The first major tournament of Tennis had finished in Melbourne and world have two new champions in Australian Open 2015. The tournament was played between 19 January 2015 to 1st February 2015. Novak Djokovic won the fifth Australian Open title and Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open title after five years. Top remains on the top in rankings. Serena is now remains unbeaten in her last fourteen games of Grand Slam matches. Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray third time in Finals.
Here is the journey of Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic to the finals of Australian Open 2015. Serena Williams won first round from Van Uytvanck by 6-0, 6-4. Then she won second round beating V. Zvonareva by 7-5, 6-0. Serena won her third round match beating E. Svitolina 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. She beats G. Muguruza in fourth round by 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. In Quarterfinals, D. Cibulkova lost to Serena in straight sets by 6-2, 6-2. In Semi Finals, Serena beats M.Keys and won in two sets by 7-5, 6-2. Then in Finals, Maria Sharapova lost to Serena Williams by 6-3 and 7-6 and lost her chance of winning Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic won first round beating A. Bedene by 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. In second round, A. Kuznetsov lost to Novak by 6-0, 6-1, 6-4. In third round, Novak beats F. Verdasco by 7-6, 6-3, 6-4. In fourth round, Novak beats G. Muller by 6-4, 7-5, 7-5. In Quarterfinals, Novak beats M.Raonic by 7-6, 6-4, 6-2. S. Wawrinka lost to Novak in Semi-Finals by 7-6, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0. At last, in Finals, Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray by 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. Last two matches were long matches for Novak in this tournament.
In Men’s double Italy Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini defeated Pierre Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut by 6-4, 6-4. This was the first title for the team. In women’s double Bethanie Sands and Lucie Safarova defeated Chan Yung Jan and Zheng Jie by 6-4, 7-6. This was the first title for the women team in their respective careers. In Mixed Doubles Martina Hingis and Leander Paes defeated Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor by 6-4, 6-3. This was second win for Hingis with Indian pairs. Last time she paired with Mahesh Bhupati in 2006.
In Boys Singles Roman Safiullin defeated Hong Seong Chan by 7-5, 7-6. In Girls Singles Tereza Mihalikova defeated Katie Swan by 6-1, 6-4. In Boys doubles Jake Delaney and Marc Polmans defeated Hubert Hurkacz and Alex Molcan by 0-6, 6-2. In girls doubles Miriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova defeated Katharina Hobgarski and Greet Minnen by 7-5, 6-4. These were some of the results of Australian Open 2015. Other than this, there was Wheelchair tournament. The next major tournament in Tennis will be French Open which will run from 25 May to 8 June in France.