1983 Italian Open (tennis)

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1983 Italian Open
Date 16–22 May 22 (men)
2–8 May (women)
Edition 40th
Prize money $300,000 (men)
$150,000 (women)
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Rome, Italy (men)
Perugia, Italy (women)
Venue Foro Italico (men)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jimmy Arias
Women's Singles
Hungary Andrea Temesvári
Men's Doubles
Paraguay Francisco González / Paraguay Victor Pecci
Women's Doubles
Romania Virginia Ruzici / United Kingdom Virginia Wade
← 1982 · Italian Open · 1984 →

The 1983 Italian Open was a tennis tournament that was played by men on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome in Italy and was part of the 1983 Volvo Grand Prix. The women's tournament was played on outdoor clay courts in Perugia in Italy and was part of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The men's tournament was held from 16 May through 22 May 1983 while the women's tournament was played from 2 May through 8 May 1983. Jimmy Arias and Andrea Temesvári won the singles titles.[1]

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Jimmy Arias defeated Spain José Higueras 6–2, 6–7, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Arias' 2nd title of the year and the 3rd of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Hungary Andrea Temesvári defeated United States Bonnie Gadusek 6–1, 6–0

  • It was Temesvári's 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Paraguay Francisco González / Paraguay Víctor Pecci defeated Sweden Jan Gunnarsson / United States Mike Leach 6–2, 6–7, 6–4

  • It was González's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of his career. It was Pecci's 3rd title of the year and the 20th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Romania Virginia Ruzici / United Kingdom Virginia Wade defeated Argentina Ivanna Madruga-Osses / France Catherine Tanvier 6–3, 2–6, 6–1

  • It was Ruzici's 1st title of the year and the 17th of her career. It was Wade's only title of the year and the 15th of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1984). World of Tennis 1984 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Willow Books. pp. 138–139, 181. ISBN 0002181223. 

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