2021 Australian Open
The 2021 Australian Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at Melbourne Park, on 8–21 February 2021. 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|
|Date||8–21 February 2021|
Open Era (53rd)
|Draw||128S / 64D|
|Location||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Ivan Dodig / Filip Polášek|
|Elise Mertens / Aryna Sabalenka|
|Barbora Krejčíková / Rajeev Ram|
|Wheelchair Men's Singles|
|Wheelchair Women's Singles|
|Diede de Groot|
|Wheelchair Quad Singles|
|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|
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.