The 2023 Australian Open was the 111th edition of the Australian Open, 55th in the Open Era, and first major tennis tournament of the year. It consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Its main sponsor for 2023 is Kia Corporation.
List of Australian Open 2023 Winners
Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
|Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)|
|Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)||Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan)|
|Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler (Australia)||Hugo Nys (Monaco) and Jan Zieliński (Poland)|
|Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková (Czech Republic)||Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara (Japan)|
|Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos (Brazil)||Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna (India)|
Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim Men’s Singles title
- Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets by 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5).
- It was his 10th Australian Open title and a record-equaling 22nd grand slam.
- He is currently ranked world No. 1 in singles by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), and has held the top position for a record total 373 weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 a record seven times.
- He won his first major title at the 2008 Australian Open.
Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus wins Women's singles title
- Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka defeated Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina in the final of the Australian Open women's singles by 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to claim her maiden singles Grand Slam.
- She has been ranked as world No. 2 in singles and world No. 1 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
- She has won 18 career titles in total, twelve in singles and six in doubles.
Other Winners of Australian Open 2023
Wheelchair men's singles
Alfie Hewett (United Kingdom)
Tokito Oda (Japan)
Wheelchair women's singles
Diede de Groot (Netherlands)
Yui Kamiji (Japan)
Wheelchair quad singles
Sam Schröder (Netherlands)
Niels Vink (Netherlands)
Wheelchair men's doubles
Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid (United Kingdom)
Maikel Scheffers and Ruben Spaargaren (Netherlands)
Wheelchair women's doubles
Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot (Netherlands)
Yui Kamiji (Japan) and Zhu Zhenzhen (China)
Wheelchair quad doubles
Sam Schröder and Niels Vink (Netherlands)
Donald Ramphadi (South Africa) and Ymanitu Silva (Brazil)
Alexander Blockx (Belgium)
Learner Tien (United States)
Alina Korneeva (Russia)
Mirra Andreeva (Russia)
Learner Tien and Cooper Williams (United States)
Alexander Blockx (Belgium) and João Fonseca (Brazil)
Renáta Jamrichová (Slovakia) and Federica Urgesi (Italy)
Hayu Kinoshita and Sara Saito (Japan)
Interesting Facts about Australian Open
- It is a tennis tournament, which is held annually at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
- It is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis tournament held each year, preceding French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.
- It generally starts in the middle of January and continues for two weeks coinciding with the Australia Day holiday.
- It features:
- Men's and women's singles
- Men's, women's, and mixed doubles
- Junior's championships
- Exhibition events.
- Before 1988, it was played on grass courts, but since hardcourt surfaces have been used like green-coloured Rebound Ace up to 2007, blue Plexicushion from 2008 to 2019, and blue GreenSet since 2020.
- It was first held in 1905 as the Australasian championships at the Warehouseman's Cricket Ground in Melbourne.
- It is also known as the happy slam.
- It was also the first Grand Slam tournament to feature indoor play during wet weather or extreme heat with its three primary courts, Rod Laver Arena, John Cain Arena and the refurbished Margaret Court Arena equipped with retractable roofs.
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