1980 Australian Open

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1980 Australian Open
Date 26 December 1980 – 4 January 1981
Edition 69th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Men's Singles
United States Brian Teacher
Women's Singles
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Men's Doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick
Women's Doubles
United States Betsy Nagelsen / Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Boys' Singles
Australia Craig Miller
Girls' Singles
Australia Anne Minter

The 1980 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. It was the 69th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 26 December 1980 through 4 January 1981. The singles titles were won by American Brian Teacher and Czechoslovakian Hana Mandlíková.


Men's singles[edit]

United States Brian Teacher defeated Australia Kim Warwick 7–5, 7–6(7–4), 6–3 [1]

• It was Teacher's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková defeated Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–0, 7–5 [2]

• It was Mandlíková's 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick defeated Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee 7–5, 6–4 [3]

  • It was Edmondson's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warwick's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Ann Kiyomura / United States Candy Reynolds 6–4, 6–4 [4]

• It was Nagelsen's 2nd and last career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Navratilova's 7th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the Australian Open.

Mixed doubles[edit]

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.


Boys' Singles[edit]

Australia Craig Miller defeated Australia Wally Masur 7–6, 6–2

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Anne Minter defeated Australia Elizabeth Sayers 6–4, 6–2


  1. ^ "1980 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1980 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1980 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1980 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1980 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1981 French Open