Australian Open Tennis 2012

Australian Open official logoThe 2012 Australian Open tennis championships are the first of only four Grand Slam tournaments held each year. The Australian Open has been held in Melbourne, Victoria since 1972 and at its current location since 1988 when it became the first Grand Slam tournament to have a retractable roof. The Australian Open is also known as “The Aussie Open” or as you can see on the official tournament logo above, “The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific”.

The 2012 Australian Open is held at Melbourne Park in Richmond, Victoria on “True Blue” Plexicushion Prestige medium paced hard courts. The centre court was named the Rod Laver Arena in the year 2000 to honour the twice winner of THE Grand Slam (in 1962 and in 1969). Rod Laver Arena has a 14,820 seating capacity, the total financial commitment for 2012 is AUD$ 22,140,000 and this tournament was first held in 1905.

This tournament is one of the “BIG 14″ MAJOR prestigious events and runs from the first day of qualifying on Wednesday 11 January through to Men’s Singles Final day on Sunday 29 January. The 2011 women’s singles champion was Kim CLIJSTERS who defeated LI Na in the final 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to win 2,000 WTA ranking points. The 2011 singles champion was Novak DJOKOVIC who defeated Andy MURRAY in the final 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win 2,000 ATP ranking points.

This page was created to make it easier for YOU to find the information that YOU are looking for on OnCourt Advantage. All of the OnCourt Advantage web pages related to the 2012 Australian Open are listed below and all future Australian Open coverage will be continually updated on this directory page. For all coverage of the Australian Open in previous years please click these links-> Australian Open 2011 and Australian Open 2010.

  1. Australian Open 2012 Giveaway
  2. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Singles Final Preview
  3. ATP Tour Men’s Tennis Ranking System
  4. Australian Open 2012 Semi Finals: Women
  5. Australian Open 2012 Quarter Finals: Men 2
  6. Australian Open 2012 Quarter Finals: Men
  7. Australian Open: Tips to enjoy your day at Melbourne Park
  8. Australian Open Giveaway: Win a NEW tennis racquet + a FREE Tennis Lesson!
  9. Australian Open 2012 Live Coverage
  10. Australian Open 2012 Draw: Men
  11. Australian Open 2012 Women’s Qualifying Seeding
  12. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Qualifying Seeding
  13. Australian Open 2012 Women’s Qualifying Singles Draw
  14. Australian Open 2012 Rafael Nadal’s 1st Match Schedule
  15. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Qualifying Singles Draw
  16. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Semi Finals
  17. Australian Open 2012
  18. Australian Open 2012 Wild Cards: Women
  19. Australian Open 2012 Wild Cards: Men
  20. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Singles Draw: Wild Card Play-off
  21. Australian Open 2012 Women’s Singles Draw
  22. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Singles Draw
  23. Australian Open 2012 Men’s Schedule of Play
  24. Australian Open 2012 Women’s Schedule of Play
  25. 2012 Grand Slam Tournaments
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