In Sport

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A French Mixed Doubles Tournament Since 1972

Victor P Taffa

There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championship Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Open are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championship began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

However the Doubles Winners listed contains Australian Doubles Pairings only.


Australia’s Recent Tennis Major Championship Winners

Male Singles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Singles Winners include:

Australian Open              French Open                 Wimbledon                       US Open

1976 Mark Edmondson       1969 Rod Laver                 2002 Lleyton Hewitt           2001 Lleyton Hewitt

1975 John Newcombe            1968 Ken Rosewall          1987 Pat Cash                       1998 Patrick Rafter

Female Singles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Singles Winners include:

Australian Open            French Open                   Wimbledon                            US Open

1978 Chris O’Neill              2019 Ashleigh Barty           1980 Evonne Goolagong           2011 Samantha Stosur

1977 Kerry Melville Reid   1973 Margaret Court          1971 Evonne Goolagong          1973 Margaret Court

Male Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open           French Open                     Wimbledon                                        US Open

1997 Todd Woodbridge     2000 Todd Woodbridge     2000 Todd Woodbridge                     1996 Todd Woodbridge

1997 Mark Woodforde       2000 Mark Woodforde       2000 Mark Woodforde                       1996 Mark Woodforde

1992 Todd Woodbridge     1985 Mark Edmondson       1997 Todd Woodbridge                     1995 Todd Woodbridge

1992 Mark Woodforde      1985 Kim Warwick                 1997 Mark Woodforde                       1995 Mark Woodforde

Female Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open         French Open                       Wimbledon                           US Open

1979 Judy Chaloner        1966 Margaret Court                1978 Kerry Melville Reid       1970 Margaret Court

1979 Dianne Evers          1966 Judy Tegart Dalton         1978 Wendy Turnbull             1970 Judy Tegart Dalton

1977 Evonne Cawley       1965 Margaret Court                1969 Margaret Court              1963 Robyn Ebbern

1977 Helen Cawley          1965 Lesley Turner Bowrey     1969 Judy Tegart Dalton      1963 Margaret Court

Mixed Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Mixed Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open           French Open                                Wimbledon                             US Open

2013 Jarmila Gajdosova   1972 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley  1991 Elizabeth Sayers Smylie     2001 Rennae Stubbs

2013 Matthew Ebden         1972 Kim Warwick                          1991 John Fitzgerald                 2001 Todd Woodbridge

2005 Samantha Stosur      1965 Margaret Court                       1968 Margaret Court             1992 Nicole Provis

2005 Scott Draper              1965 Ken Fletcher                           1968 Ken Fletcher                   1992 Mark Woodforde


Champions By Year

Year                French Open                                     

                        Mixed Doubles Started in 1925      

2019                Ivan Dodig (CRO)                             

                        Latisha Chan (TAI)                            

2018                Latisha Chan (CHI)                           

                        Ivan Dodig (CRO)                             

2017                Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN)               

                        Rohan Bopanna (IND                        

2016                Martina Hingis (SWI)                        

                        Leander Paes (IND)                           

2015                Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA)          

                        Mike Bryan (USA)                            

2014                Anna-Lena Gronefeld (GER)            

                        Jean-Julien Rojer (NET)                    

2013                Lucie Hradecka (CZE)                      

                        Frantisek Cermak (CZE)                   

2012                Sania Mirza (IND)                             

                        Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)                    

2011                Casey Dellacqua (AUS)                    

                        Scott Lipsky (USA)                           

2010                Katrina Srebotnik (SLO)                   

                        Nenad Zimonjic (SER)                      

2009                Liezel Huber (USA)                          

                        Bob Bryan (USA)                              

2008                Victoria Azarenka (BEL)                  

                        Bob Bryan (USA)                              

2007                Nathalie Dechy (FRA)                       

                        Andy Ram (ISR)                                

2006                Katrina Srebotnik (SLO)                   

                        Nenad Zimonjic (SER)                      

2005                Daniela Hantuchova (SLA)               

                        Fabrice Santoro (FRA)                      

2004                Tatiana Golovin (FRA)                     

                        Richard Gasquet (FRA)                     

2003                Lisa Raymond (USA)                        

                        Mike Bryan (USA)                            

2002                Cara Black (ZIM)                              

                        Wayne Black (ZIM)                          

2001                Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA)          

                        Tomas Carbonell (SPA)                    

2000                Mariaan de Swardt (SA)                    

                        David Adams (SA)                            

1999                Katrina Srebotnik (SLO)                   

                        Piet Norval (SA)                                

1998                Venus Williams (USA)                     

                        Justin Gimelstob (USA)                    

1997                Rika Hiraki (JAP)                              

                        Mahesh Bhupathi (IND)                    

1996                Patricia Tarabini (ARG)                    

                        Javier Frana (ARG)                           

1995                Larissa Savchenko Neiland (LAT)    

                        Mark Woodforde (AUS)                   

1994                Kristie Boogert (NET)                       

                        Menno Oosting (NET)                       

1993                Eugenia Maniokova (RF)                  

                        Andrei Olhovskiy (RUS)                   

1992                Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA)        

                        Todd Woodbridge (AUS)                  

1991                Helena Sukova (CZE)                        

                        Cyril Suk (CZE)                                

1990                Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA)        

                        Jorge Lozano ( MEX)                         

1989                Manon Bollegraf (NET)                    

                        Tom Nijssen (NET)                           

1988                Lori McNeill (USA)                          

                        Jorge Lozano (MEX)                         

1987                Pam Shriver (USA)                            

                        Emilie Sanchez (SPA)                                   

1986                Kathy Jordan (USA)                          

                        Ken Flach (USA)                               

1985                Martina Navratilova (USA)               

                        Heinz Gunthardt (SWI)                     

1984                Anne Smith (USA)                            

                        Dick Stockton (USA)                        

1983                Barbara Jordan (USA)                                   

                        Eliot Teltscher (USA)                        

1982                Wendy Turnbull (AUS)                     

                        John Lloyd (UK)                                

1981                Andrea Jaeger (USA)                        

                        Jimmy Arias (USA)                           

1980                Anne Smith (USA)                            

                        Billy Martin (USA)                           

1979                Wendy Turnbull (AUS)                     

                        Bob Hewitt (SA)                                

1978                Renata Tomanova (CZE)                   

                        Pavel Slozil (CZE)                             

1977                Mary Carillo (USA)                           

                        John McEnroe (USA)                        

1976                Ilana Kloss (SA)                                

                        Kim Warwick (AUS)                         

1975                Fiorella Bonicelli (URU)                   

                        Tomas Koch (BRA)                           

1974                Martina Navratilova (CZE)               

                        Ivan Molina (COL)                            

1973                Francoise Durr (FRA)                       

                        Jean Claude Barclay (FRA)               

1972                Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)   

                        Kim Warwick (AUS)                         

1971                Francoise Durr (FRA)                       

                        Jean Claude Barclay (FRA)               

1970                Billie Jean King (USA)                     

                        Bob Hewitt (SA)                                

1969                Margaret Court (AUS)                       

                        Marty Riessen (USA)                        

 Open Era Tennis Begins May 1968

 1968                Francoise Durr (FRA)                       

                        Jean Claude Barclay (FRA)               

1967                Billie Jean King (USA)                     

                        Owen Davidson (AUS)                     

1966                Annette Van Zyl (SA)                       

                        Frew McMillan (SA)                         

1965                Margaret Court (AUS)                       

                        Ken Fletcher (AUS)                           

1964                Margaret Court (AUS)                       

                        Ken Fletcher (AUS)                           

1963                Margaret Court (AUS)                       

                        Ken Fletcher (AUS)                           

1962                Renee Schuurman Haygarth (SA)     

                        Robert Howe (AUS)                          

1961                Darlene Hard (USA)                          

                        Rod Laver (AUS)                              

1960                Maria Bueno (BRA)                          

                        Robert Howe (AUS)                          

1959                Yola Ramirez Ochoa (MEX)             

                        Billy Knight (UK)                             

1958                Shirley Bloomer Brasher (UK)          

                        Nicola Pietrangeli (ITA)                    

1957                Vera Puzejova Sukova (CZE)            

                        Jiri Javorsky (CZE)                            

1956                Thelma Coyne Long (AUS)              

                        Luis Ayala (CHL)                              

1955                Darlene Hard (USA)                          

                        Gordon Forbes (SA)                          

1954                Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA)    

                        Lew Hoad (AUS)                               

1953                Doris Hart (USA)                              

                        Vic Seixas (USA)                              

1952                Doris Hart (USA)                              

                        Frank Sedgman (AUS)                      

1951                Doris Hart (USA)                              

                        Frank Sedgman (AUS)                      

1950                Barbara Scofield (USA)                    

                        Enrique Morea (ARG)                       

1949                Sheila Summers (SA)                        

                        Eric Sturgess (SA)                             

1948                Patricia Canning Todd (USA)           

                        Jaroslav Drobny (CZE)                      

1947                Sheila Summers (SA)                        

                        Eric Sturgess (SA)                             

1946                Pauline Betz Addie (USA)                

                        Budge Patty (USA)                            

1945                No competition                                  


1944                No competition                                  


1943                No competition                                  


1942                No competition                                  


1941                No competition                                  


1940                No competition                                  


1939                Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA) 

                         E. T. Cooke (USA)        

1938                Simonne Mathieu (FRA)                   

                        Dragutin Mitic (YUG)                       

1937                Simonne Mathieu (FRA)                   

                        Yvon Petra (FRA)                             

1936                Adeline Yorke (UK)                          

                        Marcel Bernard (FRA)                      

1935                Lolette Payot (FRA)                          

                        Marcel Bernard (FRA)                      

1934                Colette Rosambert (FRA)                  

                        Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

1933                Margaret Scriven Vivian (UK)          

                        Jack Crawford (AUS)                        

1932                Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (UK)         

                        Fred Perry (UK)                                 

1931                Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (UK)         

                        Patrick Spence (SA)                          

1930                Cilly Aussem (WR)                           

                        William Tilden (USA)                       

1929                Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (USA)  

                        Henri Cochet (FRA)                          

1928                Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (USA)  

                        Henri Cochet (FRA)                          

1927                M. Bordes (FRA)                               

                        Jean Borotra (FRA)                           

1926                Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

                        Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    

1925                Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

                        Jacques Brugnon (FRA)                    


Most Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Titles (all-time)

Titles   Players

21        Margaret Court (AUS),

15        Doris Hart (USA),

11        Owen Davidson (AUS), Billie Jean King (USA),

10        Margaret Osborne duPont (USA), Ken Fletcher (AUS), Martina Navratilova (USA), Leander Paes (IND),

9          Elizabeth Ryan (USA)

8          Louise Brough Clapp (USA), Frank Sedgman (AUS), Vic Seixas (USA), Mahesh Bhupathi (IND),

7          Alice Marble (USA), Fred Stolle (AUS), Marty Riessen, (USA) Bob Bryan (USA), Martina Hingis (SWI),

6          Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA), Bob Hewitt (SA), Todd Woodbridge (AUS),



ARG               Argentina

AUS                Australia

AU                  Austria

BAH               Bahamas

BEL                Belarus

BE                   Belgium

BRA                Brazil

BUL                Bulgaria

CAN               Canada

CHL                Chile

CHI                 China

CHI                 Chinese Taipei

COL                Colombia

CRO                Croatia

CZE                Czech Republic

CZE                Czechoslovakia

DEN                Denmark

ECU                Ecuador

FIN                 Finland

FRA                France

GER                Germany

GER                German Empire

HUN               Hungary

IND                 India

IRE                 Ireland

ISR                  Israel

ITA                 Italy

JAP                 Japan

LAT                Latvia

MEX               Mexico

NAZ                Nazi Germany

NET                The Netherlands

PER                 Peru

POL                Poland

ROM               Romania

RUS                Russia

RF                   Russian Federation

SA                   South Africa

SER                 Serbia

SLA                Slovakia

SLO                Slovenia

SU                   Soviet Union

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

TAI                 Taiwan

UK                  United Kingdom

URU               Uruguay

USA                United States of America

WR                  Weimar Republic

YUG               Yugoslavia

ZIM                 Zimbabwe



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