2021 Australian Open

The 2021 Australian Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at Melbourne Park, on 8–21 February 2021.[2] It was the 109th edition of the Australian Open, the 53rd in the Open Era, and the first Major tournament of the year. It was originally scheduled for 18–31 January 2021, but was postponed by three weeks to February due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was part of the 2021 ATP Tour and the 2021 WTA Tour.

2021 Australian Open
Date8–21 February 2021
Edition109th
Open Era (53rd)
CategoryGrand Slam
Draw128S / 64D
Prize moneyA$80,000,000[1]
SurfaceHard (GreenSet)
LocationMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
VenueMelbourne Park[lower-alpha 1]
Champions
Men's Singles
Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Naomi Osaka
Men's Doubles
Ivan Dodig / Filip Polášek
Women's Doubles
Elise Mertens / Aryna Sabalenka
Mixed Doubles
Barbora Krejčíková / Rajeev Ram
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Joachim Gérard
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Diede de Groot
Wheelchair Quad Singles
Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
Alfie Hewett / Gordon Reid
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Diede de Groot / Aniek van Koot
Wheelchair Quad Doubles
Dylan Alcott / Heath Davidson
 2020 · Australian Open · 2022 

The tournament consists of events for professional players in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. Wheelchair players competed in singles and doubles tournaments. As in previous years, the tournament's main sponsor was Kia.

Novak Djokovic successfully defended the Men's Singles title as he claimed his 18th Grand Slam title, defeating Daniil Medvedev in straight sets. Sofia Kenin was the defending Women's Singles champion, but she lost to Kaia Kanepi in the second round. In the final, Naomi Osaka claimed her fourth Grand Slam singles title, defeating first-time Major finalist Jennifer Brady in straight sets.


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