1989 Australian Open

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1989 Australian Open
Date:   16–29 January
Edition:   77th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
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
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Girls' Singles
United States Kimberly Kessaris
Boys' Doubles
Australia Johan Anderson / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Girls' Doubles
Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová / Czechoslovakia Eva Sviglerova
Australian Open
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The 1989 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 77th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 16 through 29 January 1989.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl defeated Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř 6–2, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Lendl's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Graf's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Rick Leach / United States Jim Pugh defeated Australia Darren Cahill / Australia Mark Kratzmann 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Leach's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Patty Fendick / Canada Jill Hetherington 3–6, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 52nd career Grand Slam title and her 11th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 21st career Grand Slam title and her 7th and last Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh defeated United States Zina Garrison / United States Sherwood Stewart 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Novotná's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 4th Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Nicklas Kulti defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge 6–2, 6–0

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Kimberly Kessaris defeated United States Andrea Farley 6–1, 6–2

  • Kessaris was the first and only American junior ever to win this event.

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Johan Anderson / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Australia Andrew Kratzmann / Australia Jamie Morgan 6–4, 6–2

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová / Czechoslovakia Eva Švíglerová defeated Australia Nicole Pratt / Australia Angie Woolcock 6–2, 6–0

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Preceded by
1988 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1989 French Open