1991 Australian Open

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1991 Australian Open
Date:   14–27 January
Edition:   79th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
United States Scott Davis / United States David Pate
Women's Doubles
United States Patty Fendick / United States Mary Joe Fernandez
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Jo Durie / United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Boys' Singles
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Girls' Singles
Australia Nicole Pratt
Boys' Doubles
Australia Grant Doyle / Australia Joshua Eagle
Girls' Doubles
Czechoslovakia Karina Habsudová / Germany Barbara Rittner
Australian Open
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The 1991 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 79th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 14 through 27 January 1991.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Boris Becker defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Becker's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. He became the first male German player to win an Australian Open singles title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles defeated Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 5–7, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Seles's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. She became the only Yugoslav player – male or female – to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Scott Davis / United States David Pate defeated United States Patrick McEnroe / United States David Wheaton 6–7(4–7), 7–6(10–8), 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Davis' only career Grand Slam title. It was Pate's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Patty Fendick / United States Mary Joe Fernandez defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 7–6(7–4), 6–1

  • It was Fendick's only career Grand Slam title. It was Fernandez's 1st career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Jo Durie / United Kingdom Jeremy Bates defeated United States Robin White / United States Scott Davis 2–6, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Durie's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title. It was Bates' 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Thomas Enqvist defeated Australia Stephen Gleeson 7–6, 6–7, 6–1

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Nicole Pratt defeated Australia Kristin Godridge 6–4, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Grant Doyle / Australia Joshua Eagle defeated Australia James Holmes / Australia Paul Kilderry 7–6, 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Karina Habšudová / Germany Barbara Rittner defeated Australia Joanne Limmer / Australia Angie Woolcock 6–2, 6–0

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Preceded by
1990 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1991 French Open