Australian Open winners and runner-ups (female): From 1980-1989

Steffi Graf, Australian Open winners and runner-ups female, From 1980-1989

Open Era has been a treat for some the female players in the Australian Open as they got the chance to win the Australian Open championship in straight sets. Not every player has been successful in achieving this landmark. Some of the players who won the Australian Open final in straight sets include the names of; Margaret Court in 1970 and 1973, Evonne Goolagant in 1975, 1976 and 1977, Chris O’Neil in 1978, Graf in 1988, 1989 and 1994, Mary Pierce in 1995, Martina Hingis 1997, Davenport 2000 and Sharapova in 2008. The female winners and runner-ups of Australian Open from 1980-1989 are:

Australian Open Tennis- 1980

  • Australian Open winner (female): Hana Mandilkova
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Wendy Turnbull

Australian Open Tennis- 1981

  • Australian Open winner (female):  Martina Navratilova
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Chris Evert

Australian Open Tennis- 1982

  • Australian Open winner (female): Christ Evert Lloyd
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Martina Navratilova

Australian Open Tennis-1983

  • Australian Open winner (female): Martina Navratilova
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Kathy Jordan

Australian Open Tennis- 1984

  • Australian Open winner (female): Chris Evert Lloyd
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Helena Sukova

Australian Open Tennis-1985

  • Australian Open winner (male): Martina Navratilova
  • Australian Open runner-up (male): Chris Evert

Australian Open Tennis-1987

  • Australian Open winner (female): Hanna Madlikova
  • Australian Open run ner-up (female): Martina Navratilova

Australian Open Tennis-1988

  • Australian Open winner (female): Steffi Graf
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Chris Evert

Australian Open Tennis- 1989

  • Australian Open winner (female): Steffi Graf
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Helena Sukova

Australian Open winners and runner-ups (female): From 1970-1979

Australian Open winners and runner-ups female,  From 1970-1979, Evonne Goolagong Court

Although Evonne Goolagong Court ruled the 70’s era of Australian Open but along with time, some other female tennis players took over the court with winning the title number of times. Greatest female tennis player Steffi Graf won the Australian Open title four times and won three of them consecutively. Along with her, Monica Seles is a four time Australian Open winner with winning three times consecutively. At times, you do wonder where those legendary players have gone. For this reason, we are bringing you their success. Here are the 1970-1979 Australian Open female winners:

Australian Open Tennis- 1970

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Kerry Melville

Australian Open Tennis- 1971

  • Australian Open winner (female):  Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Evonne Goolagong

Australian Open Tennis- 1972

  • Australian Open winner (female): Virginia Wade
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Evonne Goolagong

Australian Open Tennis-1973

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Evonne Goolagong

Australian Open Tennis- 1974

  • Australian Open winner (female): Evonne Goolagong
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Chris Evert

Australian Open Tennis-1975

  • Australian Open winner (male): Evonne Goolagong
  • Australian Open runner-up (male): Martina Navratilova

Australian Open Tennis- 1976

  • Australian Open winner (female): Evonne Goolagong
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Renata Tomanvoa

Australian Open Tennis-1977

  • Australian Open winner (female): Kerry Reid
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Dianne Fromholtz

Australian Open Tennis-1978

  • Australian Open winner (female): Chris O’Neil
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Betsy Nagelsen

Australian Open Tennis- 1979

  • Australian Open winner (female): Barbara Jordan
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Sharon Walsh

Australian Open Winners and runner-ups (female): From 1960-1969

Margaret Court, Australian Open Winners and runner-ups female, From 1960-1969

The women’s singles Australian Open tennis tournament was first contested in 1922 along with mixed doubles. Since then, Australian Open women’s singles has been ruled by greatest female tennis players who with their spectacular performances won the hearts of tennis fans. In the Amateur Australian Open titles, Margaret Court holds the record for most titles and consecutive titles as well. In the Open Era, American famous tennis player Serena Williams has won the most number of titles (5 Australian Open titles). Here are the winners and runner ups (females) of Australian Open (1960-1969):

Australian Open Tennis- 1960

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Jan Lehane

Australian Open Tennis- 1961

  • Australian Open winner (female):  Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Jan Lehane

Australian Open Tennis- 1962

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Jan Lehane

Australian Open Tennis-1963

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Jan Lehane

Australian Open Tennis- 1964

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Lesley Turner

Australian Open Tennis-1965

  • Australian Open winner (male): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (male): Maria Bueno

Australian Open Tennis- 1966

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Nancy Richey

Australian Open Tennis-1967

  • Australian Open winner (female): Nancy Richey
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Lesley Turner

Australian Open Tennis-1968

  • Australian Open winner (female): Billie Jean King
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Margaret Smith-Court

Australian Open Tennis- 1969

  • Australian Open winner (female): Margaret Smith-Court
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Billie Jean king