Australian Open 2015 Winners

Hiland Doolittle Feb 1, 2015 6 Comments 141,666 views

The top seeds prevailed in the Men’s and Women’s singles at the 2015 Australian Open as Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic validated their advance billing as the best hard court players ever to step on the hard court. The finals featured determined efforts by challengers Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray, both of whom will doubtless suffer disappointment. Fortunately both losers will have plenty of money and good company to help them recover.

Men's Singles - Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic Australian Open 2015 Winner
Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open 2015 Men's Title by defeating Andy Murry in the Final

Novak Djokovic stunned 5th seed Andy Murray (7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0) in an unforgettable display of power, racquet skill and grittiness. The world’s best hard court player demonstrated his superiority again wearing down feisty Scotsman Andy Murray just as he did his Swiss semifinal opponent and the 2014 defending champion, Stan Wawrinka, by closing the match with a love set. The first two sets of this match were some of the best tennis ever played on any hard court at any tournament.

Women's Singles - Serena Williams

Serena, Serena, Serena! After listless matches at the outset, the best female player to ever play the game threw her heaviest artillery at Russian Maria Sharapova, who could not match the champion’s serving prowess in the finals. The second best female player of the generation went down in two tough sets but may have solidified her challenger and fan favorite status with the noble effort.

Serena Williams Winner Australian Open 2015
Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to win Women's Single Title

Men's Doubles - Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini

In their last of a series of stunning upsets, the unseeded Italian duo of Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli claimed their first Grand Slam doubles title by downing another unseeded entry of France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 6-4.

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini Australian Open 2015-Men's Doubles Winners
Italian pair Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini win Australian Open 2015 Men's Doubles Title

Women's Doubles - Safarova Lucie and Mattek Sands Bethanie

American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova looked like a team for the future. The unseeded entry swept through the field to defeat 14th seeded Taipei’s Yung-Jan Chan and China’s Jie Zheng 6-4, 7-6 (5) in a match filled with spectacular net play.

Safarova Lucie and Mattek Sands Bethanie Australian Open Womens Doubles Title Winners
Safarova Lucie and Mattek Sands Bethanie Australian Open Womens Doubles Title Winners

Mixed Doubles - Leander Paes and Martina Hingis

The crowd favorite surprised the field with veterans Martina Hingis and Leander Paes overcoming familiar combatants Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-3. The win came 12 years after Paes won the Australian Open Mixed title with former women’s singles champion Martina Navratilova.

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis Australian Open 2015 Mixed Doubles Winners
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis Australian Open 2015 Mixed Doubles Winners

Boys Singles - Roman Safiullin

Russian top seed Roman Safiullin withstood a serious challenge from promising South Korean Seong-chan Hong 7-5 7-6(2) in a thrilling battle to the end. The 6 foot 3 inch 17-year old Russian’s power game was the difference maker in the match played before a thrilled crowd.

Girls Singles - Tereza Mihalikova

The future looks bright for another Slovakian, as Tereza Mihalikova captured the girl’s singles championship in dominating style. 14th seed Katie Swann of Britain gave chase but did not have the weapons in the final 6-1, 6-4 loss.

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6 Responses to “ Australian Open 2015 Winners ”
  1. Nice coverage and analysis Hiland...would love to see you back for the Roland Garros

  2. Dear Munna Bhai,

    Following any of these ATP's Montpellier , Quito and Zagreb??

    • Not during World Cup Cricket fever. All focus on world cup now.

  3. Dear Mamu,

    Rolland Garros is round the corner.Please start the thread for overall preview and possible contenders for mens and womens section

    • It's in pipeline. Our tipster and author has been informed and let's see when can he start adding these matches. It's on our radar and we will certainly do it.

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