2016 Australian Open - Men's Singles
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2016 Australian Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
2016 Australian Open
ChampionSerbia Novak Djokovic
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Andy Murray
Final score6-1, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Novak Djokovic successfully defended his title, defeating Andy Murray in the final, 6-1, 7-5, 7-6(7-3) to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2016 Australian Open. This was a rematch of the previous year's final, and the fourth Australian Open final between the pair. Djokovic also equaled Roy Emerson's all-time men's record of six Australian Open singles titles. [1][2] Murray also became the second man in the Open Era (after Ivan Lendl) to lose five Grand Slam finals at one event, and is the only one to have the distinction without having won the title.

Rafael Nadal was attempted his chance to become the first male player in the Open Era to achieve a double career Grand Slam, the third man would have to do so, having lost to fellow compatriot Fernando Verdasco in the first round, making his first Grand Slam hardcourt loss in his career.

Australian Lleyton Hewitt, a 2005 finalist, two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1, played his last professional singles matches. He lost to David Ferrer in the second round.[3]

Seeds

01.  Serbia Novak Djokovic (Champion)
02.  United Kingdom Andy Murray (Final)
03.  Switzerland Roger Federer (Semifinals)
04.  Switzerland Stan Wawrinka (Fourth round)
05.  Spain Rafael Nadal (First round)
06.  Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych (Quarterfinals)
07.  Japan Kei Nishikori (Quarterfinals)
08.  Spain David Ferrer (Quarterfinals)
09.  France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fourth round)
10.  United States John Isner (Fourth round)
11.  South Africa Kevin Anderson (First round, retired)
12.  Croatia Marin ?ili? (Third round)
13.  Canada Milos Raonic (Semifinals)
14.  France Gilles Simon (Fourth round)
15.  Belgium David Goffin (Fourth round)
16.  Australia Bernard Tomic (Fourth round)
17.  France Benoît Paire (First round)
18.  Spain Feliciano López (Third round)
19.  Austria Dominic Thiem (Third round)
20.  Italy Fabio Fognini (First round)
21.  Serbia Viktor Troicki (Third round)
22.  Croatia Ivo Karlovi? (First round, retired)
23.  France Gaël Monfils (Quarterfinals)
24.  Spain Roberto Bautista Agut (Fourth round)
25.  United States Jack Sock (Second round)
26.  Spain Guillermo García-López (Third round)
27.  Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov (Third round)
28.  Italy Andreas Seppi (Third round)
29.  Australia Nick Kyrgios (Third round)
30.  France Jérémy Chardy (Second round)
31.  United States Steve Johnson (Third round)
32.  Portugal João Sousa (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Qualifying

Wildcards

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 6 6
7 Japan Kei Nishikori 3 2 4
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 6 3 6
3 Switzerland Roger Federer 1 2 6 3
3 Switzerland Roger Federer 77 6 6
6 Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 642 4
1 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6 7 77
2 United Kingdom Andy Murray 1 5 63
23 France Gaël Monfils 3 6 3 4
13 Canada Milos Raonic 6 3 6 6
13 Canada Milos Raonic 6 5 77 4 2
2 United Kingdom Andy Murray 4 7 646 6
8 Spain David Ferrer 3 77 2 3
2 United Kingdom Andy Murray 6 656 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 6 6 6
South Korea H Chung 3 2 4 1 6 6 77
WC France Q Halys 6 646 7 WC France Q Halys 1 2 63
Croatia I Dodig 4 77 4 5 1 6 7 78
Serbia F Krajinovi? 2 1 0r 28 Italy A Seppi 1 5 66
United States D Kudla 6 6 0 United States D Kudla 5 4 4
6 644 610 28 Italy A Seppi 7 6 6
28 Italy A Seppi 3 77 6 712 1 6 616 4 6
22 Croatia I Karlovi? 644 1r 14 France G Simon 3 77 4 6 3
Argentina F Delbonis 77 6 2 Argentina F Delbonis 77 3 637 6
Czech Republic J Veselý 686 6 4 4 Q Argentina R Olivo 656 77 5 2
Q Argentina R Olivo 710 2 1 6 6 Argentina F Delbonis 3 2 1
Russia E Donskoy 6 3 6 6 14 France G Simon 6 6 6
Spain Í Cervantes 4 6 1 4 Russia E Donskoy 3 7 616 5
Canada V Pospisil 77 3 2 4 14 France G Simon 6 5 77 4 7
14 France G Simon 646 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 France J-W Tsonga 6 4 6 6
Cyprus M Baghdatis 4 6 4 2 9 France J-W Tsonga 7 6 6
WC Australia O Jasika 6 3 6 6 WC Australia O Jasika 5 1 4
Ukraine I Marchenko 4 6 0 4 9 France J-W Tsonga 6 79 77
Spain P Andújar 7 4 652 Q France P-H Herbert 4 6764
Q France P-H Herbert 5 6 77 6 Q France P-H Herbert 6 6 6
WC United States N Rubin 77 78 77 WC United States N Rubin 3 4 0
17 France B Paire 646665 9 4 2 4
26 6 6 6 7 Japan K Nishikori 6 6 6
France P-H Mathieu 4 4 4 26 4 6 77 6
4 616 2 Q Germany D Brands 6 1 603
Q Germany D Brands 6 77 4 6 26 5 6 3 4
United States A Krajicek 6 6 6 7 Japan K Nishikori 7 2 6 6
Q China D Wu 4 1 3 United States A Krajicek 3 653
Germany P Kohlschreiber 4 3 3 7 Japan K Nishikori 6 77 6
7 Japan K Nishikori 6 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Switzerland R Federer 6 6 6
Georgia (country) N Basilashvili 2 1 2 3 Switzerland R Federer 6 7 6
Lithuania R Berankis 1 6 4 2 3 5 1
6 3 6 6 3 Switzerland R Federer 6 3 6 6
Q Slovakia J Kovalík 4 615 27 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 4 6 1 4
Q Argentina M Trungelliti 6 77 7 Q Argentina M Trungelliti 3 6 2 5
Italy P Lorenzi 3 683 27 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 6 4 6 7
27 Bulgaria G Dimitrov 6 710 6 3 Switzerland R Federer 6 6 6
19 Austria D Thiem 6 78 4 77 15 Belgium D Goffin 2 1 4
Argentina L Mayer 2 666 60 19 Austria D Thiem 6 6 6
PR France J Benneteau 3 77 3 61 Spain N Almagro 3 1 3
Spain N Almagro 6 656 77 19 Austria D Thiem 1 6 625
United Kingdom K Edmund 6 646 3 1 15 Belgium D Goffin 6 3 77 7
Bosnia and Herzegovina D D?umhur 1 77 4 6 6 Bosnia and Herzegovina D D?umhur 4 6 4 2
Ukraine S Stakhovsky 6 3 4 4 15 Belgium D Goffin 6 0 6 6
15 Belgium D Goffin 3 6 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Croatia M ?ili? 647 6 6
Netherlands T de Bakker 77 5 2 4 12 Croatia M ?ili? 6 6 77
6 6 6 4 3 64
Croatia B ?ori? 2 2 3 12 Croatia M ?ili? 4 655
Serbia D Lajovi? 654 6 6 0 24 6 77 7
United States S Querrey 77 6 4 2 0r Serbia D Lajovi? 6 2 6 2 1
Slovakia M Kli?an 2 3 6 6 2 24 4 6 4 6 6
24 6 6 4 2 6 24 6 4 3 6 3
29 Australia N Kyrgios 6 7 6 6 Czech Republic T Berdych 4 6 6 1 6
Spain P Carreño Busta 2 5 2 29 Australia N Kyrgios 6 7 77
WC Japan Y Nishioka 651 4 Uruguay P Cuevas 4 5 62
Uruguay P Cuevas 77 6 6 29 Australia N Kyrgios 3 4 6 4
Netherlands R Haase 634 4 6 Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6 1 6
Q Bosnia and Herzegovina M Ba?i? 77 6 6 Q Bosnia and Herzegovina M Ba?i? 4 0 3
India Y Bhambri 5 1 2 6 Czech Republic T Berdych 6 6 6
6 Czech Republic T Berdych 7 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Spain R Nadal 666 6 642
Spain F Verdasco 78 4 3 77 6 Spain F Verdasco 6 3 3 64
Germany B Becker 1 3 6 2 Israel D Sela 4 6 6 77
Israel D Sela 6 6 2 6 Israel D Sela 5 6 1 64
Q United States R Harrison 5 4 4 7 3 6 77
7 6 6 6 77 77
Latvia E Gulbis 5 6 77 3 11 30 France J Chardy 4 6565
30 France J Chardy 7 2 656 13 5 6 3 64
23 France G Monfils 6 6 6 23 France G Monfils 7 3 6 77
Q Japan Y Sugita 1 3 2 23 France G Monfils 7 6 6
6 2 2 2 France N Mahut 5 4 1
France N Mahut 4 6 6 6 23 France G Monfils 7 6 6
Q France S Robert 6 6 6 Q France S Robert 5 3 2
LL United States B Fratangelo 2 2 2 Q France S Robert 6 664 7 7
United States R Ram 77 646 3 United States R Ram 1 78 6 5 5
11 South Africa K Anderson 6477 3 0r

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Canada M Raonic 6 6 6
France L Pouille 1 4 4 13 Canada M Raonic 78 77 7
Tunisia M Jaziri 5 6 6 676 Spain T Robredo 66655
Spain T Robredo 7 3 4 79 8 13 Canada M Raonic 6 6 6
1 6 3 2 21 Serbia V Troicki 2 3 4
Q United States T Smyczek 6 3 6 6 Q United States T Smyczek 4 6564
6 6 1 643 21 Serbia V Troicki 6 77 77
21 Serbia V Troicki 4 4 6 77 6 13 Canada M Raonic 6 6 5 4 6
25 United States J Sock 6 3 0 6 6 4 4 3 7 6 3
Q United States T Fritz 4 6 6 3 4 25 United States J Sock 66653
Japan T Daniel 625 7 77 1 Czech Republic L Rosol 78 77 6
Czech Republic L Rosol 77 7 5 656 Czech Republic L Rosol 2 3 63
Q Japan T Ito 4 3 77 2 4 6 6 77
Q Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 6 6 656 Q Czech Republic R ?t?pánek 2 3 4
PR Russia D Tursunov 623 0r 4 6 6 6
4 Switzerland S Wawrinka 77 6 0

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Spain D Ferrer 6 6 6
Q Germany P Gojowczyk 4 4 2 8 Spain D Ferrer 6 6 6
WC Australia J Duckworth 652 4 WC Australia L Hewitt 2 4 4
WC Australia L Hewitt 77 6 6 8 Spain D Ferrer 6 6 6
Brazil T Bellucci 6 6 6 31 1 4 4
WC Australia J Thompson 2 3 2 Brazil T Bellucci 3 2 2
United Kingdom A Bedene 3 4 63 31 United States S Johnson 6 6 6
31 United States S Johnson 6 6 77 8 6 6 7
18 Spain F López 6 6 6 10 United States J Isner 4 4 5
Q United Kingdom D Evans 1 0 4 18 Spain F López 77 6477 686
Belgium S Darcis 6 6 3 5 1 Argentina G Pella 6277 63710 4
Argentina G Pella 2 3 6 7 6 18 Spain F López 710 652 4
WC Australia M Ebden 2 6 1 4 10 United States J Isner 6877 6 6
6 4 6 6 3 6662
Poland J Janowicz 3 673 10 United States J Isner 6 78 77
10 United States J Isner 6 79 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 Australia B Tomic 646 6 6
Uzbekistan D Istomin 77 4 4 4 16 Australia B Tomic 6 6 657
Italy S Bolelli 78 77 6277 Italy S Bolelli 4 2 77 5
PR United States B Baker 666377 65 16 Australia B Tomic 6 77 6
Australia J Millman 3 5 77 5 Australia J Millman 4 642
6 7 620r Australia J Millman 4 6 6 4 7
Luxembourg G Müller 78 79 6577 Luxembourg G Müller 6 4 2 6 5
20 Italy F Fognini 666777 61 16 Australia B Tomic 4 4 64
32 Portugal J Sousa 6 6 6 2 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6 77
Kazakhstan M Kukushkin 3 4 3 32 Portugal J Sousa 6 7 3 6
Colombia S Giraldo 6 1 6 6 Colombia S Giraldo 3 5 6 1
United States D Young 4 6 3 2 32 Portugal J Sousa 2 6 2 2
France A Mannarino 664 6 3 2 United Kingdom A Murray 6 3 6 6
Australia S Groth 78 6 3 6 Australia S Groth 0 4 1
Germany A Zverev 1 2 3 2 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6 6
2 United Kingdom A Murray 6 6 6
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Nationalities in the field

North America (17) South America (9) Europe (79) Oceania (9) Asia (12) Africa (2)
 Canada (2)  Argentina (6)  Austria (1)  Australia (9)  China (1)  South Africa (1)
 Dominican Republic (1)  Brazil (1)  Belgium (2)  Cyprus (1)  Tunisia (1)
 United States (14)  Colombia (1)  Bosnia and Herzegovina (2)  India (1)
 Uruguay (1)  Bulgaria (1)  Israel (1)
 Croatia (4)  Japan (5)
 Czech Republic (4)  Kazakhstan (1)
 France (13)  South Korea (1)
 Georgia (1)  Uzbekistan (1)
 Germany (5)
 Italy (5)
 Latvia (1)
 Lithuania (1)
 Luxembourg (1)
 Netherlands (2)
 Poland (1)
 Portugal (1)
 Russia (4)
 Serbia (4)
 Slovakia (2)
 Spain (15)
  Switzerland (2)
 Ukraine (3)
 United Kingdom (4)

References

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win the 2016 Australian Open final". Guardian. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win sixth Australian Open title". BBC Sport. 31 January 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Lleyton Hewitt to retire from tennis after 2016 Australian Open, Pat Rafter stands down as Davis Cup captain". abc.net.au.

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