Australian Open Winners List 2020 For Gk Current Affairs

The list of Australian Open Winners 2020 is an important part of GK current affairs sections of the competitive exams. 

Candidates aspiring to appear for Government exams such as Bank. SSC, RRB etc. must go through this article on Australian Open Winners list carefully as General Knowledge is a separate section in the syllabus of these examinations.

The article aims to provide the complete list of Australian open winners 2020 and some important facts related to the Australian Open (AO).

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Australian Open 

  • The Australian Open is a Tennis Tournament held in Melbourne, Australia over the last fortnight of January.
  • It is the first of the Four Tennis Grand Slam Events i.e French Open, Wimbledon, and US Opens.
  • It is managed by Tennis Australia earlier known as the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia (LTAA).
  • The First AO – Australian open (Mens) was played in 1905 at Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground Melbourne now known as the Albert Reserve Tennis Centre.
  • The First Australian Open Women was played in 1922.
  • Before 1988 the Ao was played on the grass courts but now it is played on hard courts.
  • The Australian Open has been staged in five Australian and two New Zealand cities, Since 1905, namely Melbourne (55 times), Sydney (17 times), Adelaide (14 times), Brisbane (7 times), Perth (3 times), Christchurch (1906) and Hastings (1912).
  • The categories featured in AO tournaments are men’s and women’s singles, men’s, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
  • The Total prize money for the Australian Open tournament 2020 was Australian dollars $71,000,000.
  • The Australian Open women’s singles winner is presented with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup.
  • The Australian Open men’s singles winner is presented with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup.

List Of Australian Open Winners 2020  

The Australian Open tournament 2020 was organized by the International Tennis Federation. Go through the list of Australian Open 2020 winners given below:

Australian Open Winners List 2020
Australian Open 2020 Titles Australian Open Winners Runner-up
2020 Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic Dominic Thiem
2020 Women’s Singles Sofia Kenin Garbiñe Muguruza
2020 Men’s Doubles Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury Max Purcell & Luke Saville
2020 Women’s Doubles Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic Hsieh Su-wei & Barbora Strýcová
2020 Mixed Doubles Barbora Krejčíková &  Nikola Mektić Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jamie Murray

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Records of Australian Open Winners

Sofia Kenin has become the youngest woman to win the Australian Open in 12 years. Got through the list of records made by the winners of Australian Open tournaments.

Australian Open Winners Record
Australian Open Record Open Era Australian Open Winners No. of Titles Won Years Played
Winner of most

Men’s Singles titles

Before 1969 Roy Emerson 6 1961, 1963–1967
After 1968 Novak Djokovic 8 2008, 2011–2013, 2015–2016, 2019–2020
Winner of most

consecutive

Men’s Singles titles

Before 1969 Roy Emerson 5 1963–1967
After 1968 Novak Djokovic 3 2011–2013
Winner of most

Men’s Doubles titles

Before 1969 Adrian Quist 10 1936–1940, 1946–1950
After 1968 Bob Bryan

Mike Bryan

6 2006–2007, 2009–2011, 2013
Winner of most

consecutive

Men’s Doubles titles

Before 1969 Adrian Quist 10 1936–1940, 1946–1950[75]
After 1968 Bob Bryan

Mike Bryan

3 2009–2011
Winner of most

Mixed Doubles titles –

Men

Before 1969 Harry Hopman

Colin Long

4 1930, 1936–1937, 1939

1940, 1946–1948

After 1968 Jim Pugh

Leander Paes

Daniel Nestor

3 1988–1990

2003, 2010, 2015

2007, 2011, 2014

Winner of most

Championships (total:

singles, men’s doubles,

mixed doubles) – Men

Before 1969 Adrian Quist 13 1936–1950 (3 singles, 10 men’s doubles, 0 mixed doubles)
After 1968 Novak Djokovic 8 2008–2020 (8 men’s singles)
Winner of most

Women’s Singles titles

In Total Margaret Court 11 1960–1966, 1969–1971, 1973
Before 1969 Margaret Court 7 1960–1966
After 1968: Serena Williams 7 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009–2010, 2015, 2017
Winner of most

consecutive

Women’s Singles titles

Before 1969 Margaret Court 7 1960–1966
After 1968 Margaret Court

Evonne Goolagong Cawley

Steffi Graf

/ Monica Seles

Martina Hingis

3 1969–1971, 1974–1976

1988–1990, 1991–1993

1997–1999, 

Winner of most

Women’s Doubles titles

Before 1969  Thelma Coyne Long 12 1936–1940, 1947–1949, 1951–1952, 1956, 1958
After 1968 Martina Navratilova 8 1980, 1982–1985, 1987–1989
Winner of most consecutive

Women’s Doubles titles

Before 1969 Thelma Coyne Long

Nancye Wynne Bolton

5 1936–1940
After 1968 Martina Navratilova

Pam Shriver

7 1982–1985, 1987–1989
Winner of most

Mixed Doubles titles –

Women

Before 1969 Daphne Akhurst Cozens

Nell Hall Hopman

Nancye Wynne Bolton

Thelma Coyne Long

4 1924–1925, 1928–1929

1930, 1936–1937, 1939

1940, 1946–1948

1951–1952, 1954–1955

After 1968 Jana Novotná

Larisa Savchenko Neiland

Martina Hingis

Barbora Krejčíková

2 1988–1989

1994, 1996

2006, 2015

2019, 2020

Winner of most

Championships (total:

singles, women’s doubles,

mixed doubles) – Women

Before 1969 Nancye Wynne Bolton 20 1936–1952 (6 singles, 10 women’s doubles, 4 mixed doubles)
After 1968 Martina Navratilova 12 1980–2003 (3 singles, 8 women’s doubles, 1 mixed double)

Sample Questions on Australian Open Tournaments

Go through the sample questions given below to understand the type of questions asked and to know the relevance of the topic – Australian Open Winners list for competitive exams.

Q.1. When was the first Australian Open (AO) tournament held?

  1. 1905
  2. 1988
  3. 1950
  4. 1907

Answer (1)

Q.2. Where was the Australian Open Tournament organized in 2020?

  1. Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club 
  2. Melbourne Park 
  3. Albert Reserve Tennis Centre
  4. Milton Courts

Answer (2)

Q.3. On what surface is the Australian Open played?

  1. Grass Courts
  2. Hard courts
  3. Clay courts
  4. None of the above

Answer (2)

Q4. Who won the Australian Open Men’s Singles in 2020?

  1. Roger Federer
  2. Leander Paes
  3. Novak Djokovic
  4. Stan Wawrinka

Answer (3)

Q.5. Who was the winner of Australian Open held in 1905?

  1. Rodney Heath
  2. Albert Curtis
  3. Horace Rice
  4. Norman Brookes

Answer (1)

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