Australian Open 2022 tournament recently concluded on 30th January 2022 in Melbourne Australia. It is one of four grand slam tournaments played annually.
Australian Open 2022 tournament recently concluded on 30th January 2022 in Melbourne Park, Australia. It is one of four grand slam tournaments played annually. In this article, we will read “List of Australian open 2022 winners”.
Highlights of Australian Open 2022
The 2022 Australian Open is the 110th edition of the tournament and is held at Melbourne Park, Australia.
Rafael Nadal wins his 2nd Australian Open men’s title
Rafael Nadal defeated Russian Daniil Medvedev 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in the Australian Open men’s singles final.
Rafael Nadal wins his 9th Australian Open title and 21st Grand Slam crown overall.
Note: Rafael Nadal previously won the Australian Open title in 2009.
All-Time GrandSlam Title Leaders
- Rafael Nadal – 21 (GrandSlam Title)
- Rodger Federer – 20 (GrandSlam Title)
- Novak Djokovic – 20 (GrandSlam Title)
- Pete Sampras – 14 (GrandSlam Title)
- Roy Emerson – 12 (GrandSlam Title)
Ashleigh Barty claims her 3rd Grand Slam women’s title
Australian Ashleigh Barty (25-years) has won the Australian Open 2022. She defeated Danielle Collins 6-3 7-6(2) and pick up her third Grand Slam title.
Note: Previously Ashleigh Barty won French Open (in 2019) , Wimbledon (in 2021)
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 a different types of grounds. These are-
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 a single calendar year + ATP Final + WTA Final
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 (115 years ago).
The total prize money for the Australian Open 2022 tournament is $75 million Australian.
List of Australian Open 2022 Winners
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Daniil Medvedev (Russia)
Ashleigh Barty (Australia)
Danielle Collins (United States)
Thanasi Kokkinakis & Nick Kyrgios (Australia)
Matthew Ebden (Australia) & Max Purcell(Australia)
Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic) & Kateřina Siniaková(Czech Republic )
Anna Danilina (Kazakhstan) & Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil)
Kristina Mladenovic (France) & Ivan Dodig (Croatia)
Jaimee Fourlis (Australia) & Jason Kubler (Australia)