2000 Australian Open

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2000 Australian Open
Date:   17–30 January
Edition:   88th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   Melbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach
Women's Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Mixed Doubles
Australia Rennae Stubbs / United States Jared Palmer
Australian Open
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The 2000 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Australia. It was the 88th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 17 through 30 January 2000.

Both Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Martina Hingis were unsuccessful in their title defences, both being defeated in the final matches by Andre Agassi and Lindsay Davenport respectively. For Agassi, it was the second of four Australian Open titles, and for Davenport it was her final Grand Slam title.

Former champions[edit]

The following are the former Grand Slam champions in the draw:

The following are former Grand Slam finalists in the draw:

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Andre Agassi defeated Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Agassi's 1st title of the year, and his 45th overall. It was his 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Davenport's 1st title of the year, and her 27th overall. It was her 3rd (and last) career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach defeated Zimbabwe Wayne Black / Australia Andrew Kratzmann, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 18–16

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis / France Mary Pierce, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Rennae Stubbs / United States Jared Palmer defeated Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Australia Todd Woodbridge, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United States Andy Roddick defeated Croatia Mario Ančić, 7–6(7–2), 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

Hungary Anikó Kapros defeated Spain María José Martínez Sánchez, 6–2, 3–6, 6–2

Boys' Doubles[edit]

France Nicolas Mahut / Spain Tommy Robredo defeated United States Tres Davis / United States Andy Roddick, 6–2, 5–7, 11–9

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Hungary Anikó Kapros / Australia Christina Wheeler defeated United States Lauren Barnikow / United States Erin Burdette, 6–3, 6–4

Seeds[edit]

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$755,000 A$377,500 A$189,000 A$96,500 A$51,600 A$29,500 A$18,000 A$11,625
Women A$717,000 A$358,500 A$179,500 A$91,800 A$49,000 A$28,000 A$17,125 A$11,050

Total prize money for the event was A$12,420,500.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-00-711129-9. 


Preceded by
1999 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2000 French Open