1990 Australian Open
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1990 Australian Open

The 1990 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 78th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 15 through 28 January 1990.

Seniors

Men's Singles

Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl defeated Sweden Stefan Edberg 4-6, 7-6(7-3), 5-2 (Edberg retired)

  • It was Lendl's 8th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Mary Joe Fernández 6-3, 6-4

  • It was Graf's 10th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles

South Africa Pieter Aldrich / South Africa Danie Visser defeated Canada Grant Connell / Canada Glenn Michibata 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

  • It was Aldrich's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title. It was Visser's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's Doubles

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková defeated United States Patty Fendick / United States Mary Joe Fernández 7-6(7-5), 7-6(8-6)

  • It was Novotná's 6th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title. It was Suková's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva / United States Jim Pugh defeated United States Zina Garrison / United States Rick Leach 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

  • It was Zvereva's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 5th and last Australian Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

West Germany Dirk Dier defeated India Leander Paes 6-4, 7-6

Girls' Singles

Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva defeated Australia Louise Stacey 7-5, 6-7, 6-1

Boys' Doubles

Sweden Roger Pettersson / Sweden Marten Renström defeated Canada Robert Janecek / Mexico Ernesto Munoz de Cote 4-6, 7-6, 6-1

Girls' Doubles

Israel Rona Mayer / Israel Limor Zaltz defeated Australia Justine Hodder / Australia Nicole Pratt 6-4, 6-4

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$320,000 A$160,000 A$80,000 A$40,000 A$21,000 A$12,000 A$7,500 A$4,600
Women A$320,000 A$160,000 A$80,000 A$40,000 A$21,000 A$12,000 A$7,500 A$4,600

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1991). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-00-218403-8.

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Preceded by
1989 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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