1988 Australian Open

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1988 Australian Open
Date:   11–24 January
Edition:   76th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
United States Rick Leach / United States Jim Pugh
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh
Boys' Singles
Australia Johan Anderson
Girls' Singles
Australia Jo-Anne Faull
Boys' Doubles
Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Girls' Doubles
Australia Jo-Anne Faull / Australia Rachel McQuillan
Australian Open
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The 1988 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 76th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 11 through 24 January 1988.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Australia Pat Cash 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 3–6, 6–1, 8–6

  • It was Wilander's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last Australian Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Chris Evert 6–1, 7–6(7–3)

  • It was Graf's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. She became the first German player – male or female – to win an Australian Open singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Rick Leach / United States Jim Pugh defeated United Kingdom Jeremy Bates / Sweden Peter Lundgren 6–3, 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Leach's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Chris Evert / Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–0, 7–5

  • It was Navratilova's 49th career Grand Slam title and her 10th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 20th career Grand Slam title and her 7th Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh defeated United States Martina Navratilova / United States Tim Gullikson 5–7, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Novotná's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Australia Johan Anderson defeated Australia Andrew Florent 7–5, 7–6

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Jo-Anne Faull defeated France Emmanuelle Derly 6–4, 6–4

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Australia Johan Anderson / Australia Richard Fromberg 6–3, 6–2

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Australia Jo-Anne Faull / Australia Rachel McQuillan defeated Australia Kate McDonald / Australia Rennae Stubbs 6–1, 7–5

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Preceded by
1987 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1988 French Open