1999 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1999 Australian Open
Champions Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
Runners-up India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
Final score 6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–7(10–12), 6–4
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
← 1998 · Australian Open · 2000 →

Jonas Björkman and Jacco Eltingh were the defending champions, but Eltingh did not compete this year.
Björkman teamed up with Patrick Rafter, and they won the title defeating the first-seeded Indian team of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes in the final, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–7(10–12), 6–4. This would be Rafter's only grand slam doubles title.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6 77 6    
  United States Richey Reneberg
United States Jonathan Stark
4 65 3    
1 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
77 6 77    
4 South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
61 3 65    
4 South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
7 6 6    
6 United States Patrick Galbraith
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
5 2 4    
1 India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
3 6 4 712 4
5 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
6 4 6 610 6
5 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
w/o        
  Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
         
5 Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
3 4 6 6 8
2 Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6 6 2 2 6
10 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
63 3 1    
2 Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
77 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 6  
  Netherlands E Kempes
Netherlands P Wessels
4 2   1 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
4 6 8
  Spain F Roig
Spain J Sánchez
4 66     United States D Flach
The Bahamas M Merklein
6 4 6
  United States D Flach
The Bahamas M Merklein
6 78   1 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 77  
  United States J Palmer
United States J Tarango
6 6   16 South Africa D Adams
South Africa J-L de Jager
4 64  
  Australia J Holmes
Australia T Larkham
3 3     United States J Palmer
United States J Tarango
5 2  
  Czech Republic S Doseděl
South Africa B Talbot
3 4   16 South Africa D Adams
South Africa J-L de Jager
7 6  
16 South Africa D Adams
South Africa J-L de Jager
6 6   1 India M Bhupathi
India L Paes
6 77 6    
9 Czech Republic M Damm
Czech Republic C Suk
2 5     United States R Reneberg
United States J Stark
4 65 3    
  United States R Reneberg
United States J Stark
6 7     United States R Reneberg
United States J Stark
6 6  
  Netherlands M Oosting
Italy L Tieleman
6 2 2   South Africa L Bale
Australia A Kratzmann
2 3  
  South Africa L Bale
Australia A Kratzmann
4 6 6   United States R Reneberg
United States J Stark
6 6  
  Brazil F Meligeni
Brazil A Sá
3 2   7 France O Delaître
France F Santoro
3 4  
  Australia W Arthurs
Australia P Tramacchi
6 6     Australia W Arthurs
Australia P Tramacchi
63 3  
  United Kingdom N Broad
United Kingdom A Richardson
77 3 3 7 France O Delaître
France F Santoro
77 6  
7 France O Delaître
France F Santoro
63 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 South Africa E Ferreira
United States R Leach
6 6  
  Czech Republic T Anzari
Spain A Martín
3 4   4 South Africa E Ferreira
United States R Leach
6 6  
  South Africa B Haygarth
United States TJ Middleton
6 65 15   South Africa B Haygarth
United States TJ Middleton
3 4  
  Argentina D del Río
Argentina M Puerta
4 77 13 4 South Africa E Ferreira
United States R Leach
6 3 6
  Spain J Alonso
Spain JM Balcells
6 6     Mexico D Roditi
Australia M Tebbutt
2 6 3
  Mexico D Roditi
Australia M Tebbutt
3 3     Mexico D Roditi
Australia M Tebbutt
6 6  
  Italy M Ardinghi
Spain Á López Morón
3 4   14 Australia A Florent
Australia D Macpherson
2 2  
14 Australia A Florent
Australia D Macpherson
6 6   4 South Africa E Ferreira
United States R Leach
7 6 6    
11 Australia J Eagle
United States J Grabb
3 6 1 6 United States P Galbraith
Netherlands P Haarhuis
5 2 4    
  Belarus M Mirnyi
Russia A Olhovskiy
6 3 6   Belarus M Mirnyi
Russia A Olhovskiy
6 6  
  Netherlands T Kempers
Netherlands J Siemerink
67 6 11   Netherlands T Kempers
Netherlands J Siemerink
2 3  
  Hungary G Köves
Hungary A Sávolt
79 2 9   Belarus M Mirnyi
Russia A Olhovskiy
4 4  
  Zimbabwe B Black
South Africa W Ferreira
7 6   6 United States P Galbraith
Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 6  
  United States M Keil
Germany J Knippschild
5 1     Zimbabwe B Black
South Africa W Ferreira
2 4  
  Australia P Kilderry
United States K Kinnear
1 3   6 United States P Galbraith
Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 6  
6 United States P Galbraith
Netherlands P Haarhuis
6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 6  
  South Africa N Godwin
South Africa M Ondruska
2 2   5 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 6  
  Germany M-K Goellner
Germany D Prinosil
4 7 6   Germany M-K Goellner
Germany D Prinosil
2 4  
  Argentina P Albano
Argentina D Orsanic
6 5 3 5 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
6 6  
WC Australia P Hanley
Australia N Healey
3 61   WC Australia G Doyle
Australia B Ellwood
1 4  
  United States E Taino
United States J Waite
6 77     United States E Taino
United States J Waite
2 4  
WC Australia G Doyle
Australia B Ellwood
7 6   WC Australia G Doyle
Australia B Ellwood
6 6  
12 United States D Johnson
United States F Montana
5 3   5 Sweden J Björkman
Australia P Rafter
w/o        
13 South Africa P Norval
South Africa K Ullyett
4 6 6   Brazil G Kuerten
Ecuador N Lapentti
         
  Brazil G Kuerten
Ecuador N Lapentti
6 2 8   Brazil G Kuerten
Ecuador N Lapentti
77 6  
WC Australia D Petrovic
Australia G Silcock
64 6 6 WC Australia D Petrovic
Australia G Silcock
61 4  
  Italy M Bertolini
United States D Bowen
77 2 3   Brazil G Kuerten
Ecuador N Lapentti
3 77 6
  United States J Gimelstob
United States B MacPhie
4 5     Sweden N Kulti
Sweden M Tillström
6 63 4
  Sweden N Kulti
Sweden M Tillström
6 7     Sweden N Kulti
Sweden M Tillström
6 5 6
  United States D DiLucia
United States M Sell
5 4   3 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
4 7 4
3 The Bahamas M Knowles
Canada D Nestor
7 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Canada S Lareau
United States A O'Brien
4 4  
  Argentina L Arnold Ker
Czech Republic P Vízner
6 6     Argentina L Arnold Ker
Czech Republic P Vízner
6 6  
  South Africa M Barnard
South Africa P Rosner
6 2 3   Republic of Macedonia A Kitinov
Germany M Kohlmann
2 2  
  Republic of Macedonia A Kitinov
Germany M Kohlmann
3 6 6   Argentina L Arnold Ker
Czech Republic P Vízner
3 6 4
  United States B Coupe
United States G Grant
1 6 4 10 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 3 6
  Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
6 4 6   Czech Republic J Novák
Czech Republic D Rikl
3 77 7
  South Africa J Coetzee
Netherlands S Groen
4 6 3 10 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 60 9
10 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
6 2 6 10 Russia Y Kafelnikov
Czech Republic D Vacek
63 3 1    
15 Zimbabwe W Black
Australia S Stolle
77 77   2 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
77 6 6    
WC Australia T Mitchell
Australia A Painter
65 63   15 Zimbabwe W Black
Australia S Stolle
6 6  
  South Africa C Haggard
Sweden P Nyborg
6 6     South Africa C Haggard
Sweden P Nyborg
3 3  
  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Djordjević
Czech Republic L Pimek
3 3   15 Zimbabwe W Black
Australia S Stolle
5 0  
  Argentina M Hood
Argentina S Prieto
5 6 2 2 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
7 6  
WC Australia S Draper
Australia L Hewitt
7 2 6 WC Australia S Draper
Australia L Hewitt
2 4  
  Romania D-M Pescariu
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Zimonjić
6 3 7 2 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
6 6  
2 Australia T Woodbridge
Australia M Woodforde
3 6 9

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