Tennis Tournament Winners

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Grand Slam Tournament:
Wimbledon

Australian Open

Australian Open History of the Australian Open starts in 1905 on the lawns of the Warehousemans Cricket Club. In 1927 tennis tournament became known as Australian Championships and only in 1969 it got his official title - Australian Open. In 1905-1927 Championships hold five Australian cities - Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and two New Zealand cities - Christchurch(1906), Hastings (1912). The Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne became the next home of the Australian Open in 1972-1987. Rod Laver In 1988 Australian Open established a new home at Flinders Park (since 1996 - Melbourne Park) and attendance increase almost twice. In 2000 Centre Court got name of Australian tennis legend - Rod Laver Arena.

All time Australian Open Winners

Australian Open 2014 Winners
Mens Singles
Women's Singles
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
 

Australian Open Prize money:
(all Prize money in Australian Dollars)

Mens and Women's Singles
 
2014
2013
Winners
$2,650,000
$2,430,000
Runners-Up
$1,325,000
$1,215,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
$520,000
$475,000
Runners-Up
$260,000
$237,500
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
$135,500
$135,500
Runners-Up
$67,500
$67,500
The next Australian Open tennis tournament will be held on January 19 - February 1, 2015.

Wimbledon

Wimbledon In 1877 on the area of the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club the history of the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world began. It's first ground was situated off Worple Road, Wimbledon. The competition had only 22 male participants and the first winner was Spencer Gore. The Men's Doubles event was added in 1879, Women's Singles in 1884, and the Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles in 1913. In 1905 May Sutton of the United States became the first Women's Singles overseas winner and Norman Brookes of Australia in 1907 won first Men's Singles as international player. Church Road, Wimbledon In 1922 new ground in Church Road was opened by King George V. New Centre Court had a capacity of 14 thousand people. The Royal Box of Centre Court seats 75 people and is used for royalty and celebrities, who got official invitation from the Chairman of the Club. In 2009 the new retractable roof was built on Centre Court which enable all weather play during The Championships. In 2010 the longest match in tennis history took place at Wimbledon. John Isner of USA beat Nicolas Mahut of France 64, 36, 67(7), 76(3), 7068 after a record 11 hours, 5 minutes spread over three days.

All time Wimbledon winners

Wimbledon 2014 Winners
Mens Singles
Women's Singles
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
 

Wimbledon Prize money:

Mens and Women's Singles
 
2014
2013
Winners
£1,760,000
£1,600,000
Runners-Up
£880,000
£800,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
£325,000
£300,000
Runners-Up
£163,000
£150,000
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
£96,000
£92,000
Runners-Up
£48,000
£46,000
The next Wimbledon Championship will be held from June 29 to July 12, 2015.

French Open

French Open The first tennis tournament was held on the courts of l'Ile de Puteaux in Paris in 1891 as one-day national championship. Only French players and players from Francais clubs took part in tournament, but first winner was H. Briggs from England. In 1925 French Tennis Federation decided to open the championship for the best foreign players. When in 1927 the French Musketeers, Jacques Brugnon, Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet and Rene Lacoste beat USA in The Davis Cup it was required a new stadium Roland Garros, aviator to be built to host the following year's return match. The French Tennis Federation allocated the area of three hectares near Porte d'Auteuil and their requirement was to name the new stadium as Roland Garros in honor of the former member of the Stade Francais club, aviator, who was the first man who flew Philippe Chatrier over the Mediterranean. In 1968 French Open became the first Grand Slam tournament of tennis's Open Era and the first Open Era champions became Ken Rosewall and Nancy Richey. In 2001 centre court got name of the former president of the French Tennis Federation - Court Philippe Chatrier.

All time French Open winners

French Open 2014 Winners
Mens Singles
Women's Singles
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
 

French Open Prize money:

Mens and Women's Singles
 
2014
2013
Winners
€1,650,000
€1,500,000
Runners-Up
€825,000
€750,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
€400,000
€360,000
Runners-Up
€200,000
€180,000
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
€110,000
€105,000
Runners-Up
€55,500
€50,000
The next French Open tennis tournament will be held from May 24 to June 7, 2015.

U.S. Open

U.S. Open The first tennis tournament for men was held at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1881 and was known as U.S. National Championships. Only players from clubs who were members of the United States National Lawn Tennis Association were permitted to enter. In 1887 the first official U.S. Women's National Singles Championship was held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. Men and women competed at different cities before 1968 when five major events - Men's and Women's Singles, Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles Billie Jean King moved to new location - West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. Since 1968 Championship became known as U.S. Open. In 1978 tournament moved to its current location - USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Arthur Ashe The Centre Court is located at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, named after tennis player who won men's final of the US Open in 1968.





All time U.S. Open winners

US Open 2014 Winners
Mens Singles
Women's Singles
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
 

US Open Prize money:

Mens and Women's Singles
 
2014
2013
Winners
$3,000,000
$2,600,000
Runners-Up
$1,450,000
$1,300,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
$520,000
$420,000
Runners-Up
$250,000
$210,000
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2014
2013
Winners
$150,000
$150,000
Runners-Up
$70,000
$70,000
The last Tennis Major of the year, US Open Championship will be held from August 31 to September 13, 2015.
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31 Oct 2014  ATP tournament in Duesseldorf cut from schedule (Yahoo Sports)
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- The ATP tournament in Duesseldorf has been canceled due to lack of funding.
31 Oct 2014  Suarez Navarro beats Pironkova, advances to semis (Yahoo Sports)
Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain returns a shot against Maria Sharapova of Russia during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the semifinals of the season-ending Tournament of Champions by beating Tsvetana Pironkova 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday. Home favorite Pironkova tried hard but failed to convert two set points at 6-5 in the tiebreaker. Suarez Navarro took a quick 5-0 lead in the second set and allowed Pironkova just one game before clinching the set and her required victory. Germany's Andrea Petkovic is the second player from the Sredets group to advance to the semifinals.
31 Oct 2014  Raonic downs Federer at Paris Masters (Yahoo Sports)
Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates his victory over Roger Federer of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Raonic won 7-6, 7-5. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)Milos Raonic perfectly timed his maiden win over Roger Federer. The seventh-seeded Raonic, who had never beaten the 17-Grand Slam champion in six previous meetings, hit 21 aces and lost only 15 points on his serve to complete a 7-6 (5), 7-5 win to reach the semifinals of the Paris Masters on Friday. He will be guaranteed a birth in London if he wins the title in Paris or David Ferrer loses to Kei Nishikori later Thursday. The Wimbledon semifinalist brutally ended Federer's 14-match winning streak, but the Swiss has still a chance to overtake the top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the race for the year-end No. 1 spot.
30 Oct 2014  Murray clinches ATP finals berth in Paris (Yahoo Sports)
Andy Murray of Britain, returns to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their third round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Murray won 6-3, 6-3. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)Andy Murray clinched a spot in the ATP Finals on Thursday after beating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets at the Paris Masters and then sent a message to his critics by scribbling ''bad year'' on a courtside television camera. Following a tumultuous year that saw him change coach and recover from a serious back injury, Murray booked his spot at the season-ending tournament in London by reaching the quarterfinals at the Palais Omnisports with a 6-3, 6-3 win over No. 9 seed Dimitrov. I don't tend to do that often, but, look, it's been a hard year, a tough year, but it hasn't been a bad year.'' Up next for Murray will be top-ranked Novak Djokovic, who withstood 12 aces before extending his unbeaten record against Gael Monfils to 11-0 with a 6-3, 7-6 (2) over the Frenchman. Second-seeded Roger Federer kept the pressure on Djokovic in their battle for the year-end No. 1 spot, easily beating French qualifier Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 to set up a meeting with Milos Raonic.
30 Oct 2014  Muguruza beats Pennetta at Tournament of Champions (Yahoo Sports)
Garbine Muguruza of Spain reacts after her win over Casey Dellacqua of Australia during their quarterfinal match of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)Garbine Muguruza moved a step closer to the semifinals by beating favorite Flavia Pennetta of Italy 0-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the group stage at the season-ending WTA Tournament of Champions on Thursday. ''I went to the court really nervous,'' Muguruza said adding that she had picked ''the wrong strategy'' against Pennetta. ''I had to change something, and then my coach gave me some advice that worked.'' Muguruza will wrap up her round robin schedule on Friday against Alize Cornet of France who stayed alive in her bid for a semifinal spot by defeating top-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-4. ''I tried my best tennis, but it is not possible for me to play at my highest level right now.'' The No. 11 in the WTA ranking lost her opening game on Wednesday in staright sets to Garbine Muguruza.
30 Oct 2014  Nishikori remains on course for ATP Finals (Yahoo Sports)
Kei Nishikori of Japan return the ball against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their third round match at the ATP World Tour Masters tennis tournament at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)Despite being one of the smallest players on the Tour, Kei Nishikori's performances are not going unnoticed at home. Nishikori, who is bidding to become the first Asian-born player to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals, is enjoying a breakthrough season in which he claimed four titles and reached the U.S. Although he lost in straight sets to Marin Cilic at Flushing Meadows, the 5-foot-10 player's popularity reached new heights following his excellent run in New York. ''It's been big change, especially in Japan,'' Nishikori said after beating local favorite and former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 at the Paris Masters on Thursday.
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