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1989 Australian Open – Men's Singles

Second-seeded Ivan Lendl defeated Miloslav Mečíř 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 in the final, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1989 Australian Open. Mats Wilander was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to unseeded Ramesh Krishnan.

Men's Singles
1989 Australian Open
ChampionCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Final score6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw128
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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This was the first Australian Open in which future world No. 1 Pete Sampras competed in the main draw.

Contents

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Ivan Lendl is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Mats Wilander (Second round)
  2.   Ivan Lendl (Champion)
  3.   Boris Becker (Fourth round)
  4.   Stefan Edberg (Quarterfinals, withdrew)
  5.   Jakob Hlasek (First round)
  6.   Henri Leconte (First round)
  7.   John McEnroe (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Yannick Noah (First round)
  9.   Miloslav Mečíř (Final)
  10.   Aaron Krickstein (Fourth round)
  11.   Thomas Muster (Semifinals)
  12.   Mikael Pernfors (Third round)
  13.   Pat Cash (Fourth round)
  14.   Jonas Svensson (Quarterfinals)
  15.   John Fitzgerald (Second round)
  16.   Amos Mansdorf (Fourth round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final eightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
Q   Goran Ivanišević 5 0 3
9   Miloslav Mečíř 7 6 6
9   Miloslav Mečíř 7 6 6
  Jan Gunnarsson 5 2 2
14   Jonas Svensson 0 3 6 4
  Jan Gunnarsson 6 6 4 6
9   Miloslav Mečíř 2 2 2
2   Ivan Lendl 6 6 6
11   Thomas Muster w/o
4   Stefan Edberg
11   Thomas Muster 2 4 7 5
2   Ivan Lendl 6 6 5 7
7   John McEnroe 6 2 6
2   Ivan Lendl 7 6 7

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Wilander 6 2 7 5 6
  Svantesson 3 6 5 7 3 1   Wilander 3 2 6
  Krishnan 7 6 4 7   Krishnan 6 6 7
Q   Talbot 6 3 6 5   Krishnan 5 4 6 3
  Paloheimo 6 3 6 3 6   Lavalle 7 6 3 6
  Aldrich 3 6 3 6 4   Paloheimo 0 6 2 1
  Lavalle 7 2 7 6   Lavalle 6 1 6 6
  Shiras 6 6 6 2   Lavalle 6 6 3 4 1
  Nijssen 7 4 Q   Ivanišević 3 3 6 6 6
  Youl 5 1 r   Nijssen 6 6 3 6
  Živojinović 6 6 6 6   Živojinović 3 2 6 3
  Fromberg 7 4 2 3   Nijssen 4 4 0
Q   Ivanišević 6 6 2 7 Q   Ivanišević 6 6 6
Q   Larsson 3 4 6 6 Q   Ivanišević 6 4 6 6
  Barr 3 4 4 15   Fitzgerald 3 6 3 4
15   Fitzgerald 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Mečíř 6 6 6
  Champion 3 2 2 9   Mečíř 6 6 7 6
  Forget 3 7 6 2   Kratzmann 2 7 6 2
  Kratzmann 6 5 7 6 9   Mečíř 6 6 6
WC   Peter-Budge 0 5 0   Stoltenberg 2 1 3
  Järryd 6 7 6   Järryd 3 6 7 5
  Norval 3 6 6 2 1   Stoltenberg 6 7 5 7
  Stoltenberg 6 3 0 6 6 9   Mečíř 6 6 6
  van Rensburg 6 6 4 6   van Rensburg 4 1 0
Q   Mercer 2 3 6 1   van Rensburg 6 6 5 1 6
  Suk 6 6 1 2   Broad 3 3 7 6 2
  Broad 3 7 6 6   van Rensburg 2 6 6 6 6
  Marcelino 3 6 5 7 6   Woodforde 6 2 7 4 0
  Apell 6 3 7 5 4   Marcelino 4 0 2
  Woodforde 6 6 6 6 6   Woodforde 6 6 6
8   Noah 4 7 2 7 4

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Becker 6 3 6 6
  Guy 2 6 2 1 3   Becker 7 6 6
  Evernden 7 6 6   Evernden 5 1 3
WC   Anderson 6 3 4 3   Becker 6 6 6
  Pridham 4 7 6 6   Pridham 0 1 2
  Drewett 6 5 3 0   Pridham 6 2 6 7 12
  Kures 2 4 2   Layendecker 7 6 3 6 10
  Layendecker 6 6 6 3   Becker 6 4 3
  Masur 6 6 6 14   Svensson 7 6 6
  Anderson 4 4 2   Masur 6 6 6
  Carlsson 6 4 6   Matsuoka 3 1 3
  Matsuoka 7 6 7   Masur 6 2 3 3
  Beutel 0 4 6 6 6 14   Svensson 4 6 6 6
Q   Prades 6 6 4 3 1   Beutel 3 4 3
  Oosting 2 0 4 14   Svensson 6 6 6
14   Svensson 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   Pernfors 6 6 6
Q   Raoux 0 4 1 12   Pernfors 6 6 6
WC   Warder 6 4 6 6 2   Meinecke 2 3 2
  Meinecke 4 6 0 7 6 12   Pernfors 7 5 6 0
  Marques 3 4 4   Schapers 6 7 7 6
  Schapers 6 6 6   Schapers 6 7 6 6
  Davis 2 7 6 6   Davis 7 6 1 2
Q   Fuchs 6 5 3 0   Schapers 6 1 2
  Chamberlin 6 4 3 6 6   Gunnarsson 7 6 6
  Nyström 2 6 6 2 4   Chamberlin 6 7 6 4 7
  Wahlgren 6 2 4 6   Keretić 7 6 3 6 9
  Keretić 4 6 6 7   Keretić 3 4 6 3
  Saceanu 6 6 7   Gunnarsson 6 6 3 6
  Sampras 4 4 6   Saceanu 1 2 7 6 1
  Gunnarsson 6 6 6   Gunnarsson 6 6 6 4 6
6   Leconte 4 3 2

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Hlasek 4 7 3 6
  Cahill 6 6 6 7   Cahill 4 6 6 6
  Delaître 7 6 1 6   Delaître 6 1 1 1
  Pugh 6 3 6 3   Cahill 7 6 5 2 4
  Gustafsson 7 6 7   Gustafsson 6 0 7 6 6
Q   Merzbacher 5 3 5   Gustafsson 6 7 6
  Lundgren 3 3 1   de la Peña 3 5 2
  de la Peña 6 6 6   Gustafsson 3 2 5
WC   Marinov 2 1 2 11   Muster 6 6 7
  Visser 6 6 6   Visser 7 6 7
  Michibata 6 6 6 0   Frawley 6 3 6
  Frawley 7 3 7 6   Visser 7 3 6 3 9
  Orešar 6 6 6 6 4 11   Muster 6 6 3 6 11
  Wekesa 7 3 0 7 6   Wekesa 6 6 2 3
  Rive 4 2 4 11   Muster 4 7 6 6
11   Muster 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   Cash 6 6 6
WC   Custer 3 1 1 13   Cash 6 6 6 4 6
  Reneberg 7 3 6 6   Reneberg 3 3 7 6 3
  Nargiso 6 6 4 0 13   Cash 7 6 6
  Bates 6 3 6 6   Bates 6 2 3
WC   Morgan 2 6 1 4   Bates 6 6 6
  Grabb 6 3 4 6 3   Pozzi 4 3 4
  Pozzi 4 6 6 3 6 13   Cash 4 0 2
WC   Carter 7 3 2 3 4   Edberg 6 6 6
  Kriek 6 6 6 6   Kriek 7 6 6
  Woodbridge 0 7 7 6   Woodbridge 5 3 1
  Brown 6 6 6 0   Kriek 5 5 5
  Moraing 6 6 1 4   Edberg 7 7 7
  Tulasne 2 2 0 r   Moraing 4 5 5
  Smith 4 6 4 3 4   Edberg 6 7 7
4   Edberg 6 3 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   McEnroe 6 7 2 6
  Westphal 4 5 6 2 7   McEnroe 6 4 6 6
  Dyke 6 6 6   Dyke 2 6 4 3
Q   Kinnear 3 2 4 7   McEnroe 6 7 6
Q   Wheaton 2 3 3   Kühnen 2 5 2
  Kühnen 6 6 6   Kühnen 6 6 7
  Koevermans 6 6 6   Koevermans 1 4 6
  Muller 1 4 4 7   McEnroe 7 6 6
  Kroon 6 7 6 10   Krickstein 6 2 3
Q   Honey 0 5 4   Kroon 7 7 6
  Cunha Silva 4 4 6   Connell 6 6 3
  Connell 6 6 7   Kroon 4 5 4
  Doohan 5 5 3 10   Krickstein 6 7 6
  Tarango 7 7 6   Tarango 3 0 2
  Riglewski 5 6 4 1 10   Krickstein 6 6 6
10   Krickstein 7 2 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   Mansdorf 6 6 6 7
Q   Leach 7 2 4 6 16   Mansdorf 6 6 7
  Matuszewski 6 6 6   Matuszewski 2 2 5
WC   Turich 4 2 4 16   Mansdorf 6 7 6
Q   Min Kwon 2 3 2 Q   Garnett 2 5 2
Q   Garnett 6 6 6 Q   Garnett 4 6 6 6
Q   Allen 4 6 6 6 Q   Allen 6 4 2 2
  Laurendeau 6 3 4 4 16   Mansdorf 6 4 2
  Kulti 6 3 7 6 2   Lendl 7 6 6
LL   Bailey 2 6 5 1   Kulti 6 7 5 6
  Baur 4 6 4   Winogradsky 2 6 7 2
  Winogradsky 6 7 6   Kulti 2 4 3
  Steeb 6 6 6 2   Lendl 6 6 6
  Moreno 1 4 2   Steeb 2 6 0 3
  Mronz 0 1 3 2   Lendl 6 3 6 6
2   Lendl 6 6 6

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