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Women's Tennis:
Australian Open, Singles Champions by Year

Full list of singles winners, year by year, of the Australian Open for women, including champions, runner-ups and finals results of each tournament edition.

Summary and Data /
Champions by Year /

Women's Tennis: Australian Open, Singles Champions by Year

Year
Champion
Runner-up
/ Result
Result
2020 Sofia Kenin
4-6, 6-2, 6-2
2019 Naomi Osaka
7-6(7-2), 5-7, 6-4
2018 Caroline Wozniacki
7-6(7-2), 3-6, 6-4
2017 Serena Williams
6-4, 6-4
2016 Angelique Kerber
6-4, 3-6, 6-4
2015 Serena Williams
6-3, 7-6(7-5)
2014 Li Na
Dominika Cibulková
7-6(7-3), 6-0
2013 Victoria Azarenka
Li Na
4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2012 Victoria Azarenka
6-3, 6-0
2011 Kim Clijsters
Li Na
3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2010 Serena Williams
Justine Henin
6-4, 3-6, 6-2
2009 Serena Williams
Dinara Safina
6-0, 6-3
2008 Maria Sharapova
7-5, 6-3
2007 Serena Williams
6-1, 6-2
2006 Amélie Mauresmo
Justine Henin
6-1, 2-0 retired
2005 Serena Williams
Lindsay Davenport
2-6, 6-3, 6-0
2004 Justine Henin
6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2003 Serena Williams
7-6(7-4), 3-6, 6-4
2002 Jennifer Capriati
Martina Hingis
4-6, 7-6(9-7), 6-2
2001 Jennifer Capriati
Martina Hingis
6-4, 6-3
2000 Lindsay Davenport
Martina Hingis
6-1, 7-5
1999 Martina Hingis
Amélie Mauresmo
6-2, 6-3
1998 Martina Hingis
Conchita Martínez
6-3, 6-3
1997 Martina Hingis
Mary Pierce
6-2, 6-2
1996 Monica Seles
Anke Huber
6-4, 6-1
1995 Mary Pierce
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-3, 6-2
1994 Steffi Graf
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-0, 6-2
1993 Monica Seles
Steffi Graf
4-6, 6-3, 6-2
1992 Monica Seles
Mary Joe Fernández
6-2, 6-3
1991 Monica Seles
Jana Novotná
5-7, 6-3, 6-1
1990 Steffi Graf
Mary Joe Fernández
6-3, 6-4
1989 Steffi Graf
Helena Suková
6-4, 6-4
1988 Steffi Graf
Chris Evert
6-1, 7-6(7-3)
1987 Hana Mandlíková
Martina Navratilova
7-5, 7-6(7-1)
1986
Not played due to a calendar change.
1985 Martina Navratilova
Chris Evert
6-2, 4-6, 6-2
1984 Chris Evert
Helena Suková
6-7(4-7), 6-1, 6-3
1983 Martina Navratilova
Kathy Jordan
6-2, 7-6(7-5)
1982 Chris Evert
Martina Navratilova
6-3, 2-6, 6-3
1981 Martina Navratilova
Chris Evert
6-7(7-4), 6-4, 7-5
1980 Hana Mandlíková
Wendy Turnbull
6-0, 7-5
1979 Barbara Jordan
Sharon Walsh
6-3, 6-3
1978 Chris O'Neil
Betsy Nagelsen
6-3, 7-6(7-3)
1977 Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Helen Gourlay
6–3, 6–0
 
(December)
1977 Kerry Melville Reid
Dianne Fromholtz
7–5, 6–2
 
(January)
1976 Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Renáta Tomanová
6-2, 6-2
1975 Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Martina Navratilova
6-3, 6-2
1974 Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Chris Evert
7-6(7-5), 4-6, 6-0
1973 Margaret Court
Evonne Goolagong Cawley
6-4, 7-5
1972 Virginia Wade
Evonne Goolagong Cawley
6-4, 6-4
1971 Margaret Court
Evonne Goolagong Cawley
2-6, 7-6(7-0), 7-5
1970 Margaret Court
Kerry Melville Reid
6-1, 6-3
1969 Margaret Court
Billie Jean King
6-4, 6-1
Australian Championships
Year
Champion
Runner-up
/ Result
Result
1968 Billie Jean King
Margaret Court
6-1, 6-2
1967 Nancy Richey
Lesley Turner Bowrey
6-1, 6-4
1966 Margaret Court
Nancy Richey
walkover
1965 Margaret Court
Maria Bueno
5-7, 6-4, 5-2, retired
1964 Margaret Court
Lesley Turner Bowrey
6-3, 6-2
1963 Margaret Court
Jan Lehane
6-2, 6-2
1962 Margaret Court
Jan Lehane
6-0, 6-2
1961 Margaret Court
Jan Lehane
6-1, 6-4
1960 Margaret Court
Jan Lehane
7-5, 6-2
1959 Mary Carter Reitano
Renée Schuurman
6-2, 6-3
1958 Angela Mortimer
Lorraine Coghlan
6-3, 6-4
1957 Shirley Fry
Althea Gibson
6-3, 6-4
1956 Mary Carter Reitano
Thelma Coyne Long
3-6, 6-2, 9-7
1955 Beryl Penrose
Thelma Coyne Long
6-4, 6-3
1954 Thelma Coyne Long
Jenny Staley
6-3, 6-4
1953 Maureen Connolly
Julia Sampson Hayward
6-3, 6-2
1952 Thelma Coyne Long
Helen Angwin
6-2, 6-3
1951 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Thelma Coyne Long
6-1, 7-5
1950 Louise Brough
Doris Hart
6-4, 3-6, 6-4
1949 Doris Hart
Nancye Wynne Bolton
6-3, 6-4
1948 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Marie Toomey
6-3, 6-1
1947 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Nell Hall Hopman
6-3, 6-2
1946 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Joyce Fitch
6-4, 6-4
1945
Not Played due to World War II
1944
Not Played due to World War II
1943
Not Played due to World War II
1942
Not Played due to World War II
1941
Not Played due to World War II
1940 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Thelma Coyne Long
5-7, 6-4, 6-0
1939 Emily Hood Westacott
Nell Hall Hopman
6-1, 6-2
1938 Dorothy Bundy Cheney
Dorothy Stevenson
6-3, 6-2
1937 Nancye Wynne Bolton
Emily Hood Westacott
6-3, 5-7, 6-4
1936 Joan Hartigan
Nancye Wynne Bolton
6-4, 6-4
1935 Dorothy Round
Nancy Lyle
1-6, 6-1, 6-3
1934 Joan Hartigan
Margaret Molesworth
6-1, 6-4
1933 Joan Hartigan
Coral Buttsworth
6-4, 6-3
1932 Coral Buttsworth
Kathleen Le Messurier
9-7, 6-4
1931 Coral Buttsworth
Marjorie Cox Crawford
1-6, 6-3, 6-4
1930 Daphne Akhurst
Sylvia Lance Harper
10-8, 2-6, 7-5
1929 Daphne Akhurst
Louie Bickerton
6-1, 5-7, 6-2
1928 Daphne Akhurst
Esna Boyd
7-5, 6-2
1927 Esna Boyd
Sylvia Lance Harper
5-7, 6-1, 6-2
Australasian Championships
Year
Champion
Runner-up
/ Result
Result
1926 Daphne Akhurst
Esna Boyd
6-1, 6-3
1925 Daphne Akhurst
Esna Boyd
1-6, 8-6, 6-4
1924 Sylvia Lance Harper
Esna Boyd
6-3, 3-6, 8-6
1923 Margaret Molesworth
Esna Boyd
6-1, 7-5
1922 Margaret Molesworth
Esna Boyd
6-3, 10-8


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