1983 US Open (tennis)

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1983 US Open
Date:   August 30 – September 11
Edition:   103rd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt
Location:   New York City, New York, United States
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jimmy Connors
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
Australia Elizabeth Sayers / Australia John Fitzgerald
Boys' Singles
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Girls' Singles
Australia Elizabeth Minter
Boys' Doubles
Australia Mark Kratzmann / Australia Simon Youl
Girls' Doubles
United States Ann Hulbert / Australia Bernadette Randall
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The 1983 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City in New York in the United States. It was the 103rd edition of the US Open and was held from August 30 to September 11, 1983.

The event was marred by the death of linesman Dick Wertheim from blunt cranial trauma after an errant serve by Stefan Edberg struck his groin, causing him to fall and hit his head.[1]


Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Jimmy Connors defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 7–5, 6–0

  • It was Connors's 8th and last career Grand Slam title and his 5th US Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's 20th career Grand Slam title and her 4th US Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated United States Fritz Buehning / United States Van Winitsky 6–3, 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Fleming's 6th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last US Open title. It was McEnroe's 12th career Grand Slam title and his 6th US Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / United States Candy Reynolds 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's 21st career Grand Slam title and her 5th US Open title. It was Shriver's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Elizabeth Sayers / Australia John Fitzgerald defeated United States Barbara Potter / United States Ferdi Taygan 3–6, 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Sayers' 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st US Open title. It was Fitzgerald's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 1st US Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Stefan Edberg defeated Australia Simon Youl 6–2, 6–4

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Elizabeth Minter defeated United States Marianne Werdel 6–3, 7–5

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Mark Kratzmann / Australia Simon Youl defeated United States Patrick McEnroe / United States Brad Pearce 6–1, 7–6

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Ann Hulbert / Australia Bernadette Randall defeated Soviet Union Natasha Reva / Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko 6–4, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odd mishap fells tennis official". Evening Independent (St. Petersburg, Florida). 12 September 1983. p. 3-C. Retrieved 20 November 2008. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1983 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1983 Australian Open