Where was the 2016 Australian Open held?
The 2016 Australian Open was the 104th edition of the tournament and was held at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The tournament was run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2016 ATP World Tour and the 2016 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category.
Who was the first qualifier to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals?
Zhang Shuai became the first qualifier to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals since Angélica Gavaldón in 1990. This was the first major appearance for future two-time champion Naomi Osaka. She lost to former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the third round.
What is the history of the Australian Open?
It was the 104th edition of the Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The tournament consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players competed in singles and doubles tournaments.
How many times has Djokovic won the Australian Open?
Novak Djokovic successfully defended the men’s singles title and thus won a record-equaling sixth Australian Open title.
Who was knocked out of the 2016 Australian Open first round?
Adrian Mannarino, was knocked out in the first. The best performance came from Gael Monfils, who lost to a red-hot Milos Raonic in the quarterfinals. Andy Murray attends his brother Jamie Murray’s doubles match in the finals of the 2016 Australian Open.
Who lost at the Australian Open 2018?
Former Australian Open finalist and French No. 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was clobbered by Kei Nishikori in the fourth round. Promising No. 17 seed Benoit Paire lost in the first round to Noah Rubin. Jeremy Chardy, seeded No. 30, bowed out in the second. Adrian Mannarino, was knocked out in the first.