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The 2000 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Australia. It was the 88th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 17 through 30 January 2000.

2000 Australian Open
Date17–30 January
Edition88th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceHardcourt (Rebound Ace)
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueMelbourne Park
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
South Africa Ellis Ferreira / United States Rick Leach
Women's Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Rennae Stubbs
Mixed Doubles
Australia Rennae Stubbs / United States Jared Palmer
← 1999 · Australian Open · 2001 →

Both Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Martina Hingis were unsuccessful in their title defences, both being defeated in the final matches by Andre Agassi and Lindsay Davenport, respectively. For Agassi, it was the second of four Australian Open titles, and for Davenport it was her final Grand Slam title.

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Former championsEdit

The following are the former Grand Slam champions in the draw:

The following are former Grand Slam finalists in the draw:

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Andre Agassi defeated   Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Agassi's 1st title of the year, and his 45th overall. It was his 6th career Grand Slam title, and his 2nd Australian Open title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Lindsay Davenport defeated   Martina Hingis, 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Davenport's 1st title of the year, and her 27th overall. It was her 3rd (and last) career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Australian Open title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Ellis Ferreira /   Rick Leach defeated   Wayne Black /   Andrew Kratzmann, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 18–16

Women's DoublesEdit

  Lisa Raymond /   Rennae Stubbs defeated   Martina Hingis /   Mary Pierce, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Rennae Stubbs /   Jared Palmer defeated   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario /   Todd Woodbridge, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Andy Roddick defeated   Mario Ančić, 7–6(7–2), 6–3

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Anikó Kapros defeated   María José Martínez Sánchez, 6–2, 3–6, 6–2

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Nicolas Mahut /   Tommy Robredo defeated   Tres Davis /   Andy Roddick, 6–2, 5–7, 11–9

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Anikó Kapros /   Christina Wheeler defeated   Lauren Barnikow /   Erin Burdette, 6–3, 6–4

SeedsEdit

Withdrawals: Marcelo Ríos,[1] Greg Rusedski,[1] Patrick Rafter, Venus Williams,[1] Monica Seles[1]

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [2] Men A$755,000 A$377,500 A$189,000 A$96,500 A$51,600 A$29,500 A$18,000 A$11,625
Women A$717,000 A$358,500 A$179,500 A$91,800 A$49,000 A$28,000 A$17,125 A$11,050

Total prize money for the event was A$12,420,500.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Venus withdraws from Australian Open". BBC. 12 January 2000. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-00-711129-9.


Preceded by
1999 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2000 French Open