1926 Australasian Championships

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1926 Australasian Championships
Date 23 January – 2 February
Edition 19th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Venue Memorial Drive
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Hawkes
Women's Singles
Australia Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Men's Doubles
Australia John Hawkes / Australia Gerald Patterson
Women's Doubles
Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood / Australia Esna Boyd
Mixed Doubles
Australia Esna Boyd / Australia John Hawkes
← 1925 · Australasian Championships · 1927 →

The 1926 Australasian Championships (now known as the Australian Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 23 January to 2 February. It was the 19th edition of the Australasian Championships, the 3rd held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians John Hawkes and Daphne Akhurst. 1926 was the last year the tournament would be called "Australasian Championships".

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Hawkes defeated Australia James Willard 6–1, 6–3, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Daphne Akhurst defeated Australia Esna Boyd 6–1, 6–3

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Hawkes / Australia Gerald Patterson defeated Australia James Anderson / Australia Pat O'Hara Wood 6–1, 6–4, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood / Australia Esna Boyd defeated Australia Daphne Akhurst / Australia Marjorie Cox Crawford 6–3, 6–8, 8–6

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Esna Boyd / Australia John Hawkes defeated Australia Daphne Akhurst / Australia Jim Willard 6–1, 6–4

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1925 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1926 French Championships