne Park, MSEPMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Owner: Melbourne & Olympic Parks
- Opened: 1988
- Architect: NH Architecture and Populous
John Cain Arena
- Address: 2 Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC, 3000, AustraliaLocation: Melbourne Park
- Opened: 27 July 2000
- Architect: Peddle Thorp
Australian Open 2023 Tickets
For Australian Open tickets can be purchased from Ticketmaster.com.au
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- ANZ, Bondi Sand, Canadian Club, Chemist Warehouse, Chubb Insurance, City Of Melbourne, Dunlop, Gordons Shall we Grainshaker, Infosys, Life Space, Marriott Bonvoy, Mastercard, Peroni, Piper Heidhieck, Polo, Safety Culture, Somersby, TMGM, Treasury Wine Estate, Melbourne, Yonex
First Round: $103000
Second Round: $154000
Third Round: $221000
Forth Round: $328000
Quarter Final: $538500
Semi Finals: $895000
Runner-up: $1.575 million
Winner: $2.875 million
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