1982 Australian Open – Men's Singles

First-seeded Johan Kriek successfully defended his title, defeating Steve Denton 6–3, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1982 Australian Open, what was the rematch of the previous year.

Men's Singles
1982 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Johan Kriek
Runner-upUnited States Steve Denton
Final score6–3, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw96
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1981 · Australian Open · 1983 →

The format of this year's tournament was best of 5 sets in the first 2 rounds, best of 3 sets in rounds 3 and 4, then best of 5 sets for the rest of the tournament.

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Johan Kriek is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Johan Kriek (Champion)
  2.   Steve Denton (Final)
  3.   Mark Edmondson (First Round)
  4.   Brian Teacher (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Tim Mayotte (Third Round)
  6.   Hank Pfister (Semifinals)
  7.   John Alexander (Fourth Round)
  8.   Chris Lewis (Third Round)
  9.   John Sadri (Fourth Round)
  10.   Tim Wilkison (Third Round)
  11.   Jeff Borowiak (Fourth Round)
  12.   Víctor Pecci (First Round)
  13.   Phil Dent (Fourth Round)
  14.   Russell Simpson (Second Round)
  15.   Fritz Buehning (First Round)
  16.   Paul McNamee (Semifinals)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Final eightEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Johan Kriek 6 6 6
  Drew Gitlin 0 4 1
1   Johan Kriek 7 7 4 3 7
16   Paul McNamee 6 6 6 6 5
  Pat Cash 4 7 3 4
16   Paul McNamee 6 6 6 6
1   Johan Kriek 6 6 6
2   Steve Denton 3 3 2
6   Hank Pfister 6 6 6 1 7
4   Brian Teacher 1 3 7 6 6
6   Hank Pfister 4 6 3 6 6
2   Steve Denton 6 4 6 3 7
  Sammy Giammalva, Jr. 6 3 3 6 3
2   Steve Denton 4 6 6 2 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   J Kriek 6 3 6 7
  M De Palmer 6 6 4 6 7   M De Palmer 3 6 2 6
  T Gullikson 3 3 6 7 5 1   J Kriek 6 7
Q   J Farrow 6 3 6 6 Q   E Sherbeck 1 6
Q   E Sherbeck 7 6 3 7 Q   E Sherbeck 4 7 7 2 7
  W Hampson 6 6 6 6 6
1   J Kriek 6 6
  C Fancutt 2 2
  CA Miller 6 3 4
  R Evett 7 3 6 3   D Collings 7 6 6
  D Collings 6 6 7 6   D Collings 6 3
  C Fancutt 7 6
  C Fancutt 6 7 6
  L Stefanki 6 4 6 14   R Simpson 3 5 1
14   R Simpson 7 6 7

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   V Pecci, Sr. 6 7 2 4 5
  A Andrews 4 6 6 6 7   A Andrews 3 3 7 2
  D Gitlin 6 6 5 6
  D Gitlin 4 6 7
  M Estep 6 1 6
  M Estep 4 4 7 6 7
  B Pils 2 7 2 6 6   B Pils 6 6 6 3 5
  M Kratzmann 6 6 6 0 1   D Gitlin 6 6
  D Keretić 3 4
  B Derlin 4 4 4
  D Keretić 0 3 6 6 6   D Keretić 6 6 6
  G Whitecross 6 6 2 2 4   D Keretić 7 6
5   T Mayotte 6 4
  F González 6 3 2
  D Siegler 6 3 0 5   T Mayotte 7 6 6
5   T Mayotte 7 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   M Edmondson 4 6 3 4
  R Meyer 6 2 6 6   R Meyer 5 6 6 5
  B Mitton 7 3 7 7
  B Mitton 2 7 6
  B Drewett 6 4 6 6 6   W Masur 6 5 7
  W Masur 2 6 7 4 7   W Masur 6 7 6
  MS Strode 3 5 4
  W Masur 4 2
  P Cash 6 6
  P Cash 6 6 6
Q   W Horskins 2 3 0 Q   J Stoddart 2 2 2
Q   J Stoddart 6 6 6   P Cash 7 6
10   T Wilkison 5 1
Q   H Hansson 7 1 6 1 2
  F Taygan 1 6 1 10   T Wilkison 5 6 3 6 6
10   T Wilkison 6 7 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   P McNamee 6 6 6 6
Q   K Barton 7 4 3 6 4   P Feigl 2 7 3 3
  P Feigl 6 6 6 4 6 16   P McNamee 6 6
  B Testerman 6 7 2 6   B Testerman 4 0
Q   R Case 1 5 6 3   B Testerman 7 7 7
  P Johnston 6 6 6
16   P McNamee 6 4 6
  M Brunnberg 2 6 7 6 7   M Brunnberg 3 6 3
  D Mustard 6 7 6 4 5   M Brunnberg 6 2 6 7 6
  S Menon 7 6 4 5 4
  M Brunnberg 2 6 7
  CB Strode 6 4 6 2 8   C Lewis 6 4 5
  R Frawley 7 6 4 6   R Frawley 4 7 4 2
8   C Lewis 6 5 6 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   H Pfister 6 6 2 6
  C Letcher 4 3 6 3 6   H Pfister 6 6 7
Q   M Freedman 1 2 6
6   H Pfister 6 7
  B Guan 6 6 1 6   B Guan 2 6
  S Youl 2 4 6 1   B Guan 7 6 6
Q   L Warder 6 4 4
6   H Pfister 6 4 6
9   J Sadri 3 6 2
Q   J McCurdy 7 4 6 4 7
  H Sundström 6 6 7 6   H Sundström 5 6 4 6 5
Q   G Mild 0 7 6 2 Q   J McCurdy 5 6
9   J Sadri 7 7
  M Gandolfo 3 4 2
LL   D Graham 0 1 0 9   J Sadri 6 6 6
9   J Sadri 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   P Dent 6 6
  J Simpson 4 1 r 13   P Dent 4 7 6 6 6
  N Saviano 6 5 7 1 3
13   P Dent 5 7 6
  G Forget 7 6 2
  G Forget 6 7 6
  S Ball 4 6 6 3 7   S Ball 4 5 2
  J Smith 6 4 3 6 5 13   P Dent 4 2
  L Bourne 5 4 6 6 3 4   B Teacher 6 6
  H Theissen 7 6 1 3 6   H Theissen 6 3 4 4
  M Bauer 2 6 6 6
  M Bauer 2 7 3
4   B Teacher 6 5 6
  B Dyke 2 3 2
  M Leach 5 4 5 4   B Teacher 6 6 6
4   B Teacher 7 6 7

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   J Alexander 6 6 6
  A Kohlberg 3 3 1 7   J Alexander 6 1 6 6
  E Edwards 3 6 2 1
7   J Alexander 6 7
  J Lloyd 7 3 1 2   J Fitzgerald 4 6
Q   J Meyers 5 6 6 6 Q   J Meyers 3 1 7 6 3
  J Fitzgerald 6 6 6 4 6
7   J Alexander 6 6 1
  M Mitchell 5 6 2 6   S Giammalva, Jr. 4 7 6
  R Lewis 7 1 6 7   R Lewis 7 3 4 4
  B Kleege 6 6 6 6
  B Kleege 2 2
  S Giammalva, Jr. 6 6
  S Giammalva, Jr. 3 6 7 2 6
  C Johnstone 6 6 5 4 6   C Johnstone 6 1 5 6 4
15   F Buehning 4 3 7 6 3

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   J Borowiak 6 6 6
  P Carter 3 4 3 11   J Borowiak 6 6 6
  J Harty 1 4 2
11   J Borowiak 7 6
  P Rennert 6 1
  P Rennert 6 6 4 7
  C Edwards 4 4 2   D Pate 4 3 6 5
  D Pate 6 6 6 11   J Borowiak 6 3
2   S Denton 7 6
  T Cain 6 2 4 3
  M Barr 3 4 5   W Maher 1 6 6 6
  W Maher 6 6 7   W Maher 2 5
2   S Denton 6 7
  J Frawley 1 2 6 3
  T Giammalva 6 6 6 3 2   S Denton 6 6 3 6
2   S Denton 4 7 7 6

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1982 US Open
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1983 French Open