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Frankenstein und Christopher Lee Australian Open Melbourne des Australian Open Melbourne. - Neuer AbschnittAustralian Open Auslosung: Thiem und Zverev auf Djokovic-Ast. Sky Sports. ATP Tour. Kei Nishikori. The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. It features men's and women's singles; men's, women's, and mixed doubles; junior's championships; and wheelchair, legends, and exhibition events. Melbourne Summer Series wrap: Gavrilova shines, Serena awaits Nadal, Halep, Serena & Djokovic enjoy wins in Adelaide Top stars ready for Melbourne Summer Series Novak Djokovic's point to prove at AO Sofia Kenin: The rise of a Grand Slam champion ‘Give the fans a good show’: stars speak up before AO build-up. SATURDAY, JAN. Australian Open increase crowd numbers to 50 percent capacity. The Australian Open will be allowed to admit up to 30, fans a day, around 50% of the usual attendance, when the. The Australian Open is a Grand Slam tennis tournament that is scheduled to take place at Melbourne Park, from 8–21 February It will be the th edition of the Australian Open, the 53rd in the Open Era, and the first Grand Slam of the year. The Australian Open used three hotels in Melbourne for the bulk of the players to quarantine and had other secure accommodation and facilities in Adelaide, South Australia state, for some of the.
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In , after being used for 20 years, the Rebound Ace was replaced by a cushioned, medium-paced,  acrylic surface known as Plexicushion Prestige.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams are the only players to win the Australian Open on both Rebound Ace and Plexicushion Prestige.
The main benefits of the new surface are better consistency and less retention of heat because of a thinner top layer.
The change was controversial because of the new surface's similarity to DecoTurf , the surface used by the US Open.
Before the Melbourne Park stadium era, tournament dates fluctuated as well, in particular in the early years because of the climate of each site or exceptional events.
For example, the tournament was held in January the tournament was played in March and the tournament in Brisbane took place in August when the weather was not too hot and wet.
From to , the tournament was played in mid-December. Then it was decided to move the next tournament to mid-January January , which meant no tournament was organized in Since , the Australian Open date has not changed.
Some top players, including Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal , have said in the past that the tournament is held too soon after the Christmas and New Year holidays, and expressed a desire to consider shifting the tournament to February.
New South Wales and overseas authorities proposed becoming the new hosts of the tournament in , though such a move never materialised.
Notably a retractable roof was placed over Margaret Court Arena, making the Open the first of the four Grand Slams to have retractable rooves available on three of their main courts.
In December , tournament organisers announced the Australian Open would follow the examples set by Wimbledon and the US Open and introduce tie-breaks in the final sets of men's and women's singles matches.
Unlike Wimbledon and the US Open, which initiate conventional tie-breaks at games and games respectively, the Australian Open utilises a first to 10 points breaker at 6 games all.
In , the tournament organisers decided to replace the official court manufacturer to GreenSet , though retained the iconic blue cushioned acrylic hardcourt.
From to , the Seven Network served as the host broadcaster of the Australian Open. In March , it was announced that the Nine Network had acquired the rights to the tournament beginning in , for a period of five years.
The network later bought the rights for the tournament as well. In Europe the tournament is broadcast on Eurosport.
Other broadcasters in the region have included 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 coverage of the tournament just a month before the start due to budget cuts, leaving Eurosport as the exclusive live broadcaster.
Elsewhere, beIN Sports broadcasts it into the Middle East and Northern Africa, and SuperSport in Sub-Sahara Africa.
In the United States, the tournament is broadcast on ESPN2 , ESPN3 and the Tennis Channel. While it is broadcast on ESPN International in Central and Latin America.
It is broadcast on TSN in Canada. In Asia-Pacific region, the tournament is broadcast on five television networks in China, including national broadcaster CCTV , provincial networks Beijing TV , Shanghai Dragon TV and Guangdong TV and English language Star Sports, as well as online on iQIYI Sports.
Elsewhere in the region, it is broadcast in Japan by national broadcaster NHK , and pay-TV network WOWOW.
In the Indian Sub-continent, Sony Six has broadcast since and, in the rest of Asia, it is broadcast on Fox Sports Asia through to The following record of attendance begins in , when the tournament moved from being held in December to in January the immediate preceding tournament was December The prize money awarded in the men's and women's singles tournaments is distributed equally.
Note: All amounts in Australian dollars. The names of the tournament winners are inscribed on the perpetual trophy cups. Ranking points for the men ATP and women WTA have varied at the Australian Open through the years but presently players receive the following points:.
Novak Djokovic was the winner of the Men's Singles in It was his 17th Major Singles title and his eighth at the Australian Open. Sofia Kenin was the winner of the Women's Singles in It was her first Grand Slam title.
Rajeev Ram was part of the winning Men's Doubles in It was his second Grand Slam title. Joe Salisbury was part of the winning Men's Doubles team in It was his first Grand Slam title.
Kristina Mladenovic was part of the winning Women's Doubles team in The Australian Open is played at Melbourne Park , which is located in the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct ; the event moved to this site in Currently three of the courts have retractable roofs, allowing play to continue during rain and extreme heat.
As of , spectators can also observe play at Show Courts 2 and 3, which have capacities of 3, each,  as well as at Courts 4—15, 19 and 20 with the aid of temporary seating grandstands of capacity anywhere from 50 to 2, Between and , all of the courts used during the Australian Open were hard courts with Plexicushion acrylic surfaces though Melbourne Park does have eight practice clay courts these are not used for the tournament.
This replaced the Rebound Ace surface used from the opening of Melbourne Park. The ITF rated the surface's speed as medium. Unlike the other three Grand Slam tournaments, which became open in , the Australian tournament opened to professionals in Thus, the records here break at the tournament.
Citations for these records. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the tennis tournament. For other uses, see Australian Open disambiguation.
For the track and field event, see Australian Athletics Championships and Australasian Athletics Championships. For the video game, see AO Tennis video game.
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