1993 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1993 Australian Open
1992 champion   United States Jim Courier
Champion   United States Jim Courier
Runner-up   Sweden Stefan Edberg
Final score   6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
 < 1992 1994 > 

Jim Courier was the defending champion,[1] and retained his title defeating Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5 in the final.[2]

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Jim Courier (Champion)
  2. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Final)
  3. United States Pete Sampras (Semifinals)
  4. Germany Boris Becker (First Round)
  5. Croatia Goran Ivanišević (withdrew because of a left foot stress fracture)[3]
  6. United States Michael Chang (Second Round)
  7. Czech Republic Petr Korda (Quarterfinals)
  8. United States Ivan Lendl (First Round)
  9. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Second Round)
  10. South Africa Wayne Ferreira (Fourth Round)
  11. France Guy Forget (Quarterfinals)
  12. Spain Carlos Costa (Third Round)
  13. United States MaliVai Washington (Fourth Round)
  14. Germany Michael Stich (Semifinals)
  15. Spain Sergi Bruguera (Fourth round)
  16. Russia Alexander Volkov (Third Round)

Andre Agassi (No. 9), because of bronchitis, withdrew from the tournament prior to the seedings.[3]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States Jim Courier 6 6 6      
7  Czech Republic Petr Korda 1 0 4      
  1  United States Jim Courier 77 6 6      
  14  Germany Michael Stich 64 4 2      
14  Germany Michael Stich 6 6 6    
  11  France Guy Forget 4 4 4      
    1  United States Jim Courier 6 6 2 7  
  2  Sweden Stefan Edberg 2 1 6 5  
   New Zealand Brett Steven 3 2 3      
3  United States Pete Sampras 6 6 6      
3  United States Pete Sampras 65 3 63    
  2  Sweden Stefan Edberg 77 6 77      
 Sweden Christian Bergström 4 4 1    
  2  Sweden Stefan Edberg 6 6 6      

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States J Courier 7 6 6
Sweden L Jonsson 5 0 3 1 United States J Courier 6 7 6
United States R Reneberg 6 65 2 6 2 United States R Weiss 2 5 4
United States R Weiss 3 77 6 2 6 1 United States J Courier 6 6 6
France R Gilbert 6 77 6 France G Raoux 4 3 4
Q South Africa G Stafford 1 63 2 France R Gilbert 6 67 4 79 1
Austria G Schaller 1 4 2 France G Raoux 3 79 6 67 6
France G Raoux 6 6 6 1 United States J Courier 6 6 77
WC Australia P Rafter 6 6 3 4 2 15 Spain S Bruguera 1 3 65
Netherlands J Siemerink 4 2 6 6 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 6
Q Australia B Dyke 3 5 7 2 Russia A Chesnokov 1 3 4
Russia A Chesnokov 6 7 5 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 65 6 3 6 7
Russia A Cherkasov 3 64 6 6 3 15 Spain S Bruguera 77 4 6 3 9
United States J Grabb 6 77 0 4 6 United States J Grabb 1 77 5 0
Sweden T Enqvist 3 78 6 1 2 15 Spain S Bruguera 6 65 7 6
15 Spain S Bruguera 6 66 4 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6
Q Sweden L-A Wahlgren 1 2 1 9 Netherlands R Krajicek 4 6 1 4
Q South Africa G Muller 5 2 64 United States T Witsken 6 1 6 6
United States T Witsken 7 6 77 United States T Witsken 1 1 6 6 4
WC Australia J Fitzgerald 6 6 5 4 6 Q United States C Garner 6 6 4 4 6
Uruguay D Pérez 3 4 7 6 1 WC Australia J Fitzgerald 2 5 3
Portugal J Cunha e Silva 5 1 3 Q United States C Garner 6 7 6
Q United States C Garner 7 6 6 Q United States C Garner 5 3 1
Italy O Camporese 5 6 6 63 2 7 Czech Republic P Korda 7 6 6
Germany L Koslowski 7 2 3 77 6 Germany L Koslowski 0 1 0
Ukraine A Medvedev 65 6 7 6 Ukraine A Medvedev 6 6 6
Australia W Masur 77 1 5 4 Ukraine A Medvedev 4 6 3 65
Italy D Nargiso 3 2 66 7 Czech Republic P Korda 6 4 6 77
Netherlands J Eltingh 6 6 78 Netherlands J Eltingh 60 2 3
United States C Adams 3 6 3 3 7 Czech Republic P Korda 77 6 6
7 Czech Republic P Korda 6 3 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Germany B Becker 6 5 6 3 2
Q Sweden A Järryd 3 7 3 6 6 Q Sweden A Järryd 1 1 0r
LL Italy C Caratti 2 6 7 5 1 Australia T Woodbridge 6 6 2
Australia T Woodbridge 6 4 5 7 6 Australia T Woodbridge 5 7 4 4
Spain MA Gorriz 6 2 2 1 Denmark K Carlsen 7 5 6 6
Denmark K Carlsen 4 6 6 6 Denmark K Carlsen 7 6 6
Uruguay M Filippini 6 6 1 Uruguay M Filippini 5 4 4
Switzerland C Mezzadri 3 3 0r Denmark K Carlsen 77 4 4 0
Argentina A Mancini 79 6 6 14 Germany M Stich 63 6 6 6
Austria H Skoff 67 3 2 Argentina A Mancini 6 6 1 2 4
Netherlands M Schapers 4 3 4 WC Australia J Stoltenberg 0 4 6 6 6
WC Australia J Stoltenberg 6 6 6 WC Australia J Stoltenberg 7 4 60 6 1
WC Australia A McLean 1 1 2 14 Germany M Stich 5 6 77 4 6
France F Santoro 6 6 6 France F Santoro 77 2 2 6 4
United States A O'Brien 4 5 2 14 Germany M Stich 63 6 6 4 6
14 Germany M Stich 6 7 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 France G Forget 7 6 6
Haiti R Agénor 5 4 2 11 France G Forget 6 6 6
Australia M Woodforde 6 6 6 Australia M Woodforde 3 2 3
Q Germany J Renzenbrink 4 3 3 11 France G Forget 6 6 6
Czech Republic M Damm 6 78 6 Australia J Morgan 3 2 2
Germany K Braasch 2 66 3 Czech Republic M Damm 5 6 3 1
Australia J Morgan 6 6 6 Australia J Morgan 7 4 6 6
Australia S Youl 1 3 1 11 France G Forget 6 77 78
Q United States K Jones 6 6 6 Q United States K Jones 3 65 66
Germany C Saceanu 3 2 3 Q United States K Jones 6 6 4 2 6
Italy G Pozzi 2 6 3 5 Brazil L Mattar 4 1 6 6 3
Brazil L Mattar 6 2 6 7 Q United States K Jones 0 6 6 6
Australia S Stolle 65 3 6 2 United States D Wheaton 6 3 4 2
United States D Wheaton 77 6 2 6 United States D Wheaton 6 6 1 6
Q United Kingdom C Bailey 3 1 1 6 United States M Chang 4 3 6 3
6 United States M Chang 6 6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Austria T Muster 4 6 77 6
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 3 64 1 Austria T Muster 2 66 4
New Zealand B Steven 4 6 6 6 New Zealand B Steven 6 78 6
Q United States D Randall 6 1 3 4 New Zealand B Steven 6 7 3 6
United Kingdom J Bates 6 3 2 4 Russia A Olhovskiy 3 5 6 3
WC Australia H Denman 0 6 6 6 WC Australia H Denman 4 2 4
Russia A Olhovskiy 6 6 64 77 Russia A Olhovskiy 6 6 6
Spain J Sánchez 3 4 77 61 New Zealand B Steven 77 63 65 6 8
Germany M Zoecke 63 77 63 711 3 Australia R Fromberg 63 77 77 1 6
Australia R Fromberg 77 65 77 69 6 Australia R Fromberg 6 3 6 78
Venezuela N Pereira 65 6 0 2 Q United States M Keil 1 6 3 66
Q United States M Keil 77 1 6 6 Australia R Fromberg 6 77 2 6
WC Australia G Doyle 0 3 1 12 Spain C Costa 2 63 6 3
Sweden N Kulti 6 6 6 Sweden N Kulti 3 77 4 3
Spain F Roig 4 3 5 12 Spain C Costa 6 64 6 6
12 Spain C Costa 6 6 7

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United States M Washington 7 6 6
United States F Montana 5 2 3 13 United States M Washington 6 7 6
Czech Republic D Vacek 6 6 3 4 6 Czech Republic D Vacek 2 5 1
Germany M Naewie 3 4 6 6 3 13 United States M Washington 6 65 6 6
Spain T Carbonell 6 6 6 United States J Stark 4 77 2 4
Spain E Sánchez 2 4 4 Spain T Carbonell 4 4 3
United States J Stark 6 6 6 United States J Stark 6 6 6
France O Delaître 3 4 0 13 United States M Washington 3 4 4
Sweden M Gustafsson 3 64 6 2 3 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Canada C Pridham 6 77 4 6 Canada C Pridham 3 2 710 2
LL United States T Ho 3 1 1 Austria A Antonitsch 6 6 68 6
Austria A Antonitsch 6 6 6 Austria A Antonitsch 65 4 2
South Africa M Ondruska 2 5 4 3 United States P Sampras 77 6 6
Sweden M Larsson 6 7 6 Sweden M Larsson 3 6 3 4
Germany C-U Steeb 1 2 1 3 United States P Sampras 6 3 6 6
3 United States P Sampras 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 United States I Lendl 4 4 6 4
Sweden C Bergström 6 6 2 6 Sweden C Bergström 7 2 6 1 6
Sweden H Holm 3 6 6 6 Sweden H Holm 5 6 4 6 4
Q United States B Garnett 6 3 2 4 Sweden C Bergström 6 6 6
Belgium B Wuyts 1 4 1 France S Simian 0 4 4
WC Australia N Borwick 6 6 6 WC Australia N Borwick 4 64 1
Q United States D DiLucia 5 2 6 7 3 France S Simian 6 77 6
France S Simian 7 6 4 5 6 Sweden C Bergström 6 7 2 6
Germany M-K Goellner 64 4 6 6 6 10 South Africa W Ferreira 4 5 6 4
Mexico L Herrera 77 6 4 1 4 Germany M-K Goellner 1 4 4
United States B Shelton 4 6 2 5 Q Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6
Q Zimbabwe B Black 6 4 6 7 Q Zimbabwe B Black 2 6 1 68
Q Sweden J Apell 1 6 4 64 10 South Africa W Ferreira 6 3 6 710
Germany B Karbacher 6 3 6 77 Germany B Karbacher 3 6 2 5
United States T Martin 4 4 2 10 South Africa W Ferreira 6 4 6 7
10 South Africa W Ferreira 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Russia A Volkov 7 6 6
Argentina G Markus 5 4 1 16 Russia A Volkov 2 65 6 7 8
France C Pioline 4 79 6 6 France C Pioline 6 77 2 5 6
Germany P Kühnen 6 67 3 2 16 Russia A Volkov 4 4 2
United States P McEnroe 4 4 1 France A Boetsch 6 6 6
France A Boetsch 6 6 6 France A Boetsch 5 2 6 77 10
Q South Africa M Kaplan 3 1 3 Sweden J Svensson 7 6 3 65 8
Sweden J Svensson 6 6 6 France A Boetsch 2 3 2
United States J Tarango 6 6 63 3 2 2 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
Israel A Mansdorf 4 3 77 6 6 Israel A Mansdorf 77 6 7
France T Champion 6 6 1 7 France T Champion 63 1 5
WC Australia A Naumann 4 3 6 5 Israel A Mansdorf 3 1 6 65
Peru J Yzaga 3 79 5 7 1 2 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 1 77
Germany D Prinosil 6 67 7 5 6 Germany D Prinosil 2 0 1
Mexico L Lavalle 4 4 4 2 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
2 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ Harwitt, Sandra (1992-01-27). "Courier Defeats Edberg To Close In on No. 1". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  2. ^ Clarey, Christopher (1992-01-31). "A Repeat: Courier Wins in Australia". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  3. ^ a b Clarey, Christopher (1992-01-18). "Men's Field the Toughest in Australia". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2012-01-14.