Australian Open Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Australian Open, one of f...

Posted: Jan 30, 2018 7:53 PM
Updated: Jan 30, 2018 7:53 PM

Here's a look at the Australian Open, one of four competitions that make up the "Grand Slam" in professional tennis. The other three are Wimbledon, the French Open and the US Open.

January 14-27, 2019 - The Australian Open is scheduled to take place.

January 15-28, 2018 - The Australian Open takes place.

2018 Results: Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic to win his sixth Australian Open in the men's final.

Caroline Wozniacki defeats Simona Halep in the women's final.

Other Facts: Total prize money for 2018 is a record $55 million AUD (about 44.5 million USD), a 10% increase from 2017.

Youngest winners - Men's singles, Ken Rosewall (18) - Women's singles, Martina Hingis (16)

Oldest winners - Men's singles, Ken Rosewall (37) - Women's singles, Thelma Long (35) - Men's doubles, Norman Brookes (46) - Women's doubles, Thelma Long (39)

Most successive singles wins - Roy Emerson (five) 1963-1967 and Margaret Court (seven) 1960-1966

Most singles titles overall - Roy Emerson (six), Roger Federer (six) and Novak Djokovic (six); Margaret Court (11)

Timeline: 1905 - The Australasian Championships are played in Melbourne.

1927 - The name is changed to the Australian Championships.

1954 - 35-year-old Thelma Long wins the Women's Singles Championship, becoming the oldest female to do so.

1969 - The name is changed to the Australian Open.

1972 - 37-year old Ken Rosewall wins the Men's Singles Champions, becoming the oldest male player to win the Australian Open. He also holds the record for youngest champion, winning at age 18 in 1953.

2001 - Begin paying men and women equal prize money.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 512175

Reported Deaths: 9396
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1921774693
Orange37391651
Riverside37011695
San Bernardino32980417
San Diego29883565
Kern20545144
Fresno15083138
Alameda11524189
San Joaquin11483168
Santa Clara10626191
Sacramento10067142
Tulare9454178
Imperial9409220
Stanislaus9061110
Contra Costa7966125
Ventura734476
San Francisco681161
Santa Barbara616760
San Mateo5544119
Marin499470
Monterey482230
Kings438056
Merced428550
Solano361137
Sonoma305537
Madera194330
Placer192516
San Luis Obispo178315
Yolo154442
Santa Cruz11524
Butte9417
Napa8888
Sutter7866
San Benito6434
El Dorado6371
Lassen6310
Yuba4854
Shasta3699
Glenn3251
Colusa3234
Mendocino3179
Nevada2991
Tehama2341
Humboldt2334
Lake1951
Mono1451
Tuolumne1412
Amador1260
Calaveras1251
Del Norte880
Siskiyou730
Mariposa562
Inyo511
Plumas330
Trinity50
Alpine20
Modoc20
Sierra20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 78°
Oroville
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 78°
Chester
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 64°
Red Bluff
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 79°
Willows
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 78°
Seasonably hot weather continued on Monday for northern California with a mix of sunshine and smoke from our area wildfires. A cooling trend is ahead, but it will be brief.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events