1984 South African Open (tennis)

The 1984 South African Open was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts in Johannesburg, South Africa that was part of the 1984 Volvo Grand Prix and the 1984 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the 81st edition of the tournament. The women's tournament was held from 30 April through 6 May 1984 while the men's tournament was held from 19 November through 25 November 1984.

1984 South African Open
Date30 April – 6 May (women)
19 – 25 November (men)
CategoryGrand Prix (men)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$300,000 (men)
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationJohannesburg, South Africa
VenueEllis Park Tennis Stadium
Men's Singles
United States David Pate[1]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert
Men's Doubles
United States Tracy Delatte / Paraguay Francisco Gonzalez[2]
Women's Doubles
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / South Africa Beverly Mould
← 1983 · South African Open · 1985 →


Men's SinglesEdit

  Eliot Teltscher defeated   Vitas Gerulaitis 6–3, 6–1, 7–6 [1]

  • It was Teltscher's 2nd title of the year and the 13th of his career.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Andrea Jaeger 6–3, 6–0

  • It was Evert's 3rd title of the year and the 150th of her career.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Tracy Delatte /   Francisco Gonzalez defeated   Steve Meister /   Eliot Teltscher 7–6, 6–1 [2]

  • It was Delatte's only title of the year and the 3rd of his career. It was Gonzalez's 2nd title of the year and the 8th of his career.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Rosalyn Fairbank /   Beverly Mould defeated   Sandy Collins /   Andrea Leand 6–1, 6–2

  • It was Fairbank's 1st title of the year and the 10th of her career. It was Mould's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of her career.


  1. ^ a b "1984 Johannesburg Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ a b "1984 Johannesburg Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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