1985 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 74th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 25 November through 8 December 1985.
Seniors [ edit ]
Men's singles [ edit ]
defeated Stefan Edberg Mats Wilander, 6–4, 6–3, 6–3
• It was Edberg's 1st career Grand Slam singles title.
Women's Singles [ edit ]
defeated Martina Navratilova Chris Evert-Lloyd, 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
• It was Navratilova's 13th career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd and last title at the Australian Open.
Men's doubles [ edit ]
/ Paul Annacone defeated Christo van Rensburg Mark Edmondson / Kim Warwick, 3–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–4
• It was Annacone's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was van Rensburg's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.
Women's Doubles [ edit ]
/ Martina Navratilova defeated Pam Shriver Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Helena Suková 6–3, 6–4
It was Navratilova's 37th career Grand Slam title and her 8th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 12th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Australian Open title.
Mixed Doubles [ edit ]
The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.
Juniors [ edit ]
Boys' Singles [ edit ]
defeated Shane Barr Stephen Furlong 7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Girls' Singles [ edit ]
defeated Jenny Byrne Louise Field 6–1, 6–3
Boys' Doubles [ edit ]
/ Brett Custer defeated David Macpherson Petr Korda / Cyril Suk 7–5, 6–2
Girls' Doubles [ edit ]
/ Jenny Byrne defeated Janine Thompson Sally McCann / Alison Scott 6–0, 6–3
1986 Australian Open [ edit ]
The Australian Open was not held in 1986 due to the Open changing dates from December to January. This allowed it to count as a
Grand Prix event after the movement of the Grand Prix Masters from March to early December. As such, the next Australian Open was the 1987 Australian Open.
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