1983 Australian Open

The 1983 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 72nd edition of the Australian Open and was held from 29 November through 11 December 1983.

1983 Australian Open
Date29 November – 11 December
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueKooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Paul McNamee
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Boys' Singles
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Amanda Brown
Boys' Doubles
Australia Jamie Harty / Australia Des Tyson
Girls' Doubles
Australia Bernadette Randall / Australia Kim Staunton
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Men's singlesEdit

  Mats Wilander defeated   Ivan Lendl, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4

• It was Wilander's 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and his 1st title at the Australian Open.

Women's singlesEdit

  Martina Navratilova defeated   Kathy Jordan, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)

• It was Navratilova's 8th career Grand Slam singles title and her 2nd title at the Australian Open.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Mark Edmondson /   Paul McNamee defeated   Steve Denton /   Sherwood Stewart 6–3, 7–6

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

Women's DoublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Anne Hobbs /   Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 6–7, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 23rd career Grand Slam title and her 5th Australian Open title. It was Shriver's 6th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.


Boys' SinglesEdit

  Stefan Edberg[1] defeated   Simon Youl 6–4, 6–4

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Amanda Brown defeated   Bernadette Randall 7–6, 6–3

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Jamie Harty /   Des Tyson defeated   Darren Cahill /   Anthony Lane 3–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Bernadette Randall /   Kim Staunton defeated   Jenny Byrne /   Janine Thompson 3–6, 6–3, 6–3


  1. ^ With this victory Edberg completed the only junior Grand Slam in a calendar year in the Open Era to date. Butch Buchholz completed the same Grand Slam in 1958, but the US Open junior events were invitational at that time.

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Preceded by
1983 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1984 French Open