1983 Australian Open

The 1983 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 72nd edition of the Australian Open and was held from 29 November through 11 December 1983.

1983 Australian Open
Date 29 November – 11 December
Edition 72nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Paul McNamee
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Boys' Singles
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Amanda Brown
Boys' Doubles
Australia Jamie Harty / Australia Des Tyson
Girls' Doubles
Australia Bernadette Randall / Australia Kim Staunton

Seniors

Men's singles

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Wilander's 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and his 1st title at the Australian Open.

Women's singles

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Kathy Jordan, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)

• It was Navratilova's 8th career Grand Slam singles title and her 2nd title at the Australian Open.

Men's Doubles

Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Paul McNamee defeated United States Steve Denton / United States Sherwood Stewart 6–3, 7–6

  • It was Edmondson's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title. It was McNamee's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United Kingdom Anne Hobbs / Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 6–7, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 23rd career Grand Slam title and her 5th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 6th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Sweden Stefan Edberg[1] defeated Australia Simon Youl 6–4, 6–4

Girls' Singles

United Kingdom Amanda Brown defeated Australia Bernadette Randall 7–6, 6–3

Boys' Doubles

Australia Jamie Harty / Australia Des Tyson defeated Australia Darren Cahill / Australia Anthony Lane 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Doubles

Australia Bernadette Randall / Australia Kim Staunton defeated Australia Jenny Byrne / United States Janine Thompson 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

Notes

  1. ^ With this victory Edberg completed the only junior Grand Slam in a calendar year in the Open Era to date. Butch Buchholz completed the same Grand Slam in 1958, but the US Open junior events were invitational at that time.

External links

Preceded by
1983 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1984 French Open

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