The 1980 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne, Australia. It was the 69th edition of the Australian Open. The women's tournament was held 24–30 November 1980 and the men's was held from 26 December 1980 through 4 January 1981.[1] The singles titles were won by American Brian Teacher and Czechoslovakian Hana Mandlíková.

1980 Australian Open
Date24 November 1980 – 30 November 1980 (Women)
26 December 1980 – 4 January 1981 (Men)
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueKooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Men's singles
United States Brian Teacher
Women's singles
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Men's doubles
Australia Mark Edmondson / Australia Kim Warwick
Women's doubles
United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Martina Navratilova
Boys' singles
Australia Craig Miller
Girls' singles
Australia Anne Minter
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Seniors edit

Men's singles edit

  Brian Teacher defeated   Kim Warwick 7–5, 7–6(7–4), 6–3[2]

• It was Teacher's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles edit

  Hana Mandlíková defeated   Wendy Turnbull 6–0, 7–5[3]

• It was Mandlíková's 1st career Grand Slam singles title.

Men's doubles edit

  Mark Edmondson /   Kim Warwick defeated   Peter McNamara /   Paul McNamee 7–5, 6–4[4]

  • It was Edmondson's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warwick's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's doubles edit

  Betsy Nagelsen /   Martina Navratilova defeated   Ann Kiyomura /   Candy Reynolds 6–4, 6–4[5]

• It was Nagelsen's 2nd and last career Grand Slam doubles title.
• It was Navratilova's 7th career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the Australian Open.

Mixed doubles edit

The competition was not held between 1970 and 1986.

Juniors edit

Boys' singles edit

  Craig Miller defeated   Wally Masur 7–6, 6–2

Girls' singles edit

  Anne Minter defeated   Elizabeth Sayers 6–4, 6–2

References edit

  1. ^ "Australian Open". Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  2. ^ "1980 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1980 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1980 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1980 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.

External links edit

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