1983 Benson and Hedges Open – Singles

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Singles
1983 Benson and Hedges Open
Champion Australia John Alexander
Runner-up New Zealand Russell Simpson
Final score 6–4, 6–3, 6–3
Details
Draw 32 (4Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1982 · ATP Auckland Open · 1984 →

John Alexander defeated Russell Simpson 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 to win the 1983 Benson and Hedges Open singles competition.[1] Tim Wilkison was the champion but did not defend his title.[2]

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q - Qualifier
  • NB: The Final was the best of 5 sets while all other rounds were the best of 3 sets.

Final[edit]

Final
1 Australia John Alexander 6 6 6    
2 New Zealand Russell Simpson 4 3 3    

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia J Alexander 6 6  
  Australia J Frawley 2 3   1 Australia J Alexander 7 6  
  Australia G Whitecross 4 1     United Kingdom J Lloyd 6 4  
  United Kingdom J Lloyd 6 6   1 Australia J Alexander 6 6  
  United States D Siegler 7 2 6   United States D Siegler 1 4  
  United States J Turpin 5 6 4   United States D Siegler 6 6 7
  Australia P Johnston 3 7 6 6 Australia B Drewett 7 4 6
6 Australia B Drewett 6 5 8 1 Australia J Alexander 7 6  
3 New Zealand C Lewis 6 6   3 New Zealand C Lewis 6 4  
  United States S McCain 3 4   3 New Zealand C Lewis 6 6  
  Australia J McCurdy 7 6     Australia J McCurdy 3 4  
  New Zealand D Mustard 6 3   3 New Zealand C Lewis 6 6 7
  New Zealand D Lewis 3 6 6 7 South Africa B Mitton 7 4 5
  United States R Evett 6 4 4   New Zealand D Lewis 1 1  
Q Australia R Case 2 6 6 7 South Africa B Mitton 6 6  
7 South Africa B Mitton 6 3 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Australia R Frawley 7 4 6
Q United States Matthew McDonald 6 6 1 5 Australia R Frawley 6 6  
  New Zealand Ron Dutton 2 1     Australia D Graham 4 3  
  Australia D Graham 6 6   5 Australia R Frawley 6 6  
Q United States Robert Crames 1 4     Australia B Dyke 2 1  
  United States Armand Molino 6 6     United States A Molino 4 7 3
  Australia B Dyke 6 5 6   Australia B Dyke 6 5 6
4 Australia P Dent 4 7 3 5 Australia R Frawley 4 6 4
8 New Zealand J Simpson 6 6   2 New Zealand R Simpson 6 3 6
Q Australia Craig Tregonning 4 4   8 New Zealand J Simpson 4 6 8
  United States R Crowley 1 3     New Zealand B Derlin 6 3 6
  New Zealand B Derlin 6 6   8 New Zealand J Simpson 2 4  
  New Zealand M Lewis 1 3   2 New Zealand R Simpson 6 6  
  Australia C Fancutt 6 6     Australia C Fancutt 4 4  
  Brazil E Oncins 6 2   2 New Zealand R Simpson 6 6  
2 New Zealand R Simpson 7 6  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Auckland 1983". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Auckland 1982". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 

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