1983 Grand Prix (tennis)

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1983 Grand Prix circuit
McEnroe won 9 titles in the year
McEnroe won 9 titles in the year
Details
Duration 10 January 1983 – 10 January 1984
Edition 14th
Tournaments 70
Categories Grand Slam (4)
Grand Prix Series (65)
* Super Series
* Regular Series
Team Events (1)
Achievements
Most tournament titles United States John McEnroe (9)
Most tournament finals United States John McEnroe (15)
Prize money leader Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl ($1,747,128)
Points leader Sweden Mats Wilander (3,101) [a]
Awards
Player of the year United States John McEnroe
Most improved player of the year United States Jimmy Arias
Newcomer of the year United States Scott Davis
1982
1984

The 1983 Volvo Grand Prix was a professional tennis circuit held that year. It incorporated the four grand slam tournaments, the Grand Prix tournaments. The circuit was administered by the Men's International Professional Tennis Council (MIPTC).

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1983 Volvo Grand Prix schedule (a precursor to the ATP Tour).

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
24 January Guarujá, Brazil
Hard – $200,000 – S64/D32
Argentina José Luis Clerc
3–6, 7–5, 6–1
Sweden Mats Wilander Belgium Bernard Boileau
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Paraguay Francisco González
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Pat Du Pré
India Ramesh Krishnan
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Tim Gullikson

5–7, 7–6, 6–3
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
United States Van Winitsky
31 January Caracas, Venezuela
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–4, 6–2
United States Morris Skip Strode Paraguay Francisco González
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
United States Nick Saviano
United States David Dowlen
United States Stan Smith
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Stan Smith
Chile Jaime Fillol

6–7, 6–4, 6–3
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Romania Ilie Năstase
1983 U.S. Pro Indoor
Philadelphia, USA
Carpet – $250,000 – S64/D32
United States John McEnroe
4–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl United States Tim Mayotte
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Brian Gottfried
Australia Peter McNamara
Poland Wojtek Fibak
South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Steve Denton

4–6, 7–6, 7–6
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
14 February Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Carpet – $250,000 – S64/D32
United States Jimmy Connors
7–5, 6–0
United States Gene Mayer Australia Peter McNamara
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Eliot Teltscher
France Yannick Noah
United States Brian Teacher
Australia Paul McNamee
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

6–3, 5–7, 6–4
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
Viña del Mar, Chile
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
2–6, 7–5, 6–4
Chile Jaime Fillol Peru Pablo Arraya
Chile Ricardo Acuña
France Loïc Courteau
Bolivia Mario Martínez
West Germany Damir Keretić
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Chile Belus Prajoux
Chile Hans Gildemeister

6–3, 6–1
Brazil Júlio Góes
Brazil Ney Keller
21 February La Quinta, California, USA
Hard – $200,000 – S64/D32
Spain José Higueras
6–4, 6–2
United States Eliot Teltscher United States Mike Bauer
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Victor Amaya
United States Robert Van't Hof
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Australia Brian Gottfried

7–6, 6–4
India Anand Amritraj
United States Johan Kriek
28 February Monterrey, Mexico
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Sammy Giammalva
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
United States Ben Testerman United States Erick Iskersky
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
United States Terry Moor
United States John Sadri
Mexico Juan Hernandez
United States Nick Saviano
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
United States David Dowlen

3–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Andy Andrews
United States John Sadri
Davis Cup First Round
Moscow, Soviet Union – Carpet (i)
Asunción, Paraguay – Carpet (i)
Adelaide, Australia – Grass
Timişoara, Romania – Hard (i)
Bjärred, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Christchurch, New Zealand – Grass
Reggio Calabria, Italy – Clay
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Clay
First Round Winners
 France 3–2
 Paraguay 4–1
 Australia 3–2
 Romania 5–0
 Sweden 5–0
 New Zealand 5–0
 Italy 3–2
 Argentina 3–2
First Round Losers
 Soviet Union
 Czechoslovakia
 Great Britain
 Chile
 Indonesia
 Denmark
 Ireland
 United States

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 March Donnay Indoor
Brussels, Belgium
Carpet – $250,000 – S32/D16
Australia Peter McNamara
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Johan Kriek
France Yannick Noah
United States Steve Denton
Australia Peter McNamara
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Hungary Balázs Taróczy

6–2, 6–4
Sweden Hans Simonsson
Sweden Mats Wilander
Nancy, France
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Nick Saviano
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
United States Chip Hooper Poland Wojtek Fibak
South Africa Danie Visser
United States Victor Amaya
Australia Wally Masur
United States Tom Cain
United States Bill Scanlon
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson

7–5, 6–3
Chile Ricardo Acuña
Chile Belus Prajoux
14 March ABN World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Hard – $250,000 – S32/D16
United States Gene Mayer
6–1, 7–6
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Nick Saviano
United States Hank Pfister
United States Vince Van Patten
United States Tom Gullikson
United States Fritz Buehning

7–6, 4–6, 7–6
United States Peter Fleming
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
21 March Milan, Italy
Carpet – $350,000 – S32/D16
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
5–7, 6–3, 7–6
South Africa Kevin Curren United States Chip Hooper
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Sandy Mayer
Sweden Thomas Högstedt
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
South Africa Eddie Edwards
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–2, 5–7, 6–4
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Peter Fleming
Nice, France
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Henrik Sundström
7–5, 4–6, 6–3
Spain Manuel Orantes Bolivia Mario Martínez
Spain Fernando Luna
France Christophe Casa
Spain Juan Avendaño
United States Jimmy Brown
France Thierry Tulasne
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Belgium Bernard Boileau

6–3, 6–4
France Bernard Fritz
France Jean-Louis Haillet
28 March Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Clay – $300,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–1, 6–2, 6–3
United States Mel Purcell Spain Manuel Orantes
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
France Yannick Noah
France Henri Leconte
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

6–2, 6–4
France Henri Leconte
France Yannick Noah

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 April Lights Cup
Lisbon, Portugal
Clay – $250,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Mats Wilander
2–6, 7–6, 6–4
France Yannick Noah Spain José Higueras
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Sweden Anders Järryd
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Brazil Cassio Motta
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr

7–5, 6–4
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
United States Ferdi Taygan
11 April Aix-en-Provence, France
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–3, 6–2
Spain Sergio Casal Sweden Joakim Nyström
France Henri Leconte
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Argentina Alejandro Ganzábal
France Loïc Courteau
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr.
France Gilles Moretton
France Henri Leconte

2–6, 6–1, 6–2
Chile Ivan Camus
Spain Sergio Casal
Los Angeles, USA
Hard – $200,000 – S64/D32
United States Gene Mayer
7–6, 6–1
United States Johan Kriek United States Jimmy Connors
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Hank Pfister
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Tim Mayotte
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–2
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Ferdi Taygan
18 April Bournemouth, England
Clay – $125,000 – S32/D16
Spain José Higueras
2–6, 7–6, 7–5
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd Sweden Stefan Edberg
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Chile Jaime Fillol
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
United States Sherwood Stewart
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

7–6, 7–5
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
24 April Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Hard – $250,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
7–6, 6–1
Australia Mark Edmondson United States Hank Pfister
United States Robert Van't Hof
United States Steve Denton
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Sammy Giammalva
United States Steve Denton
South Africa Kevin Curren

6–3, 7–5
United States Tracy Delatte
United States Johan Kriek
25 April Madrid, Spain
Clay – $250,000 – S32/D16
France Yannick Noah
3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–4
Sweden Henrik Sundström Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
France Thierry Tulasne
Spain Alberto Tous
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

6–3, 6–3
Switzerland Markus Günthardt
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky
Tampa, Florida, USA
Carpet – $75,000 – S16
United States Johan Kriek
6–2, 6–4
United States Robert Lutz Romania Florin Segărceanu
United States Mike De Palmer
Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Tom Cain
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Steve Meister
United States Tony Giammalva

3–6, 6–1, 7–5
United States Eric Fromm
United States Drew Gitlin

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
2 May World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, Germany
Clay – $450,000 – S16/D8
 Spain
2–1
 Australia
9 May Florence, Italy
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Arias
6–4, 6–3
Italy Francesco Cancellotti United States Eddie Dibbs
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
France Georges Goven
Argentina Ricardo Cano
Spain Ángel Giménez
France Thierry Tulasne
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Paraguay Francisco González

4–6, 6–4, 7–6
France Dominique Bedel
France Bernard Fritz
Hamburg, Germany
Clay – $75,000 – S56/D28
France Yannick Noah
3–6, 7–5, 6–2, 6–0
Spain José Higueras United States Eric Fromm
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Jeff Borowiak
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Brian Gottfried
16 May Italian Open
Rome, Italy
Clay – $300,000 – S64/D32
United States Jimmy Arias
6–2, 6–7, 6–2, 6–4
Spain José Higueras Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
United States Eddie Dibbs
France Guy Forget
United States Eliot Teltscher
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Paraguay Francisco González
Paraguay Víctor Pecci

6–2, 6–7, 6–4
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
United States Mike Leach
BMW Open
Munich, Germany
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 2–6, 7–5
Sweden Joakim Nyström Sweden Hans Simonsson
West Germany Peter Elter
Australia Chris Lewis
Spain Fernando Luna
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
West Germany Michael Westphal
Australia Chris Lewis
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–4, 6–2
Sweden Anders Järryd
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
23 May
30 May
French Open
Paris, France
Clay
France Yannick Noah
6–2, 7–5, 7–6(3)
Sweden Mats Wilander France Christophe Roger-Vasselin
Spain José Higueras
United States Jimmy Connors
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States John McEnroe
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Hans Simonsson

7–6(4) 6–4, 6–2
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Barbara Jordan
United States Eliot Teltscher

6–2, 6–3
United States Leslie Allen
United States Charles Strode

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 June Stella Artois Championships
London, England
Grass
United States Jimmy Connors
6–3, 6–3
United States John McEnroe Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Steve Denton
United States Tim Mayotte
Australia Pat Cash
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Brian Gottfried
Australia Paul McNamee

6–4, 6–3
South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Steve Denton
Venice, Italy
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Argentina Roberto Argüello
2–6, 6–2, 6–0
United States Jimmy Brown France Bernard Fritz
Romania Florin Segărceanu
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Italy Adriano Panatta
France Dominique Bedel
Argentina Carlos Castellan
Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Paraguay Francisco González

6–1, 6–2
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky
United States Steve Krulevitz
13 June Bristol Open
Bristol, England
Grass
United States Johan Kriek
7–6, 7–5
United States Tom Gullikson United States Lloyd Bourne
India Ramesh Krishnan
Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Brian Teacher
Australia John Fitzgerald
Brazil Marcos Hocevar
Australia John Alexander
Australia John Fitzgerald
7–5, 6–4
United States Tom Gullikson
United States Johan Kriek
20 June
27 June
Wimbledon London, England
Grass
United States John McEnroe
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Australia Chris Lewis South Africa Kevin Curren
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Tim Mayotte
United States Mel Purcell
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–4, 6–3, 6–4
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United Kingdom John Lloyd
United States Billie Jean King
United States Steve Denton

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 July Gstaad, Switzerland
Clay – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Sandy Mayer
6–0, 6–3, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd United States Mel Purcell
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Spain José Higueras
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
United States Sammy Giammalva
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–7, 6–4, 6–2
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Grass – $100,000 – S32/D16
Australia John Fitzgerald
2–6, 6–1, 6–3
United States Scott Davis United States Tom Gullikson
United States Matt Mitchell
United States Paul Annacone
Australia Brad Drewett
United States John Van Nostrand
United States Tim Gullikson
Australia John Fitzgerald
India Vijay Amritraj

6–3, 6–4
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
Davis Cup Quarterfinals
Marseilles, France – Clay
Brisbane, Australia – Grass
Eastbourne, England – Grass
Rome, Italy – Clay
Quarterfinal Winners
 France 3–2
 Australia 5–0
 Sweden 3–2
 Argentina 5–0
Quarterfinal Losers
 Paraguay
 Romania
 New Zealand
 Italy
11 July Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–1, 6–2
Sweden Anders Järryd United States Jim Gurfein
United States Scott Lipton
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Belgium Bernard Boileau
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Henrik Sundström
Sweden Mats Wilander
Sweden Joakim Nyström

1–6, 7–6, 7–6
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Hans Simonsson
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clay – $200,000 – S56/D28
Argentina José Luis Clerc
6–3, 6–1
United States Jimmy Arias Uruguay Diego Pérez
United States Eliot Teltscher
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
United States Jeff Borowiak
United States Jimmy Brown
Brazil Cassio Motta
United States Mark Dickson

7–5, 6–3
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Chile Belus Prajoux
Stuttgart Outdoor
Stuttgart, Germany
Clay – $100,000 – S32/D16
Spain José Higueras
6–1, 6–1, 7–6
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt United States Brian Teacher
New Zealand Chris Lewis
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
West Germany Andreas Maurer
Australia John Alexander
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Mike Bauer
India Anand Amritraj

4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
18 July Hilversum, Netherlands
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
6–4, 6–4
Hungary Balázs Taróczy West Germany Andreas Maurer
Switzerland Roland Stadler
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
West Germany Christoph Zipf
West Germany Rolf Gehring
United States Eliot Teltscher
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Kitzbühel, Austria
Clay – $100,000 – S48/D24
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
France Henri Leconte Spain Sergio Casal
West Germany Hans Schwaier
Brazil Marcos Hocevar
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Australia Trevor Allan
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Poland Wojtek Fibak

7–5, 6–2
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky
Washington, D.C., USA
Clay – $200,000 – S56/D28
Argentina José Luis Clerc
6–3, 3–6, 6–0
United States Jimmy Arias Bolivia Mario Martínez
United States Eric Korita
Italy Francesco Cancellotti
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Brazil Cassio Motta
United States Mark Dickson
Peru Pablo Arraya
Italy Claudio Panatta
25 July Volvo International
North Conway, New Hampshire, USA
Clay – $200,000 – S56/D28
Argentina José Luis Clerc
6–3, 6–1
Ecuador Andrés Gómez Spain José Higueras
United States Jimmy Arias
United States Mel Purcell
United States Jim Gurfein
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Mark Edmondson

7–6, 7–6
United States Eric Fromm
United States Drew Gitlin
South Orange, New Jersey, USA
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Australia Brad Drewett
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
Australia John Alexander United States Eric Korita
Australia Paul McNamee
West Germany Michael Westphal
United States Terry Moor
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
United States Tom Cain
United States Tom Cain
United States Fritz Buehning

6–2, 7–5
United Kingdom John Lloyd
United States Dick Stockton

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 August Columbus, Ohio, USA
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Brian Teacher
7–6, 6–4
United States Bill Scanlon France Henri Leconte
United States Scott Davis
United States Steve Denton
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Eric Korita
United States Brian Teacher
United States Scott Davis

6–1, 4–6, 7–6
India Vijay Amritraj
Australia John Fitzgerald
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Clay – $300,000 – S56/D28
United States Jimmy Arias
6–4, 2–6, 6–4
Ecuador Andrés Gómez United States Mel Purcell
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
United States Jimmy Brown
Sweden Henrik Sundström
New Zealand Chris Lewis
Argentina Roberto Argüello
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Mark Edmondson

6–3, 6–2
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
8 August Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Hard – $25,000 – S32/D16
United States Marty Davis
6–3, 6–2
United States Matt Mitchell United States John Austin
United States Nick Saviano
India Vijay Amritraj
Austria Peter Feigl
United States Andy Andrews
United States John Sadri
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
South Africa Mark Myburg

7–6,7–5
Paraguay Francisco González
Player's Canadian Open
Montreal, Canada
Hard – $300,000 – S56/D32
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–2, 6–2
Sweden Anders Järryd United States John McEnroe
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Brian Teacher
United States Peter Fleming
South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Johan Kriek
United States Ferdi Taygan
United States Sandy Mayer

6–3, 6–4
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
15 August ATP Championships
Cincinnati, USA
Hard – $300,000 – S64/D32
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–4, 6–4
United States John McEnroe United States Jimmy Connors
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Jimmy Arias
United States Sandy Mayer
Paraguay Francisco González
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Victor Amaya

6–4, 6–3
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
Stowe, Vermont, USA
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
Australia John Fitzgerald
3–6, 6–2, 7–5
India Vijay Amritraj United States Matt Doyle
United States Van Winitsky
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Paul McNamee
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Tom Gullikson
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia Brad Drewett

4–6, 7–5, 6–2
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Tom Gullikson
29 August
5 September
US Open
Hard
United States Jimmy Connors
6–3, 6–7(2), 7–5, 6–0
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl United States Bill Scanlon
United States Jimmy Arias
United States Mark Dickson
United States Eliot Teltscher
France Yannick Noah
Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–3, 6–4, 6–2
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Van Winitsky
Australia Elizabeth Sayers
Australia John Fitzgerald

3–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Barbara Potter
United States Ferdi Taygan

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
12 September Dallas Open
Dallas, Texas, USA
Hard – $200,000 – S32/D16
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–7, 6–1, 6–1
United States Brian Teacher United States Sandy Mayer
United States Scott Davis
United States Jimmy Connors
New Zealand Chris Lewis
Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Gene Mayer
United States Van Winitsky
Nigeria Nduka Odizor

6–3, 7–5
United States Steve Denton
United States Sherwood Stewart
Palermo, Italy
Clay – $200,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Arias
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Argentina José Luis Clerc United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Italy Francesco Cancellotti
United States Jimmy Brown
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Spain Juan Avendaño
Peru Pablo Arraya
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Peru Pablo Arraya

1–6, 6–4, 6–4
South Africa Danie Visser
South Africa Tian Viljoen
19 September Geneva, Switzerland
Clay
Sweden Mats Wilander
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Sweden Henrik Sundström Sweden Anders Järryd
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Switzerland Roland Stadler
Italy Claudio Panatta
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Spain Roberto Vizcaíno
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
United States Blaine Willenborg

6–1, 2–6, 6–3
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
Bordeaux Open Bordeaux, France
Clay
Peru Pablo Arraya
7–5, 7–5
Spain Juan Aguilera Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Spain Fernando Luna
Argentina Martín Jaite
Argentina Roberto Argüello
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Uruguay Diego Pérez
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Sweden Magnus Tideman

6–4, 6–2
Argentina Francisco Yunis
Argentina Juan Carlos Yunis
San Francisco, USA
Carpet – $200,000 – S32/D16
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
3–6, 7–6, 6–4
United States John McEnroe South Africa Kevin Curren
India Ramesh Krishnan
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Tim Mayotte
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Fritz Buehning
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Vince Van Patten
25 September Maui, Hawaii, USA
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Scott Davis
6–3, 6–7, 7–6
United States Vince Van Patten United States Brad Gilbert
United States David Dowlen
Canada Glenn Michibata
United States Marty Davis
United States Tony Giammalva
United States Chip Hooper
United States Steve Meister
United States Tony Giammalva

6–3, 5–7, 6–4
United States Mike Bauer
United States Scott Davis
Davis Cup Semifinals
Sydney, Australia – Grass
Stockholm, Sweden – Carpet (i)
Semifinal Winners
 Australia 4–1
 Sweden 4–1
Semifinal Losers
 France
 Argentina

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 October Barcelona, Spain
Clay – $200,000 – S64/D32
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–0, 6–3, 6–1
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Anders Järryd
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
Spain Juan Aguilera
Sweden Hans Simonsson
Sweden Anders Järryd

7–5, 6–3
United States Jim Gurfein
United States Erick Iskersky
Brisbane, Australia
Carpet – $100,000 – S32/D16
Australia Pat Cash
4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Australia Paul McNamee United States Brad Gilbert
Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia Simon Youl
Australia John Alexander
United States Mike Leach
United States Matt Mitchell
Australia Paul McNamee
Australia Pat Cash

7–6, 7–6
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
10 October Basel, Switzerland
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
4–6, 6–1, 7–5, 5-5, ret.
Poland Wojtek Fibak Paraguay Víctor Pecci
Switzerland Roland Stadler
Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Paul Annacone
West Germany Michael Westphal
Sweden Johan Carlsson
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil

6–1, 3–6, 7–6
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Romania Florin Segărceanu
Tel Aviv Open
Tel Aviv, Israel
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Aaron Krickstein
7–6, 6–3
West Germany Christoph Zipf United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
West Germany Rolf Gehring
Israel Shahar Perkiss
West Germany Jaromir Becka
France Gilles Moretton
United States Richard Meyer
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky

6–4, 7–5
West Germany Peter Elter
Austria Peter Feigl
Australian Indoor
Sydney, Australia
Hard
United States John McEnroe
6–1, 6–4, 7–5
France Henri Leconte United States Chip Hooper
Australia Paul McNamee
Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia John Alexander
United States Peter Rennert
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart

6–2, 6–4
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Rennert
17 October Japan Open
Hard
United States Eliot Teltscher
7–6, 3–6, 6–1
Ecuador Andrés Gómez United States Tom Gullikson
United States Tim Gullikson
India Ramesh Krishnan
France Christophe Roger-Vasselin
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
United States Larry Stefanki
United States Sammy Giammalva
United States Steve Meister

6–4, 6–7, 7–6
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
Fischer-Grand Prix
Vienna, Austria
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Brian Gottfried
6–2, 6–3, 7–5
United States Mel Purcell Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
United States Eric Korita
United States Mark Dickson
Austria Peter Feigl
United States Mel Purcell
United States Stan Smith
6–3, 6–4
Brazil Marcos Hocevar
Brazil Cassio Motta
24 October Cologne, Germany
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Matt Doyle
1–6, 6–1, 6–2
West Germany Hans-Dieter Beutel Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
South Africa Bernard Mitton
West Germany Eric Jelen
United States Nick Saviano
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Marko Ostoja
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Nick Saviano
Romania Florin Segărceanu

6–3, 6–4
United States Paul Annacone
United States Eric Korita
Tokyo Indoor
Tokyo, Japan
Carpet – $300,000 – S32/D16
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Scott Davis United States Brad Gilbert
United States Jimmy Connors
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Tom Gullikson
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Canada Glenn Michibata
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart

6–1, 6–4
United States Steve Denton
Australia John Fitzgerald
31 October Hong Kong
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
Australia Wally Masur
6–2, 7–5
United States Sammy Giammalva Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Brad Gilbert
United States David Pate
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
United States Marty Davis
Australia Rod Frawley
Australia Craig Miller
United States Drew Gitlin

7–6, 7–5
United States Sammy Giammalva
United States Steve Meister
Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
Hard
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–1, 7–5
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Peter Fleming
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
United States Johan Kriek
United States Brian Gottfried
France Henri Leconte
Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Hans Simonsson

7–6, 7–5
United States Johan Kriek
United States Peter Fleming

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 November Taipei, Taiwan
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
United States Scott Davis United States Brad Gilbert
United States Mike Bauer
United States Tim Gullikson
India Ramesh Krishnan
United States Andy Andrews
Canada Glenn Michibata
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia Wally Masur

7–6, 6–4
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
Wembley
London, England
Carpet
United States John McEnroe
7–5, 6–2, 6–1
United States Jimmy Connors Sweden Anders Järryd
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Steve Denton
United States Gene Mayer
Sweden Henrik Sundström
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–3, 6–4
United States Steve Denton
United States Sherwood Stewart
14 November Ferrara Open
Ferrara, Italy
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Thomas Högstedt
6–4, 6–4
United States Butch Walts Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
United States John Sadri
South Africa Bernard Mitton
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Sean Brawley
Czechoslovakia Libor Pimek
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Butch Walts
7–6, 0–6, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
21 November Bahia, Brazil
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
Chile Pedro Rebolledo
6–3, 6–3
Brazil Júlio Góes Brazil Ivan Kley
Chile Alvaro Fillol
Brazil Carlos Chabalgoity
Brazil Fernando Roese
Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil Givaldo Barbosa
Brazil João Soares
Brazil Givaldo Barbosa
Argentina Ricardo Cano
Brazil Thomaz Koch
South African Open
Johannesburg, South Africa
Hard – $300,000 – S32/D16
United States Johan Kriek
6–4, 4–6, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell Brazil Cassio Motta
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Italy Claudio Panatta
United States Brian Teacher
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Brian Teacher
United States Steve Meister

6–7, 7–6, 6–2
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States Sherwood Stewart
Toulouse, France
Hard – $100,000 – S32/D16
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
6–0, 6–2
Peru Pablo Arraya United States Jimmy Brown
Uruguay Diego Pérez
West Germany Jaromir Becka
France Pascal Portes
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Iran Mansour Bahrami
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

5–7, 7–5, 6–4
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Butch Walts
29 November Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grass
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–3, 6–3, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl United States Tim Mayotte
United States John McEnroe
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Johan Kriek
Australia Wally Masur
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Paul McNamee

6–3, 7–6
United States Steve Denton
United States Sherwood Stewart

December[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
12 December Sydney Outdoor
Sydney, Australia
Grass – $125,000 – S64/D32
Sweden Joakim Nyström
2–6, 6–3, 6–1
United States Mike Bauer United States Marty Davis
Australia Pat Cash
Australia Broderick Dyke
Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Lloyd Bourne
United States Robert Seguso
Australia Pat Cash
United States Mike Bauer

7–6, 6–4
Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Rod Frawley
19 December South Australian Open
Adelaide, Australia
Grass – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Mike Bauer
3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Australia Paul McNamee
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Chris Lewis
United States Chip Hooper
United States Leif Shiras
Australia Pat Cash
Australia Craig Miller
Australia Eric Sherbeck

6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Rod Frawley
26 December Melbourne, Australia
Grass – $75,000 – S32
Australia Pat Cash
6–4, 7–6
Australia Rod Frawley United States Jeff Borowiak
Australia Craig Miller
United States Mike Gandolfo
Australia Chris Lewis
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Pat Cash
Davis Final
Melbourne, Australia – Grass
 Australia
3–2
 Sweden

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 January Benson and Hedges Open
Auckland, New Zealand
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Danny Saltz
4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
United States Chip Hooper Australia Brad Drewett
United States Larry Stefanki
New Zealand Chris Lewis
New Zealand Steve Guy
Australia John Alexander
New Zealand Russell Simpson
South Africa Brian Levine
United States John Van Nostrand

7–5, 6–2
Australia Brad Drewett
United States Chip Hooper
Volvo Masters
New York, USA
Carpet – $400,000 – S12/D6
United States John McEnroe
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Sweden Mats Wilander
United States Jimmy Connors
Spain José Higueras
United States Johan Kriek
CzechoslovakiaTomáš Šmíd
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–2, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

Grand Prix rankings[edit]

As of 1 January 1983
Rk Name Nation
1 John McEnroe United States
2 Jimmy Connors United States
3 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia
4 Guillermo Vilas Argentina
5 Vitas Gerulaitis United States
6 José Luis Clerc Argentina
7 Mats Wilander Sweden
8 Gene Mayer United States
9 Yannick Noah France
10 Peter McNamara Australia
11 José Higueras Spain
12 Johan Kriek South Africa
13 Steve Denton United States
14 Eliot Teltscher United States
15 Andrés Gómez Ecuador
16 Sandy Mayer United States
17 Kevin Curren South Africa
18 Brian Teacher United States
19 Buster Mottram United Kingdom
20 Jimmy Arias United States
Year-end rankings (December 1983)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 John McEnroe United States Steady =
2 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Increase +1
3 Jimmy Connors United States Decrease –1
4 Mats Wilander Sweden Increase +3
5 Yannick Noah France Increase +4
6 Jimmy Arias United States Increase +14
7 José Higueras Spain Increase +14
8 José Luis Clerc Argentina Decrease –2
9 Kevin Curren South Africa Increase +8
10 Gene Mayer United States Decrease –2
11 Guillermo Vilas Argentina Decrease –7
12 Bill Scanlon United States Increase +59
13 Eliot Teltscher United States Increase +1
14 Andrés Gómez Ecuador Increase +1
15 Johan Kriek South Africa Decrease –3
16 Tim Mayotte United States Increase +13
17 Tomáš Šmíd Czechoslovakia Increase +6
18 Sandy Mayer United States Decrease –2
19 Anders Järryd Sweden Increase +41
20 Vitas Gerulaitis United States Decrease –15

Statistical information[edit]

The list of winners and number of titles won, alphabetically by last name:

The following players won their first title in 1983:

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ John McEnroe was the ATP points leader with a points average of 129.92, calculated over all tournaments with at least $25,000 prize money, a 32-player singles draw, and a merit-based entry system.

References[edit]

External links[edit]