2016 Grand Slam Tennis Tournament Winners

Where has the tennis year gone since AO in January 2016?

Here’s a review of the winners in the Men’s and Women’s Singles and Men’s and Women’s Doubles events at the four grand slam tennis tournaments in 2016, plus the winners’ prize money at each event (with US dollar equivalents).

2016 Australian Open Champions

18-31 January 2016, Hardcourt

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Women’s Singles

  • Angelique Kerber defeated Serena Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
  • Winner’s prize money A$3,400,000 (US$2,449,000)

Mens’s Singles

  • Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6
  • Winner’s prize moneyA$3,400,000 (US$2,449,000)
Novak Djokovic practicing

Novak Djokovic practicing

Women’s Doubles

  • M Hingis/ S Mirza defeated A Hlavackova/ L Hradecka 7-6, 6-3
  • Winners’ prize money A$635,000 (US$457,000)

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Men’s Doubles

  • J Murray/ B Soares defeated D Nestor/ R Stepanek 2-6 ,6-4, 7-5
  • Winners’ prize moneyA$635,000 (US$457,000)

 

2016 Roland Garros Champions

22 May – 5 June 2016, Clay court

Women’s Singles

  • Garbine Muguruza defeated Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4
  • Winner’s prize money €2,000,000 (US$2,090,000)

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Mens’s Singles

  • Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
  • Winner’s prize money €2,000,000 (US$2,090,000)

Women’s Doubles

  • C Garcia/ K Mladenovic defeated E Makarova/ E Vesnina 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
  • Winners’ prize money €500,000 (US$523,000)

Men’s Doubles

  • F Lopez/ M Lopez defeated B Bryan/ M Bryan 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
  • Winners’ prize money €500,000 (US$523,000)



2016 Wimbledon Champions

23 June – 6 July 2016, Grass

Women’s Singles

  • Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3
  • Winner’s prize money £2,000,000 (US$2,449,000)

Mens’s Singles

  • Andy Murray defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6, 7-6
  • Winner’s prize money £2,000,000 (US$2,449,000)

Women’s Doubles

  • S Williams. V Williams defeated T Babos/ Y Shevdova 6-3, 6-4
  • Winners’ prize money £350,000 (US$429,000)

Men’s Doubles

  • P-H Herbert/ N Mahut defeated J Benneteau/ E Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 7-6, 6-3
  • Winners’ prize money £350,000 (US$429,000)

 

2016 US Open Champions

29 August – 11 September 2016, Hardcourt

Women’s Singles

  • Angelique Kerber defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
  • Winner’s prize money US$3,500,000

Mens’s Singles

  • Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
  • Winner’s prize money US$3,500,000
Stan Wawrinka practicing

Stan Wawrinka practicing

Women’s Doubles

  • B Mattek Sands/ L Safarova defeatedC Garcia/ K Mladenovic 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
  • Winners’ prize money US$625,000

Men’s Doubles

  • J Murray/ B Soares defeated P Carreno Busta/ G Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 6-3
  • Winners’ prize money US$625,000

Until next time

Grand Slam Gal



Exchange rates taken from Oanda.com on 31 December 2016 (US$:A$ 1:1.38821; US$:€ 1:0.9565; US$:£ 1:0.81671)

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