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 2015 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
 
2015
2014
Winners
$3,100,000
$2,650,000
Runners-Up
$1,550,000
$1,325,000
Men's and Women's Doubles (per pair)
 
2015
2014
Winners
$575,000
$520,000
Runners-Up
$285,000
$260,000
Mixed Doubles (per pair)
 
2015
2014
Winners
$142,500
$135,500
Runners-Up
$71,500
$67,500
The next Australian Open tennis tournament will be held on January 18 - 31, 2016.

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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28 Mar 2015  Serena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open (Yahoo Sports)
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27 Mar 2015  15-year-old American CiCi Bellis advances at Miami Open (Yahoo Sports)
CiCi Bellis, of the United States, returns a shot against Renata Zarazua, of Mexico, during the first round of juniors play at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Precocious amateur CiCi Bellis says she's ready to take on the best of the pros - Serena Williams. Bellis, a 15-year-old American who made a big splash at last year's U.S. Open, advanced Friday to a potential third-round match against Williams by beating Zarina Diyas 6-2, 6-1. Williams' second-round match Friday night against Monica Niculescu was postponed until Saturday because of rain. ''It's going to be really fun,'' Bellis said.
24 Mar 2015  Nadal to play at Queen's Club ending three-year absence (Yahoo Sports)
Rafael Nadal, of Spain, leaves the court after losing to Milos Raonic, of Canada, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 20, 2015 in Indian Wells, Calif. Raonic won, 4-6, 7-6 (10), 7-5. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Rafael Nadal says he will play at this year's Queen's Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament. Nadal, who lifted the trophy in 2008, has gone on to reach the Wimbledon final following every appearance at the event that is traditionally seen as a warm-up to the SW19 championships. ''I always loved playing at The Queen's Club and I am very happy that I will be back this year,'' Nadal said. To win Wimbledon a few weeks later was like a dream.'' The 28-year-old Nadal will be joined by the defending champion Grigor Dimitrov, US Open winner Marin Cilic, 2014 Australian Open victor Stan Wawrinka and World No.4 Andy Murray in this year's draw.
23 Mar 2015  South African judge convicts retired tennis champion of rape (Yahoo Sports)
FILE - In this June 26, 1965 file photo, Bob Hewitt competes during a tennis match at Wimbledon, England. A South African judge on Monday, March 23, 2015 convicted former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo, File)A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. A sentencing hearing was scheduled in a Pretoria court for April 17. Until then he must mostly remain in South Africa's Eastern Cape province, where he lives, the judge ruled. South African courts have in the past handed down life sentences for, said Velekhaya Mgobhozi, spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority.
22 Mar 2015  Djokovic beats Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title (Yahoo Sports)
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, left, poses with the trophy in front of Roger Federer, of Switzerland, right, after the final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Indian Wells, Calif. Djokovic won, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Move over Roger Federer, there is another guy with a share of your crown as king of the desert. Novak Djokovic defeated Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 to win his fourth BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, tying him with Federer for the most titles in the desert after winning for the second straight year. ''I am at the prime of my career,'' Djokovic said. ''I'm going to try to use every part of this fact to stay where I am and to fight for as many major titles as possible.'' Djokovic, ranked No. 1 in the world, and No. 2 Federer met for the 38th time, second-most among rivalries in the Open era.
18 Mar 2015  Renovation work at Roland Garros on hold (Yahoo Sports)
The planned renovation of Roland Garros was on hold after Paris city council allowed a new study of the land use on Wednesday. Supported by local residents and environmentalists at the city council, a new project offers an alternative to the controversial expansion that is scheduled to be completed in 2017. The botanical garden's 19th century greenhouses, a few hundred meters from Court Philippe Chatrier, host a large variety of tropical and local flowers. The Roland Garros plans have been controversial from the start, after the French Tennis Federation decided five years ago to keep the clay-court major there and renovate the existing site, rather than moving the tournament.
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