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
United States Johan Kriek
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Men's Doubles
Australia John Alexander / Australia John Fitzgerald
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Boys' Singles
Australia Mark Kratzmann
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Amanda Brown
Australian Open
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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[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Johan Kriek defeated United States 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[edit]

United States Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated United States 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[edit]

Australia John Alexander / Australia John Fitzgerald defeated United States Andy Andrews / United States 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[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated West Germany Claudia Kohde / West Germany 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[edit]

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Australia Mark Kratzmann defeated Australia Simon Youl 6–3, 7–5

Girls' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Amanda Brown defeated France Pascale Paradis 6–3, 6–4

Prize money[edit]

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[edit]

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

External links[edit]


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