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1983 Australian Open

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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
23x15px Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
23x15px Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
23x15px Mark Edmondson / 23x15px Paul McNamee
Women's Doubles
23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver
Boys' Singles
23x15px Stefan Edberg
Girls' Singles
23x15px Amanda Brown
Boys' Doubles
23x15px Jamie Harty / 23x15px Desmond Tyson
Girls' Doubles
23x15px Bernadette Randall / 23x15px Kim Staunton
Australian Open
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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.

Seniors

Men's singles

23x15px Mats Wilander defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px Martina Navratilova defeated 23x15px 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

23x15px Mark Edmondson / 23x15px Paul McNamee defeated 23x15px Steve Denton / 23x15px 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

23x15px Martina Navratilova / 23x15px Pam Shriver defeated 23x15px Anne Hobbs / 23x15px 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

23x15px Stefan Edberg[1] defeated 23x15px Simon Youl 6–4, 6–4

Girls' Singles

23x15px Amanda Brown defeated 23x15px Bernadette Randall 7–6, 6–3

Boys' Doubles

23x15px Jamie Harty / 23x15px Desmond Tyson defeated 23x15px Darren Cahill / 23x15px Anthony Lane 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Doubles

23x15px Bernadette Randall / 23x15px Kim Staunton defeated 23x15px Jenny Byrne / 23x15px Janine Thompson 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

Notes

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

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