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1982 Australian Open

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1982 Australian Open
Date 29 November - 13 December
Edition 71st
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Johan Kriek
Women's Singles
23x15px Chris Evert-Lloyd
Men's Doubles
23x15px John Alexander / 23x15px John Fitzgerald
Women's Doubles
23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver
Boys' Singles
23x15px Mark Kratzmann
Girls' Singles
23x15px Amanda Brown
Australian Open
 < 1981 1983 > 

The 1982 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 71st edition of the Australian Open and was held from 29 November through 13 December 1982.

Seniors

Men's Singles

23x15px Johan Kriek defeated 23x15px Steve Denton 6–3, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Kriek's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd consecutive Australian Open title.

Women's Singles

23x15px Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated 23x15px Martina Navratilova 6–3, 2–6, 6–3

  • It was Evert-Lloyd's 17th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles

23x15px John Alexander / 23x15px John Fitzgerald defeated 23x15px Andy Andrews / 23x15px John Sadri 6–4, 7–6

  • It was Alexander's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Fitzgerald's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles

23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver defeated 23x15px Claudia Kohde / 23x15px Eva Pfaff 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 17th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

23x15px Mark Kratzmann defeated 23x15px Simon Youl 6–3, 7–5

Girls' Singles

23x15px Amanda Brown defeated 23x15px Pascale Paradis 6–3, 6–4

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men $72,000 $36,000 $18,00 $9,000 $5,500 $3,100 $1,800 $900
Women $40,000 $22,000 $13,437 $7,200 $4,100 $2,400 $1,300

Total prize money for the men's events was $450,000. Total prize money for the women's events was $350,000.

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0356093840. 

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Preceded by
1982 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1983 French Open