1986 Grand Prix (tennis)

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1986 Grand Prix circuit
Lendl was the points leader
Lendl was the points leader
Details
Duration 6 January – 10 December
Edition 17th
Tournaments 70
Categories Grand Slam (4)
World Championship Tennis (5)
Regular Series (59)
Team Events (2)
Achievements
Most tournament titles Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (9)
Most tournament finals Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (12)
Prize money leader Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl ($800,000)[a]
Points leader Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (4,801)
Awards
Player of the year Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Most improved player of the year Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Newcomer of the year Sweden Ulf Stenlund
Comeback player of the year Not given
1985
1987

The 1986 Nabisco Grand Prix was the only tennis circuit held that year. The tour consisted of 70 tournaments in 23 different countries.[1] It incorporated the four grand slam tournaments, three World Championship Tennis tournaments and the Grand Prix tournaments. The season ending Masters tournament was moved from the January slot to December.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the schedule for the 1986 Nabisco Grand Prix season.

Key[edit]

Grand Slam events
Team events
World Championship Tennis event
Year-end championships

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
27 January Ebel U.S. Pro Indoor
Philadelphia, United States
$375,000 – Hard – 48S/24D
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
w/o
United States Tim Mayotte United States Brad Gilbert
France Yannick Noah
United States Paul Annacone
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Kevin Curren
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate

7–6, 7–6
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 February Volvo U.S. Indoor Championships
Memphis, United States
$250,000 – Carpet – 48S/24D
United States Brad Gilbert
7–5, 7–6
Sweden Stefan Edberg Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Paul Annacone
United States Kevin Curren
United States Johan Kriek
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

6–4, 4–6, 7–6
France Guy Forget
Sweden Anders Järryd
Corel North American Indoor
Toronto, Canada
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–4
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber United States Jonathan Canter
United States Peter Fleming
Sweden Jonas Svensson
United States Bob Green
Canada Glenn Michibata
United States Glenn Layendecker
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Poland Wojtek Fibak

6–3, 7–6
South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser
10 February
17 February
Lipton International Players Championships
Boca Raton, United States
$750,000 – Hard – 128S/64D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
3–6, 6–1, 7–6, 6–4
Sweden Mats Wilander United States Jimmy Connors
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Joakim Nyström
France Yannick Noah
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
France Guy Forget
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Vince Van Patten

w/o
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
24 February Pilot Pen Classic
La Quinta, United States
$325,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
France Yannick Noah France Thierry Tulasne
United States Jimmy Connors
Sweden Mats Wilander
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
West Germany Boris Becker
United States David Pate
United States Peter Fleming
France Guy Forget

7–6, 6–2
France Yannick Noah
United States Sherwood Stewart

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 March Davis Cup by NEC
Mexico City, Mexico – Clay
Guayaquil, Ecuador – Clay
Auckland, New Zealand – Hard
Telford, Great Britain – Carpet
Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Hard (i)
Calcutta, India – Grass
Palermo, Italy – Clay
Brøndby, Denmark – Carpet
First round winners
 Mexico 3–2
 United States 3–2
 Australia 4–1
 Great Britain 4–1
 Yugoslavia 3–2
 Czechoslovakia 4–1
 Italy 4–1
 Sweden 5–0
First round losers
 West Germany
 Ecuador
 New Zealand
 Spain
 Soviet Union
 India
 Paraguay
 Denmark
10 March Fila Trophy
Milan, Italy
$300,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–2, 6–2, 6–4
Sweden Joakim Nyström Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Sweden Anders Järryd
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Spain Sergio Casal
Israel Amos Mansdorf
United States Bob Green
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Stefan Edberg

6–3, 7–6
United States Kevin Curren
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Open de Lorraine
Nancy, France
$85,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
France Thierry Tulasne
6–4, 6–3
Australia Broderick Dyke Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Iran Mansour Bahrami
United States Todd Nelson
United States Mark Dickson
Sweden Jörgen Windahl
West Germany Ivo Werner
Poland Wojtek Fibak
France Guy Forget

2–6, 6–2, 6–4
Paraguay Francisco González
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
17 March Paine Webber Classic
Fort Myers, United States
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–2, 6–0
United States Jimmy Connors Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Tim Mayotte
United States David Pate
United States Johan Kriek
United States Greg Holmes
United States Todd Witsken
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl

7–5, 6–4
Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Paul McNamee
Belgium Indoors Championships
Brussels, Belgium
$210,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–3
Australia Broderick Dyke Sweden Joakim Nyström
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
United States Jonathan Canter
United States Kevin Curren
Sweden Anders Järryd
France Guy Forget
West Germany Boris Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović

7–6, 7–5
United States Kevin Curren
Poland Wojtek Fibak
24 March ABN World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
$250,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–0, 6–3
Sweden Anders Järryd West Germany Eric Jelen
France Guy Forget
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović

2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Matt Mitchell
Volvo Grand Prix
Chicago, United States
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
West Germany Boris Becker
7–6, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl United States Scott Davis
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Johan Kriek
United States Kevin Curren
United States Paul Annacone
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso

6–0, 7–5
South Africa Eddie Edwards
Paraguay Francisco González
31 March WCT Atlanta Championships
Atlanta, United States
$220,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
United States Kevin Curren
7–6, 7–6
United States Tim Wilkison United States Brian Teacher
United States David Pate
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Mike Leach
United States Andy Kohlberg
United States Robert Van't Hof

6–2, 6–3
South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser
Goldstar Cologne 86'
Cologne, West Germany
$100,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Sweden Jonas Svensson
6–7, 6–2, 6–2
Sweden Stefan Eriksson Sweden Anders Järryd
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
United States Gary Donnelly
United States Chip Hooper
Israel Amos Mansdorf
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
New Zealand Kelly Evernden
United States Chip Hooper

6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Peter Lundgren

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 April Buick WCT Finals
Dallas, United States
$500,000 – Carpet – 16S
Singles Draw
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–7, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4
West Germany Boris Becker Sweden Mats Wilander
Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Johan Kriek
Sweden Joakim Nyström
France Yannick Noah
United States Paul Annacone
7 April Kim Top Line Trophy Puglia
Bari, Italy
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Sweden Kent Carlsson
7–5, 6–7, 7–5
Argentina Horacio de la Peña Spain José López-Maeso
Italy Simone Colombo
Italy Paolo Canè
United States Lawson Duncan
West Germany Wolfgang Popp
West Germany Hans Schwaier
United States Gary Donnelly
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
14 April International Open Championships of Nice
Nice, France
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–1, 6–3
Australia Paul McNamee Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Sergio Casal
France Thierry Tulasne
Romania Florin Segărceanu
France Tarik Benhabiles
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–3, 3–6, 11–9
United States Gary Donnelly
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
21 April Volvo Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
$405,000 – Clay – 48S/24D
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–3, 6–2
France Yannick Noah Sweden Mats Wilander
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Spain Fernando Luna
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
28 April US Open Clay Court Championships
Indianapolis, United States
$300,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–4, 7–6
France Thierry Tulasne United States Jimmy Arias
Argentina Martín Jaite
Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
United States Aaron Krickstein
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Switzerland Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez

6–4, 6–3
Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Sherwood Stewart
Madrid Open
Madrid, Spain
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–1
Sweden Kent Carlsson West Germany Andreas Maurer
Sweden Anders Järryd
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Brazil Luiz Mattar
West Germany Tore Meinecke
Argentina Marcelo Ingaramo
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Joakim Nyström

6–2, 6–2
Spain Jesus Colas-Abad
Spain David de Miguel-Lapiedra

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 May Shearson Lehman Brothers Tournament of Champions
New York, United States
France Yannick Noah
7–6, 6–0
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Argentina Martín Jaite
France Thierry Tulasne
Peru Pablo Arraya
Sweden Joakim Nyström
West Germany Boris Becker
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez

7–6, 7–6
West Germany Boris Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
Bavarian Open
Munich, West Germany
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–1, 6–3
West Germany Ricki Osterthun Sweden Jonas Svensson
United States Eliot Teltscher
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Sweden Kent Carlsson
West Germany Eric Jelen
Austria Thomas Muster
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wally Masur
12 May Italian Open
Rome, Italy
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
7–5, 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Spain Emilio Sánchez France Yannick Noah
Sweden Mats Wilander
France Henri Leconte
Uruguay Diego Pérez
West Germany Boris Becker
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah

7–6, 6–2
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
19 May Torneo Internazionale Citta di Firenze
Florence, Italy
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–3, 6–4
Sweden Henrik Sundström Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Italy Francesco Cancellotti
Austria Thomas Muster
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–4, 7–6
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, West Germany
 France
2–1
 Sweden
26 May
2 June
French Open
Paris, France
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
Sweden Mikael Pernfors United States Johan Kriek
France Henri Leconte
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
West Germany Boris Becker
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
Australia John Fitzgerald
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(4), 14–12
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Ken Flach

3–6, 7–6(3), 6–3
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer
Australia Mark Edmondson

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 June Stella Artois Grass Court Championships
London, Great Britain
United States Tim Mayotte
6–4, 2–1 ret.
United States Jimmy Connors United States Robert Seguso
Sweden Stefan Edberg
United States Paul Annacone
India Ramesh Krishnan
United States Tim Wilkison
West Germany Boris Becker
United States Kevin Curren
France Guy Forget

3–6, 6–3, 16–14
Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
Master Bologna
Bologna, Italy
Argentina Martín Jaite
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Italy Paolo Canè Sweden Kent Carlsson
Mexico Francisco Maciel
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Italy Simone Colombo
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Spain Sergio Casal
Italy Paolo Canè
Italy Simone Colombo

6–1, 6–2
Italy Claudio Panatta
United States Blaine Willenborg
16 June Bristol Trophy
Bristol, Great Britain
India Vijay Amritraj
7–6, 1–6, 8–6
France Henri Leconte United States Bud Schultz
Australia Mark Woodforde
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United States Bob Green
United States Tim Wilkison
South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser

6–7, 7–6, 12–10
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Wally Masur
Athens International
Athens, Greece
Sweden Henrik Sundström
6–0, 7–5
Mexico Francisco Maciel Spain Juan Avendaño
Peru Pablo Arraya
Italy Claudio Panatta
Spain Fernando Luna
Croatia Bruno Orešar
Chile Pedro Rebolledo
Belgium Libor Pimek
United States Blaine Willenborg

5–7, 6–4, 6–2
Peru Carlos di Laura
Italy Claudio Panatta
23 June Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4, 6–3, 7–5
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
France Henri Leconte
United States Tim Mayotte
India Ramesh Krishnan
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Australia Pat Cash
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander

7–6(4), 6–3, 6–3
United States Gary Donnelly
United States Peter Fleming
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Ken Flach

6–3, 7–6(7)
United States Martina Navratilova
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 July Nabisco Grand Prix Passing Shot
Bordeaux, France
Italy Paolo Canè
6–4, 1–6, 7–5
Sweden Kent Carlsson Sweden Ulf Stenlund
Haiti Ronald Agénor
France Thierry Champion
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
France Thierry Tulasne
Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain David de Miguel-Lapiedra

7–5, 6–4
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Iran Mansour Bahrami
RADO Swiss Open
Gstaad, Switzerland
Sweden Stefan Edberg
7–5, 4–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–2
Switzerland Roland Stadler Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Spain Emilio Sánchez
West Germany Damir Keretić
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Volvo Tennis Hall of Fame Championships
Newport, United States
United States Bill Scanlon
7–5, 6–4
United States Tim Wilkison South Africa Danie Visser
South Africa Eddie Edwards
Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Glenn Layendecker
United States Marc Flur
United States Val Wilder
Vijay Amritraj
United States Tim Wilkison

4–6, 7–5, 7–6
South Africa Eddie Edwards
Paraguay Francisco González
14 July Davis Cup by NEC
Mexico City, Mexico – Clay
Wimbledon, England – Grass
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia – Hard (i)
Båstad, Sweden – Clay
Quarterfinals winners
 United States 4–1
 Australia 4–1
 Czechoslovakia 5–0
 Sweden 5–0
Quarterfinals losers
 Mexico
 Great Britain
 Yugoslavia
 Italy
21 July Union Warren Bank US Pro Tennis Championships
Boston, United States
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
7–5, 6–4
Argentina Martín Jaite Sweden Kent Carlsson
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
United States Aaron Krickstein
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Jimmy Arias
France Thierry Tulasne
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez

4–6, 7–5, 6–0
United States Dan Cassidy
United States Mel Purcell
Volvo Tennis Open
Livingston, New Jersey, United States
United States Brad Gilbert
6–2, 6–2
United States Mike Leach Australia Wally Masur
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
United States Greg Holmes
United States Jay Lapidus
India Ramesh Krishnan
United States Sammy Giammalva
United States Bob Green
Australia Wally Masur

5–7, 6–4, 6–4
United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
United States Greg Holmes
Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Sweden Mats Wilander Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Sweden Stefan Edberg
West Germany Eric Jelen
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Italy Paolo Canè
Sweden Ulf Stenlund
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–4, 6–3
South Africa Craig Campbell
United States Joey Rive
28 July D.C. National Bank Tennis Classic
Washington, United States
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
6–1, 7–6
France Thierry Tulasne Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Jimmy Arias
United States Aaron Krickstein
Sweden Kent Carlsson
Argentina Martín Jaite
Sweden Johan Carlsson
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez

6–3, 7–5
Brazil Ricardo Acioly
Brazil Cesar Kist
International Lawn Tennis Championships of the Netherlands
Hilversum, Netherlands
Austria Thomas Muster
6–1, 6–3, 6–3
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek Netherlands Menno Oosting
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
West Germany Andreas Maurer
Italy Paolo Canè
Czechoslovakia Marián Vajda
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–4, 6–2
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Netherlands Johan Vekemans

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 August Volvo International
Stratton Mountain United States
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–4, 7–6
West Germany Boris Becker United States Jimmy Connors
United States John McEnroe
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Robert Seguso
United States Andre Agassi
Canada Martin Laurendeau
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–3, 3–6, 6–3
United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
Head Cup
Kitzbühel, Austria
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
6–4, 4–6, 6–1, 2–6, 6–3
Ecuador Andrés Gómez Sweden Joakim Nyström
Spain Emilio Sánchez
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Austria Horst Skoff
Argentina Martín Jaite
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
11 August Player's Canadian Open
Montreal, Canada
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Sweden Stefan Edberg South Africa Christo Steyn
United States Jonathan Canter
United States Kevin Curren
United States Robert Seguso
United States Marcel Freeman
United States Bud Schultz
United States Chip Hooper
United States Mike Leach

6–7, 6–3, 6–3
West Germany Boris Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
Campionati Internazionali Della D'Aosta
San Vincente, Italy
Italy Simone Colombo
2–6, 6–3, 7–6
Australia Paul McNamee Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Austria Alex Antonitsch
Argentina Marcelo Ingaramo
United States Lawson Duncan
Iran Mansour Bahrami
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–3, 6–3
United States Bud Cox
Australia Michael Fancutt
18 August The ATP Championships
Cincinnati, United States
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–4, 6–1
United States Jimmy Connors Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Spain Emilio Sánchez
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Kevin Curren
Sweden Kent Carlsson
Australia Mark Kratzmann
Australia Kim Warwick

6–3, 6–4
South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser
26 August US Open
New York, United States
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–4, 6–2, 6–0
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Sweden Stefan Edberg
West Germany Boris Becker
France Henri Leconte
United States Tim Wilkison
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović

4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
Italy Raffaella Reggi
Spain Sergio Casal

6–4, 6–4
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Peter Fleming

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 September Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, West Germany
Argentina Martín Jaite
7–5, 6–2
Sweden Jonas Svensson Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Sweden Ulf Stenlund
Spain David de Miguel-Lapiedra
Austria Horst Skoff
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez

6–4, 6–3
Iran Mansour Bahrami
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Martini Open
Geneva, Switzerland
France Henri Leconte
7–5, 6–3
France Thierry Tulasne Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Argentina Christian Miniussi
Canada Martin Wostenholme
Spain Juan Avendaño
Spain Fernando Luna
Spain Jorge Bardou
West Germany Andreas Maurer
Sweden Jörgen Windahl

6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Argentina Gustavo Luza
Argentina Gustavo Tiberti
15 September Volvo Championships
Los Angeles, United States
United States John McEnroe
6–2, 6–3
Sweden Stefan Edberg Sweden Peter Lundgren
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Derrick Rostagno
Peru Jaime Yzaga
United States David Pate
Australia Pat Cash
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd

3–6, 7–5, 7–6
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
Ebel German Open
Hamburg, West Germany
France Henri Leconte
6–2, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Spain Emilio Sánchez
Sweden Kent Carlsson
United States Mel Purcell
Austria Thomas Muster
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Sweden Henrik Sundström
Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez

6–4, 6–1
West Germany Boris Becker
West Germany Eric Jelen
22 September Transamerica Open
San Francisco, United States
United States John McEnroe
7–6, 6–3
United States Jimmy Connors Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Jim Grabb
United States John Sadri
United States David Pate
Sweden Peter Lundgren
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–4, 7–6
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly
Torneo Godo Marlboro
Barcelona, Spain
Sweden Kent Carlsson
6–2, 6–2, 6–0
West Germany Andreas Maurer Austria Horst Skoff
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Spain David de Miguel-Lapiedra
France Guy Forget
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Joakim Nyström

6–3, 6–4
Peru Carlos di Laura
Italy Claudio Panatta
29 September Internaztional Championships of Sicily Sweden Ulf Stenlund
6–2, 6–3
Peru Pablo Arraya Italy Simone Colombo
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
United States Mark Dickson
United States Jimmy Brown
Haiti Ronald Agénor
Italy Corrado Aprili
Italy Paolo Canè
Italy Simone Colombo

7–5, 6–3
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
Davis Cup by NEC: Semifinals
Brisbane – Australia – Grass
Prague – Czechoslovakia – Clay
Semifinal Winners
 Australia 3–1
 Sweden 4–1
Semifinal losers
 United States
 Czechoslovakia

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 October Riklis Israel Tennis Center Classic
Tel Aviv, Israel
$80,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
United States Brad Gilbert
7–5, 6–2
United States Aaron Krickstein South Africa Christo Steyn
Israel Amos Mansdorf
Israel Gilad Bloom
West Germany Michael Westphal
Canada Andrew Sznajder
Sweden Peter Carlsson
United States John Letts
Sweden Peter Lundgren

6–3, 3–6, 6–3
South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser
Nabisco Grand Prix Olympia de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
$125,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
France Guy Forget
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson Uruguay Diego Pérez
Czechoslovakia Milan Šrejber
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Thierry Tulasne
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
WCT Scottsdale Open
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
$220,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
United States John McEnroe
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
United States Kevin Curren United States David Pate
United States Todd Witsken
United States Glenn Layendecker
United States Jim Grabb
United States Marty Davis
United States Sammy Giammalva
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
United States Mike Leach

7–6, 6–4
United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
13 October Swan Premium Open
Sydney, Australia
$225,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
West Germany Boris Becker
3–6, 7–6, 6–2, 6–0
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Australia Pat Cash
United States Glenn Layendecker
Australia Wally Masur
United States Cary Stansbury
United States Marcel Freeman
Australia Broderick Dyke
West Germany Boris Becker
Australia John Fitzgerald

6–4, 7–6
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
Ebel Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
$150,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
Sweden Stefan Edberg
7–6, 6–2, 6–7, 7–6
France Yannick Noah United States Brad Gilbert
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Sweden Stefan Eriksson
South Africa Gary Muller
South Africa Danie Visser
United States Aaron Krickstein
France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah

7–6, 6–4
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Japan and Asian Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
$125,000 – Hard – 64S/32S
India Ramesh Krishnan
6–3, 6–1
Sweden Johan Carlsson United States Kelly Jones
United States Paul Chamberlin
United States David Pate
United States Jonathan Canter
United States Mike de Palmer
United States Paul Chamberlin
United States Matt Anger
United States Ken Flach

6–2, 6–3
United States Jimmy Arias
United States Greg Holmes
20 October Seiko Super Tennis
Tokyo, Japan
$300,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
West Germany Boris Becker
7–6, 6–1
Sweden Stefan Edberg Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
West Germany Eric Jelen
United States Paul Annacone
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly

6–3, 7–5
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Fischer Tennis Cup
Vienna, Austria
$125,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
United States Brad Gilbert
3–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–0
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček Sweden Jonas Svensson
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
United States Richard Matuszewski
West Germany Ricki Osterthun
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
West Germany Michael Westphal
Brazil Ricardo Acioly
Poland Wojtek Fibak

Walkover
United States Brad Gilbert
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
27 October Open de Paris
Paris, France
$500,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
West Germany Boris Becker
6–4, 6–3, 7–6
Spain Sergio Casal France Henri Leconte
United States Tim Mayotte
Sweden Jonas Svensson
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
United States John McEnroe
France Yannick Noah
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–3, 6–2
Iran Mansour Bahrami
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Seiko Super Tennis
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
$200,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
India Ramesh Krishnan
7–6, 6–0, 7–5
Ecuador Andrés Gómez Australia Pat Cash
United States Aaron Krickstein
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Jonathan Canter
Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov
United States Scott Davis
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly

7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Australia Pat Cash
Australia Mark Kratzmann

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 November Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden Stefan Edberg
6–2, 6–1, 6–1
Sweden Mats Wilander France Henri Leconte
France Guy Forget
United States Richard Matuszewski
United States Tim Mayotte
Sweden Kent Carlsson
United States Gary Donnelly
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Kim Warwick

6–4, 6–4
Australia Pat Cash
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
10 November Benson and Hedges Championships
London, Great Britain
France Yannick Noah
6–2, 6–3, 6–7, 4–6, 7–5
Sweden Jonas Svensson United States Kevin Curren
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
United States Johan Kriek
Australia Pat Cash
United States David Pate
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Kim Warwick
Copa Banco Galicia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
United States Jay Berger
6–3, 6–3
Argentina Franco Davín Argentina Roberto Argüello
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
Argentina Alejandro Ganzábal
Spain José López-Maeso
Mexico Francisco Maciel
West Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
France Loïc Courteau
Austria Horst Skoff

3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Argentina Gustavo Luza
Argentina Gustavo Tiberti
17 November Altech Open
Johannesburg, South Africa
Israel Amos Mansdorf
6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
United States Matt Anger South Africa Eddie Edwards
United States Johan Kriek
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Australia Broderick Dyke
South Africa Danie Visser
West Germany Michael Westphal
United States Mike De Palmer
South Africa Christo van Rensburg

6–2, 3–6, 7–6
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Sherwood Stewart
WCT Houston Shoot Out
Houston United States
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
6–1, 4–6, 6–3
United States Scott Davis United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Derrick Rostagno
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Brad Pearce
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Aaron Krickstein
Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Brad Pearce

6–4, 7–5
United States Chip Hooper
United States Mike Leach
24 November Sul American Open
Itaparica, Brazil
Israel Amos Mansdorf
6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
United States Matt Anger South Africa Eddie Edwards
United States Johan Kriek
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Australia Broderick Dyke
South Africa Danie Visser
West Germany Michael Westphal
United States Mike De Palmer
South Africa Christo van Rensburg

6–2, 3–6, 7–6
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Sherwood Stewart

December[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 December Nabisco Masters
New York, United States
$500,000 – Carpet – 8S (RR)
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
West Germany Boris Becker Sweden Mats Wilander
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Round robin losers
France Yannick Noah
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Sweden Joakim Nyström
France Henri Leconte
10 December Nabisco Masters Doubles
London, Great Britain
$200,000 – Carpet – 8D (RR)
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd

6–3, 7–6, 6–3
France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah
United States Mike De Palmer / United States Gary Donnelly
Australia John Fitzgerald / Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Round robin losers
South Africa Christo Steyn / South Africa Danie Visser
Chile Hans Gildemeister / Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Sergio Casal / Spain Emilio Sánchez
Sweden Joakim Nyström / Sweden Mats Wilander
25 December Davis Cup by NEC: Final
Melbourne, Australia – Grass
 Australia
3–2
 Sweden

ATP rankings[edit]

As of 1 January 1986
Rk Name Nation
1 Ivan Lendl  TCH
2 John McEnroe  USA
3 Mats Wilander  SWE
4 Jimmy Connors  USA
5 Stefan Edberg  SWE
6 Boris Becker  FRG
7 Yannick Noah  FRA
8 Anders Järryd  SWE
9 Miloslav Mečíř  TCH
10 Kevin Curren  USA
11 Joakim Nyström  SWE
12 Tim Mayotte  USA
13 Paul Annacone  USA
14 Johan Kriek  USA
15 Andrés Gómez  ECU
16 Henri Leconte  FRA
17 Scott Davis  USA
18 Brad Gilbert  USA
19 Tomáš Šmíd  TCH
20 Martín Jaite  ARG
Year-end rankings (December 1986)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Steady =
2 Boris Becker West Germany Increase +4
3 Mats Wilander Sweden Steady =
4 Yannick Noah France Increase +3
5 Stefan Edberg Sweden Steady =
6 Henri Leconte France Increase +10
7 Joakim Nyström Sweden Increase +4
8 Jimmy Connors United States Decrease –4
9 Miloslav Mečíř Czechoslovakia Steady =
10 Andrés Gómez Ecuador Increase +5
11 Brad Gilbert United States Increase +7
12 Mikael Pernfors Sweden Increase +153
13 Kent Carlsson Sweden Increase +37
14 John McEnroe United States Decrease –12
15 Tim Mayotte United States Decrease –3
16 Emilio Sánchez Spain Increase +48
17 Martín Jaite Argentina Increase +3
18 Kevin Curren United States Decrease –8
19 Anders Järryd Sweden Decrease –11
20 Thierry Tulasne France Increase +1

Statistical information[edit]

The list of winners and number of singles titles won, alphabetically by last name:

The following players won their first title in 1986:


See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lendl's total ATP prize money for the year was $1,987,537. This consisted of earnings from tournaments (including WCT), circuit bonuses, play-offs and team events based on merit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1987). World of Tennis 1987. London: Willow Books. pp. 99–105,256. ISBN 9780002182522. 

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0.