Australian Open 2016 Winners List

Australian Open 2016 Winners List:-
Australian Open 2016 was held at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It was the 104th edition of the Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The tournament was run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2016 ATP World Tour and the 2016 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play.

Check out the complete list of Australian Open 2016 Winners and Runner Up:-

Title Winner Runner Up
Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Andy Murray
Women’s Singles Angelique Kerber (Germany) Serena Williams
Men’s Doubles Jamie Murray (United Kingdom)
Bruno Soares (Brazil)
Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut
Women’s Doubles Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
Sania Mirza (India)
Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka
Mix’s Doubles Elena Vesnina (Russia)
Bruno Soares (Brazil)
Horia Tecau and Coco Vandeweghe

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Australian Open Grand Slam Tournament History

The Australian Open is a major tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. First held in 1905, the tournament is chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year – the other three being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. It features men’s and women’s singles; men’s, women’s and mixed doubles and junior’s championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events. Prior to 1988 the tournament had been played on grass. Since 1988 two types of hardcourt surfaces have been used at Melbourne Park – green Rebound Ace to 2007 and blue Plexicushion from 2008.

The Australian Open typically has high attendance, second only to the US Open. It was also the first Grand Slam tournament to feature indoor play during wet weather or extreme heat with its three primary courts, the Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and the refurbished Margaret Court Arena equipped with retractable roofs.

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