1987 Australian Open – Men's Singles

Fourth-seeded Stefan Edberg successfully defended his title, defeating home player Pat Cash in the final, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1987 Australian Open.

Men's Singles
1987 Australian Open
ChampionSweden Stefan Edberg
Runner-upAustralia Pat Cash
Final score6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3
Details
Draw96
Seeds16
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

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1.   Ivan Lendl (Semifinals)
  2.   Boris Becker (Fourth round)
  3.   Yannick Noah (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Stefan Edberg (Champion)
  5.   Henri Leconte (Third round)
  6.   Miloslav Mečíř (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Brad Gilbert (Third round)
  8.   Kevin Curren (Third round)
  9.   Anders Järryd (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Johan Kriek (Second round)
  11.   Pat Cash (Final)
  12.   Milan Šrejber (Second round)
  13.   Robert Seguso (Fourth round)
  14.   Tim Wilkison (Fourth round)
  15.   Jakob Hlasek (Second round)
  16.   Ramesh Krishnan (Third round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Ivan Lendl 7 6 6
9   Anders Järryd 6 1 3
1   Ivan Lendl 6 7 6 4
11   Pat Cash 7 5 7 6
3   Yannick Noah 4 2 6 0
11   Pat Cash 6 6 2 6
11   Pat Cash 3 4 6 7 3
4   Stefan Edberg 6 6 3 5 6
6   Miloslav Mečíř 1 4 4
4   Stefan Edberg 6 6 6
4   Stefan Edberg 6 6 7
    Wally Masur 2 4 6
    Kelly Evernden 3 5 4
    Wally Masur 6 7 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   I Lendl 6 3 6 6
Q   D Saltz 6 6 6 Q   D Saltz 4 6 1 1
    P Kühnen 4 3 3 1   I Lendl 6 6 6 6
    M Freeman 4 0 r     M Anger 4 2 7 2
    M Anger 6 1     M Anger 7 6 3 6
    A Mansdorf 6 3 6 3
1   I Lendl 2 6 7 6
    R Simpson 7 6 6 7     D Goldie 6 4 6 3
    G Donnelly 6 7 3 6     R Simpson 3 6 6
    M De Palmer 6 4 6 1 2     D Goldie 6 7 7
    D Goldie 1 6 1 6 6     D Goldie 3 7 6 6 6
16   R Krishnan 6 5 7 2 2
    E Edwards 6 7 1 3 3
16   R Krishnan 4 5 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   A Järryd 6 7 6
    J Carlsson 4 7 6 7     J Carlsson 0 5 0
Q   C Saceanu 6 6 3 6 9   A Järryd 6 7 2 6
    B Derlin 6 7 3 7 6     T Champion 0 6 6 2
    A Castle 7 5 6 5 1     B Derlin 1 0 r
    T Champion 6 3
9   A Järryd 6 6 6 7
WC   D Tyson 6 6 1     P Doohan 1 7 4 6
    P Doohan 7 7 6     P Doohan 6 1 7 7
WC   A Lane 7 6 3 2 2     B Scanlon 3 6 5 6
    B Scanlon 6 3 6 6 6     P Doohan 4 6 6 6
8   K Curren 6 3 4 4
    J Fitzgerald 5 2 7 6 3
8   K Curren 7 6 6 4 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Y Noah 4 6 6 6
Q   D Macpherson 6 1 4 3
3   Y Noah 7 4 4 7 6
    B Schultz 7 6 3 7     B Schultz 6 6 6 6 4
    S Guy 5 2 6 6     B Schultz 4 6 6 6 6
    P McNamara 6 4 6 6 4     S Davis 6 1 7 2 3
    S Davis 7 6 2 3 6 3   Y Noah 4 4 6 6 6
14   T Wilkison 6 6 3 4 2
    M Edmondson 6 4 4 7 9
    H van Boeckel 3 4 5 Q   N Fulwood 4 6 6 5 7
Q   N Fulwood 6 6 7     M Edmondson 2 1 6
    D Cahill 3 4 4 14   T Wilkison 6 6 7
WC   S Barr 6 6 6 WC   S Barr 2 2 6 6
14   T Wilkison 6 6 3 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   P Cash 7 2 7 6
    C Pistolesi 5 2 6 7 9     C Pistolesi 5 6 6 2
    M Robertson 7 6 3 6 7 11   P Cash 6 6 6 6
    M Schapers 6 6 6     B Testerman 3 7 1 2
    J Levine 1 4 4     M Schapers 6 1 4
    B Testerman 7 6 6
11   P Cash 6 6 6 1 6
    P Annacone 7 7 6     P Annacone 4 1 7 6 2
    T Mmoh 6 6 4     P Annacone 6 4 6 6 6
Q   S Wood 7 6 3 2 4
    P Annacone 1 4 6 6 10
    T Nelson 6 6 6 5   H Leconte 6 6 3 4 8
    G Connell 4 4 4     T Nelson 6 6 2 3
5   H Leconte 4 7 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   M Mečíř 4 6 6 6
    J Bates 6 2 1 3
6   M Mečíř 6 6 6
    M Woodforde 6 6 6 Q   G Muller 4 4 4
Q   M Baroch 3 4 4     M Woodforde 5 7 6 6 4
Q   G Muller 6 6 6 6 Q   G Muller 7 5 4 7 6
Q   S Denton 7 3 4 4 6   M Mečíř 6 6 6
Q   C Eagle 6 4 6     M Kratzmann 4 2 2
    M Davis 7 6 7     M Davis 4 2 4
    M Kratzmann 7 4 7 6     M Kratzmann 6 6 6
    J Lapidus 6 6 6 4     M Kratzmann 6 6 6
Q   K Flach 4 2 3
Q   K Flach 3 2 7 6 6
12   M Šrejber 6 6 5 3 3

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   R Seguso 6 3 7 6
    B Green 3 6 6 4
13   R Seguso 6 3 7 6
    G Michibata 3 7 4 4     J Frana 3 6 6 4
    J Frana 6 5 6 6     J Frana 2 7 6 6
WC   S Youl 4 3 6     A Maurer 6 5 3 4
    A Maurer 6 6 7 13   R Seguso 1 0 1
4   S Edberg 6 6 6
    J Frawley 6 6 3
    P Carlsson 6 1 6 6     P Carlsson 2 3 2 r
WC   J Stoltenberg 3 6 3 2     J Frawley 4 3 1
    G Bloom 6 5 4 1 4   S Edberg 6 6 6
Q   J Letts 4 7 6 6 Q   J Letts 6 1 0 2
4   S Edberg 3 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   B Gilbert 7 6 6
    B Drewett 6 3 6 6     B Drewett 5 3 2
    P McNamee 4 6 4 2 7   B Gilbert 6 2 3 1
    N Odizor 5 2 3     D Rostagno 4 6 6 6
    D Rostagno 7 6 6     D Rostagno 7 6 6
    R Matuszewski 5 1 1
    D Rostagno 7 2 4 7 5
    K Evernden 6 6 6 5 7
    B Pearce 3 7 6 4 12
    L Shiras 6 2 3 6     D Visser 6 6 3 6 10
    D Visser 4 6 6 7     B Pearce 2 2 4
    K Evernden 7 6 6     K Evernden 6 6 6
    J Canter 6 3 4     K Evernden 6 2 6 6
10   J Kriek 2 6 4 4

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   J Hlasek 6 3 3 7 4
    C van Rensburg 6 6 0 6     C van Rensburg 4 6 6 6 6
    L Lavalle 3 4 6 4     C van Rensburg 3 6 5 6 0
    J Sadri 3 7 4 0     W Masur 6 1 7 4 6
    W Masur 6 6 6 6     W Masur 6 6 6 6
    K Jones 7 2 0 4
    W Masur 4 7 6 6 6
2   B Becker 6 6 4 7 2
    C Limberger 1 4 2
Q   L Warder 7 6 3 4 1     S Živojinović 6 6 6
    S Živojinović 6 3 6 6 6     S Živojinović 3 3 6 3
    C Miniussi 2 1 5 2   B Becker 6 6 3 6
    B Dyke 6 6 7     B Dyke 7 1 4 7 2
2   B Becker 6 6 6 6 6

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1986 US Open
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1987 French Open