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2000 Australian Open

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2000 Australian Open

2000 Australian Open
Date 17–30 January
Edition 88th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Hardcourt (Rebound Ace)
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Melbourne Park
Men's Singles
Andre Agassi
Women's Singles
Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
Ellis Ferreira / Rick Leach
Women's Doubles
Lisa Raymond / Rennae Stubbs
Mixed Doubles
Rennae Stubbs / Jared Palmer

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.

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.


  • Former champions 1
  • Seniors 2
    • Men's Singles 2.1
    • Women's Singles 2.2
    • Men's Doubles 2.3
    • Women's Doubles 2.4
    • Mixed Doubles 2.5
  • Juniors 3
    • Boys' Singles 3.1
    • Girls' Singles 3.2
    • Boys' Doubles 3.3
    • Girls' Doubles 3.4
  • Seeds 4
    • Men's singles 4.1
    • Women's singles 4.2
  • Prize money 5
  • References 6

Former champions

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

The following are former Grand Slam finalists in the draw:


Men's Singles

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 Singles

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 Doubles

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

Women's Doubles

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

Mixed Doubles

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


Boys' Singles

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

Girls' Singles

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

Boys' Doubles

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

Girls' Doubles

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


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

Prize money

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.


  1. ^ a b c d "Venus withdraws from Australian Open".  
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 81.  
Preceded by
1999 US Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2000 French Open
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