1973 Australian Open

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1973 Australian Open
Date:   26 December 1972 - 1 January 1973
Edition:   61st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Malcolm Anderson / Australia John Newcombe [3]
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United Kingdom Virginia Wade [4]
Australian Open
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The 1973 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Australia and was held from 26 December 1972 to 1 January 1973. It was the 61st edition of the Australian Open and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated New Zealand Onny Parun, 6–3, 6–7, 7–5, 6–1 [1]

  • It was Newcombe's 5th career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–4, 7–5 [2]

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Malcolm Anderson defeated Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent, 6–3, 6–4, 7–6 [3]

Women's doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court / United Kingdom Virginia Wade defeated Australia Kerry Harris / Australia Kerry Melville Reid, 6–4, 6–4 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1973 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ a b "1973 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ a b "1973 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ a b "1973 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1972 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1973 French Open