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1991 Australian Open

1991 Australian Open
Date:   14–27 January
Edition:   79th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location:   Melbourne, Australia
Venue:   National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park
Champions
Men's Singles
Boris Becker
Women's Singles
Monica Seles
Men's Doubles
Scott Davis / David Pate
Women's Doubles
Patty Fendick / Mary Joe Fernandez
Mixed Doubles
Jo Durie / Jeremy Bates
Boys' Singles
Thomas Enqvist
Girls' Singles
Nicole Pratt
Boys' Doubles
Grant Doyle / Joshua Eagle
Girls' Doubles
Karina Habsudová / Barbara Rittner
Australian Open
 < 1990 1992 > 

The 1991 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Flinders Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia. It was the 79th edition of the Australian Open and was held from 14 through 27 January 1991.

Seniors

Men's Singles

Boris Becker defeated Ivan Lendl 1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Becker's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 1st Australian Open title. He became the first male German player to win an Australian Open singles title.

Women's Singles

Monica Seles defeated Jana Novotná 5–7, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Seles's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Australian Open title. She became the only Yugoslav player – male or female – to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Doubles

Scott Davis / David Pate defeated Patrick McEnroe / David Wheaton 6–7(4–7), 7–6(10–8), 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Davis' only career Grand Slam title. It was Pate's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Doubles

Patty Fendick / Mary Joe Fernandez defeated Gigi Fernández / Jana Novotná 7–6(7–4), 6–1

  • It was Fendick's only career Grand Slam title. It was Fernandez's 1st career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title.

Mixed Doubles

Jo Durie / Jeremy Bates defeated Robin White / Scott Davis 2–6, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Durie's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title. It was Bates' 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Australian Open title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Thomas Enqvist defeated Stephen Gleeson 7–6, 6–7, 6–1

Girls' Singles

Nicole Pratt defeated Kristin Godridge 6–4, 6–3

Boys' Doubles

Grant Doyle / Joshua Eagle defeated James Holmes / Paul Kilderry 7–6, 6–4

Girls' Doubles

Karina Habšudová / Barbara Rittner defeated Joanne Limmer / Angie Woolcock 6–2, 6–0

External links

  • Australian Open official website
Preceded by
1990 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1991 French Open
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