Australian Open 2019

Australian Open

Question: Who won the Men`s Single title in Australian Open 2019?
(a) Roger federer
(b) Rafael Nadal
(c) Andy Murray
(d) Novak Djokovic
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • The first Grand Slam of the Year Australian Open 2019 Mens singles title was won by Serbias Novak Djokovic on January 27, 2019.
  • The 14 day event started on 14th January, 2019 before which 4 days qualifier took place from 8 January to 11 January.
  • World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated World No. 2 Rafael Nadal of Spain in straight sets of 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.
  • Men’s double title was won by Pierre Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut of France. They defeated Henri Kontinen of Finland and John Peers of Australia by 6-4, 7-6.
  • Naomi Osaka of Japan won the Womens Singles title defeating Czech Republics Petra Kvitova by 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.
  • She became the first Asian Women to become world number one in Rankings after this win. She is also the current US Open Womens single winner.
  • Samantha Stosur of Australia and Zhang Shuai of China won the Womens Double title. They defeated Timea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France by 6-3, 6-4.
  • Australian Open is the first Grand slam of the year.

Links:
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tennis/2019/01/27/novak-djokovic-vs-rafael-nadal-australian-open-2019-final-live/
https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/sports/australian-open-osaka-wins-becomes-world-no-1/article26100234.ece
https://ausopen.com/results#!All
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Australian_Open#Women’s_Doubles

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