AUSTRALIAN OPEN Tennis Schedule, Information and Records

Stats Thru 2016 Australian Open


2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Dates: Mon., Jan 16 - Sun., Jan 20, 2017
Qualifying Matches:
Thurs., Jan. 12 - Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
Main Draw: Men's and Women's will be made noon on Fri., Jan. 13
Main Draw Begins Mon., Jan. 16, 2017

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2017 Australian Open TV Schedule
Schedule of Play
(Singles):

Mon./ Tues : 11am/7:30pm (1st Round) Tues. 24, Wed 25. : 11am/7:30pm (Quarterfinals)
Wed. /Thurs: 11am/7:30pm (2nd Round) Thurs. 26: 11am/7:30pm (Semifinals)
Fri. /Sat.: 11am/7:30pm (3rd Round) Fri., 27: 3pm (Wom. Dubs Final/Men's Semi)
Sun. : 11am/7:30pm (4th Round) Sat., 28: 3pm (Women's Final at 7:30pm/Men Dubs Final)
Mon. 23: 11am/7:30pm (4th Round) Sun., 29 : 4pm (Mixed Final/Men's Final at 7:30)

US Television:
ESPN2 (Full two weeks, over 100+ hours- Live Men's Final 3:30am ET), Tennis Channel
Singles Winner: TBA

Points Breakdown:
 
ATP
WTA
Winner
2000
2000
Finalist
1200
1400
Semi
720
900
Quarter
360
500
4th RD
200
280
3rd RD
90
160
2nd RD
45
100
1st RD
10
5

 


 

MEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS STATISTICS


OPEN ERA TITLE LEADERS (Since 1968)
6 - Novak Djokovic (08, 11-16)
4 - Andre Agassi (95,00,01,03), Roger Federer (03,06,07,10)
3 - Mats Wilander (83,84,88)
2 - 11 Players tied

MOST TITLES BY COUNTRY
13 - United States
6 - Australia, Sweden, Serbia

OPEN ERA MATCH WIN LEADERS

Roger Federer 80-13
Novak Djokovic 57-6
Stefan Edberg 56-10
Andre Agassi 48-5
Ivan Lendl 48-10
Pete Sampras 45-9
Rafael Nadal 45-10
Andy Murray 45-11
Wayne Ferreira 39-14
Andy Roddick 38-11
Mats Wilander 36-7
Jim Courier 35-8

YOUNGEST CHAMPION

Mats Wilander, 1983 (19 yrs, 3 mos)

OLDEST CHAMPION
Ken Rosewall, 1972 (37 yrs, 2 mos)

Who has the advantage in the final?

For 5 out of the past 8 years, the man who played his semifinal second has been the one who won the final. (Thru 2015)


RECENT AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONS


YEAR WINNER FINALIST SCORE
2016 Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 61 75 76(3)
2015 Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 76 67 63 60
2014 Stan Wawrinka Rafael Nadal 63 62 36 63
2013 Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 67 76 63 62
2012 Novak Djokovic Rafael Nadal 57 64 62 67 75
2011 Novak Djokovic Andy Murray 63 62 63
2010 Roger Federer Andy Murray 63 64 76
2009 Rafael Nadal Roger Federer 75 36 76 36 62
2008 Novak Djokovic Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 46 64 63 76
2007 Roger Federer Fernando Gonazlez 76 64 64
2006 Roger Federer Marcos Bagdhatis 57 75 60 62
2005 Marat Safin Lleyton Hewitt 16 63 64 64
2004 Roger Federer Marat Safin 76 64 62
2003 Andre Agassi Rainer Schuettler 62 62 61
2002 Thomas Johansson Marat Safin 36 64 64 76
2001 Andre Agassi Arnaud Clement 64 62 62
2000 Andre Agassi Yevgeny Kafelnikov 36 63 62 64
1999 Yevgeny Kafelnikov Thomas Enqvist(u) 46 60 63 76
1998 Petr Korda Marcelo Rios 62 62 62
1997 Pete Sampras Carlos Moya(u) 62 63 63
1996 Boris Becker Michael Chang 62 64 26 62
1995 Andre Agassi Pete Sampras 46 61 76 64
1994 Pete Sampras Todd Martin 76 64 64
1993 Jim Courier Stefan Edberg 62 61 26 75
1992 Jim Courier Stefan Edberg 63 36 64 62
1991 Boris Becker Ivan Lendl 16 64 64 64
1990 Ivan Lendl Stefan Edberg 46 76 52 Ret

Mark Edmondson was the last Australian to win the Australian Open men’s singles title, doing so in 1976, as well as becoming the only recorded unseeded player to win here. None of the other 3 Grand Slam tournaments has gone longer without a resident national champion.


Australian Open Title Defenses (Open Era)
Ken Rosewall 1971-72
Guillermo Vilas 1978-79
Johan Kriek 1981-82
Mats Wilander 1983-84
Stefan Edberg 1985-87* (*not played in 1986)
Ivan Lendl 1989-90
Jim Courier 1992-93
Andre Agassi 2000-01
Roger Federer 2006-07
Novak Djokovic 2011-12-13-14-15 (4 successful defences)


Men's Champions in First Australian Open Appearance (Open Era)

1974 - Jimmy Connors
1977 (Jan) - Roscoe Tanner
1977 (Dec) - Vitas Gerulaitis
1981 - Johan Kriek
1995 - Andre Agassi

Men's Champions without losing a set (Open Era):
1972 - Roy Emerson
2007 - Roger Federer


No. of Australian Open final appearances (Open Era)
Novak Djokovic 6
Stefan Edberg 5
Roger Federer 5
Andy Murray 5
Andre Agassi 4
Ivan Lendl 4
Mats Wilander 4


Number of Australian Open appearances before winning the title (Open Era)
Petr Korda 9
Stan Wawrinka 9
Thomas Johansson 8
Ivan Lendl 7
Marat Safin 7


Longest known Australian Open matches in Open Era history
(thru 2016 event)


Time


Match

5 hours 53 minutes Novak Djokovic d. Rafael Nadal – Final, 2012
5 hours 14 minutes Rafael Nadal d. Fernando Verdasco – Semifinals, 2009
5 hours 11 minutes Boris Becker d. Omar Camporese – 3rd round, 1991
5 hours 2 minutes Novak Djokovic d. Stanislas Wawrinka – Round of 16, 2013
5 hours 0 minutes Andy Roddick d. Younes El Aynaoui – Quarterfinals, 2003
 


WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS STATISTICS

MOST SINGLES TITLES
11 - Margaret Smith Court (60-66, 69-71, 73)
6 - Nancye Wynne Bolton (37,40,46-48,51)
6 - Serena Williams (03, 05, 07, 09, 10,15)
5 - Daphne Akhurst (25,26,28-30)
4 - Evonne Goolagong (74-77)
4 - Steffi Graf (88-90,94)
4 - Monica Seles (91-93,96)


 


RECENT WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONS

2016 Angelique Kerber Serena Williams 64 36 64
2015 Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 63 76
2014 Li Na Dominika Cibulkova 76 60
2013 Victoria Azarenka Li Na 46 64 63
2012 Victoria Azarenka Maria Sharapova 63 60
2011 Kim Clijsters Li Na 36 63 63
2010 Serena Williams Justine Henin 64 36 62
2009 Serena Williams Dinara Safina 60 63
2008 Maria Sharapova Ana Ivanovic 75 63
2007 Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 61 62
2006 Amelie Mauresmo Justine Henin 61 20 ret.
2005 Serena Williams Lindsay Davenport 26 63 60
2004 Justine Henin Kim Clijsters 63 46 63
2003
Serena Williams Venus Williams 76 36 64
2002 Jennifer Capriati Martina Hingis 46 76 62
2001 Jennifer Capriati Martina Hingis 64 63
2000 Lindsay Davenport Martina Hingis 61 75
1999 Martina Hingis Amelie Mauresmo 62 63
1998 Martina Hingis Conchita Martinez 63 63
1997 Martina Hingis Mary Pierce 62 62
1996 Monica Seles Anke Huber 64 61
1995 Mary Pierce A Sanchez-Vicario 63 62
1994 Steffi Graf A Sanchez-Vicario 60 62
1993 Monica Seles Steffi Graf 46 63 62
1992 Monica Seles Mary Joe Fernandez 63 64
1991 Monica Seles Jana Novotna 57 63 61
1990 Steffi Graf Mary Joe Fernandez 62 63


Youngest Champions
Women's singles: Martina Hingis (16 years, three months) in 1997.

Oldest Champions
Women's singles: Thelma Long (35 years, eight months) in 1954.

Most successive singles titles
Women: Margaret Smith (seven) 1960-1966.

Triple titles (singles, doubles, mixed doubles)
Women: Daphne Akhurst 1925 / 1928 / 1929; Nancye Wynne Bolton 1940/1947/1948; Thelma Long 1952; Margaret Smith 1963.

Unseeded Champions
Women: Chris O'Neil (1978).

Junior and Senior Champions (singles champions who previously won a junior singles title)
Women: Joan Hartigan, Emily Westacott, Thelma Long, Beryl Penrose, Mary Carter-Reitano, Kerry Reid, Evonne Cawley, Chris O'Neil, Victoria Azarenka

Biggest Gap between First and Last Singles Titles
Women: Nancye Wynne Bolton (15 years) 1937-1951.


Double Bagels

Women: (6-0 6-0) Recorded by 16 women, including four in 1998 (Mary Pierce achieving the feat twice). Margaret Court achieved the feat four times and Wendy Turnbull three times.

 

 

Women's Champions in First Australian Open Appearance (Open Era)
1972 - Virginia Wade
1979 - Barbara Jordan
1991 - Monica Seles

Women's Champions without losing a set (Open Era):
1968 - Billie Jean King
1972 - Virginia Wade
1975-77 - E Goolagong-Cawley
1978 - Chris O'Neil
1988, 1989, 1994 - Steffi Graf
1995 - Mary Pierce
1997 - Martina Hingis
2000 - Lindsay Davenport
2008 - Maria Sharapova



The 2015 final between S.Williams vs. Sharapova marked the first Australian Open final between the No.1 and No.2 seeds since 2004, when No.1 Justine Henin d. No.2 Kim Clijsters. The Top 2 seeds have played in the final here 15 times in the Open Era, with the No.2 seed winning on eight occasions, and the top seed winning seven times.


Recent Australian Open Sites
1998 - Melbourne Park, Melbourne
1988-1997 Flinders Park, Melbourne
Dec 1971-1987 Kooyong, Melbourne
1970-Jan 1971 White City, Sydney

Australian Open Surfaces Through The Years
Plexicushion: 2008-
Rebound Ace: 1988-2007
Grass: 1905-1987

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