Australian Open is well known as one of the four tournament of the Grand Slams, including in the French Open, Wimbledon, Australian Open and US Open which are series of international tennis competition held annually in the world. It has a rich history since establishment. The fact that it has many versions to be competed with the current format and structure as nowadays.
If you want to know more information about Australian Open, following our article. We will share some major event during growth of Australian Open tournament.
In general, Australian Open takes precedence in all four of the Grand Slams because it is the first competition to be organized in 1905 in the Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in Melbourne. As a consequence, Australian Open has a rich history with series of events and improvements during its growth.
Why The Australian Open was created
Tennis was one of the most favorite sports in Australia from many years ago. When tennis players were interesting and tended to join competitions to connect and complete with their opponents, there were several tennis tournaments held.
The first name of the Australian Open was the Australian Championships which had purpose to find talents in tennis through the nation. It was not until 1969 it was renamed as the Australian Open as nowadays.
Although it was a domestic tournament, it was still taken place outside the country like New Zealand. It made more opportunities for players to interact with more opponents.
Also in the initial period, the Australian Open schedule could be taken at many cities such as Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane depending on who was the host. However, later this competition was decide that Melbourne was the only city to take care and manage all tournaments as a host city.