First grand slam of this season, The Australian Open concluded a few days back. Unlike the 2012 encounter between Njokovic and Nadal, the final’s playoff between Njokovic and Murray became one sided after the 2nd set leading to Joker winning comfortably at the end.
One of the interesting aspects of the Grand Slams is the type of court in which they are played. Each of the four Grand Slams Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open are played on different type of surfaces which add to the excitement of this sport.
Both Australian Open and US Open are played on Hard Court. Australian Open is played on the Synthetic hard court whereas the US Open is played on the Acrylic Hard Court.
French Open is the only grand slam which is played on Clay Court.
Wimbledon, the second grand slam in Europe, is played on the Grass Court.
The recently completed Australian Open is also known as the Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific. The logo of Australian Open is below: