1987 Australian Open

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1987 Australian Open
Date:   12–25 January
Edition:   75th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Women's Singles
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Men's Doubles
Sweden Stefan Edberg / Sweden Anders Järryd
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United States Zina Garrison / United States Sherwood Stewart
Boys' Singles
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Girls' Singles
Australia Michelle Jaggard
Boys' Doubles
Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Ann Devries / Australia Nicole Provis
Australian Open
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The 1987 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 75th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 12 through 25 January 1987.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Stefan Edberg defeated Australia Pat Cash 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3

  • It was Edberg's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková defeated United States Martina Navratilova 7–5, 7–6(7–1)

  • It was Mandlíková's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd and last Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Stefan Edberg / Sweden Anders Järryd defeated Australia Peter Doohan / Australia Laurie Warder 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)

  • It was Edberg's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Australian Open title. It was Järryd's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Zina Garrison / United States Lori McNeil 6–1, 6–0

  • It was Navratilova's 43rd career Grand Slam title and her 9th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 15th career Grand Slam title and her 6th Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Zina Garrison / United States Sherwood Stewart defeated United Kingdom Anne Hobbs / United Kingdom Andrew Castle 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–3

  • It was Garrison's 1st career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title. It was Stewart's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Australia Jason Stoltenberg defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge 6–2, 7–6

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Michelle Jaggard defeated Australia Nicole Provis 6–2, 6–4

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Australia Shane Barr / Australia Bryan Roe 6–2, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Belgium Ann Devries / Australia Nicole Provis defeated Australia Genevieve Dwyer / Australia Danielle Jones 6–3, 6–1

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$103,875 A$51,938 A$25,959 A$13,336 A$7,171 A$4,172 A$2,607 A$1,690
Women A$115,000 A$55,000 A$27,000 A$13,500 A$6,775 A$3,700 A$1,900 A$950

Total prize money for the event was A$1,372,375.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1987). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1986 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1987 French Open