1983 New South Wales Open

The 1983 New South Wales Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the White City Stadium in Sydney, Australia. The men's tournament, named ANZ Bank NSW Open, was part of the 1983 Volvo Grand Prix and held from 12 December until 18 December 1983. The women's tournament, known as the NSW Building Society Open, was part of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series and was played from 21 November through 27 November 1983. It was the 92nd edition of the tournament. Third-seeded Jo Durie won the women's singles title, the first British female player to do so since Dorothy Round in 1934.[1][2]

1983 NSW Open
Date12–18 December (men)
21–27 November (women)
Draw56S / 32D
Prize money$150,000
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueWhite City Stadium
Men's singles
Sweden Joakim Nyström
Women's singles
United Kingdom Jo Durie
Men's doubles
Australia Pat Cash / United States Mike Bauer
Women's doubles
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs / Australia Wendy Turnbull
← 1982 · Sydney International · 1984 →


Men's singlesEdit

  Joakim Nyström defeated   Mike Bauer 2–6, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Nyström's 1st singles title of his career.

Women's singlesEdit

  Jo Durie defeated   Kathy Jordan 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Durie's 2nd and final singles title of the year and of her career.

Women's doublesEdit

  Anne Hobbs /   Wendy Turnbull defeated   Hana Mandlíková /   Helena Suková 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Hobbs' 5th title of the year and the 6th of her career. It was Turnbull's 4th title of the year and the 56th of her career.

Men's doublesEdit

  Pat Cash /   Mike Bauer defeated   Broderick Dyke /   Rod Frawley 7–6, 6–4


  1. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 462, 483.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1984). World of Tennis 1984 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Willow Books. p. 191. ISBN 0002181223.

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