Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners 1905 – Present

Australian Open Mens Singles Tennis Competition

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners

The Australian Open competition was played on grass until 1988 but is now played on hardcourt. It currently takes place over 2 weeks – mid – late January, for a few years it took place in December

See also: Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners
French Open Men’s Singles Winners
US Open Men’s Singles Winners
Australian Open Women’s Singles Winners

1905
Rodney Heath AUS
beat Albert Curtis AUS
4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1906
Anthony Wilding NZL
beat Francis Fisher NZL
6–0, 6–4, 6–4
1907
Horace Rice AUS
beat Harry Parker NZL
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1908
Fred Alexander USA
beat Alfred Dunlop AUS
3–6, 3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
1909
Anthony Wilding NZL
beat Ernie Parker AUS
6–1, 7–5, 6–2
1910
Rodney Heath AUS
beat Horace Rice AUS
6–4, 6–3, 6-2
1911
Norman Brookes AUS
beat Horace Rice AUS
6–1, 6–2, 6–3
1912
James Cecil Parke GBR
beat Alfred Beamish GBR
3–6, 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 7–5
1913
Ernie Parker AUS
beat Harry Parker NZL
2–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
1914
Arthur O’Hara Wood AUS
beat Gerald Patterson AUS
6–4, 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
1915
Gordon Lowe GBR
beat Horace Rice AUS
4–6, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4
1916 – 1918
No tournament due to World War One
1919
Algernon Kingscote GBR
beat Eric Pockley AUS
6–4, 6–0, 6–3
1920
Pat O’Hara Wood AUS
beat Ronald Thomas AUS
6–3, 4–6, 6–8, 6–1, 6–3
1921
Rhys Gemmell AUS
beat Alf Hedeman AUS
7–5, 6–1, 6–4
1922
James Anderson AUS
beat Gerald Patterson AUS
6–0, 3–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1923
Pat O’Hara Wood AUS
beat Bert St John AUS
6–1, 6–1, 6–3
1924
James Anderson AUS
beat Richard Schlesinger AUS
6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3
1925
James Anderson AUS
beat Gerald Patterson AUS
11–9, 2–6, 6–2, 6–3
1926
John Hawkes AUS
beat James Willard AUS
6–1, 6–3, 6–1
1927
Gerald Patterson AUS
beat John Hawkes AUS
3–6, 6–4, 3–6, 18–16, 6–3
1928
Jean Borotra FRA
beat Jack Cummings AUS
6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3
1929
John Colin Gregory GBR
beat Richard Schlesinger AUS
6–2, 6–2, 5–7, 7-5
1930
Edgar Moon AUS
beat Harry Hopman AUS
6–3, 6–1, 6–3
1931
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Harry Hopman AUS
6–4, 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
1932
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Harry Hopman AUS
4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
1933
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Keith Gledhill USA
2–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–2
1934
Fred Perry GBR
beat Jack Crawford AUS
6–3, 7–5, 6–1
1935
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Fred Perry GBR
2-6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1936
Adrian Quist AUS
beat Jack Crawford AUS
6–2, 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, 9–7
1937
Vivian McGrath AUS
beat John Bromwich AUS
6–3, 1-6, 6–0, 2-6, 6–1
1938
Don Budge USA
beat John Bromwich AUS
6–4, 6–2, 6–1
1939
John Bromwich AUS
beat Adrian Quist AUS
6-4, 6–1, 6–3
1940
Adrian Quist AUS
beat Jack Crawford AUS
6-3, 6–1, 6–2
1941 -1945
No tournament due to World War Two
1946
John Bromwich AUS
beat Dinny Pails AUS
5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2
1947
Dinny Pails AUS
beat John Bromwich AUS
4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6
1948
Adria Quist AUS
beat John Bromwich AUS
6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3
1949
Frank Sedgman AUS
beat John Bromwich AUS
6–3, 6–2, 6–2
1950
Frank Sedgman AUS
beat Ken McGregor AUS
6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
1951
Dick Savitt USA
beat Ken McGregor AUS
6–3, 2-6, 6–3, 6–1
1952
Ken McGregor AUS
beat Frank Sedgman AUS
7–5, 12–10, 2–6, 6–2
1953
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Mervyn Rose AUS
6–0, 6–3, 6–4
1954
Mervyn Rose AUS
beat Rex Hartwig AUS
6–2, 0–6, 6–4, 6–2
1955
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Lew Hoad AUS
9-7, 6-4. 6-4
1956
Lew Hoad AUS
Ken Rosewall AUS
6–4, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
1957
Ashley Cooper AUS
beat Neale Fraser AUS
6–3, 9–11, 6–4, 6–2
1958
Ashley Cooper AUS
beat Malcolm Anderson AUS
7–5, 6–3, 6–4
1959
Alex Olmedo USA
beat Neale Fraser AUS
6–1, 6–2, 3-6, 6–3
1960
Rod Laver AUS
beat Neale Fraser AUS
5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 8–6
1961
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Rod Laver AUS
1–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
1962
Rod Laver AUS
beat Roy Emerson AUS
8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4
1963
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Ken Fletcher AUS
6–3, 6–3, 6–1
1964
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Fred Stolle AUS
6–3, 6-4, 6–2
1965
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Fred Stolle AUS
7–9, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–1
1966
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Arthur Ashe USA
6–4, 6–8, 6–2, 6–3
1967
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Arthur Ashe USA
6–4, 6–1, 6–4
1968
William Bowrey AUS
beat Juan Gisbert ESP
7-5, 2–6, 9–7, 6–4
1969
Rod Laver AUS
beat Andrés Gimeno ESP
6–3, 6–4, 7–5
1970
Arthur Ashe USA
beat Dick Crealy AUS
6–4, 9–7, 6–2
1971
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Arthur Ashe USA
6–1, 7–5, 6–3
1972
Ken Rosewall AUS
beat Malcolm Anderson AUS
7–6, 6–3, 7–5
1973
John Newcombe AUS
beat Onny Parun NZL
6–3, 6–7, 7–5, 6–1
1974
Jimmy Connors USA
beat Phil Dent AUS
7-6, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1975
John Newcombe AUS
beat Jimmy Connors USA
7–5, 3-6, 6–4, 7–6
1976
Mark Edmondson AUS
beat John Newcombe AUS
6-7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1
1977 – January
Roscoe Tanner USA
beat Guillermo Vilas ARG
6–3, 6–3, 6–3
1977 – December
Vitas Gerulaitis USA
beat John Lloyd GBR
6–3, 7-6, 5–7, 3-6, 6–2
1978
Guillermo Vilas ARG
beat John Marks AUS
6–4, 6–4, 3-6, 6–3
1979
Guillermo Vilas ARG
beat John Sadri USA
6–7, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1980
Brian Teacher USA
beat Kim Warwick AUS
7–5, 7–6, 6–3
1981
Johan Kriek RSA
beat Steve Denton USA
6–2, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4
1982
Johan Kriek USA
beat Steve Denton USA

6–3, 6–3, 6–2

1983
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Ivan Lendl CZE
6–1, 6–4, 6–4
1984
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Kevin Curren RSA
6–7, 6–4, 7–6, 6–2
1985
Stefan Edberg SWE
beat Mats Wilander SWE
6–4, 6–3, 6–3
1986
Competition month was changed back to January
1987
Stefan Edberg SWE
beat Pat Cash AUS
6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 6–3
1988
Mats Wilander SWE
beat Pat Cash
6–3, 6–7, 3–6, 6–1, 8–6
1989
Ivan Lendl CZE
beat Miloslav Mečíř CZE
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1990
Ivan Lendl CZE
beat Stefan Edberg SWE
4-7, 7-6, 5-2 (retired)
1991
Boris Becker GER
beat Ivan Lendl CZE
1-6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1992
Jim Courier USA
beat Stefan Edberg SWE
6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
1993
Jim Courier USA
beat Stefan Edberg SWE
6–2, 6–1, 2–6, 7–5
1994
Pete Sampras USA
beat Todd Martin USA
7–6, 6–4, 6–4
1995
Andre Agassi USA
beat Pete Sampras USA
4–6, 6–1, 7–6, 6–4
1996
Boris Becker GER
beat Michael Chang USA
6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
1997
Pete Sampras USA
beat Carlos Moyá ESP
6–2, 6–3, 6–3
1998
Petr Korda CZE
beat Marcelo Rios CHI
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1999
Yevgeny Kafelnikov RUS
beat Thomas Enqvist SWE
4-6, 6–0, 6–3, 7–6
2000
Andre Agassi USA
beat Yevgeny Kafelnikov RUS
3-6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4
2001
Andre Agassi USA
beat Arnaud Clément FRA
6–4, 6–2, 6–2
2002
Thomas Johansson SWE
beat Marat Safin RUS
3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6
2003
Andre Agassi USA
beat Rainer Schüttler GEr
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
2004
Roger Federer SUI
beat Marat Safin RUS
7–6, 6–4, 6–2
2005
Marat Safin RUS
beat Lleyton Hewitt AUS
1-6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
2006
Roger Federer SUI
beat Marcos Baghdatis CYP
5-7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2
2007
Roger Federer SUI
beat Fernando González CHI
7–6, 6–4, 6–4
2008
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA
4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6
2009
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
7–5, 3–6, 7–6, 3–6, 6–2
2010
Roger Federer SUI
beat Andy Murray GBR
6–3, 6–4, 7–6
2011
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Andy Murray GBR
6–4, 6–2, 6–3
2012
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
5-7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–7, 7–5
2013
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Andy Murray GBR
6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 6-2
2014
Stan Wawrinka SUI
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
2015
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Andy Murray GBR
7–6, 6–7, 6–3, 6–0
2016
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Andy Murray GBR
6–1, 7–5, 7–6
2017
Roger Federer SUI
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
6–4, 3-6, 6–1, 3-6, 6–3
2018
Roger Federer SUI
beat Marin Čilić HRZ
6–2, 6–7, 6–3, 3-6, 6-1
2019
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
6–3, 6–2, 6–3
2020
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Dominic Thiem AUT
6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

 

Published Aug 13, 2020 @ 3:12 pm – Updated – Aug 19, 2020 @ 12:23 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners 1905 to Present Day. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/australian-open-mens-singles-winners-1905-to-present-day. Last accessed September 20th, 2020