1980 Australian Open
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1980 Australian Open

1980 Australian Open
Date24 November 1980 - 30 November 1980 (Women)
26 December 1980 - 4 January 1981 (Men)
Edition69th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueKooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's singles
United States Brian Teacher
Women's singles
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Men's doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick
Women's doubles
United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Martina Navratilova
Boys' singles
Australia Craig Miller
Girls' singles
Australia Anne Minter
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The 1980 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne, Australia. It was the 69th edition of the Australian Open. The women's tournament was held 24-30th of November 1980 and the men's was held from 26 December 1980 through 4 January 1981.[1] The singles titles were won by American Brian Teacher and Czechoslovakian Hana Mandlíková.

Seniors

Men's singles

United States Brian Teacher defeated Australia Kim Warwick 7-5, 7-6(7-4), 6-3 [2]

o It was Teacher's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles

Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková defeated Australia Wendy Turnbull 6-0, 7-5 [3]

o It was Mandlíková's 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's doubles

Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick defeated Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee 7-5, 6-4 [4]

  • It was Edmondson's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warwick's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's doubles

United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Ann Kiyomura / United States Candy Reynolds 6-4, 6-4 [5]

o It was Nagelsen's 2nd and last career Grand Slam doubles title.
o It was Navratilova's 7th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the Australian Open.

Mixed doubles

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.

Juniors

Boys' singles

Australia Craig Miller defeated Australia Wally Masur 7-6, 6-2

Girls' singles

Australia Anne Minter defeated Australia Elizabeth Sayers 6-4, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Australian Open". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved 2022.
  2. ^ "1980 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1980 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1980 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1980 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.

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