Australian Open sets Grand Slam attendance record

The Australian Open set a Grand Slam attendance file with greater than 900,000 spectators visiting over three weeks, organizers mentioned on Tuesday, regardless of the absence of some big-name gamers and schedule disruptions attributable to rain.

A file 839,192 followers flocked to Melbourne Park from Jan. 16 to 29 for the primary event in two years freed from COVID-19 restrictions, beating the earlier mark of 812,174 set in January 2020.

The figures eclipse final yr’s attendance numbers at different Grand Slam primary attracts — 515,164 visited Wimbledon, 613,500 had been on the French Open and 776,120 went to the U.S. Open.

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