Facts and information about the 2005 Australian Open Tennis

Facts and information about the 2005 Australian Open, Marat Safin, Lleyton Hewitt

Australian Open 2005 was special because the Australian super star tennis player Lleyton Hewitt made it into the finals and the two time runner-up, Marat Safin of Russia finally won the Australian Open final. It was in year 2004 where Safin defeated Agassi in a thrilling semi-final, later to play Federer in the final.

The year 2005 in the Australian Open tournament brought some very interesting facts and records which were not parts of tennis world previously. Here is a sneak peek into the information and facts about the 2005 Australian Open:

1)      One of the best female tennis player Serena Williams came strong in the 2005 Australian Open and won the title by defeating Davenport.

2)      Donald Young became the youngest tennis player to win the Australian Grand Slam title in the junior event. He was just 15 years and 19 days old.

3)      Samantha Stosur and Scott Draper won the mixed doubles title of the 2005 Australian Open.

4)      In the 2005 Australian Open women singles title, famous Indian tennis player Sania Mirza became the only Indian woman to reach the third round of this Grand Slam.

5)      Patty Schnyder defeated Dementieva. Along with her, another two seeded players Petrova and Anastasia Myskina were also bowed out.

6)      Russian tennis player Marat Safin gave away the first set so easily in the 2005 Australian Open men singles title final, but came back brilliantly later to claim it.

7)      After Pat Cash, who reached the Australian Open finals in 1987, it was the Australian tennis player Lleyton Hewitt who made his way into the final of Australian Open 2005.

Facts and information about Australian Open Tennis 2004

Facts and information about Australian Open Tennis 2004, Roger Federer

In tennis, it can be interesting to reflect on past events. Many notable occurrences take place within a particular Grand Slam. There are certain facts and records that are overlooked by many of us but they do make for interesting parts of the tournament. Australian Open is one such grand slams that has offered several different records, events and facts that will definitely interest any avid tennis fan.

Here is the information and facts detail about Australian Open 2004:

1)      Names previously unknown to tennis fans, Nenad Zimonjic and Elena Bovina won the open mixed doubles title of the 2004 Australian Open.

2)      Fabrice Santoro and Michael Llodra won the 2004 Australian Open doubles title for the second year, beating the Bryan brothers in the final.

3)     Famous female tennis player Amelie Mauresmo withdrew from the 2004 Australian Open quarter final while she was among the top ten female tennis players at that time.

4)      Three American famous female singles tennis players Lindsay Davenport, Lisa Raymond and Chanda Rubin made their way into the Round of 16 of Australian Open 2004.

5)      Four American men singles tennis players Andy Roddick, Robby Ginepri, Andre Agassi and James Blake reached the Round of 16 in the 2004 Australian Open.

6)      Justine Henin-Hardenne, being the top seed player in 2004, won the third Grand Slam, i.e. Australian Open 2004 after defeating Kim Clijsters.

7)      Russian male tennis player Marat Safin snapped the 26-match win streak of Agassi at the Australian Open by defeating Agassi in the thrilling semi-final of Australian Open 2004.

8)      Among the top ten seeded male tennis players in 2004, Carlos Moya withdrew before the the 2004 Australian Open event.