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Some of the Most Iconic Moments From the Australian Open

Here are some of the most iconic moments from the Australian Open's over 100 years of history, according to 'Newsweek.'
1987: Edberg vs. Cash, This was the last match to be played on a grass court at the Australian Open.
1990: McEnroe Disqualification, John McEnroe became the first person since 1963 to be disqualified from a Grand Slam match after yelling, cursing and throwing his racket.
1995: Pete Sampras' Emotional Match, Mid match, Sampras broke down in tears after learning his coach, Tim Gulikson, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
1997: Martina Hingis , At the age of 16, Hingis would beat Mary Pierce to become the youngest Grand Slam winner ever.
2003: Serena Williams Wins Her First Grand Slam, At 20-years-old, Williams won a tense match against her sister, Venus, which would later be dubbed the "Serena Slam."
2012: Djokovic vs. Nadal , This almost six-hour match was the longest Grand Slam final of all time, ending with Djokovic claiming the win.
2017: Serena Williams vs. Venus Williams, Serena won this highly-anticipated match to become
the most prolific Grand Slam winner with her 23rd title.
2022: Djokovic's Vaccination Status , Last year's tournament saw Djokovic deported from Australia and prevented from competing in the tournament due to his vaccination status.
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