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Australian Open Winners - Men's Singles

  • See the full list of Australian Open Men's Singles Winners
  • The tournament began as the Australasian Championships in 1905
  • Novak Djokovic is the most successful player at the Australian Open with 9 titles
  • Roy Emerson won 6 titles from 1961 to 1967
  • Roger Federer won 6 titles
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Novak Djokovic has won 9 Australian Open's (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 18 Mar 2021
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The Australian Open began in 1905 and was known as the Australasian Championships until 1927 when it was called the Australian Championships. 

Roy Emerson holds the records for most titles in the Australian Championships with six (1961, 1963-1967) and holds the records for most consecutive titles with five (1963-1967).

The Australian Open was an Open Era event for the first time in 1969 when it included professional tennis players. 

Novak Djokovic holds the record for most titles in the Open Era with nine (2008, 2011-2013, 2015, 2016, 2019-2021). Djokovic holds the records for most consecutive titles in the Open Era with three (2011-2013 and 2019-2021).

List of Australian Open Men's Winners & Runners-up


Year
Winner
Country
Runner-up
Country
Final Score
2022 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc
2021 Novak Djokovic Serbia Daniil Medvedev Russia 7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2020 Novak Djokovic Serbia Dominic Thiem Austria 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2019 Novak Djokovic Serbia Rafael Nadal Spain 6-3, 6-2, 6-3
2018 Roger Federer Switzerland Marin Čilić Croatia 6-2, 6-7(5-7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
2017 Roger Federer Switzerland Rafael Nadal Spain 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
2016 Novak Djokovic Serbia Andy Murray Great Britain 6-1, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)
2015 Novak Djokovic Serbia Andy Murray Great Britain 7-6(7-5), 6-7(4-7), 6-3, 6-0
2014 Stan Wawrinka Switzerland Rafael Nadal Spain 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2013 Novak Djokovic Serbia Andy Murray Great Britain 6-7(2-7), 7-6(7-3), 6-3, 6-2
2012 Novak Djokovic Serbia Rafael Nadal Spain 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(5-7), 7-5
2011 Novak Djokovic Serbia Andy Murray Great Britain 6-4, 6-2, 6-3
2010 Roger Federer Switzerland Andy Murray Great Britain 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(13-11)
2009 Rafael Nadal Spain Roger Federer Switzerland 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(7-3), 3-6, 6-2
2008 Novak Djokovic Serbia Jo-Wilfried Tsonga France 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(7-2)
2007 Roger Federer Switzerland Fernando González Chile 7-6(7-2), 6-4, 6-4
2006 Roger Federer Switzerland Marcos Baghdatis Cyprus 5-7, 7-5, 6-0, 6-2
2005 Marat Safin Russia Lleyton Hewitt Australia 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
2004 Roger Federer Switzerland Marat Safin Russia 7-6(7-3), 6-4, 6-2
2003 Andre Agassi USA Rainer Schüttler Germany 6-2, 6-2, 6-1
2002 Thomas Johansson Sweden Marat Safin Russia 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
2001 Andre Agassi USA Arnaud Clément France 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
2000 Andre Agassi USA Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
1999 Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia Thomas Enqvist Sweden 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-6(7-1)
1998 Petr Korda Czech Republic Marcelo Ríos Chile 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
1997 Pete Sampras USA Carlos Moyá Spain 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
1996 Boris Becker  GER Michael Chang USA 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
1995 Andre Agassi USA Pete Sampras USA 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(8-6), 6-4
1994 Pete Sampras USA Todd Martin USA 7-6(7-4), 6-4, 6-4
1993 Jim Courier USA Stefan Edberg Sweden 6-2, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5
1992 Jim Courier USA Stefan Edberg Sweden 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
1991 Boris Becker Germany Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
1990 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Stefan Edberg Sweden 4-6, 7-6(7-3), 5-2 retired
1989 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Czechoslovakia 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
1988 Mats Wilander Sweden Pat Cash Australia 6-3, 6-7(3-7), 3-6, 6-1, 8-6
1987 Stefan Edberg Sweden Pat Cash Australia 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3
1985 Stefan Edberg Sweden Mats Wilander Sweden 6-4, 6-3, 6-3
1984 Mats Wilander Sweden Kevin Curren South Africa 6-7(5-7), 6-4, 7-6(7-3), 6-2
1983 Mats Wilander Sweden Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia 6-1, 6-4, 6-4
1982 Johan Kriek USA Steve Denton USA 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
1981 Johan Kriek South Africa Steve Denton USA 6-2, 7-6(7-1), 6-7(1-7), 6-4
1980 Great Britainan Teacher USA Kim Warwick Australia 7-5, 7-6(7-4), 6-3
1979 Guillermo Vilas Argentina John Sadri USA 7-6(7-4), 6-3, 6-2
1978 Guillermo Vilas Argentina John Marks Australia 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1977 (2) Vitas Gerulaitis USA John Lloyd Great Britain 6-3, 7-6(7-1), 5-7, 3-6, 6-2
1977 (1) Roscoe Tanner USA Guillermo Vilas Argentina 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
1976 Mark Edmondson Australia John Newcombe Australia 6-7, 6-3, 7-6, 6-1
1975 John Newcombe Australia Jimmy Connors USA 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(9-7)
1974 Jimmy Connors USA Phil Dent Australia 7-6(9-7), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1973 John Newcombe Australia Onny Parun New Zealand 6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1
1972 Ken Rosewall Australia Malcolm Anderson Australia 7-6(7-2), 6-3, 7-5
1971 Ken Rosewall Australia Arthur Ashe USA 6-1, 7-5, 6-3
1970 Arthur Ashe USA Dick Crealy Australia 6-4, 9-7, 6-2
1969 Rod Laver Australia Andrés Gimeno Spain 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
1968 William Bowrey Australia Juan Gisbert Spain 7-5, 2-6, 9-7, 6-4
1967 Roy Emerson Australia Arthur Ashe USA 6-4, 6-1, 6-4
1966 Roy Emerson Australia Arthur Ashe USA 6-4, 6-8, 6-2, 6-3
1965 Roy Emerson Australia Fred Stolle Australia 7-9, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-1
1964 Roy Emerson Australia Fred Stolle Australia 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
1963 Roy Emerson Australia Ken Fletcher Australia 6-3, 6-3, 6-1
1962 Rod Laver Australia Roy Emerson Australia 8-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
1961 Roy Emerson Australia Rod Laver Australia 1-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
1960 Rod Laver Australia Neale Fraser Australia 5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6
1959 Alex Olmedo Peru Neale Fraser Australia 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
1958 Ashley Cooper Australia Malcolm Anderson Australia 7-5, 6-3, 6-4
1957 Ashley Cooper Australia Neale Fraser Australia 6-3, 9-11, 6-4, 6-2
1956 Lew Hoad Australia Ken Rosewall Australia 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
1955 Ken Rosewall Australia Lew Hoad Australia 9-7, 6-4, 6-4
1954 Mervyn Rose Australia Rex Hartwig Australia 6-2, 0-6, 6-4, 6-2
1953 Ken Rosewall Australia Mervyn Rose Australia 6-0, 6-3, 6-4
1952 Ken McGregor Australia Frank Sedgman Australia 7-5, 12-10, 2-6, 6-2
1951 Dick Savitt USA Ken McGregor Australia 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
1950 Frank Sedgman Australia Ken McGregor Australia 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
1949 Frank Sedgman Australia John Bromwich Australia 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
1948 Adrian Quist Australia John Bromwich Australia 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
1947 Dinny Pails Australia John Bromwich Australia 4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 8-6
1946 John Bromwich Australia Dinny Pails Australia 5-7, 6-3, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
1940 Adrian Quist Australia Jack Crawford Australia 6-3, 6-1, 6-2
1939 John Bromwich Australia Adrian Quist Australia 6-4, 6-1, 6-3
1938 Don Budge USA John Bromwich Australia 6-4, 6-2, 6-1
1937 Vivian McGrath Australia John Bromwich Australia 6-3, 1-6, 6-0, 2-6, 6-1
1936 Adrian Quist Australia Jack Crawford Australia 6-2, 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 9-7
1935 Jack Crawford Australia Fred Perry Great Britain 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
1934 Fred Perry Great Britain Jack Crawford Australia 6-3, 7-5, 6-1
1933 Jack Crawford Australia Keith Gledhill USA 2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2
1932 Jack Crawford Australia Harry Hopman Australia 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
1931 Jack Crawford Australia Harry Hopman Australia 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
1930 Edgar Moon Australia Harry Hopman Australia 6-3, 6-1, 6-3
1929 John Colin Gregory Great Britain Richard Schlesinger Australia 6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5
1928 Jean Borotra France Jack Cummings Australia 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3
1927 Gerald Patterson Australia John Hawkes Australia 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16, 6-3
1926 John Hawkes Australia James Willard Australia 6-1, 6-3, 6-1
1925 James Anderson Australia Gerald Patterson Australia 11-9, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
1924 James Anderson Australia Richard Schlesinger Australia 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3
1923 Pat O'Hara Wood Australia Bert St. John Australia 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
1922 James Anderson Australia Gerald Patterson Australia 6-0, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
1921 Rhys Gemmell Australia Alf Hedeman Australia 7-5, 6-1, 6-4
1920 Pat O'Hara Wood Australia Ronald Thomas Australia 6-3, 4-6, 6-8, 6-1, 6-3
1919 Algernon Kingscote Great Britain Eric Pockley Australia 6-4, 6-0, 6-3
1915 Gordon Lowe Great Britain Horace Rice Australia 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4
1914 Arthur O'Hara Wood Australia Gerald Patterson Australia 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1
1913 Ernie Parker Australia Harry Parker New Zealand 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
1912 James Cecil Parke Great Britain Alfred Beamish Great Britain 3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 7-5
1911 Norman Brookes Australia Horace Rice Australia 6-1, 6-2, 6-3
1910 Rodney Heath Australia Horace Rice Australia 6-4, 6-3, 6-2
1909 Anthony Wilding New Zealand Ernie Parker Australia 6-1, 7-5, 6-2
1908 Fred Alexander USA Alfred Dunlop Australia 3-6, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3
1907 Horace Rice Australia Harry Parker New Zealand 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
1906 Anthony Wilding New Zealand Francis Fisher New Zealand 6-0, 6-4, 6-4
1905 Rodney Heath Australia Albert Curtis Australia 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Multiple champions


Novak Djokovic has won the most Australian Open men's singles titles followed by Roy Emerson and Roger Federer.

Player
CountryAmateur 
OpenAllYears
Novak Djokovic Serbia 0 9 9 2008, 2011-2013, 2015, 2016, 2019-2021
Roy Emerson Australia 6 0 6 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
Roger Federer Switzerland 0 6 6 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018
Jack Crawford Australia 4 0 4 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935
Ken Rosewall Australia 2 2 4 1953, 1955, 1971, 1972
Andre Agassi USA 0 4 4 1995, 2000, 2001, 2003
James Anderson Australia 3 0 3 1922, 1924, 1925
Adrian Quist Australia 3 0 3 1936, 1940, 1948
Rod Laver Australia 2 1 3 1960, 1962, 1969
Mats Wilander Sweden 0 3 3 1983, 1984, 1988
Boris Becker Germany 0 2 2 1991, 1996
John Bromwich Australia 2 0 2 1939, 1946
Ashley Cooper Australia 2 0 2 1957, 1958
Jim Courier USA 0 2 2 1992, 1993
Stefan Edberg Sweden 0 2 2 1985, 1987
Rodney Heath Australia 2 0 2 1905, 1910
Johan Kriek South Africa & USA 0 2 2 1981, 1982
Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia 0 2 2 1989, 1990
John Newcombe Australia 0 2 2 1973, 1975
Pete Sampras USA 0 2 2 1994, 1997
Frank Sedgman Australia 2 0 2 1949, 1950
Guillermo Vilas Argentina 0 2 2 1978, 1979
Anthony Wilding New Zealand 2 0 2 1906, 1909
Pat O'Hara Wood Australia 2 0 2 1920, 1923

Australian Open Men's Singles Winners FAQ

Who won the 2021 Australian Open?

Novak Djokovic won the 2021 Australian Open men's singles title after defeating Daniil Medvedev
7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the final.

Who has won the most Australian Open titles?

Novak Djokovic has won the the most Australian Open men's singles titles with nine (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021).

Who won the first Australian Open?

Rodney Heath won the first Australian Open men's singles title in 1905 after beating Albert Curtis 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Has Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open?

Yes, Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open in 2009 after beating Roger Federer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2 in the final.

How many Australian Open's has Roger Federer won?

Roger Federer has won the Australian Open six times (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018).

How many Australian Open's did Roy Emerson win?

Roy Emerson won six Australian Open's when it was known as the Australian Championships (1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967).

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