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The 1986 Nabisco Grand Prix was the only tennis circuit held that year. The tour consisted of 70 tournaments in 23 different countries.[1] It incorporated three of the four grand slam tournaments, three World Championship Tennis tournaments and the Grand Prix tournaments. The season ending Masters tournament was moved from the January slot to December.

1986 Grand Prix circuit
Ivan Lendl smile.jpg
Lendl was the points leader
Details
Duration6 January – 10 December
Edition17th
Tournaments70
CategoriesGrand Slam (4)
World Championship Tennis (5)
Regular Series (59)
Team Events (2)
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (9)
Most tournament finalsCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (12)
Prize money leaderCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl ($800,000)[a]
Points leaderCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (4,801)
Awards
Player of the yearCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Most improved
player of the year
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Newcomer of the yearSweden Ulf Stenlund
Comeback
player of the year
Not given
1985
1987

Contents

ScheduleEdit

The table below shows the schedule for the 1986 Nabisco Grand Prix season.

KeyEdit

Grand Slam events
Team events
World Championship Tennis event
Year-end championships

JanuaryEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
27 Jan Ebel U.S. Pro Indoor
Philadelphia, United States
$375,000 – Hard – 48S/24D
  Ivan Lendl
w/o
  Tim Mayotte   Brad Gilbert
  Yannick Noah
  Paul Annacone
  Jakob Hlasek
  Kevin Curren
  Jimmy Connors
  Scott Davis
  David Pate
7–6, 7–6
  Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd

FebruaryEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 Feb Volvo U.S. Indoor Championships
Memphis, United States
$250,000 – Carpet – 48S/24D
  Brad Gilbert
7–5, 7–6
  Stefan Edberg   Anders Järryd
  Mikael Pernfors
  Jimmy Connors
  Paul Annacone
  Kevin Curren
  Johan Kriek
  Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
  Guy Forget
  Anders Järryd
Corel North American Indoor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–4
  Milan Šrejber   Jonathan Canter
  Peter Fleming
  Jonas Svensson
  Bob Green
  Glenn Michibata
  Glenn Layendecker
  Joakim Nyström
  Wojtek Fibak
6–3, 7–6
  Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
10 Feb
17 Feb
Lipton International Players Championships
Boca Raton, United States
$750,000 – Hard – 128S/64D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Ivan Lendl
3–6, 6–1, 7–6, 6–4
  Mats Wilander   Jimmy Connors
  Stefan Edberg
  Joakim Nyström
  Yannick Noah
  Milan Šrejber
  Guy Forget
  Brad Gilbert
  Vince Van Patten
w/o
  Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
24 Feb Pilot Pen Classic
La Quinta, United States
$325,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
  Yannick Noah   Thierry Tulasne
  Jimmy Connors
  Mats Wilander
  Mikael Pernfors
  Boris Becker
  David Pate
  Peter Fleming
  Guy Forget
7–6, 6–2
  Yannick Noah
  Sherwood Stewart

MarchEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 Mar Davis Cup by NEC
Mexico City, Mexico – Clay
Guayaquil, Ecuador – Clay
Auckland, New Zealand – Hard
Telford, Great Britain – Carpet
Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Hard (i)
Calcutta, India – Grass
Palermo, Italy – Clay
Brøndby, Denmark – Carpet
First round winners
  Mexico 3–2
  United States 3–2
  Australia 4–1
  Great Britain 4–1
  Yugoslavia 3–2
  Czechoslovakia 4–1
  Italy 4–1
  Sweden 5–0
First round losers
  West Germany
  Ecuador
  New Zealand
  Spain
  Soviet Union
  India
  Paraguay
  Denmark
10 Mar Fila Trophy
Milan, Italy
$300,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Ivan Lendl
6–2, 6–2, 6–4
  Joakim Nyström   Miloslav Mečíř
  Anders Järryd
  Jakob Hlasek
  Sergio Casal
  Amos Mansdorf
  Bob Green
  Anders Järryd
  Stefan Edberg
6–3, 7–6
  Kevin Curren
  Wojtek Fibak
Open de Lorraine
Nancy, France
$85,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Thierry Tulasne
6–4, 6–3
  Broderick Dyke   Michiel Schapers
  Mansour Bahrami
  Todd Nelson
  Mark Dickson
  Jörgen Windahl
  Ivo Werner
  Wojtek Fibak
  Guy Forget
2–6, 6–2, 6–4
  Francisco González
  Michiel Schapers
17 Mar Paine Webber Classic
Fort Myers, United States
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
Singles DrawDoubles Draw
  Ivan Lendl
6–2, 6–0
  Jimmy Connors   Andrés Gómez
  Tim Mayotte
  David Pate
  Johan Kriek
  Greg Holmes
  Todd Witsken
  Andrés Gómez
  Ivan Lendl
7–5, 6–4
  Peter Doohan
  Paul McNamee
Belgium Indoors Championships
Brussels, Belgium
$210,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–3
  Broderick Dyke   Joakim Nyström
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Jonathan Canter
  Kevin Curren
  Anders Järryd
  Guy Forget
  Boris Becker
  Slobodan Živojinović
7–6, 7–5
  Kevin Curren
  Wojtek Fibak
24 Mar ABN World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
$250,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Joakim Nyström
6–0, 6–3
  Anders Järryd   Eric Jelen
  Guy Forget
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Emilio Sánchez
  Wojtek Fibak
  Stefan Edberg
  Stefan Edberg
  Slobodan Živojinović
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Wojtek Fibak
  Matt Mitchell
Volvo Grand Prix
Chicago, United States
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
  Boris Becker
7–6, 6–3
  Ivan Lendl   Scott Davis
  Jimmy Connors
  Johan Kriek
  Kevin Curren
  Paul Annacone
  Andrés Gómez
  Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
6–0, 7–5
  Eddie Edwards
  Francisco González
31 Mar WCT Atlanta Championships
Atlanta, United States
$220,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Kevin Curren
7–6, 7–6
  Tim Wilkison   Brian Teacher
  David Pate
  Mikael Pernfors
  Eliot Teltscher
  Brad Gilbert
  Mike Leach
  Andy Kohlberg
  Robert Van't Hof
6–2, 6–3
  Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
Goldstar Cologne 86'
Cologne, West Germany
$100,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Jonas Svensson
6–7, 6–2, 6–2
  Stefan Eriksson   Anders Järryd
  Karel Nováček
  Gary Donnelly
  Chip Hooper
  Amos Mansdorf
  Libor Pimek
  Kelly Evernden
  Chip Hooper
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
  Jan Gunnarsson
  Peter Lundgren

AprilEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 Apr Buick WCT Finals
Dallas, United States
$500,000 – Carpet – 16S
Singles Draw
  Anders Järryd
6–7, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4
  Boris Becker   Mats Wilander
  Stefan Edberg
  Johan Kriek
  Joakim Nyström
  Yannick Noah
  Paul Annacone
7 Apr Kim Top Line Trophy Puglia
Bari, Italy
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
  Kent Carlsson
7–5, 6–7, 7–5
  Horacio de la Peña   José López-Maeso
  Simone Colombo
  Paolo Canè
  Lawson Duncan
  Wolfgang Popp
  Hans Schwaier
  Gary Donnelly
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
14 Apr Nice International Open
Nice, France
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
  Emilio Sánchez
6–1, 6–3
  Paul McNamee   Jordi Arrese
  Sergio Casal
  Thierry Tulasne
  Florin Segărceanu
  Tarik Benhabiles
  Marián Vajda
  Jakob Hlasek
  Pavel Složil
6–3, 3–6, 11–9
  Gary Donnelly
  Colin Dowdeswell
21 Apr Volvo Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
$405,000 – Clay – 48S/24D
  Joakim Nyström
6–3, 6–2
  Yannick Noah   Mats Wilander
  Stefan Edberg
  Ronald Agénor
  Fernando Luna
  Jakob Hlasek
  Andrés Gómez
  Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
  Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
28 Apr U.S. Open Clay Court Championships
Indianapolis, United States
$300,000 – Clay – 56S/28D
  Andrés Gómez
6–4, 7–6
  Thierry Tulasne   Jimmy Arias
  Martín Jaite
  Eduardo Bengoechea
  Aaron Krickstein
  Jakob Hlasek
  Mikael Pernfors
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
6–4, 6–3
  John Fitzgerald
  Sherwood Stewart
Madrid Open
Madrid, Spain
$85,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
  Joakim Nyström
6–1, 6–1
  Kent Carlsson   Andreas Maurer
  Anders Järryd
  Víctor Pecci
  Luiz Mattar
  Tore Meinecke
  Marcelo Ingaramo
  Anders Järryd
  Joakim Nyström
6–2, 6–2
  Jesus Colas-Abad
  David de Miguel-Lapiedra

MayEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 May Shearson Lehman Brothers
Tournament of Champions

New York, United States
  Yannick Noah
7–6, 6–0
  Guillermo Vilas   Ivan Lendl
  Martín Jaite
  Thierry Tulasne
  Pablo Arraya
  Joakim Nyström
  Boris Becker
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
7–6, 7–6
  Boris Becker
  Slobodan Živojinović
Bavarian Open
Munich, West Germany
  Emilio Sánchez
6–1, 6–3
  Ricki Osterthun   Jonas Svensson
  Eliot Teltscher
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Kent Carlsson
  Eric Jelen
  Thomas Muster
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
  Broderick Dyke
  Wally Masur
12 May Italian Open
Rome, Italy
  Ivan Lendl
7–5, 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
  Emilio Sánchez   Yannick Noah
  Mats Wilander
  Henri Leconte
  Diego Pérez
  Boris Becker
  Libor Pimek
  Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
7–6, 6–2
  Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
19 May Torneo Internazionale Citta di Firenze
Florence, Italy
  Andrés Gómez
6–3, 6–4
  Henrik Sundström   Claudio Mezzadri
  Emilio Sánchez
  Diego Pérez
  Francesco Cancellotti
  Thomas Muster
  Horacio de la Peña
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 7–6
  Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
World Team Cup
Düsseldorf, West Germany
  France
2–1
  Sweden
26 May
2 June
French Open
Paris, France
  Ivan Lendl
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
  Mikael Pernfors   Johan Kriek
  Henri Leconte
  Andrés Gómez
  Guillermo Vilas
  Boris Becker
  Andrei Chesnokov
  John Fitzgerald
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(4), 14–12
  Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
  Kathy Jordan
  Ken Flach
3–6, 7–6(3), 6–3
  Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer
  Mark Edmondson

JuneEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 Jun Stella Artois Grass Court Championships
London, Great Britain
  Tim Mayotte
6–4, 2–1 ret.
  Jimmy Connors   Robert Seguso
  Stefan Edberg
  Paul Annacone
  Ramesh Krishnan
  Tim Wilkison
  Boris Becker
  Kevin Curren
  Guy Forget
3–6, 6–3, 16–14
  Darren Cahill
  Mark Kratzmann
Master Bologna
Bologna, Italy
  Martín Jaite
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
  Paolo Canè   Kent Carlsson
  Francisco Maciel
  Horacio de la Peña
  Simone Colombo
  Diego Pérez
  Sergio Casal
  Paolo Canè
  Simone Colombo
6–1, 6–2
  Claudio Panatta
  Blaine Willenborg
16 Jun Bristol Trophy
Bristol, Great Britain
  Vijay Amritraj
7–6, 1–6, 8–6
  Henri Leconte   Bud Schultz
  Mark Woodforde
  Michiel Schapers
  Jeremy Bates
  Bob Green
  Tim Wilkison
  Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
6–7, 7–6, 12–10
  Mark Edmondson
  Wally Masur
Athens International
Athens, Greece
  Henrik Sundström
6–0, 7–5
  Francisco Maciel   Juan Avendaño
  Pablo Arraya
  Claudio Panatta
  Fernando Luna
  Bruno Orešar
  Pedro Rebolledo
  Libor Pimek
  Blaine Willenborg
5–7, 6–4, 6–2
  Carlos di Laura
  Claudio Panatta
23 Jun Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
  Boris Becker
6–4, 6–3, 7–5
  Ivan Lendl   Slobodan Živojinović
  Henri Leconte
  Tim Mayotte
  Ramesh Krishnan
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Pat Cash
  Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
7–6(4), 6–3, 6–3
  Gary Donnelly
  Peter Fleming
  Kathy Jordan
  Ken Flach
6–3, 7–6(7)
  Martina Navratilova
  Heinz Günthardt

JulyEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 Jul Nabisco Grand Prix Passing Shot
Bordeaux, France
  Paolo Canè
6–4, 1–6, 7–5
  Kent Carlsson   Ulf Stenlund
  Ronald Agénor
  Thierry Champion
  Diego Pérez
  Libor Pimek
  Thierry Tulasne
  Jordi Arrese
  David de Miguel-Lapiedra
7–5, 6–4
  Ronald Agénor
  Mansour Bahrami
RADO Swiss Open
Gstaad, Switzerland
  Stefan Edberg
7–5, 4–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–2
  Roland Stadler   Jan Gunnarsson
  Emilio Sánchez
  Damir Keretić
  Mikael Pernfors
  Jakob Hlasek
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
  Stefan Edberg
  Joakim Nyström
Volvo Tennis Hall of Fame Championships
Newport, United States
  Bill Scanlon
7–5, 6–4
  Tim Wilkison   Danie Visser
  Eddie Edwards
  Ricardo Acuña
  Glenn Layendecker
  Marc Flur
  Val Wilder
Vijay Amritraj
  Tim Wilkison
4–6, 7–5, 7–6
  Eddie Edwards
  Francisco González
14 July Davis Cup by NEC
Mexico City, Mexico – Clay
Wimbledon, England – Grass
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia – Hard (i)
Båstad, Sweden – Clay
Quarterfinals winners
  United States 4–1
  Australia 4–1
  Czechoslovakia 5–0
  Sweden 5–0
Quarterfinals losers
  Mexico
  Great Britain
  Yugoslavia
  Italy
21 Jul Union Warren Bank
US Pro Tennis Championships

Boston, United States
  Andrés Gómez
7–5, 6–4
  Martín Jaite   Kent Carlsson
  Horacio de la Peña
  Aaron Krickstein
  Guillermo Vilas
  Jimmy Arias
  Thierry Tulasne
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
4–6, 7–5, 6–0
  Dan Cassidy
  Mel Purcell
Volvo Tennis Open
Livingston, New Jersey, United States
  Brad Gilbert
6–2, 6–2
  Mike Leach   Wally Masur
  Christo van Rensburg
  Greg Holmes
  Jay Lapidus
  Ramesh Krishnan
  Sammy Giammalva
  Bob Green
  Wally Masur
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
  Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
  Greg Holmes
Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
  Mats Wilander   Miloslav Mečíř
  Stefan Edberg
  Eric Jelen
  Mikael Pernfors
  Paolo Canè
  Ulf Stenlund
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 6–3
  Craig Campbell
  Joey Rive
28 Jul D.C. National Bank Classic
Washington, United States
  Karel Nováček
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
  Thierry Tulasne   Andrés Gómez
  Jimmy Arias
  Aaron Krickstein
  Kent Carlsson
  Martín Jaite
  Johan Carlsson
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
6–3, 7–5
  Ricardo Acioly
  César Kist
Dutch Open
Hilversum, Netherlands
  Thomas Muster
6–1, 6–3, 6–3
  Jakob Hlasek   Menno Oosting
  Emilio Sánchez
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Andreas Maurer
  Paolo Canè
  Marián Vajda
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–4, 6–2
  Tom Nijssen
  Johan Vekemans

AugustEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
4 Aug Volvo International
Stratton Mountain United States
  Ivan Lendl
6–4, 7–6
  Boris Becker   Jimmy Connors
  John McEnroe
  Brad Gilbert
  Robert Seguso
  Andre Agassi
  Martin Laurendeau
  Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
  Paul Annacone
  Christo van Rensburg
Head Cup
Kitzbühel, Austria
  Miloslav Mečíř
6–4, 4–6, 6–1, 2–6, 6–3
  Andrés Gómez   Joakim Nyström
  Emilio Sánchez
  Horacio de la Peña
  Horst Skoff
  Martín Jaite
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Heinz Günthardt
  Tomáš Šmíd
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
11 Aug Player's Canadian Open
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  Boris Becker
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
  Stefan Edberg   Christo Steyn
  Jonathan Canter
  Kevin Curren
  Robert Seguso
  Marcel Freeman
  Bud Schultz
  Chip Hooper
  Mike Leach
6–7, 6–3, 6–3
  Boris Becker
  Slobodan Živojinović
Campionati Internazionali Della D'Aosta
San Vincente, Italy
  Simone Colombo
2–6, 6–3, 7–6
  Paul McNamee   Guillermo Pérez Roldán
  Libor Pimek
  Alex Antonitsch
  Marcelo Ingaramo
  Lawson Duncan
  Mansour Bahrami
  Libor Pimek
  Pavel Složil
6–3, 6–3
  Bud Cox
  Michael Fancutt
18 Aug Cincinnati Open
Mason, United States
  Mats Wilander
6–4, 6–1
  Jimmy Connors   Stefan Edberg
  Mikael Pernfors
  Emilio Sánchez
  Tim Wilkison
  Kevin Curren
  Kent Carlsson
  Mark Kratzmann
  Kim Warwick
6–3, 6–4
  Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
26 Aug US Open
New York City, United States
  Ivan Lendl
6–4, 6–2, 6–0
  Miloslav Mečíř   Stefan Edberg
  Boris Becker
  Henri Leconte
  Tim Wilkison
  Milan Šrejber
  Joakim Nyström
  Andrés Gómez
  Slobodan Živojinović
4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
  Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
  Raffaella Reggi
  Sergio Casal
6–4, 6–4
  Martina Navratilova
  Peter Fleming

SeptemberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
8 Sep Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, West Germany
  Martín Jaite
7–5, 6–2
  Jonas Svensson   Andrés Gómez
  Ulf Stenlund
  David de Miguel-Lapiedra
  Horst Skoff
  Guillermo Vilas
  Mikael Pernfors
  Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
6–4, 6–3
  Mansour Bahrami
  Diego Pérez
Martini Open
Geneva, Switzerland
  Henri Leconte
7–5, 6–3
  Thierry Tulasne   Eduardo Bengoechea
  Christian Miniussi
  Martin Wostenholme
  Juan Avendaño
  Fernando Luna
  Jorge Bardou
  Andreas Maurer
  Jörgen Windahl
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
  Gustavo Luza
  Gustavo Tiberti
15 Sep Volvo Championships
Los Angeles, United States
  John McEnroe
6–2, 6–3
  Stefan Edberg   Peter Lundgren
  Brad Gilbert
  Derrick Rostagno
  Jaime Yzaga
  David Pate
  Pat Cash
  Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
3–6, 7–5, 7–6
  Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
Ebel German Open
Hamburg, West Germany
  Henri Leconte
6–2, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
  Miloslav Mečíř   Emilio Sánchez
  Kent Carlsson
  Mel Purcell
  Thomas Muster
  Jakob Hlasek
  Henrik Sundström
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 6–1
  Boris Becker
  Eric Jelen
22 Sep Transamerica Open
San Francisco, United States
  John McEnroe
7–6, 6–3
  Jimmy Connors   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
  Jim Grabb
  John Sadri
  David Pate
  Peter Lundgren
  Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–4, 7–6
  Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
Torneo Godó Marlboro
Barcelona, Spain
  Kent Carlsson
6–2, 6–2, 6–0
  Andreas Maurer   Horst Skoff
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Milan Šrejber
  David de Miguel-Lapiedra
  Guy Forget
  Jan Gunnarsson
  Joakim Nyström
6–3, 6–4
  Carlos di Laura
  Claudio Panatta
29 Sep Internaztional Championships of Sicily   Ulf Stenlund
6–2, 6–3
  Pablo Arraya   Simone Colombo
  Claudio Mezzadri
  Mark Dickson
  Jimmy Brown
  Ronald Agénor
  Corrado Aprili
  Paolo Canè
  Simone Colombo
7–5, 6–3
  Claudio Mezzadri
  Gianni Ocleppo
Davis Cup by NEC: Semifinals
Brisbane – Australia – Grass
Prague – Czechoslovakia – Clay
Semifinal Winners
  Australia 3–1
  Sweden 4–1
Semifinal losers
  United States
  Czechoslovakia

OctoberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 Oct Riklis Israel Tennis Center Classic
Tel Aviv, Israel
$80,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
  Brad Gilbert
7–5, 6–2
  Aaron Krickstein   Christo Steyn
  Amos Mansdorf
  Gilad Bloom
  Michael Westphal
  Andrew Sznajder
  Peter Carlsson
  John Letts
  Peter Lundgren
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
  Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
Nabisco Grand Prix Olympia de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
$125,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Guy Forget
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
  Jan Gunnarsson   Diego Pérez
  Milan Šrejber
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Michiel Schapers
  Jakob Hlasek
  Thierry Tulasne
  Miloslav Mečíř
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–2, 3–6, 6–4
  Jakob Hlasek
  Pavel Složil
WCT Scottsdale Open
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
$220,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
  John McEnroe
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
  Kevin Curren   David Pate
  Todd Witsken
  Glenn Layendecker
  Jim Grabb
  Marty Davis
  Sammy Giammalva
  Leonardo Lavalle
  Mike Leach
7–6, 6–4
  Scott Davis
  David Pate
13 Oct Swan Premium Open
Sydney, Australia
$225,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Boris Becker
3–6, 7–6, 6–2, 6–0
  Ivan Lendl   Pat Cash
  Glenn Layendecker
  Wally Masur
  Cary Stansbury
  Marcel Freeman
  Broderick Dyke
  Boris Becker
  John Fitzgerald
6–4, 7–6
  Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
Ebel Swiss Indoors
Basel, Switzerland
$150,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Stefan Edberg
7–6, 6–2, 6–7, 7–6
  Yannick Noah   Brad Gilbert
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Stefan Eriksson
  Gary Muller
  Danie Visser
  Aaron Krickstein
  Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
7–6, 6–4
  Jan Gunnarsson
  Tomáš Šmíd
Japan and Asian Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
$125,000 – Hard – 64S/32S
  Ramesh Krishnan
6–3, 6–1
  Johan Carlsson   Kelly Jones
  Paul Chamberlin
  David Pate
  Jonathan Canter
  Mike de Palmer
  Paul Chamberlin
  Matt Anger
  Ken Flach
6–2, 6–3
  Jimmy Arias
  Greg Holmes
20 Oct Seiko Super Tennis
Tokyo, Japan
$300,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Boris Becker
7–6, 6–1
  Stefan Edberg   Ivan Lendl
  Jimmy Connors
  Scott Davis
  David Pate
  Eric Jelen
  Paul Annacone
  Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
6–3, 7–5
  Andrés Gómez
  Ivan Lendl
Fischer Tennis Cup
Vienna, Austria
$125,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/16D
  Brad Gilbert
3–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–0
  Karel Nováček   Jonas Svensson
  Jan Gunnarsson
  Richard Matuszewski
  Ricki Osterthun
  Michiel Schapers
  Michael Westphal
  Ricardo Acioly
  Wojtek Fibak
Walkover
  Brad Gilbert
  Slobodan Živojinović
27 Oct Open de Paris
Paris, France
$500,000 – Carpet – 32S/16D
  Boris Becker
6–4, 6–3, 7–6
  Sergio Casal   Henri Leconte
  Tim Mayotte
  Jonas Svensson
  Mikael Pernfors
  John McEnroe
  Yannick Noah
  Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–3, 6–2
  Mansour Bahrami
  Diego Pérez
Seiko Super Tennis
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
$200,000 – Hard – 32S/16D
  Ramesh Krishnan
7–6, 6–0, 7–5
  Andrés Gómez   Pat Cash
  Aaron Krickstein
  Jimmy Connors
  Jonathan Canter
  Andrei Chesnokov
  Scott Davis
  Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
7–6, 6–7, 7–5
  Pat Cash
  Mark Kratzmann

NovemberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 Nov Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
  Stefan Edberg
6–2, 6–1, 6–1
  Mats Wilander   Henri Leconte
  Guy Forget
  Richard Matuszewski
  Tim Mayotte
  Kent Carlsson
  Gary Donnelly
  Sherwood Stewart
  Kim Warwick
6–4, 6–4
  Pat Cash
  Slobodan Živojinović
10 Nov Benson and Hedges Championships
London, Great Britain
  Yannick Noah
6–2, 6–3, 6–7, 4–6, 7–5
  Jonas Svensson   Kevin Curren
  Libor Pimek
  Johan Kriek
  Pat Cash
  David Pate
  Jakob Hlasek
  Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
  Sherwood Stewart
  Kim Warwick
Copa Banco Galicia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Jay Berger
6–3, 6–3
  Franco Davín   Roberto Argüello
  Guillermo Pérez Roldán
  Alejandro Ganzábal
  José López-Maeso
  Francisco Maciel
  Carl-Uwe Steeb
  Loïc Courteau
  Horst Skoff
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
  Gustavo Luza
  Gustavo Tiberti
17 Nov Altech Open
Johannesburg, South Africa
  Amos Mansdorf
6–3, 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
  Matt Anger   Eddie Edwards
  Johan Kriek
  Andrés Gómez
  Broderick Dyke
  Danie Visser
  Michael Westphal
  Mike De Palmer
  Christo van Rensburg
6–2, 3–6, 7–6
  Andrés Gómez
  Sherwood Stewart
WCT Houston Shoot Out
Houston United States
  Slobodan Živojinović
6–1, 4–6, 6–3
  Scott Davis   Eliot Teltscher
  Derrick Rostagno
  Jimmy Connors
  Brad Pearce
  Bill Scanlon
  Aaron Krickstein
  Ricardo Acuña
  Brad Pearce
6–4, 7–5
  Chip Hooper
  Mike Leach
24 Nov Sul American Open
Itaparica, Brazil
  Andrés Gómez
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
  Jean-Philippe Fleurian   Ivan Kley
  Francisco Maciel
  Marian Vajda
  Diego Pérez
  Mark Dickson
  Joao Soares
  Chip Hooper
  Mike Leach
7–5, 6–3
  Loïc Courteau
  Guy Forget

DecemberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 Dec Nabisco Masters
New York City, United States
$500,000 – Carpet – 8S (RR)
  Ivan Lendl
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
  Boris Becker   Mats Wilander
  Stefan Edberg
Round robin losers
  Yannick Noah
  Andrés Gómez
  Joakim Nyström
  Henri Leconte
10 Dec Nabisco Masters Doubles
London, Great Britain
$200,000 – Carpet – 8D (RR)
  Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
6–3, 7–6, 6–3
  Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
  De Palmer /   Donnelly
  Fitzgerald /   Šmíd
Round robin losers
  Steyn /   Visser
  Gildemeister /   Gómez
  Casal /   Sánchez
  Nyström /   Wilander
25 Dec Davis Cup by NEC: Final
Melbourne, Australia – Grass
  Australia
3–2
  Sweden

ATP rankingsEdit

As of 1 January 1986
Rk Name Nation
1 Ivan Lendl   TCH
2 John McEnroe   USA
3 Mats Wilander   SWE
4 Jimmy Connors   USA
5 Stefan Edberg   SWE
6 Boris Becker   FRG
7 Yannick Noah   FRA
8 Anders Järryd   SWE
9 Miloslav Mečíř   TCH
10 Kevin Curren   USA
11 Joakim Nyström   SWE
12 Tim Mayotte   USA
13 Paul Annacone   USA
14 Johan Kriek   USA
15 Andrés Gómez   ECU
16 Henri Leconte   FRA
17 Scott Davis   USA
18 Brad Gilbert   USA
19 Tomáš Šmíd   TCH
20 Martín Jaite   ARG
Year-end rankings (December 1986)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Ivan Lendl     =
2 Boris Becker     +4
3 Mats Wilander     =
4 Yannick Noah     +3
5 Stefan Edberg     =
6 Henri Leconte     +10
7 Joakim Nyström     +4
8 Jimmy Connors     –4
9 Miloslav Mečíř     =
10 Andrés Gómez     +5
11 Brad Gilbert     +7
12 Mikael Pernfors     +153
13 Kent Carlsson     +37
14 John McEnroe     –12
15 Tim Mayotte     –3
16 Emilio Sánchez     +48
17 Martín Jaite     +3
18 Kevin Curren     –8
19 Anders Järryd     –11
20 Thierry Tulasne     +1

List of tournament winnersEdit

The list of winners and number of singles titles won, alphabetically by last name:

The following players won their first title in 1986:

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Lendl's total ATP prize money for the year was $1,987,537. This consisted of earnings from tournaments (including WCT), circuit bonuses, play-offs and team events based on merit.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1987). World of Tennis 1987. London: Willow Books. pp. 99–105, 256. ISBN 9780002182522.

External linksEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0.