Australian Open Current Affairs, GK & News

Rafael Nadal Record of 21 Grandslam titles

Rafael Nadal won his 21st Grand Slam title. He beat Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open Final to grab his Grand Slam. With this Nadal has become the first player to win 21 grand slam titles. Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia have won 20 Grand slams. Novak was not allowed to ..

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Deportation of Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has not taken the COVID vaccine. Therefore, the Australian Government considers the Serbian player as a threat to the country. This is why the top ranked tennis player was deported from Australia. What happened? Australian Open is one of the four important tournaments of the Grand Slam. It was to start on January ..

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Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Naomi Osaka, announced her withdrawal from Roland Garros 2021, after she was fined by French Open. What was the issue? French open fined her $15,000 and warned that she could face expulsion from tournament because she decided not to speak with press during tournament. Background Osaka had won her first match against Patricia Maria Tig. ..

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Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Title; replaces Serena Williams in top 10 ranking

On November 16, 2020, Aryna Sabalenka won the Linz Open. The 22-year old Belarusian traded places with Serena Williams who has dropped to 11th in ranking. Serena has not played since French Open due to her Achilles injury. Aryna Sabalenka She is a Belarusian Tennis player. She has been ranked at number 9 in singles ..

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Rafael Nadal wins French Open, 2020

On October 11, 2020, Rafarl Nadal won the French Open, 2020 beating Novak Djokovic. This is Nadal’s 20th Grand Slam and 13th French Open title. Highlights Under female category of French Open, 2020, Iga Swiatek won the title. She was the first player from Poland to win a Grand Slam. Iga Swiatek She is ranked ..

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Australian Open 2020 began on Monday, 20th January

The first of the four Grand Slams tennis events to be played in a year, The 108th edition of the Australian Open began on Monday, 20th January 2020 in Melbourne and conclude on the 2nd of February 2020. The first grand slam of the year 2020 will feature the defending champions of the event in ..

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