Grand Slam Tournaments
On this page the 2012 Grand Slam tennis tournament calendar will be provided and links supplied to both the women’s and men’s full schedules of play for the entire events for each Grand Slam so YOU can easily follow, watch and/or attend these tournaments.
There are four Grand Slam tournaments each year for both the men’s (ATP) and women’s (WTA) professional tennis tours: the Australian Open played on hard courts, Roland Garros played on clay courts, Wimbledon played on natural grass courts and the US Open, which is also played on hard courts.
The 2012 Grand Slam tournament calendar in date order is:
1. 2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN: January 11-29 in Melbourne, Australia.
2. 2012 ROLAND GARROS: May 22-June 10 in Paris, France.
3. 2012 WIMBLEDON: June 18-July 8 in London, United Kingdom.
4. 2012 US OPEN: August 21-September 9 in New York, USA.
The dates above represent the time frame for the entire tournament including the qualifying tournament dates.
The schedules of play provide detailed information on what rounds are played on each day, at what time of day, the ranking points and prize money earned for each round throughout the tournament and other interesting details.
In addition to the four Grand Slam events there are 10 MAJOR men’s tournaments, which are divided up into nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments and the year-end ATP Tour Finals. The 2012 calendar for these tournaments can be found by clicking this link-> 2012 Men’s MAJOR Tournament Calendar.
There are also 10 MAJOR women’s tournaments, which are divided divided up into 9 WTA Premier Mandatory & Premier FIVE tournaments and THE year-end WTA Tour Finals. The 2012 calendar for these tournaments can be found by clicking this link-> 2012 Women’s MAJOR Tournament Calendar.