1975 Australian Open

The 1975 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne in Australia and was held from 21 December 1974 to 1 January 1975. It was the 63rd edition of the Australian Open and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians John Newcombe and Evonne Goolagong.

1975 Australian Open
Date21 December 1974 – 1 January 1975
Edition63rd
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueKooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Men's Doubles
Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent
Women's Doubles
Australia Evonne Goolagong / United States Peggy Michel
← 1974 · Australian Open · 1976 →

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  John Newcombe defeated   Jimmy Connors, 7–5, 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7) [1]

• It was Newcombe's 7th and last career Grand Slam singles title and his 2nd title at the Australian Open.

Women's singlesEdit

  Evonne Goolagong defeated   Martina Navratilova, 6–3, 6–2 [2]

• It was Goolagong Cawley's 4th career Grand Slam singles title and her 2nd title at the Australian Open.

Men's doublesEdit

  John Alexander /   Philip Dent defeated   Bob Carmichael /   Allan Stone, 6–3, 7–6 [3]

• It was Alexander's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Dent's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Women's doublesEdit

  Evonne Goolagong /   Peggy Michel defeated   Olga Morozova /   Margaret Court, 7–6, 7–6 [4]

• It was Goolagong 4th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 3rd title at the Australian Open.
• It was Michel's 3rd and last career Grand Slam doubles title and her 2nd title at the Australian Open.

Mixed doublesEdit

No competition between 1970 and 1986.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. Archived from the original on 29 January 2011.
  2. ^ "1975 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1975 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1975 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1974 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1975 French Open