1981 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships

The 1981 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney in Australia and was part of the 1981 Volvo Grand Prix. It was the ninth edition of the tournament and was held from 12 October through 18 October 1981. Top-seeded John McEnroe won his second successive singles title at the event.[3][4]

1981 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships
Date12–18 October
Edition9th
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceHard / indoor
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueHordern Pavilion
Champions
Singles
United States John McEnroe[1]
Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe[2]
← 1980 · Australian Indoor Tennis Championships · 1982 →

Finals

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Singles

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  John McEnroe defeated   Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 7–5, 6–2

  • It was McEnroe's 10th singles title of the year and the 34th of his career.

Doubles

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  Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe defeated   Sherwood Stewart /   Ferdi Taygan 6–7, 7–6, 6–1

  • It was Fleming's 7th title of the year and the 39th of his career. It was McEnroe's 16th title of the year and the 72nd of his career.

References

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  1. ^ "1981 Sydney Indoor – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1981 Sydney Indoor – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1982). Slazengers World of Tennis 1982 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation (14th ed.). London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 108–109. ISBN 9780356085968.
  4. ^ "McEnroe wins from Tanner". The New York Times. 19 October 1981.
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