List of Australian Open men's singles champions

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Australian Open Men's Singles Champions
Official website
Location Melbourne
 Australia
Venue Melbourne Park
Governing body Tennis Australia
Created 1905 (established)
Open Era: 1969
(43 editions)
Surface Grass (1905–1987)
Rebound Ace (1988–2007)
Plexicushion
(2008–present)
Prize money A$ 2,300,000 (2012) [1]
Trophy Norman Brookes Challenge Cup
Most Amateur
Era titles
6: Roy Emerson
Most Open
Era titles
4: Andre Agassi
Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Most consecutive
titles Amateur Era
5: Roy Emerson
Most consecutive
titles Open Era
3: Novak Djokovic
Current champion Stanislas Wawrinka
(first title)

The Australian Open[a][b] is an annual tennis tournament created in 1905 and played on outdoor hardcourts[c][d] at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia.[2] The Australian Open is played over a two-week period beginning in mid-January and has been chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tournaments each year since 1987. The event was not held from 1916 to 1918 because of World War I, from 1940 to 1945 because of World War II and in 1986.[3][4] The timing of the Australian Open has changed several times. In 1977, the date of the final moved from January to December, which resulted in having two Australian Opens in 1977; there was a January edition and a December edition that year.[5] The originally planned December 1986 edition was moved forward to January 1987, resulting in no Australian Open in 1986.[6][7]

Christchurch and Hastings, New Zealand, and Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, have hosted the men's singles event. The event switched cities every year before it settled in 1972 in Melbourne. The event was held at the Kooyong Stadium before moving to Melbourne Park in 1988.[3]

The Australian Open court surface changed once, from grass courts to hardcourts in 1988.[3][8][9] Mats Wilander was the only tennis player to win the event on grass and on Rebound Ace surfaces, which he won twice on grass and once on the Rebound Ace. Roger Federer is the only player to have won on both the Rebound Ace and Plexicushion tennis surfaces.[10]

The men's singles rules have undergone several changes since the first edition. This event has always been contested in a knockout format, and all matches have been best-of-five sets except in 1970, 1973, and 1974, when the first round was best-of-three sets, and in 1982, when the third and fourth round were best-of-three sets.[2] Since 1905, all sets have been decided in the advantage format. The lingering death best-of-twelve points tie-break was introduced in 1971 and has been used for the first four sets since then, except from 1980 to 1982, when the tie-break was also played in fifth sets.[2][11]

The champion receives a miniature replica of the silver-gilt Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, named after the 1911 champion and former Lawn Tennis Association of Australia (LTAA) president, and modeled after the Warwick Vase.[12] In 2010, the winner received prize money of A$2,100,000.[13]

In the Australasian Championships, James Anderson holds the records for the most titles with three (1922, 1924–1925), and the most consecutive titles with two (1924–1925). In the Australian Championships, Roy Emerson holds the records for most titles with six (1961, 1963–1967) and most consecutive titles with five (1963–1967).[4] The inclusion of professional tennis players in 1969 marked the competition's entry into the Open Era, in which Andre Agassi (1995, 2000–2001, 2003), Roger Federer (2004, 2006–2007, 2010) and Novak Djokovic (2008, 2011–2013) are tied with the most titles at four. The Open Era record for most consecutive titles is three by Djokovic (2011–2013).[4] This event was won without losing a set during the Open Era by Rosewall in 1971 and Federer in 2007.

Champions[edit]

Australasian Championships[edit]

A black-haired man in a white shirt with sleeves rolled up looks into the camera, posing
James Anderson clinched three titles in the Australasian Championship.
Year[f] Country Champion Country Runner-up Score in the final[4][14]
1905  AUS Heath, RodneyRodney Heath  AUS Curtis, ArthurArthur Curtis 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1906  NZL Wilding, AnthonyAnthony Wilding  NZL Fisher, FrancisFrancis Fisher 6–0, 6–4, 6–4
1907  AUS Rice, HoraceHorace Rice  NZL Parker, HarryHarry Parker 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1908  USA Alexander, FredFred Alexander  AUS Dunlop, AlfredAlfred Dunlop 3–6, 3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
1909  NZL Wilding, AnthonyAnthony Wilding  AUS Parker, ErnieErnie Parker 6–1, 7–5, 6–2
1910  AUS Heath, RodneyRodney Heath  AUS Rice, HoraceHorace Rice 6–4, 6–3, 6–2
1911  AUS Brookes, NormanNorman Brookes  AUS Rice, HoraceHorace Rice 6–1, 6–2, 6–3
1912  BRI[j] Parke, James CecilJames Cecil Parke  BRI Beamish, AlfredAlfred Beamish 3–6, 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 7–5
1913  AUS Parker, ErnieErnie Parker  NZL Parker, HarryHarry Parker 2–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
1914  AUS O'Hara Wood, ArthurArthur O'Hara Wood  AUS Patterson, GeraldGerald Patterson 6–4, 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
1915  BRI Lowe, GordonGordon Lowe  AUS Rice, HoraceHorace Rice 4–6, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4
1916 No competition (due to WWI)
1917
1918
1919  BRI Kingscote, AlgernonAlgernon Kingscote  AUS Pockley, EricEric Pockley 6–4, 6–0, 6–3
1920  AUS O'Hara Wood, PatPat O'Hara Wood  AUS Thomas, RonaldRonald Thomas 6–3, 4–6, 6–8, 6–1, 6–3
1921  AUS Gemmell, RhysRhys Gemmell  AUS Hedeman, AlfAlf Hedeman 7–5, 6–1, 6–4
1922  AUS Anderson, JamesJames Anderson  AUS Patterson, GeraldGerald Patterson 6–0, 3–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1923  AUS O'Hara Wood, PatPat O'Hara Wood  AUS St. John, BertBert St. John 6–1, 6–1, 6–3
1924  AUS Anderson, JamesJames Anderson  AUS Schlesinger, RichardRichard Schlesinger 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3
1925  AUS Anderson, JamesJames Anderson  AUS Patterson, GeraldGerald Patterson 11–9, 2–6, 6–2, 6–3
1926  AUS Hawkes, JohnJohn Hawkes  AUS Willard, JamesJames Willard 6–1, 6–3, 6–1

Australian Championships[edit]

A man in a white clothing with a wooden tennis racket
Jack Crawford titled in 1931, 1932, 1933 and 1935.
Year[f] Country Champion Country Runner-up Score in the final[4][14]
1927  AUS Patterson, GeraldGerald Patterson  AUS Hawkes, JohnJohn Hawkes 3–6, 6–4, 3–6, 18–16, 6–3
1928  FRA Borotra, JeanJean Borotra  AUS Cummings, JackJack Cummings 6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3
1929  GBR Gregory, John ColinJohn Colin Gregory  AUS Schlesinger, RichardRichard Schlesinger 6–2, 6–2, 5–7, 7–5
1930  AUS Moon, EdgarEdgar Moon  AUS Hopman, HarryHarry Hopman 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
1931  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford  AUS Hopman, HarryHarry Hopman 6–4, 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
1932  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford  AUS Hopman, HarryHarry Hopman 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
1933  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford  USA Gledhill, KeithKeith Gledhill 2–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–2
1934  GBR Perry, FredFred Perry  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford 6–3, 7–5, 6–1
1935  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford  GBR Perry, FredFred Perry 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1936  AUS Quist, AdrianAdrian Quist  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford 6–2, 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, 9–7
1937  AUS McGrath, VivianVivian McGrath  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich 6–3, 1–6, 6–0, 2–6, 6–1
1938  USA Budge, DonDon Budge  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich 6–4, 6–2, 6–1
1939  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich  AUS Quist, AdrianAdrian Quist 6–4, 6–1, 6–3
1940  AUS Quist, AdrianAdrian Quist  AUS Crawford, JackJack Crawford 6–3, 6–1, 6–2
1941 No competition (due to WWII)
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich  AUS Pails, DinnyDinny Pails 5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2
1947  AUS Pails, DinnyDinny Pails  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich 4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6
1948  AUS Quist, AdrianAdrian Quist  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3
1949  AUS Sedgman, FrankFrank Sedgman  AUS Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich 6–3, 6–2, 6–2
1950  AUS Sedgman, FrankFrank Sedgman  AUS McGregor, KenKen McGregor 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
1951  USA Savitt, DickDick Savitt  AUS McGregor, KenKen McGregor 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1
1952  AUS McGregor, KenKen McGregor  AUS Sedgman, FrankFrank Sedgman 7–5, 12–10, 2–6, 6–2
1953  AUS Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall  AUS Rose, MervynMervyn Rose 6–0, 6–3, 6–4
1954  AUS Rose, MervynMervyn Rose  AUS Hartwig, RexRex Hartwig 6–2, 0–6, 6–4, 6–2
1955  AUS Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall  AUS Hoad, LewLew Hoad 9–7, 6–4, 6–4
1956  AUS Hoad, LewLew Hoad  AUS Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall 6–4, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
1957  AUS Cooper, AshleyAshley Cooper  AUS Fraser, NealeNeale Fraser 6–3, 9–11, 6–4, 6–2
1958  AUS Cooper, AshleyAshley Cooper  AUS Anderson, MalcolmMalcolm Anderson 7–5, 6–3, 6–4
1959  USA[i] Olmedo, AlexAlex Olmedo  AUS Fraser, NealeNeale Fraser 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
1960  AUS Laver, RodRod Laver  AUS Fraser, NealeNeale Fraser 5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 8–6
1961  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  AUS Laver, RodRod Laver 1–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
1962  AUS Laver, RodRod Laver  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson 8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4
1963  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  AUS Fletcher, KenKen Fletcher 6–3, 6–3, 6–1
1964  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  AUS Stolle, FredFred Stolle 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1965  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  AUS Stolle, FredFred Stolle 7–9, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–1
1966  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  USA Ashe, ArthurArthur Ashe 6–4, 6–8, 6–2, 6–3
1967  AUS Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson  USA Ashe, ArthurArthur Ashe 6–4, 6–1, 6–4
1968  AUS Bowrey, WilliamWilliam Bowrey  ESP Gisbert, JuanJuan Gisbert 7–5, 2–6, 9–7, 6–4

Australian Open[edit]

A man in white and blue shorts and T-shirt with a white baseball cap, raises his right arm, holding a modern version of a tennis racket, as he prepares to serve the unseen tennis ball
American Andre Agassi holds an Open Era co-record of four singles titles.
A brown-haired man in a light blue polo shirt and both white wristband and bandanna with a light blue nike logo, who is hitting a backhand with the tennis ball in the foreground
Roger Federer took a co-record four titles in Melbourne.
Year[f] Country Champion Country Runner-up Score in the final[4][14]
1969  AUS Laver, RodRod Laver[b]  ESP Gimeno, AndrésAndrés Gimeno 6–3, 6–4, 7–5
1970  USA Ashe, ArthurArthur Ashe  AUS Crealy, DickDick Crealy 6–4, 9–7, 6–2
1971  AUS Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall  USA Ashe, ArthurArthur Ashe 6–1, 7–5, 6–3
1972  AUS Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall  AUS Anderson, MalcolmMalcolm Anderson 7–6(7–2), 6–3, 7–5
1973  AUS Newcombe, JohnJohn Newcombe  NZL Parun, OnnyOnny Parun 6–3, 6–7, 7–5, 6–1
1974  USA Connors, JimmyJimmy Connors  AUS Dent, PhilPhil Dent 7–6(9–7), 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1975  AUS Newcombe, JohnJohn Newcombe  USA Connors, JimmyJimmy Connors 7–5, 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
1976  AUS Edmondson, MarkMark Edmondson  AUS Newcombe, JohnJohn Newcombe 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1
1977 (1)  USA Tanner, RoscoeRoscoe Tanner[j]  ARG Vilas, GuillermoGuillermo Vilas 6–3, 6–3, 6–3
1977 (2)  USA Gerulaitis, VitasVitas Gerulaitis[j]  GBR Lloyd, JohnJohn Lloyd 6–3, 7–6(7–1), 5–7, 3–6, 6–2
1978  ARG Vilas, GuillermoGuillermo Vilas  AUS Marks, JohnJohn Marks 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
1979  ARG Vilas, GuillermoGuillermo Vilas  USA Sadri, JohnJohn Sadri 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–2
1980  USA Teacher, BrianBrian Teacher  AUS Warwick, KimKim Warwick 7–5, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
1981  RSA Kriek, JohanJohan Kriek  USA Denton, SteveSteve Denton 6–2, 7–6(7–1), 6–7(1–7), 6–4
1982  USA[m] Kriek, JohanJohan Kriek  USA Denton, SteveSteve Denton 6–3, 6–3, 6–2
1983  SWE Wilander, MatsMats Wilander  TCH Lendl, IvanIvan Lendl 6–1, 6–4, 6–4
1984  SWE Wilander, MatsMats Wilander  RSA Curren, KevinKevin Curren 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 6–2
1985  SWE Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg  SWE Wilander, MatsMats Wilander 6–4, 6–3, 6–3
1986 None[e]
1987  SWE Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg  AUS Cash, PatPat Cash 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3
1988  SWE Wilander, MatsMats Wilander  AUS Cash, PatPat Cash 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 3–6, 6–1, 8–6
1989  TCH Lendl, IvanIvan Lendl  TCH Mečíř, MiloslavMiloslav Mečíř 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1990  TCH Lendl, IvanIvan Lendl  SWE Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 5–2 retired[k]
1991  GER Becker, BorisBoris Becker  TCH Lendl, IvanIvan Lendl 1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1992  USA Courier, JimJim Courier  SWE Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
1993  USA Courier, JimJim Courier  SWE Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg 6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5
1994  USA Sampras, PetePete Sampras  USA Martin, ToddTodd Martin 7–6(7–4), 6–4, 6–4
1995  USA Agassi, AndreAndre Agassi  USA Sampras, PetePete Sampras 4–6, 6–1, 7–6(8–6), 6–4
1996  GER Becker, BorisBoris Becker  USA Chang, MichaelMichael Chang 6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
1997  USA Sampras, PetePete Sampras  ESP Moyá, CarlosCarlos Moyá 6–2, 6–3, 6–3
1998  CZE Korda, PetrPetr Korda  CHI Ríos, MarceloMarcelo Ríos 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1999  RUS Kafelnikov, YevgenyYevgeny Kafelnikov  SWE Enqvist, ThomasThomas Enqvist 4–6, 6–0, 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
2000  USA Agassi, AndreAndre Agassi  RUS Kafelnikov, YevgenyYevgeny Kafelnikov 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4
2001  USA Agassi, AndreAndre Agassi  FRA Clément, ArnaudArnaud Clément 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
2002  SWE Johansson, ThomasThomas Johansson  RUS Safin, MaratMarat Safin 3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2003  USA Agassi, AndreAndre Agassi  GER Schüttler, RainerRainer Schüttler 6–2, 6–2, 6–1
2004   SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer  RUS Safin, MaratMarat Safin 7–6(7–3), 6–4, 6–2
2005  RUS Safin, MaratMarat Safin  AUS Hewitt, LleytonLleyton Hewitt 1–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
2006   SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer  CYP Baghdatis, MarcosMarcos Baghdatis 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2
2007   SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer  CHI González, FernandoFernando González 7–6(7–2), 6–4, 6–4
2008  SRB Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  FRA Tsonga, Jo-WilfriedJo-Wilfried Tsonga 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
2009  ESP Nadal, RafaelRafael Nadal   SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer 7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–2
2010   SUI Federer, RogerRoger Federer  GBR Murray, AndyAndy Murray 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(13–11)
2011  SRB Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  GBR Murray, AndyAndy Murray 6–4, 6–2, 6–3
2012  SRB Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  ESP Nadal, RafaelRafael Nadal 5–7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
2013  SRB Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  GBR Murray, AndyAndy Murray 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–3), 6–3, 6–2
2014   SUI Wawrinka, StanislasStanislas Wawrinka  ESP Nadal, RafaelRafael Nadal 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3

Statistics[edit]

Multiple champions[edit]

A brown-haired man in a white tennis shirt with light blue sections and red stripes with the trophy
Four-time champion Novak Djokovic hoisting the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after his second win in 2011.
Competed in 2013
Player Amateur Era Open Era All-time Years
 Emerson, RoyRoy Emerson (AUS) 6 0 6 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
 Crawford, JackJack Crawford (AUS) 4 0 4 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935
 Agassi, AndreAndre Agassi (USA) 0 4 4 1995, 2000, 2001, 2003
 Federer, RogerRoger Federer (SUI) 0 4 4 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010
 Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic (SRB) 0 4 4 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
 Rosewall, KenKen Rosewall (AUS) 2 2 4 1953, 1955, 1971, 1972
 Anderson, JamesJames Anderson (AUS) 3 0 3 1922, 1924, 1925
 Laver, RodRod Laver (AUS) 2 1 3 1960, 1962, 1969
 Quist, AdrianAdrian Quist (AUS) 3 0 3 1936, 1940, 1948
 Wilander, MatsMats Wilander (SWE) 0 3 3 1983, 1984, 1988
 Becker, BorisBoris Becker (GER) 0 2 2 1991, 1996
 Bromwich, JohnJohn Bromwich (AUS) 2 0 2 1945, 1946
 Cooper, AshleyAshley Cooper (AUS) 2 0 2 1957, 1958
 Courier, JimJim Courier (USA) 0 2 2 1992, 1993
 Edberg, StefanStefan Edberg (SWE) 0 2 2 1985, 1987
 Heath, RodneyRodney Heath (AUS) 2 0 2 1905, 1910
  Kriek, JohanJohan Kriek (RSA) (USA)[m] 0 2 2 1981, 1982
 Lendl, IvanIvan Lendl (TCH) 0 2 2 1989, 1990
 Newcombe, JohnJohn Newcombe (AUS) 0 2 2 1973, 1975
 Sampras, PetePete Sampras (USA) 0 2 2 1994, 1997
 Sedgman, FrankFrank Sedgman (AUS) 2 0 2 1949, 1950
 Vilas, GuillermoGuillermo Vilas (ARG) 0 2 2 1978, 1979
 Wilding, AnthonyAnthony Wilding (NZL) 2 0 2 1906, 1909
 O'Hara Wood, PatPat O'Hara Wood (AUS) 2 0 2 1920, 1923

Champions by country[edit]

Former country
Country Amateur Era Open Era All-time First title Last title
 Australia (AUS) 44 6 50 1905 1976
 United States (USA) 4 15 19 1908 2003
 Sweden (SWE) 0 6 6 1983 2002
 United Kingdom (UK/GBR)[l] 5 0 5 1912 1934
  Switzerland (SUI) 0 5 5 2004 2014
 Serbia (SRB) 0 4 4 2008 2013
 Argentina (ARG) 0 2 2 1978 1979
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)[m] 0 2 2 1989 1990
 Germany (GER) 0 2 2 1991 1996
 New Zealand (NZL) 2 0 2 1906 1909
 Russia (RUS) 0 2 2 1999 2005
 South Africa (RSA) 0 1 1 1981 1981
 Czech Republic (CZE)[n] 0 1 1 1998 1998
 France (FRA) 1 0 1 1928 1928
 Spain (ESP) 0 1 1 2009 2009

Notes[edit]

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