The Australian Open is one of the four major tennis competitions that international tennis stars compete in. It is held every January on the tennis courts of Melbourne Park. The Australian Open tennis matches attract numerous spectators, both at the venue and on television.
The Australian tennis open is often televised worldwide on sports channels. These Australian Open TV broadcasts attract millions of tennis fans, and the ratings will go up when there is an interesting match-up between top players. One such pairing is the Australian tennis open Lleyton Hewitt and Marat Safin match in the 2005 Australian open. Hewitt, being the hometown boy, was a crowd favorite, but he lost to the Russian player despite valiant efforts. Hewitt is a former world number one player and he was greatly admired for having achieved the top rankings at a record age of 20. He also defeated former world No. 1 Pete Sampras that same year.
The 2007 Australian Open was a year of spectacular action and exciting pairings. In the men’s tournament, the Australian Open final saw an intense match-up between top seed Roger Federer and 10th seed Fernando Gonzales. Federer won comfortably in straight sets, with a final score of 7-6, 6-4, 6-4. In the women’s division, the Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova Australian Open match-up ended with the former world number one and unseeded Williams defeating Maria with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. This victory revived the flagging career of the 8-time Grand Slam champion, and it resulted in an instant increase in popularity. Following this, numerous Serena Williams Australian open photos were viewed and downloaded on the internet by Serena fans from all over the world. This victory means a lot to Serena Williams and her faithful fans because it is the first major victory after she recovered from serious injuries.
For tennis fans who failed to catch the action of the Australia Open on screen or at the venue, Australian Open results are available in various sources, such as newspapers and the internet. If you wish for more detailed information and stats about the tournament, you can visit the official Australia Open tennis website and view the results of every game. Aside from the Australian Open tennis results, you can also view some of the Australian Open photos of your favorite stars in action. There are also interesting facts about the Australian Open at the website, including the history of the tournament and past winners.