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Australian Open Tennis 2019

Australian Open

The Australian Open is a tennis competition held every year finished the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. In the first place held in 1905, the competition is sequentially the first of the four Grand Slam tennis occasions of the year – the other three being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. It includes men’s and ladies’ singles; men’s, ladies’ and blended pairs and junior’s titles; and in addition wheelchair, legends and display occasions. Preceding 1988 the competition had been played on grass courts, yet from that point forward two sorts of hardcourt surfaces have been utilized at Melbourne Park – green hued Rebound Ace up to 2007 and, a short time later, blue Plexicushion.

The Australian Open commonly has high attendances, equaling and sometimes surpassing the US Open. The competition holds the record for the most astounding participation at a Grand Slam event. It was the principal Grand Slam competition to include indoor play amid wet climate or extraordinary warmth with its three essential courts, the Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and the restored Margaret Court Arena furnished with retractable rooftops.

Australian Open Tennis Facts

 

Founded 1905; 114 years ago
Editions 107 (2019)
Location Melbourne (since 1972)
Australia
Venue Melbourne Park (since 1988)
Surface Grass – outdoors (1905–87)
Hard – outdoors (since 1988)
Prize money A$62,500,000 (2019)

Men’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Roger Federer (singles)
Oliver Marach
Mate Pavić (doubles)
Most singles titles 6
Roy Emerson
Novak Đoković
Roger Federer
Most doubles titles 10
Adrian Quist

Women’s
Draw 128S / 128Q / 64D
Current champions Caroline Wozniacki (singles)
Tímea Babos
Kristina Mladenovic (doubles)
Most singles titles 11
Margaret Court
Most doubles titles 12
Thelma Coyne Long

Mixed doubles
Draw 32
Current champions Gabriela Dabrowski
Mate Pavić
Most titles (male) 4
Harry Hopman
Colin Long
Most titles (female) 4
Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Nell Hall Hopman
Nancye Wynne Bolton
Thelma Coyne Long

The 2019 Australian Open is a Grand Slam tennis competition that will happen at Melbourne Park, from 14 to 27 January 2019. It will be the 107th version of the Australian Open, the 51st in the Open Era, and the main Grand Slam of the year. The competition will comprise of occasions for expert players in singles, copies and blended pairs. Junior and wheelchair players will contend in singles and copies competitions. As in earlier years, the competition’s principle support is Kia.

This will be the principal Australian Open to include last set tie-breaks, which will be presented in all match designs. On the off chance that the match comes to 6– 6 in the last set, the principal player to score 10 and be driving by something like 2 points wins the match.[1] Katie Boulter and Ekaterina Makarova were the main players to contend in the new tie break design.

Without precedent for the men’s singles rivalry, a 10-minute break because of warmth will be permitted after the third set if the Australian Open Heat Stress Scale achieves 4.0 or higher.

In a multi year bargain beginning at the 2019 competition Dunlop assumed control from Wilson as the providers of the tennis balls.

Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki are the 2018 people’s singles protecting heroes, separately.

2018 Australian Open Facts

Date 14–27 January 2019
Edition 107th
Open Era (51st)
Category Grand Slam
Surface Hard (Plexicushion)
Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Venue Melbourne Park

2018 Champions

  • Men’s Singles
    Switzerland Roger Federer
  • Women’s Singles
    Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
  • Men’s Doubles
    Austria Oliver Marach / Croatia Mate Pavić
  • Women’s Doubles
    Hungary Tímea Babos / France Kristina Mladenovic
  • Mixed Doubles
    Croatia Mate Pavić / Canada Gabriela Dabrowski

Television coverage

From 1973 to 2018, the Seven Network filled in as the host telecaster of the Australian Open. In March 2018, it was reported that the Nine Network had obtained the rights to the competition starting in 2020, for a time of five years. The system later purchased the rights for the 2019 competition as well. The Open’s communicated rights are rewarding in the nation, as it happens close as far as possible of the Summer non-evaluations season — which gives its supporter chances to advance their up and coming programming lineup.

In Europe the competition is communicated on Eurosport. Different supporters in the area have incorporated the BBC in the United Kingdom, SRG in Switzerland, NOS in Netherlands and RTS in Serbia. In the United Kingdom, the BBC dropped its live inclusion of the 2016 competition only a month prior to the begin because of spending cuts, leaving Eurosport as the select live broadcaster.

Somewhere else, beIN Sports communicates it into the Middle East and Northern Africa, and SuperSport in Sub-Sahara Africa. In the United States, the competition is communicated on ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Tennis Channel.[28] The title matches are broadcast live on ESPN. While it is communicated on ESPN International in Central and Latin America. It is communicated on TSN in Canada.

In Asia-Pacific district, the competition is communicated on five telecom companies in China, including national supporter CCTV, commonplace systems Beijing TV, Shanghai TV and Guangdong TV and English dialect Star Sports, just as online on IQIYI Sports. Somewhere else in the locale, it is communicated in Japan by national telecaster NHK, and pay-TV organize WOWOW. In the Indian Sub-landmass, Sony Six has communicated since 2015 and, in whatever is left of Asia, it is communicated on Fox Sports Asia through 2021

Attendance

The accompanying record of participation gives a steady year-to-year correlation given that since 1987 the sum total of what competitions have been played in the January time of the year (the quick going before competition was Dec 1985). 1987 was the latest year that the Kooyong Tennis Club was host to the terrific hammer and since 1988 Melbourne Park has facilitated all competitions. The normal development rate over the period secured beneath is 7% contrasted with 3% for a similar period for the US Open participation.

  • 2018: 743,667
  • 2017: 728,763
  • 2016: 720,363
  • 2015: 703,899
  • 2014: 643,280
  • 2013: 684,457
  • 2012: 686,006
  • 2011: 651,127
  • 2010: 653,860
  • 2009: 603,160
  • 2008: 605,735
  • 2007: 554,858
  • 2006: 550,550
  • 2005: 543,873
  • 2004: 521,691
  • 2003: 512,225
  • 2002: 518,248
  • 2001: 543,834
  • 2000: 501,251
  • 1999: 473,296
  • 1998: 434,807
  • 1997: 391,504
  • 1996: 389,598
  • 1995: 311,678
  • 1994: 332,926
  • 1993: 322,074
  • 1992: 329,034
  • 1991: 305,048
  • 1990: 312,000
  • 1989: 289,023
  • 1988: 244,859
  • 1987: 140,089

Players List

Singles

Men’s singles

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Novak Djokovic 9,135 180 45 9,000 Second round vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [WC]
2 2 Rafael Nadal 7,480 360 90 7,210 Third round vs. Alex de Minaur [27]
3 3 Roger Federer 6,420 2,000 90 4,510 Third round vs. Taylor Fritz
4 4 Alexander Zverev 6,385 90 45 6,340 Second round vs. Jérémy Chardy
5 6 Kevin Anderson 4,810 10 45 4,845 Second round lost to Frances Tiafoe
6 7 Marin Čilić 4,160 1,200 90 3,050 Third round vs. Fernando Verdasco [26]
7 8 Dominic Thiem 4,095 180 45 4005 Second round vs. Alexei Popyrin [WC]
8 9 Kei Nishikori 3,750 0 90 3,840 Third round vs. TBD
9 10 John Isner 3,155 10 10 3,155 First round lost to Reilly Opelka
10 11 Karen Khachanov 2,835 45 90 2,880 Third round vs. Roberto Bautista Agut [22]
11 12 Borna Ćorić 2,435 10 45 2,470 Second round vs. Márton Fucsovics
12 13 Fabio Fognini 2,315 180 45 2,180 Second round vs. Leonardo Mayer
13 14 Kyle Edmund 2,150 720 10 1,440 First round lost to Tomáš Berdych
14 15 Stefanos Tsitsipas 2,095 10 90 2,175 Third round vs. Nikoloz Basilashvili [19]
15 19 Daniil Medvedev 1,865 45 45 1,865 Second round vs. Ryan Harrison
16 17 Milos Raonic 1,900 10 45 1,935 Second round vs. Stan Wawrinka
17 18 Marco Cecchinato 1,889 (29)† 10 1,870 First round lost to Filip Krajinović
18 16 Diego Schwartzman 1,925 180 90 1,835 Third round vs. Tomáš Berdych
19 20 Nikoloz Basilashvili 1,820 90 90 1,820 Third round vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas [14]
20 21 Grigor Dimitrov 1,790 360 90 1,520 Third round vs. Thomas Fabbiano
21 22 David Goffin 1,785 45 45 1,785 Second round vs. Marius Copil
22 24 Roberto Bautista Agut 1,605 10 90 1,685 Third round vs. Karen Khachanov [10]
23 23 Pablo Carreño Busta 1,705 180 45 1,570 Second round vs. Ilya Ivashka
24 25 Chung Hyeon 1,585 720 45 910 Second round vs. Pierre-Hugues Herbert
25 27 Denis Shapovalov 1,440 45 45 1,440 Second round vs. Taro Daniel
26 28 Fernando Verdasco 1,410 45 90 1,455 Third round vs. Marin Čilić [6]
27 29 Alex de Minaur 1,353 0 90 1,443 Third round vs. Rafael Nadal [2]
28 31 Lucas Pouille 1,245 10 45 1,280 Second round vs. Maximilian Marterer
29 30 Gilles Simon 1,280 45 45 1,280 Second round vs. Alex Bolt [WC]
30 33 Gaël Monfils 1,195 45 45 1,195 Second round lost to Taylor Fritz
31 34 Steve Johnson 1,190 10 10 1,190 First round lost to Andreas Seppi
32 32 Philipp Kohlschreiber 1,215 10 45 1,250 Second round vs. João Sousa

Withdrawn players

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Withdrawal reason
5 Juan Martín del Potro 5,150 90 5,060 Knee injury
26 Richard Gasquet 1,535 90 1,445 Groin injury

Women’s singles

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Simona Halep 6,642 1,300 70 5,412 Second round vs.Sofia Kenin
2 2 Angelique Kerber 5,505 780 130 4,855 Third round vs. Kimberly Birrell [WC]
3 3 Caroline Wozniacki 5,436 2,000 130 3,566 Third round vs. Maria Sharapova [30]
4 4 Naomi Osaka 5,270 240 70 5,100 Second round vs. Tamara Zidanšek
5 5 Sloane Stephens 5,077 10 130 5,197 Third round vs. Petra Martić [31]
6 7 Elina Svitolina 4,940 430 130 4,640 Third round vs. TBD
7 8 Karolína Plíšková 4,750 430 130 4,450 Third round vs. Camila Giorgi [27]
8 6 Petra Kvitová 5,000 10 130 5,120 Third round vs. Belinda Bencic
9 9 Kiki Bertens 4,490 130 70 4,430 Second round lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
10 10 Daria Kasatkina 3,415 70 10 3,355 First round lost to Timea Bacsinszky [PR]
11 11 Aryna Sabalenka 3,365 10 130 3,485 Third round vs. Amanda Anisimova
12 14 Elise Mertens 2,985 780 130 2,335 Third round vs. Madison Keys [17]
13 12 Anastasija Sevastova 3,160 70 130 3,220 Third round vs. Wang Qiang [21]
14 13 Julia Görges 3,055 70 10 2,995 First round lost to Danielle Collins
15 15 Ashleigh Barty 2,985 130 130 2,985 Third round vs. Maria Sakkari
16 16 Serena Williams 2,976 0 70 3,046 Second round vs. Eugenie Bouchard
17 17 Madison Keys 2,976 430 130 2,676 Third round vs. Elise Mertens [12]
18 18 Garbiñe Muguruza 2,865 70 70 2,865 Second round vs. Johanna Konta
19 19 Caroline Garcia 2,660 240 130 2,550 Third round vs. Danielle Collins
20 20 Anett Kontaveit 2,525 240 70 2,355 Second round lost to Aliaksandra Sasnovich
21 21 Wang Qiang 2,485 10 130 2,605 Third round vs. Anastasija Sevastova [13]
22 22 Jeļena Ostapenko 2,362 130 10 2,242 First round lost to Maria Sakkari
23 23 Carla Suárez Navarro 2,153 430 70 1,793 Second round vs. Dayana Yastremska
24 24 Lesia Tsurenko 1,896 70 70 1,896 Second round lost to Amanda Anisimova
25 26 Mihaela Buzărnescu 1,700 10 10 1,700 First round lost to Venus Williams
26 25 Dominika Cibulková 1,735 10 10 1,735 First round lost to Zhang Shuai
27 28 Camila Giorgi 1,645 70 130 1,705 Third round vs. Karolína Plíšková [7]
28 27 Hsieh Su-wei 1,680 240 130 1,570 Third round vs. TBD
29 29 Donna Vekić 1,580 70 70 1,580 Second round lost to Kimberly Birrell [WC]
30 30 Maria Sharapova 1,552 130 130 1,552 Third round vs. Caroline Wozniacki [3]
31 32 Petra Martić 1,465 240 130 1,355 Third round vs. Sloane Stephens [5]
32 34 Barbora Strýcová 1,331 240 10 1,101 First round lost to Yulia Putintseva

Doubles

Men’s doubles

Team Rank Seed
Oliver Marach Mate Pavić 7 1
Juan Sebastián Cabal Robert Farah 10 2
Jamie Murray Bruno Soares 14 3
Bob Bryan Mike Bryan 15 4
Pierre-Hugues Herbert Nicolas Mahut 23 5
Raven Klaasen Michael Venus 30 6
Łukasz Kubot Horacio Zeballos 39 7
Ben McLachlan Jan-Lennard Struff 40 8
Jean-Julien Rojer Horia Tecău 44 9
Dominic Inglot Franko Škugor 46 10
Rajeev Ram Joe Salisbury 48 11
Henri Kontinen John Peers 57 12
Ivan Dodig Édouard Roger-Vasselin 61 13
Feliciano López Marc López 65 14
Rohan Bopanna Divij Sharan 68 15
Robin Haase Matwé Middelkoop 74 16

Women’s doubles

Team Rank Seed
Barbora Krejčíková Kateřina Siniaková 1 1
Tímea Babos Kristina Mladenovic 2 2
Gabriela Dabrowski Xu Yifan 4 3
Nicole Melichar Květa Peschke 6 4
Andreja Klepač María José Martínez Sánchez 7 5
Lucie Hradecká Ekaterina Makarova 12 6
Chan Hao-ching Latisha Chan 43 7
Hsieh Su-wei Abigail Spears 47 8
Raquel Atawo Katarina Srebotnik 49 9
Irina-Camelia Begu Mihaela Buzărnescu 51 10
Eri Hozumi Alicja Rosolska 62 11
Anna-Lena Grönefeld Vania King 63 12
Kirsten Flipkens Johanna Larsson 72 13
Miyu Kato Makoto Ninomiya 73 14
Bethanie Mattek-Sands Demi Schuurs 75 15
Peng Shuai Yang Zhaoxuan 77 16

Mixed doubles

Team Rank Seed
Gabriela Dabrowski Mate Pavić 13 1
Nicole Melichar Bruno Soares 21 2
Barbora Krejčíková Rajeev Ram 22 3
Mihaela Buzărnescu Oliver Marach 29 4
Anna-Lena Grönefeld Robert Farah 31 5
Abigail Spears Juan Sebastián Cabal 35 6
Makoto Ninomiya Ben McLachlan 39 7
Ekaterina Makarova Artem Sitak 41 8

Main draw Wildcard entries

Mixed Doubles

  • Monique Adamczak / Matt Reid
  • Priscilla Hon / Alexei Popyrin
  • Maddison Inglis / Jason Kubler
  • Jessica Moore / Andrew Whittington
  • Astra Sharma / John-Patrick Smith
  • Samantha Stosur / Leander Paes
  • Iga Świątek / Łukasz Kubot
  • Zhang Shuai / John Peers

Main Draw Qualifier Entries

Protected Ranking

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Records

Record Open Era* Player(s) Count Years
Men since 1905
Winner of most
Men’s Singles titles
Before 1969: Roy Emerson 6 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
After 1968: Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
6 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018
Winner of most
consecutive
Men’s Singles titles
Before 1969: Roy Emerson 5 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
After 1968: Novak Djokovic 3 2011, 2012, 2013
Winner of most
Men’s Doubles titles
Before 1969: Adrian Quist 10 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950
After 1968: Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
6 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Winner of most
consecutive
Men’s Doubles titles
Before 1969: Adrian Quist 10 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950
After 1968: Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
3 2009, 2010, 2011
Winner of most
Mixed Doubles titles –
Men
Before 1969: Harry Hopman
Colin Long
4 1930, 1936, 1937, 1939
1940, 1946, 1947, 1948
After 1968: Jim Pugh
Leander Paes
Daniel Nestor
3 1988, 1989, 1990
2003, 2010, 2015
2007, 2011, 2014
Winner of most
Championships (total:
singles, men’s doubles,
mixed doubles) – Men
Before 1969: Adrian Quist 13 1936–1950 (3 singles, 10 men’s doubles, 0 mixed doubles)
After 1968: Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
2006–2013 (6 men’s doubles)
2006–2013 (6 men’s doubles)
2008–2016 (6 men’s singles)
2004–2018 (6 men’s singles)
Women since 1922
Winner of most
Women’s Singles titles
In Total: Margaret Court 11 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973
Before 1969: Margaret Court 7 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
After 1968: Serena Williams 7 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017
Winner of most
consecutive
Women’s Singles titles
Before 1969: Margaret Court 7 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
After 1968: Margaret Court
Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Steffi Graf
Monica Seles
Martina Hingis
3 1969, 1970, 1971
1974, 1975, 1976
1988, 1989, 1990
1991, 1992, 1993
1997, 1998, 1999
Winner of most
Women’s Doubles titles
Before 1969: Thelma Coyne Long 12 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1956, 1958
After 1968: Martina Navratilova 8 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989
Winner of most consecutive
Women’s Doubles titles
Before 1969: Thelma Coyne Long
Nancye Wynne Bolton
5 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940
After 1968: Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
7 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989
Winner of most
Mixed Doubles titles –
Women
Before 1969: Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Nell Hall Hopman
Nancye Wynne Bolton
Thelma Coyne Long
4 1924, 1925, 1928, 1929
1930, 1936, 1937, 1939
1940, 1946, 1947, 1948
1951, 1952, 1954, 1955
After 1968: Jana Novotná
Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Martina Hingis
2 1988, 1989
1994, 1996
2006, 2015
Winner of most
Championships (total:
singles, women’s doubles,
mixed doubles) – Women
Before 1969: Nancye Wynne Bolton 20 1936–1952 (6 singles, 10 women’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
After 1968: Martina Navratilova 12 1980–2003 (3 singles, 8 women’s doubles, 1 mixed doubles)
Miscellaneous
Youngest winner Men’s singles: Ken Rosewall 18 years and 2 months (1953)
Men’s doubles: Lew Hoad 18 years and 2 months (1953)
Women’s singles: Martina Hingis 16 years and 4 months (1997)
Women’s doubles: Mirjana Lučić 15 years and 10 months (1998)
Oldest winner Men’s singles: Ken Rosewall 37 years and 2 months (1972)
Men’s doubles: Norman Brookes 46 years and 2 months (1924)
Women’s singles: Thelma Coyne Long 35 years and 8 months (1954)
Women’s doubles: Thelma Coyne Long 37 years and 7 months (1956)
Mixed doubles (men): Horace Rice 52 years (1923)
Mixed doubles (women): Martina Navratilova 46 years and 3 months (2003)

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