1993 Australian Open
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1993 Australian Open

The 1993 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 81st edition of the Australian Open and was held from 18 through 31 January 1993.

Seniors

Men's Singles

United States Jim Courier defeated Sweden Stefan Edberg 6-2, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5

  • It was Courier's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's Singles

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles defeated Germany Steffi Graf 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

  • It was Seles' 8th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title.

Men's Doubles

South Africa Danie Visser / Australia Laurie Warder defeated Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

  • It was Visser's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warder's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Doubles

United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva defeated United States Pam Shriver / Australia Elizabeth Smylie 6-4, 6-3

  • It was Fernández's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Zvereva's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated United States Zina Garrison-Jackson / United States Rick Leach 7-5, 6-4

  • It was Sánchez Vicario's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodbridge's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

United Kingdom James Baily defeated New Zealand Steven Downs 6-3, 6-2

Girls' Singles

Germany Heike Rusch defeated Germany Andrea Glass 6-1, 6-2

Boys' Doubles

Germany Lars Rehmann / Germany Christian Tambue defeated United States Scott Humphries / United States Jimmy Jackson 6-7, 7-5, 6-2

Girls' Doubles

Switzerland Joana Manta / Czech Republic Ludmila Richterová defeated Sweden Åsa Carlsson / Romania C?t?lina Cristea 6-3, 6-2

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200
Women A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200

Total prize money for the event was A$6,455,000.

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4.

External links

Preceded by
1992 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by

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