General Awareness: List of winners of Australian open 2018

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

Australian Open 2018 tournament recently concluded on 28 January 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. It is one of four grand slam tournaments played annually. In this article, we will read List of winners of Australian open 2018.

List of winners of Australian open 2018

Grand Slam tournaments-

  • These are the four most important annual tennis tournaments which are-
    (i) Australian Open (Mid-January)
    (ii) French Open (May and June)
    (iii) Wimbledon (June and July)
    (iv) US Open (August and September)
  • These tournaments are played on the different type of grounds. These are-


Playing Area

Australian Open

Hard Courts

US Open

Hard Courts

French Open




  • These tournaments are played in five categories-
    (a) Men’s singles
    (b) Women’s singles
    (c) Men’s doubles
    (d) Women’s doubles
    (e) Mixed doubles
  • Grand Slam– refers to the achievement of winning all four major championships within a single calendar year within one of the five categories (Example: Men’s singles, Mixed doubles etc.)
    Non-Calendar Year Grand Slam– Winning the four majors in consecutive tournaments but not in the same year.
    Career Grand Slam– Winning all four majors at any point during a career.
    Golden Grand Slam- Winning the gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games in addition to the four majors in a single calendar year.
    Super Slams- Winning the gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games + four majors in single calendar year + ATP Final + WTA Final

Australian Open

  • It is held annually in the month of January in Melbourne, Australia.
  • It is the first grand slam tournament of the year.
  • It is managed by Tennis Australia.
  • It was first held in 1905.
  • Australian Open 2018 was the 106th edition of the tournament.

Winners of Australian Open 2018




Runner Up


Men’s Singles

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Marin Cilic (Croatia)


Women’s Singles

Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Simona Halep (Romania)


Men’s Doubles

Oliver Marach (Austria) & Mate Pavic(Croatia)

Robert Farah (Colombia) & J. Cabal (Colombia)


Women’s Doubles

Kristina Mladenovic (France) & Tímea Babos (Hungary)

Elena Vesnina (Russia) & Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)


Mixed Doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) & Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Rohan Bopanna (India) & Timea Babos (Hungary)



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