1987 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1987 Australian Open
Champions Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
Runners-up Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Laurie Warder
Final score 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1985 · Australian Open · 1988 →

Paul Annacone and Christo van Rensburg were the defending champions, but lost in the semifinals to Swedes and top seeds Stefan Edberg and Anders Järryd.

Edberg and Järryd won the 1987 Australian Open men's doubles tennis tournament, defeating home players Peter Doohan and Laurie Warder in the final 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–3).[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Sweden Stefan Edberg / Sweden Anders Järryd (Champions)
  2. West Germany Boris Becker / Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović (Third Round)
  3. United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso (Semifinals)
  4. United States Paul Annacone / South Africa Christo van Rensburg (Semifinals)
  5. United States Scott Davis / United States Brad Gilbert (Second Round)
  6. Australia Pat Cash / United States Gary Donnelly (Third Round)
  7. Australia John Fitzgerald / United States Johan Kriek (Second Round)
  8. Switzerland Jakob Hlasek / United States Sherwood Stewart (Third Round)
  9. Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick (Second Round)
  10. Australia Broderick Dyke / Australia Wally Masur (Quarterfinals)
  11. Australia Darren Cahill / Australia Mark Kratzmann (Quarterfinals)
  12. South Africa Gary Muller / United States Todd Nelson (Third Round)
  13. South Africa Eddie Edwards / South Africa Danie Visser (Third Round)
  14. United States Kevin Curren / France Henri Leconte (Third Round)
  15. Mexico Leonardo Lavalle / United States Brad Pearce (Second Round)
  16. Australia Peter Doohan / Australia Laurie Warder (Final)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
6 3 6 3 6
10 Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wally Masur
3 6 3 6 4
1 Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
6 7 6    
4 United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
3 6 3    
4 United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6 6 7 6  
12 South Africa Gary Muller
United States Todd Nelson
7 4 6 2  
1 Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
6 6 77    
16 Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Laurie Warder
4 4 63    
11 Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
4 4 4    
3 United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6 6 6    
3 United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6 3 6 4 8
16 Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Laurie Warder
1 6 1 6 10
  Australia Antony Emerson
Australia Des Tyson
4 3 4    
16 Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Laurie Warder
6 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Sweden S Edberg
Sweden A Järryd
7 6  
  Australia D Macpherson
Australia S Youl
6 3 14   Australia D Macpherson
Australia S Youl
6 3  
  Australia R Barlow
United Kingdom D Felgate
3 6 12 1 Sweden S Edberg
Sweden A Järryd
6 2 6
  Germany C Saceanu
Switzerland D Utzinger
7 7     Germany C Saceanu
Switzerland D Utzinger
4 6 2
  Australia M Fancutt
United States H Pfister
6 6     Germany C Saceanu
Switzerland D Utzinger
6 6  
15 Mexico L Lavalle
United States B Pearce
4 2  
1 Sweden S Edberg
Sweden A Järryd
6 3 6 3 6
10 Australia B Dyke
Australia W Masur
3 6 3 6 4
10 Australia B Dyke
Australia W Masur
6 7 6
  Israel G Bloom
Germany P Kühnen
3 6 3   New Zealand K Evernden
United States B Green
7 6 4
  New Zealand K Evernden
United States B Green
6 3 6 10 Australia B Dyke
Australia W Masur
6 6 6
  Israel A Mansdorf
Netherlands H van Boeckel
6 6   8 Switzerland J Hlasek
United States S Stewart
7 1 4
WC Australia S Barr
Australia J Stoltenberg
4 4     Israel A Mansdorf
Netherlands H van Boeckel
7 5 1
8 Switzerland J Hlasek
United States S Stewart
6 7 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United States P Annacone
South Africa C van Rensburg
4 6 6
  Australia R Fricker
Australia G Pfitzner
7 4 2   United Kingdom J Bates
United Kingdom A Castle
6 4 4
  United Kingdom J Bates
United Kingdom A Castle
5 6 6 4 United States P Annacone
South Africa C van Rensburg
2 7 14
  United States S Denton
United States D Dowlen
6 6   14 United States K Curren
France H Leconte
6 6 12
  Australia C Limberger
Australia M Woodforde
3 2     United States S Denton
United States D Dowlen
3 4  
14 United States K Curren
France H Leconte
6 6  
4 United States P Annacone
South Africa C van Rensburg
6 6 7 6  
12 South Africa G Muller
United States T Nelson
7 4 6 2  
12 South Africa G Muller
United States T Nelson
6 7  
  Canada G Connell
United States C Kennedy
6 7     Canada G Connell
United States C Kennedy
3 5  
  New Zealand B Derlin
New Zealand R Simpson
4 6   12 South Africa G Muller
United States T Nelson
7 7  
  United States K Richter
United States R Rudeen
7 7   6 Australia P Cash
United States G Donnelly
6 5  
  Australia P Carter
Australia A Lane
6 6     United States K Richter
United States R Rudeen
3 3  
6 Australia P Cash
United States G Donnelly
6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 United States S Davis
United States B Gilbert
6 3 3
  Czechoslovakia M Mečíř
Czechoslovakia M Šrejber
4 7 15   Czechoslovakia M Mečíř
Czechoslovakia M Šrejber
4 6 6
Alt United States T Siegel
United States M Smith
6 5 13   Czechoslovakia M Mečíř
Czechoslovakia M Šrejber
7 3 4
  Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
7 6   11 Australia D Cahill
Australia M Kratzmann
6 6 6
  United States M De Palmer
United States B Testerman
6 4     Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
2 5  
11 Australia D Cahill
Australia M Kratzmann
6 7  
11 Australia D Cahill
Australia M Kratzmann
4 4 4    
3 United States K Flach
United States R Seguso
6 6 6    
13 South Africa E Edwards
South Africa D Visser
6 3 10
  United States K Jones
United States T Wilkison
6 6     United States K Jones
United States T Wilkison
3 6 8
WC Australia S Furlong
Australia C Miller
3 2   13 South Africa E Edwards
South Africa D Visser
3 2  
  Canada G Michibata
United States B Schultz
6 6   3 United States K Flach
United States R Seguso
6 6  
  Argentina J Frana
Argentina C Miniussi
2 2     Canada G Michibata
United States B Schultz
5 6  
3 United States K Flach
United States R Seguso
7 7  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Australia J Fitzgerald
United States J Kriek
6 6 3
  Australia D Graham
United States R Matuszewski
3 4     Nigeria T Mmoh
Nigeria N Odizor
1 7 6
  Nigeria T Mmoh
Nigeria N Odizor
6 6     Nigeria T Mmoh
Nigeria N Odizor
6 3  
  Australia B Drewett
Netherlands M Schapers
7 4 4   Australia A Emerson
Australia D Tyson
7 6  
  Australia A Emerson
Australia D Tyson
5 6 6   Australia A Emerson
Australia D Tyson
6 6 10
9 Australia M Edmondson
Australia K Warwick
3 7 8
  Australia A Emerson
Australia D Tyson
4 3 4    
16 Australia P Doohan
Australia L Warder
6 6 6    
16 Australia P Doohan
Australia L Warder
7 6  
  United States J Levine
United States L Shiras
6 3 4   United States M Anger
United States T Pawsat
6 3  
  United States M Anger
United States T Pawsat
3 6 6 16 Australia P Doohan
Australia L Warder
6 7  
  Sweden J Carlsson
Sweden P Carlsson
6 3   2 West Germany B Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Živojinović
3 6  
  United States J Letts
South Africa M Robertson
7 6     United States J Letts
South Africa M Robertson
6 4 4
2 West Germany B Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Živojinović
2 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 374. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1987 Australian Open Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 

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