2016 January

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4 January (e)
Number one ranking.
Men's Singles - Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles - United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles - Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles - India Sania Mirza
Australia Perth
  • Australia Australia Green def. Ukraine Ukraine, 2-0.
Australia Brisbane (2016)
India Chennai (2016)
Qatar Doha (2016)
China Shenzhen (2016)
New Zealand Auckland (2016)
ATP Challenger Tour
New Caledonia Nouméa (2016)
Australia Happy Valley (2016)
Thailand Bangkok (2016)
Argentina Mendoza (2016)
Novak Djokovic 2016 Doha.png
Djokovic won his 60th tour title, and in the process overturned his Head-to-head record vs. Nadal for the first time at 24–23.
11 January (e)
Number one ranking.
Men's Singles - Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles - United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles - Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles - India Sania Mirza
New Zealand Auckland (2016)
Australia Sydney (2016)
Australia Hobart (2016)
ATP Challenger Tour
Australia Canberra (2016)
Thailand Bangkok (2016)
Argentina Buenos Aires (2016)
Svetlana Kuznetsova 2016 Sydney.png
Kuznetsova won her 16th tour-level title, this was her second final in Sydney after previously losing in 2008.
18 January (e)
Number one ranking.
Men's Singles - Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles - United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles - Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles - India Sania MirzaSwitzerland Martina Hingis / India Sania Mirza (new number one)
Australia Australian Open, Melbourne (2016)
ATP Challenger Tour
Philippines Manila (2016)
Brazil Rio de Janeiro (2016)
Verdasco vs. Nadal 2016 Australian Open.png
Fernando Verdasco (left) upset Rafael Nadal (right) in five sets in the first round of the Australian Open, nine years after Verdasco's semifinal defeat against Nadal.
25 January (e)
Number one ranking.
Men's Singles - Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles - United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles - Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles - Switzerland Martina Hingis / India Sania Mirza
Australia Australian Open, Melbourne (2016)
ATP Challenger Tour
Colombia Bucaramanga (2016)
2016 Australian Open mens singles.png
Novak Djokovic (left) equaled Roy Emerson's all-time record with his 6th Australian Open title. Andy Murray (right) became the second man after Ivan Lendl to lose five Grand slam finals at one event, and the only one out of the pair to never win the title.
United States Maui (2016)
ITF Women's Circuit
France Andrézieux-Bouthéon (2016)
United States Maui (2016)
ITF Juniors Circuit
Australia Australian Open, Melbourne (2016)
2016 Australian Open womens singles.png
Serena Williams (left) was attempting to equal Steffi Graf's record of 22 majors for a second time but failed to do so. Angelique Kerber (right) won her first major, and the first woman to win a singles title after facing match point in the first round, which she did in the first round.

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