1936 Australian Championships

The 1936 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 18 to 27 January (No matches were scheduled on Tuesday 21 January after the death of King George V). It was the 29th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 6th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Adrian Quist and Joan Hartigan.

1936 Australian Championships
Date18–27 January
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationAdelaide, Australia
VenueMemorial Drive
Men's singles
Australia Adrian Quist
Women's singles
Australia Joan Hartigan
Men's doubles
Australia Adrian Quist / Australia Don Turnbull
Women's doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne / Australia Nancye Wynne
Mixed doubles
Australia Nell Hall Hopman / Australia Harry Hopman
Boys' singles
Australia John Bromwich
Girls' singles
Australia Thelma Coyne
Boys' doubles
Australia Jim Gilchrist / Australia Henry Lindo
Girls' doubles
Australia Molly Carter / Australia Margaret Wilson
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Men's singlesEdit

  Adrian Quist defeated   Jack Crawford 6–2, 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, 9–7

Women's singlesEdit

  Joan Hartigan defeated   Nancye Wynne 6–4, 6–4

Men's doublesEdit

  Adrian Quist /   Don Turnbull defeated   Jack Crawford /   Vivian McGrath 6–8, 6–2, 6–1, 3–6, 6–2

Women's doublesEdit

  Thelma Coyne /   Nancye Wynne defeated   May Blick /   Kath Woodward 6–2, 6–4

Mixed doublesEdit

  Nell Hall Hopman /   Harry Hopman defeated   May Blick /   Abel Kay 6–2, 6–0

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