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Australian Open

Women's Singles
„...we start the year on the other side of the world, at the Australian Open, and then just chase the sun.”
by Andre Agassi

Surface

Grass (1922-1987), Rebound Ace (1988-2007), Plexicushion Prestige (2008-present)

Venue

White City Tennis Club (1922, 1925, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1947, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970-1971), Milton Tennis Centre (1923), Albert Ground (1924), Memorial Drive (1926, 1929, 1932, 1936, 1938, 1946, 1949, 1952, 1955, 1959, 1963, 1967), Kooyong Stadium At The Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club (1927, 1930, 1933, 1935, 1939, 1948, 1950, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1968, 1972-1987), Milton Courts (1956, 1960, 1964, 1969), National Tennis Centre At Flinders Park (1988-1995), Melbourne Park (1996-present)

Name of the Tournament

Australasian Championship (1905-1926), Australian Championship (1927-1968) Australian Open (1969-present)

President

P. B. Colouhoun (1909-1926)
Sir Norman E. Brookes (1926-1955)
Donald M. Ferguson (1955-1960)
Norman W. Strange O.B.E. (1960-1965)
C. A. Edwards C.B.E. (1965-1969)
Wayne. V. Reid O.B.E. (1969-1977)
Brian R. Tobin (1977-1989)
Geoff N. Pollard (1989-2010)
Stephen Healy (October 2010-present)