1983 Benson and Hedges Open

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1983 Benson and Hedges Open
Date 10 – 16 January
Edition 16th
Category Grand Prix
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $75,000
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Champions
Singles
Australia John Alexander [1]
Doubles
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson [2]
← 1982 · ATP Auckland Open · 1984 →

The 1983 Benson and Hedges Open was a men's Grand Prix tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament was held from 10 January to 16 January 1983. First-seeded John Alexander won the singles title.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Alexander defeated New Zealand Russell Simpson 6–4, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Alexander's 1st title of the year and the 34th of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson defeated Australia David Graham / Australia Laurie Warder 7–6, 6–3

  • It was Lewis's 1st title of the year and the 8th of his career. It was Simpson's only title of the year and the 6th of his career.

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