1999 Australian Open – Mixed Doubles

The 1999 Australian Open – Mixed Doubles was the mixed doubles event of the eighty-seventh edition of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year. Venus Williams and Justin Gimelstob were the defending champions but did not compete that year.

Mixed Doubles
1999 Australian Open
ChampionsSouth Africa Mariaan de Swardt
South Africa David Adams
Runners-upUnited States Serena Williams
Belarus Max Mirnyi
Final score6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
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
← 1998 · Australian Open · 2000 →

Mariaan de Swardt and David Adams won in the final 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), against Serena Williams and Max Mirnyi.

One of the surprises of this tournament was that over half of the seeds fell in the first round, and none of the seeds made it past the second round.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Caroline Vis /   Paul Haarhuis (First Round)
  2.   Anna Kournikova /   Mark Knowles (First Round)
  3.   Rennae Stubbs /   Jim Grabb (First Round)
  4.   Mirjana Lučić /   Mahesh Bhupathi (Second Round)
  5.   Larisa Neiland /   Rick Leach (Second Round)
  6.   Katrina Adams /   Leander Paes (First Round)
  7.   Elena Tatarkova /   Cyril Suk (Second Round)
  8.   Lisa Raymond /   Patrick Galbraith (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
    Manon Bollegraf
  Pablo Albano
4 4  
WC   Serena Williams
  Max Mirnyi
6 6  
WC   Serena Williams
  Max Mirnyi
4 6 65
    Mariaan de Swardt
  David Adams
6 4 77
    Debbie Graham
  Ellis Ferreira
6 2 1
    Mariaan de Swardt
  David Adams
2 6 6

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   C Vis
  P Haarhuis
3 2  
    M Bollegraf
  P Albano
6 6       M Bollegraf
  P Albano
6 6  
    K Kunce
  F Montana
4 3       A Sugiyama
  P Tramacchi
3 4  
    A Sugiyama
  P Tramacchi
6 6       M Bollegraf
  P Albano
657 6
PR   L Wild
  D Roditi
4 6 7     M Oremans
  N Kulti
77 5 4
    A Coetzer
  N Broad
6 2 5 PR   L Wild
  D Roditi
3 2  
    M Oremans
  N Kulti
77 6       M Oremans
  N Kulti
6 6  
8   L Raymond
  P Galbraith
631       M Bollegraf
  P Albano
4 4  
3   R Stubbs
  J Grabb
1 62  WC   S Williams
  M Mirnyi
6 6  
WC   S Williams
  M Mirnyi
6 77   WC   S Williams
  M Mirnyi
6 6  
    E Likhovtseva
  J Tarango
6 6       E Likhovtseva
  J Tarango
4 4  
    F Labat
  D Orsanic
3 4   WC   S Williams
  M Mirnyi
6 6  
WC   L McShea
  T Woodbridge
77 6       E Callens
  C Haggard
3 4  
    Y Basuki
  T Kempers
632   WC   L McShea
  T Woodbridge
6 3 3
    E Callens
  C Haggard
77 6       E Callens
  C Haggard
2 6 6
6   K Adams
  L Paes
623  

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   L Neiland
  R Leach
4 6 77
    K-A Guse
  W Arthurs
6 3 655   L Neiland
  R Leach
4 6 4
    D Graham
  E Ferreira
6 6       D Graham
  E Ferreira
6 2 6
    P Suárez
  M Hood
3 4       D Graham
  E Ferreira
77 6  
    C Barclay
  A Florent
3 6 0     K Po
  D Johnson
641  
    K Po
  D Johnson
6 3 6     K Po
  D Johnson
636 77
    K Kschwendt
  M Damm
6 5 5 4   M Lučić
  M Bhupathi
77 2 61
4   M Lučić
  M Bhupathi
2 7 7     D Graham
  E Ferreira
6 2 1
7   E Tatarkova
  C Suk
6 5 6     M de Swardt
  D Adams
2 6 6
WC   A Molik
  J Eagle
1 7 0 7   E Tatarkova
  C Suk
5 4  
    P Tarabini
  J-L de Jager
2 3       M de Swardt
  D Adams
7 6  
    M de Swardt
  D Adams
6 6       M de Swardt
  D Adams
6 6  
    N Pratt
  K Ullyett
2 6 6     R McQuillan
  D Macpherson
4 4  
WC   J Dokić
  M Tebbutt
6 4 1     N Pratt
  K Ullyett
633  
    R McQuillan
  D Macpherson
77 6       R McQuillan
  D Macpherson
77 6  
2   A Kournikova
  M Knowles
654  

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