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The 1946 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 19 January to 29 January. It was the 34th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 8th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. It was also the first edition of the championship after a five-year hiatus due to World War II. The singles titles were won by Australians John Bromwich and Nancye Wynne Bolton.

1946 Australian Championships
Date19–29 January
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationAdelaide, Australia
VenueMemorial Drive
Men's Singles
Australia John Bromwich
Women's Singles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia Mary Bevis Hawton
Mixed Doubles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long
← 1940 · Australian Championships · 1947 →



Men's SinglesEdit

  John Bromwich defeated   Dinny Pails 5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2

Women's SinglesEdit

  Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated   Joyce Fitch 6–4, 6–4

Men's DoublesEdit

  John Bromwich /   Adrian Quist defeated   Max Newcombe /   Len Schwartz 6–3, 6–1, 9–7 [1]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Joyce Fitch /   Mary Bevis Hawton defeated   Nancye Wynne Bolton /   Thelma Coyne Long 9–7, 6–4 [2]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Nancye Wynne Bolton /   Colin Long defeated   Joyce Fitch /   John Bromwich 6–0, 6–4 [3]


  1. ^ "1946 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1946 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1946 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

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