January 17-30, 2022 - The 110th Australian Open takes place.
February 8-21, 2021 - The 109th Australian Open takes place.
Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in the men’s final, clinching a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title.
Ashleigh Barty became the first home Australian Open champion since 1978 after beating Danielle Collins in the women’s final.
Total prize money for 2022 is $75 million AUD.
Youngest winners - men’s singles - Ken Rosewall (18); women’s singles - Martina Hingis (16)
Oldest winners - men’s singles - Rosewall (37); women’s singles - Thelma Long (35)
Most consecutive singles wins - men’s - Roy Emerson (five) 1963-1967; women’s - Margaret Court (seven) 1960-1966
Most singles titles overall - men’s - Djokovic (nine); women’s - Margaret Court (11)
1905 - The Australasian Championships are played in Melbourne.
1927 - The name is changed to the Australian Championships.
1954 - Thelma Long wins the Women’s Singles Championship at age 35, becoming the oldest female to do so.
1969 - The name is changed to the Australian Open.
1972 - Ken Rosewall wins the Men’s Singles Championship at age 37, becoming the oldest male player to win the Australian Open. Rosewall also holds the record for youngest champion, winning at age 18 in 1953.
2001 - Begins paying men and women equal prize money.
January 15-16, 2022 - World No. 1 and 2021 men’s singles champion Novak Djokovic is detained and deported from Australia over a visa and vaccination dispute, missing the tournament.