1983 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

The Men's Doubles tournament at the 1983 Australian Open was held from 29 November through 11 December 1983 on the outdoor grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Mark Edmondson and Paul McNamee won the title, defeating Steve Denton and Sherwood Stewart in the final.

Men's Doubles
1983 Australian Open
ChampionAustralia Mark Edmondson
Australia Paul McNamee
Runner-upUnited States Steve Denton
United States Sherwood Stewart
Final score6–3, 7–6(7–4)
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
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SeedsEdit

  1.   Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe (Third round)
  2.   Mark Edmondson /   Paul McNamee (Champions)
  3.   Anders Järryd /   Hans Simonsson (Third round)
  4.   Steve Denton /   Sherwood Stewart (Final)
  5.   Tom Gullikson /   Tim Gullikson (Semifinals)
  6.   Fritz Buehning /   Johan Kriek (Third round)
  7.   Mark Dickson /   Tomáš Šmíd (Third round)
  8.   John Alexander /   John Fitzgerald (Second Round)
  9.   Sammy Giammalva /   Tony Giammalva (Second round)
  10.   Mike Bauer /   Pat Cash (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Andy Andrews /   John Sadri (Second Round)
  12.   Broderick Dyke /   Rod Frawley (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Drew Gitlin /   Craig Miller (Second Round)
  14.   David Dowlen /   Nduka Odizor (Third Round)
  15.   Joakim Nyström /   Mats Wilander (Quarterfinals)
  16.   David Graham /   Laurie Warder (Semifinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
15   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6 5 4
5   Tom Gullikson
  Tim Gullikson
4 7 6
5   Tom Gullikson
  Tim Gullikson
4 6 3
4   Steve Denton
  Sherwood Stewart
6 4 6
4   Steve Denton
  Sherwood Stewart
7 6
10   Mike Bauer
  Pat Cash
6 3
4   Steve Denton
  Sherwood Stewart
3 64
2   Mark Edmondson
  Paul McNamee
6 7
12   Broderick Dyke
  Rod Frawley
6 7 3
16   David Graham
  Laurie Warder
7 5 6
16   David Graham
  Laurie Warder
3 4
2   Mark Edmondson
  Paul McNamee
6 6
    Lloyd Bourne
  Matt Mitchell
6 4
2   Mark Edmondson
  Paul McNamee
7 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 6
  W Masur
  K Warwick
7 6   W Masur
  K Warwick
3 4
  P Doohan
  M Fancutt
6 2 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
3 6 2
WC   J Harty
  D Tyson
7 3 4 15   J Nyström
  M Wilander
6 3 6
  E Korita
  J Lloyd
5 6 6   E Korita
  J Lloyd
6 6 3
15   J Nyström
  M Wilander
4 6 7
15   J Nyström
  M Wilander
6 5 4
5   To Gullikson
  Ti Gullikson
4 7 6
14   D Dowlen
  N Odizor
7 6
  P Johnston
  J McCurdy
2 7 4   M Davis
  W Hampson
6 4
  M Davis
  W Hampson
6 6 6 14   D Dowlen
  N Odizor
5 3
  M Hocevar
  Z Kuharszky
3 2 5   To Gullikson
  Ti Gullikson
7 6
  C Strode
  M Strode
6 6   C Strode
  M Strode
5 6
5   To Gullikson
  Ti Gullikson
7 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   S Denton
  S Stewart
6 6
  C Johnstone
  J Smith
6 5   H van Boeckel
  G Whitecross
4 2
  H van Boeckel
  G Whitecross
7 6 4   S Denton
  S Stewart
w/o
  H Pfister
  E Teltscher
w/o   H Pfister
  E Teltscher
  J Gurfein
  J Van Nostrand
  H Pfister
  E Teltscher
6 6
11   A Andrews
  J Sadri
3 4
4   S Denton
  S Stewart
7 6
10   M Bauer
  P Cash
6 3
10   M Bauer
  P Cash
6 6
  M Lewis
  D Mustard
6 6   M Lewis
  D Mustard
3 4
  S Edberg
  B Levine
4 4 10   M Bauer
  P Cash
2 6 6
  M De Palmer
  B Testerman
7 6 6   K Flach
  R Seguso
6 3 2
  K Flach
  R Seguso
6 7 8   K Flach
  R Seguso
7 6
8   J Alexander
  J Fitzgerald
6 3

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   F Buehning
  J Kriek
6 7
  L Shiras
  J Simpson
6 6 9   L Shiras
  J Simpson
4 6
  S Brawley
  R Meyer
4 7 7 6   F Buehning
  J Kriek
2 7 3
  M Estep
  C Fancutt
6 5 12   B Dyke
  R Frawley
6 6 6
WC   M Kratzmann
  S Youl
7 7 WC   M Kratzmann
  S Youl
6 4 4
12   B Dyke
  R Frawley
4 6 6
12   B Dyke
  R Frawley
6 7 3
16   D Graham
  L Warder
7 5 6
16   D Graham
  L Warder
5 6 8
  M Guntrip
  E Oncins
3 3   S Ball
  C Letcher
7 4 6
  S Ball
  C Letcher
6 6 16   D Graham
  L Warder
w/o
  V Gerulaitis
  B Teacher
3 7 r3   A Järryd
  H Simonsson
  J Bates
  B Derlin
6 6   J Bates
  B Derlin
6 3 2
3   A Järryd
  H Simonsson
3 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   M Dickson
  T Šmíd
6 6
WC   J Frawley
  D Lewis
2 4   P Feigl
  R Simpson
4 4
  P Feigl
  R Simpson
6 6 7   M Dickson
  T Šmíd
4 6
  L Bourne
  M Mitchell
6 7   L Bourne
  M Mitchell
6 7
WC   B Custer
  D Macpherson
2 6   L Bourne
  M Mitchell
w/o
9   S Giammalva
  T Giammalva
  L Bourne
  M Mitchell
6 4
2   M Edmondson
  P McNamee
7 6
13   D Gitlin
  C Miller
6 2 5
  R Case
  B Drewett
1 2   D Pate
  E Sherbeck
3 6 7
  D Pate
  E Sherbeck
6 6   D Pate
  E Sherbeck
4 7 6
  C Hooper
  L Stefanki
6 6 2   M Edmondson
  P McNamee
6 6 8
  J Austin
  M Leach
7 7   J Austin
  M Leach
6 6 4
2   M Edmondson
  P McNamee
4 7 6

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