1994 in tennis

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See also: 1993 in tennis, 1995 in tennis.

This page covers the most important events in the sport of tennis in 1994.[1]

ITF[edit]

Grand Slam events[edit]

Australian Open[edit]

The 1994 Australian Open was the first major tournament of the year. It took place at Flinders Park in Melbourne, Australia, from 17 to 30 January.

Category Champion(s) Finalist(s) Score in the final
Men's singles United States Pete Sampras United States Todd Martin 7–6(7–4), 6–4, 6–4
Women's singles Germany Steffi Graf Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–0, 6–2
Men's doubles Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Women's doubles United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Mixed doubles Latvia Larisa Neiland
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Australia Todd Woodbridge
7–5, 6–7(0–7), 6–2

French Open[edit]

The 1994 French Open played on clay courts took place at the clay courts of the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France from 23 May until 5 June.

Category Champion(s) Finalist(s) Score in the final
Men's singles Spain Sergi Bruguera Spain Alberto Berasategui 6–3, 7–5, 2–6, 6–1
Women's singles Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario France Mary Pierce 6–4, 6–4
Men's doubles Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–4, 7–6
Women's doubles United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lisa Raymond
6–2, 6–2
Mixed doubles Netherlands Kristie Boogert
Netherlands Menno Oosting
Latvia Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
7–5, 3–6, 7–5

Wimbledon[edit]

The 1994 Wimbledon Championships, played on grass courts, took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, England, and were held from 20 June to 3 July.

Category Champion(s) Finalist(s) Score in the final
Men's singles United States Pete Sampras Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–6 (7–2), 7–6 (7–5), 6–0
Women's singles Spain Conchita Martínez United States Martina Navratilova 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Men's doubles Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
7–6(7–3), 6–3, 6–1
Women's doubles United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 6–1
Mixed doubles Czech Republic Helena Suková
Australia Todd Woodbridge
United States Lori McNeil
United States T. J. Middleton
3–6, 7–5, 6–3

US Open[edit]

The 1994 US Open was the last major of the year, played on outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City, United States. It was held from 29 August to 11 September.

Category Champion(s) Finalist(s) Score in the final
Men's singles United States Andre Agassi Germany Michael Stich 6–1, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Women's singles Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Steffi Graf 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Men's doubles Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Women's doubles Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
United States Robin White
6–3, 6–3
Mixed doubles South Africa Elna Reinach
United States Patrick Galbraith
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6–2, 6–4

Davis Cup[edit]

The 1994 Davis Cup was the 83rd edition of the year-long tournament between national teams in men's tennis.

Draw[edit]

1994 Davis Cup World Group draw
  First round
25-27 March
Quarterfinals
15-17 July
Semifinals
23-25 September
Final
2-4 December
                                     
New Delhi, India (grass)
  United States 5  
Rotterdam, Netherlands (hard)
  India 0  
    United States 3  
Eindhoven, Netherlands (indoor carpet)
    Netherlands 2  
  Netherlands 5
Gothenburg, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  Belgium 0  
    United States 2  
Lund, Sweden (indoor carpet)
    Sweden 3  
  Sweden 5  
Cannes, France (hard)
  Denmark 0  
    Sweden 3
Besançon, France (indoor hard)
    France 2  
  France 4
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
  Hungary 1  
    Sweden 4
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)
    Russia 1
  Israel 1  
Saint Petersburg, Russia (indoor carpet)
  Czech Republic 4  
    Czech Republic 2
Saint Petersburg, Russia (indoor carpet)
    Russia 3  
  Russia 4
Hamburg, Germany (hard)
  Australia 1  
    Russia 4
Madrid, Spain (clay)
    Germany 1  
  Italy 1  
Halle, Germany (grass)
  Spain 4  
    Spain 2
Graz, Austria (indoor clay)
    Germany 3  
  Austria 2
  Germany 3  

Finals[edit]


Russia
1
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia
2 December - 4 December 1994
Carpet (indoors)

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Sweden
Alexander Volkov
Stefan Edberg
4
6
2
6
77
62
6
0
6
8
 
2 Russia
Sweden
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Magnus Larsson
0
6
2
6
6
3
6
2
3
6
 
3 Russia
Sweden
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy
Jan Apell / Jonas Björkman
77
65
2
6
3
6
6
1
6
8
 
4 Russia
Sweden
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Stefan Edberg
4
6
6
4
6
0
     
5 Russia
Sweden
Alexander Volkov
Magnus Larsson
65
77
4
6
       

Federation Cup[edit]

The 1994 Federation Cup was the 32nd edition of the most relevant competition between national teams in women's tennis.

Draw[edit]

1994 Federation Cup World Group draw
  First Round
18–19 July
Second Round
20–21 July
Quarterfinals
22 July
Semifinals
23 July
Final
24 July
                                               
    Spain 3  
Q   Chile 0  
      Spain 3  
        Argentina 0  
Q   Cuba 0
    Argentina 3  
      Spain 3  
      Japan 0  
Q   Belgium 1  
    Sweden 2  
      Sweden 0
        Japan 3  
    China 1
    Japan 2  
      Spain 2  
      Germany 1  
    Finland 1  
Q   Slovakia 2  
  Q   Slovakia 1
        Germany 2  
    Germany 3
    Colombia 0  
      Germany 3
      South Africa 0  
    South Africa 3  
Q   Paraguay 0  
      South Africa 2
        Netherlands 1  
Q   Belarus 1
    Netherlands 2  
      Spain 3
      United States 0
    France 3  
    South Korea 0  
      France 3  
        Italy 0  
    Italy 2
    Denmark 1  
      France 2  
      Bulgaria 1  
Q   Chinese Taipei 1  
    Indonesia 2  
      Indonesia 0
        Bulgaria 3  
    Croatia 1
    Bulgaria 2  
      France 0
      United States 3  
    United States 3  
    Czech Republic 0  
      United States 3
        Canada 0  
    Canada 3
     Switzerland 0  
      United States 3
  Q   Austria 0  
Q   Austria 2  
    Poland 1  
  Q   Austria 2
        Australia 1  
    Latvia 1
    Australia 2  

Finals[edit]


Spain
3
Waldstadion T.C., Frankfurt, Germany
24 July 1994
Clay (outdoors)

United States
0
1 2 3
1 Spain
United States
Conchita Martínez
Mary Joe Fernández
6
2
6
2
   
2 Spain
United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Lindsay Davenport
6
2
6
1
   
3 Spain
United States
Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernández
6
3
6
4
   

ATP Tour[edit]

ATP Tour World Championships[edit]

The 1994 ATP Tour World Championships was the year-end tournament, where the best eight players of the year competed in a round robin format. The singles championship took place at the Frankfurt Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany, and the doubles tournament was played in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Singles final[edit]

Doubles final[edit]


Super 9 events[edit]

The ATP Super 9 events, precursors of the ATP Masters 1000, were the second in relevance after the Grand Slam tournaments.

Tournament Week Singles winner Singles finalist Score Doubles winners Doubles runners-up Score
Indian Wells February 28 United States Pete Sampras Czech Republic Petr Korda 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
7–5, 6–3
Key Biscane March 7 United States Pete Sampras United States Andre Agassi 5–7, 6–3, 6–3 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
United States Jared Palmer
7–6, 7–6
Monte Carlo April 18 Ukraine Andriy Medvedev Spain Sergi Bruguera 7–5, 6–1, 6–3 Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Magnus Larsson
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
3–6, 7–6, 6–4
Hamburg May 2 Ukraine Andriy Medvedev Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic David Rikl
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–1, 7–5
Rome May 9 United States Pete Sampras Germany Boris Becker 6–1, 6–2, 6–2 United States Scott Melville
South Africa Piet Norval
Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
7–6, 6–3
Toronto July 25 United States Andre Agassi Australia Jason Stoltenberg 6–4, 6–4 Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
7–6, 7–6
Cincinnati August 8 United States Michael Chang Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–2, 7–5 United States Alex O'Brien
Australia Sandon Stolle
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–7, 6–3, 6–2
Stockholm October 24 Germany Boris Becker Croatia Goran Ivanišević 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6(7–4) Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–3, 6–4
Paris October 31 United States Andre Agassi Switzerland Marc Rosset 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5 Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
3–6, 7–6, 7–5

WTA Tour[edit]

WTA Tour Championships[edit]

The 1994 WTA Tour Championships were held in New York, United States between November 14 and November 20. This was the year-end tournament, which was played by the top-eight women players.

Singles final[edit]

Doubles final[edit]

WTA Tier I Tournaments[edit]

The WTA Tier I Tournaments were next in importance to Grand Slam events.

Tournament Singles winner Singles runner-up Score Doubles winners Doubles runners-up Score
Tokyo Germany Steffi Graf United States Martina Navrátilová 6–2, 6–4 United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Martina Navratilova
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
Miami Germany Steffi Graf Belarus Natasha Zvereva 4–6, 6–1, 6–2 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
6–3, 6–1
Hilton Head Spain Conchita Martínez Belarus Natasha Zvereva 6–4, 6–0 United States Lori McNeil
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6–4, 4–1, ret.
Rome Spain Conchita Martínez United States Martina Navrátilová 7–6(7–5), 6–4 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
6–1, 6–3
Berlin Germany Steffi Graf Netherlands Brenda Schultz 7–6(8–6), 6–4 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 7–6
Montreal Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Steffi Graf 7–5, 1–6, 7–6(7–4) United States Meredith McGrath
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
7–5, 1–6, 7–6
Zurich Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Belarus Natasha Zvereva 7–5, 3–6, 6–4 Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
7–6, 6–1
Philadelphia Germany Anke Huber France Mary Pierce 6–0, 6–7(4–7), 7–5 United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Year-end singles rankings[edit]

Sampras ended the season as World No.1 for the second consecutive time.
Top 10 ATP Year-end rankings
Name Nation
1 Pete Sampras  USA
2 Andre Agassi  USA
3 Boris Becker  GER
4 Sergi Bruguera  ESP
5 Goran Ivanišević  CRO
6 Michael Chang  USA
7 Stefan Edberg  SWE
8 Alberto Berasategui  ESP
9 Michael Stich  GER
10 Todd Martin  USA
Top 10 WTA Year-end rankings
Name Nation
1 Steffi Graf  GER
2 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario  ESP
3 Conchita Martínez  ESP
4 Jana Novotná  CZE
5 Mary Pierce  FRA
6 Lindsay Davenport  USA
7 Gabriela Sabatini  ARG
8 Martina Navratilova  USA
9 Kimiko Date-Krumm  JPN
10 Natasha Zvereva  BLR

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results Archive 1994". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 

See also[edit]

External links[edit]