• Current champion: Victoria Azarenka claimed her first Australian Open title in 2012
  • Azarenka powers her way past Maria Sharapova to clinch the trophy
  • Aussie Kim: Kim Clijsters came out of retirement and won the 2011 tournament
  • Serena Williams: The American ace has won the title five times, her last success coming in 2010
  • Maria Sharapova: Collected her sole success in Melbourne in 2008
  • Amelie Mauresmo: Won the 2006 Australian Open after opponent Justine Henin was forced to quit in the final
  • All smiles: There was a different outcome in 2004 when Henin beat compatriot Kim Clijsters
  • Jennifer Capriati: Won back-to-back Australian Open titles in 2001 and 2002, beating Martina Hingis on both occasions
  • Lindsay Davenport: Celebrates winning the 2000 Australian Open, also beating Hingis
  • Triple winner: Hingis won three consecutive titles from 1997-1999
  • Monica Seles: A four-time champion at the Australian Open, winning three times consecutively
  • Mary Pierce: Celebrates her 1995 victory over Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
  • Steffi Graf: Won the Australian Open four times, including three times consecutively from 1988-1990
  • Chris O'Neil: The last Australian to win, back in 1978
  • Margaret Court: Won four times in the Open era, 11 times in total

Queens of Melbourne

Current champion: Victoria Azarenka claimed her first Australian Open title in 2012