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The 1993 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 81st edition of the Australian Open and was held from 18 through 31 January 1993.

1993 Australian Open
Date18–31 January
Edition81st
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt (Rebound Ace)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueNational Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jim Courier
Women's Singles
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
South Africa Danie Visser / Australia Laurie Warder
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom James Baily
Girls' Singles
Germany Heike Rusch
Boys' Doubles
Germany Lars Rehmann / Germany Christian Tambue
Girls' Doubles
Switzerland Joana Manta / Czech Republic Ludmila Richterova
← 1992 · Australian Open · 1994 →

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Jim Courier defeated   Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5

  • It was Courier's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Monica Seles defeated   Steffi Graf 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Seles' 8th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Australian Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Danie Visser /   Laurie Warder defeated   John Fitzgerald /   Anders Järryd 6–4, 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Visser's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title. It was Warder's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Gigi Fernández /   Natasha Zvereva defeated   Pam Shriver /   Elizabeth Smylie 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Fernández's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. It was Zvereva's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario /   Todd Woodbridge defeated   Zina Garrison-Jackson /   Rick Leach 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Sánchez Vicario's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Australian Open title. It was Woodbridge's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Australian Open title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  James Baily defeated   Steven Downs 6–3, 6–2

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Heike Rusch defeated   Andrea Glass 6–1, 6–2

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Lars Rehmann /   Christian Tambue defeated   Scott Humphries /   Jimmy Jackson 6–7, 7–5, 6–2

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Joana Manta /   Ludmila Richterová defeated   Åsa Carlsson /   Cătălina Cristea 6–3, 6–2

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [1] Men A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200
Women A$410,000 A$205,000 A$102,500 A$53,400 A$28,700 A$16,500 A$10,000 A$6,200

Total prize money for the event was A$6,455,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1994). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-00-218456-4.

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