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2016 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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2016 Australian Open – Men's Singles

ChampionNovak Djokovic
Runner-upAndy Murray
Final score6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)
Details
Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds32

MELBOURNE, Australia-The Grand Slam was there for the absorbing September in New York, and although Serena Williams faltered there and afterwards failed in the last in Melbourne on Saturday, a Grand Slam is still significantly on the table. Djokovic amounted to Roy Emerson's all-time men's record of 6 Australian Open singles titles. Murray additionally became the 2nd male in the Open Era to shed five Grand Slam finals at one occasion, and is the just one to have the distinction without having won the title. And although Murray, complete and stubble-faced of howling need, made Djokovic work for his record-tying sixth Australian Open guys's singles title on Sunday night, Murray still can not win a collection, also as the second collection alone lasted 1 hour 20 minutes.

Djokovic's most recent clutch performance in a major last additionally left Murray to make some much less luminous tennis background by becoming the first male to go 0-5 in singles finals at one major event. Djokovic has beaten Murray 11 times in their last 12 suits and in 4 Australian Open finals.

While many European players begin on clay, Djokovic took his first cuts at the ball on the hardcourts across the road from his parents' ski shop and dining establishment in the Serbian hotel of Kopaonik. The following Grand Slam concern for Djokovic is whether he can lastly win the huge one on clay. Front runner Djokovic, that attracted Hyeon Chung in the preliminary, would face No 7 Kei Nishikori, and No 3 Roger Federer would play No 6 Tomas Berdych. On the various other side of the brace, No 3 Stan Wawrinka would get No 5 Rafael Nadal and No 2 Andy Murray would attract No 8 David Ferrer. Halep might possibly play No 8 seed Venus Williams in the quarterfinals.

Serena's path to a repeat title begins with Giorgi, and with a win, she will encounter the winner of Su-Wei Hsieh and Jelena Ostapenko in the 2nd round.

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2016 Australian Open – Men's Singles (latest news)

It has been even more than half a century since a male finished tennis's Grand Slam, which man awaits company. The fourth-seeded pair resisted for a 3-6 6-2 6-2 triumph over Murray and his Brazilian companion, Bruno Soares, in the first major doubles final of the expert period to feature British men on both sides of the net.

It's my first time dipping into Arthur Ashe Stadium and in front of such an outstanding crowd, I've obtained to thank to Rajeev, that for the last 3 years has been an extraordinary partner. Salisbury and Ram, that had yielded a lot more collections than service games in five matches en path to the last and did not face a break point in the semis or quarters, were damaged while serving at 3-3 and 3-5 to drop the opening established in 35 mins.

He is attempting to become the first male to win United States Open guys's and blended doubles titles in the very same year since Bob Bryan in 2010. Alcott is the front runner in the 16-player quad singles knockout draw and tackles Japan's Mitsuteru Moroishi in his opening-round match.

The quad singles gold medal suit is arranged for Thursday 2 September, with the females's and guys's singles gold medal matches happening on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 September respectively.

In Rio five years ago, Alcott defeated Lapthorne in the quad singles gold medal suit and teamed with compatriot Heath Davidson to win the quad increases gold, completing among the finest campaigns of his remarkable job.

Kamiji, that lit the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony, handed De Groot her only loss of 2021 in the last of the Melbourne Wheelchair Open in February, before being up to the Dutchwoman in both the French and australian Open finals.

The term Grand Slam entered sporting activities in the 20th century via contract bridge, a card game in which a conquest implied winning the maximum 13 techniques. Though Williams twice won four majors in a row-the supposed Serena Slams-the Grand Slam hunt generates higher degrees of start-to-finish pressure. What additionally has changed is that when Laver won his Grand Slams, 3 of the four majors were used grass with just the French Open presented on clay. It's rather a milestone, and there's a reason nothing else male tennis gamer in the Open era has handled to win all 4 Slams in the same period, Djokovic claimed.

Nadal has won the French Open a record 13 times. So unless Nadal does it, those are 13 years nobody is doing the Grand Slam, Laver claimed with a laugh.

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