1972 Australian Open
|1972 Australian Open|
|Date||26 December 1971 - 3 January 1972|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
|Venue||Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club|
|Ken Rosewall |
|Virginia Wade |
|Owen Davidson / Ken Rosewall |
|Kerry Harris / Helen Gourlay |
The 1972 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Australia and was held from 26 December 1971 to 3 January 1972. It was the 60th edition of the Australian Open and the first Grand Slam of the year.
- It was Rosewall's 16th career Grand Slam title (his 8th in singles) and his 6th Australian title.
- It was Wade's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian title.
- It was Davidson's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian title. It was Rosewall's 17th career Grand Slam title and his 7th and last Australian title.
- It was Gourlay's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian title. It was Harris' only career Grand Slam title and her only Australian title.
- Competition not held between 1970 and 1986.
1971 US Open
|Grand Slams||Succeeded by
1972 French Open