The Australian Open

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The Australian Open

Penelope K., Staff Writer

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Have you heard of the Australian Open?

    The Australian Open is a hard court tennis tournament that takes place in the month of January.  

When does the Australian Open begin and end?  

    The Australian Open begins on Monday, January 14th and ends on Sunday, January 27.

What is the tournament schedule for the Australian Open?

    Down below is the tournament schedule for the Australian Open, according to Ausopen.com.

Who is playing in the Australian Open?

   For the men: Roger Federer, Novák Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, and Alexander Zverev are expected to play, but who knows. In the women’s Australian Open, the players that are expected to be playing are: Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, Karolina Pliskova, and Caroline Wozniacki.

Who was last year’s champion in each gender group?

    Last year, and the year before last year, for men’s Australian Open, Roger Federer was the champion. In 2017, he beat Rafael Nadal, and in 2018, he beat Marin Čilić. In his total career, he has won 6 Australian Opens.

Roger Federer

                        

    For the women’s Australian Open, last year, Caroline Wozniacki won, she beat Simona Halep. In her entire career, her Australian Open win, is her first Grand Slam win ever. In the women’s Australian Open in 2017, Serena Williams won, beating her sister, Venus Williams. In Serena’s entire career, she has won 7 Australian Opens.

Serena Williams                                 Caroline Wozniacki

Where can you watch the Australian Open?

    You can watch the Australian Open on ESPN with live coverage, which is available to American viewers.   

 

Where can you get tickets to watch the Australian Open?

       You can get tickets to the Australian Open on the Australian Open website.

Questions?

    If you have any more questions about the Australian Open, post them below in the comments section. Hope you learned something new! Bye, see you next time!

Sources

google search

Ausopen.com

Radiotimes.com

En.m.wikipedia.org

Foxsports.com

 

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