1983 Benson and Hedges Open

The 1983 Benson and Hedges Open was a men's Grand Prix tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand. It was the 16th edition of the APT Auckland Open tournament and was held from 10 January to 16 January 1983. First-seeded John Alexander won the singles title.

1983 Benson and Hedges Open
Date10–16 January
Edition16th
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationAuckland, New Zealand
Champions
Singles
Australia John Alexander[1]
Doubles
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson[2]
← 1982 · ATP Auckland Open · 1984 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  John Alexander defeated   Russell Simpson 6–4, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Alexander's 1st title of the year and the 34th of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Chris Lewis /   Russell Simpson defeated   David Graham /   Laurie Warder 7–6, 6–3

  • It was Lewis's 1st title of the year and the 8th of his career. It was Simpson's only title of the year and the 6th of his career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1983 Auckland – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1983 Auckland – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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