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Every other Slam starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday, but RG is the only slam starting on a Sunday and ending on a Sunday. Is there any particular reason?
 

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Not sure, really. At first, I thought it could be because of week start thing, but it is not.

Then, could be some other tradition or simply because it is usually a day off and people can come to the opening day.
 

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Every other Slam starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday, but RG is the only slam starting on a Sunday and ending on a Sunday. Is there any particular reason?
AO starts sunday night unless you are aussie :)
 

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They don't have a Queen.
US doesn't have one and yet they start on Monday. :p

I think it's more to do with RG having fewer courts than the other Slams hence why they have to divide 128 matches to 3 -- 43 average vs. 64 average seems pretty significant.
 

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It s recent - no more than 10 years ago so it is a recent trend.

2 main reasons from what I record :
more money
easier to make visitors come on Sunday and promote with children
 

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To screw up the MTF Tennis Tipping schedule, and leave fewer matches in days 1-3 so people lose more at suicide tennis

In reality I'd say it's some combination of more money, more fans can attend R1 on the initial Sunday, and it avoids them using 16 courts if they even have that many match courts as they can make due with 13 or so courts for round 1 over 3 days.
 
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