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 2013 Winners
Mens Singles
Women's Singles
Men's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
 

US Open Prize money:

Mens and Women's Singles
 
2013
2012
Winners
$2,600,000
$1,900,000
Runners-Up
$1,300,000
$950,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2013
2012
Winners
$420,000
$420,000
Runners-Up
$210,000
$210,000
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2013
2012
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 25 to September 8, 2014.
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30 Jul 2014  Rosol beats Haider-Maurer in Kitzbuehel (Yahoo Sports)
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Lukas Rosol advanced to his fourth quarterfinal of the month by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Wednesday.
30 Jul 2014  Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony (Yahoo Sports)
This handout provided by the United States Tennis Association shows, from left, Carvin, Marvin and Bebe Winans. Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, scheduled for Aug. 25, 2014.(AP Photo/USTA)Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Fitz and The Tantrums, whose songs include ''The Walker,'' is scheduled to perform three songs in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the night session at Flushing Meadows on Aug. 25, Day 1 of the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The Grammy-winning brothers Bebe, Marvin and Carvin Winans will sing ''The Star-Spangled Banner.'' Also slated to participate in the ceremony are John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova, who won the 1984 U.S. Open singles titles.
30 Jul 2014  US Open would offer Roddick, Fish '15 doubles spot (Yahoo Sports)
If Andy Roddick is willing to go through the necessary steps to return to competitive tennis, the U.S. Open would offer him and pal Mardy Fish a doubles wild card next year. Roddick complained on his Fox Sports Live podcast this week that he wanted to play doubles with Fish at Flushing Meadows next month - until finding out that the 2003 U.S. Open champion is not eligible to compete currently. On Wednesday, U.S. Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier said the organization would be willing to give Roddick and Fish a wild card for doubles at the 2015 U.S. Open. Roddick, who turns 32 on Aug. 30, said that he and Fish had talked recently about the idea of teaming up in New York.
30 Jul 2014  Baghdatis gets US Open spot to replace Haas (Yahoo Sports)
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30 Jul 2014  WTA: Lisicki hit record 131 mph (211 kph) serve (Yahoo Sports)
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30 Jul 2014  Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist (Yahoo Sports)
Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The second-ranked Nadal plays left-handed, but he uses a two-handed backhand. He said in a statement issued by the Toronto tournament that he injured himself Tuesday. In a posting on Facebook, Nadal said he is ''disappointed'' that he can't play the next two weeks but adds, ''I expect to be well for the U.S. Open.'' Nadal's manager, Benito Perez-Barbadillo, wrote in an emailed release that the Spaniard was hurt in practice on his home island of Mallorca while getting ready for the North American hard-court circuit.
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