These 9 events forever changed the course of tennis history. Included among these are National Cups like the Davis and the Fed, Grand Slams, and championships held at the end of the regular tournament season. “The Open Book”, a celebration of 40 years of the U.S. Open, goes into these events in great depth, as explained below.
1) Australian Open
It might sound strange to think of something over a hundred years old as being young, but the Australian Open is the youngest of the Slam events. It’s the first of the 4 Grand Slam events held in Melbourne, Australia, every January. The event is held in Melbourne Australia in January. Founded in 1905, it is the youngest of the Slam events.