The tennis grand slam tournaments start in January in Australia and run through until September in the USA.
Here are the tournament details for 2012.
Dates: 16 – 29 January
Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne Australia
Men’s Singles Winner 2012 – Novak Djokovic
Women’s Singles Winner 2012 – Victoria Azarenka
Names of main courts: Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena, Margaret Court Arena
Dates: 27 May to 10 June
Venue: Roland Garros, Paris, France
Men’s Singles Winner 2012 – Rafael Nadal (with the win Nadal achieved a record 7 Roland Garros titles)
Women’s Singles Winner 2012 – Maria Sharapova (with the win Sharapova achieved her career grand slam)
Names of Main Courts: Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen
Dates: 25 June to 8 July
Venue: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, UK
Gentlemen’s Singles Winner 2012 – Roger Federer
Ladies’ Singles Winner 2012 – Serena Williams
Names of Main Courts: Centre Court, No 1 Court, No 2 Court
Dates: 27 August to 9 September
Venue: Flushing Meadow, New York, USA
Men’s Singles Winner 2012 – Andy Murray
Women’s Singles Winner 2012 – Serena Williams
Names of Main Courts: Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium
Until next time
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