1993 Australian Open

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1993 Australian Open
Date:   18–31 January
Edition:   81st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jim Courier
Women's Singles
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
South Africa Danie Visser / Australia Laurie Warder
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom James Baily
Girls' Singles
Germany Heike Rusch
Boys' Doubles
Germany Lars Rehmann / Germany Christian Tambue
Girls' Doubles
Switzerland Joana Manta / Czech Republic Ludmila Richterova
Australian Open
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The 1993 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 81st edition of the Australian Open and was held from 18 through 31 January 1993.

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Jim Courier defeated Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5

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

Women's Singles[edit]

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles defeated Germany Steffi Graf 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Seles' 8th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Danie Visser / Australia Laurie Warder defeated Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd 6–4, 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Visser's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warder's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva defeated United States Pam Shriver / Australia Elizabeth Smylie 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Fernández's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Zvereva's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated United States Zina Garrison-Jackson / United States Rick Leach 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Sánchez Vicario's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodbridge's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom James Baily defeated New Zealand Steven Downs 6–3, 6–2

Girls' Singles[edit]

Germany Heike Rusch defeated Germany Andrea Glass 6–1, 6–2

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Germany Lars Rehmann / Germany Christian Tambue defeated United States Scott Humphries / United States Jimmy Jackson 6–7, 7–5, 6–2

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Joana Manta / Czech Republic Ludmila Richterová defeated Sweden Åsa Carlsson / Romania Cătălina Cristea 6–3, 6–2

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200
Women A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200

Total prize money for the event was A$6,455,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1992 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1993 French Open