1924 Australasian Championships

The 1924 Australasian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Warehouseman's Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia from 19 January to 30 January. It was the 17th edition of the Australasian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 4th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians James Anderson and Sylvia Lance.

1924 Australasian Championships
Date19–30 January
Edition17th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueWarehouseman's Cricket Ground
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia James Anderson
Women's Singles
Australia Sylvia Lance
Men's Doubles
Australia James Anderson / Australia Norman Brookes
Women's Doubles
Australia Daphne Akhurst / Australia Sylvia Lance
Mixed Doubles
Australia Daphne Akhurst / Australia Jim Willard
Boys' Singles
Australia Alan Coldham
Boys' Doubles
Australia Alec Berckelman / Australia Ray Dunlop
← 1923 · Australasian Championships · 1925 →

FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  James Anderson defeated Bob Schlesinger 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3

Women's SinglesEdit

  Sylvia Lance defeated   Esna Boyd 6–3, 3–6, 8–6

Men's DoublesEdit

  James Anderson /   Norman Brookes defeated   Pat O'Hara Wood /   Gerald Patterson 6–2, 6–4, 6–3

Women's DoublesEdit

  Daphne Akhurst /   Sylvia Lance defeated   Kathleen Le Messurier /   Meryl O'Hara Wood 7–5, 6–2

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Daphne Akhurst /   Jim Willard defeated   Esna Boyd /   Gar Hone 6–3, 6–4

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1923 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1924 Wimbledon Championships