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The 1990 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 78th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 15 through 28 January 1990.

1990 Australian Open
Date15–28 January
Edition78th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt (Rebound Ace)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueNational Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
South Africa Pieter Aldrich / South Africa Danie Visser
Women's Doubles
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Mixed Doubles
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva / United States Jim Pugh
Boys' Singles
West Germany Dirk Dier
Girls' Singles
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Boys' Doubles
Sweden Roger Pettersson / Sweden Marten Renström
Girls' Doubles
Israel Rona Mayer / Israel Limor Zaltz
← 1989 · Australian Open · 1991 →

Contents

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Ivan Lendl defeated   Stefan Edberg 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 5–2 (Edberg retired)

  • It was Lendl's 8th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Steffi Graf defeated   Mary Joe Fernández 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Graf's 10th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Pieter Aldrich /   Danie Visser defeated   Grant Connell /   Glenn Michibata 6–4, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Aldrich's 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Australian Open title. It was Visser's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Jana Novotná /   Helena Suková defeated   Patty Fendick /   Mary Joe Fernández 7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)

  • It was Novotná's 6th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title. It was Suková's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Natasha Zvereva /   Jim Pugh defeated   Zina Garrison /   Rick Leach 4–6, 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Zvereva's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Pugh's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 5th and last Australian Open title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Dirk Dier defeated   Leander Paes 6–4, 7–6

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Magdalena Maleeva defeated   Louise Stacey 7–5, 6–7, 6–1

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Roger Pettersson /   Marten Renström defeated   Robert Janecek /   Ernesto Munoz de Cote 4–6, 7–6, 6–1

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Rona Mayer /   Limor Zaltz defeated   Justine Hodder /   Nicole Pratt 6–4, 6–4

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$320,000 A$160,000 A$80,000 A$40,000 A$21,000 A$12,000 A$7,500 A$4,600
Women A$320,000 A$160,000 A$80,000 A$40,000 A$21,000 A$12,000 A$7,500 A$4,600

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1991). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-00-218403-8.

External linksEdit