Australian Open: Winners By Year – Women’s Singles

The Australian Open have been one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments for decades. It’s 1 of 4 Grand Slam tournaments and is played in Melbourne each year in January.

Below is a breakdown of all the Australian Open women’s singles champion, from the start in 1922 to the most recent tournament.

Before going through each year, here are the players with the most Australian Open titles.

Here are all the Australian Open women’s singles champions, from the start in 1922 to the most recent event.

YearWinnerRunner-UpFinal Score
2021Naomi OsakaJennifer Brady 6–4, 6–3
2020Sofia Kenin Garbiñe Muguruza 4–6, 6–2, 6–2
2019Naomi Osaka Petra Kvitová 7–6(7–2), 5–7, 6–4
2018Caroline Wozniacki Simona Halep7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–4
2017Serena Williams Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4
2016Angelique Kerber Serena Williams 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
2015Serena Williams Maria Sharapova 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2014Li Na Dominika Cibulkova 7-6(7-3), 6-0
2013Victoria Azarenka Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2012Victoria Azarenka Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0
2011Kim ClijstersLi Na 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2010Serena WilliamsJustine Henin6-4, 3-6, 6-2
2009Serena Williams Dinara Safina6–0, 6–3
2008Maria SharapovaAna Ivanović7-5 6-3
2007Serena WilliamsMaria Sharapova6-1, 6-2
2006Amelie MauresmoJustine Henin-Hardenne6-1, 2-0 (ret)
2005Serena WilliamsLindsay Davenport2-6, 6-3, 6-0
2004Justine Henin-HardenneKim Clijsters6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2003Serena Williams Venus Williams7-6(4), 3-6, 6-4
2002Jennifer CapriatiMartina Hingis4-6, 7-6(7), 6-2
2001Jennifer CapriatiMartina Hingis6-4, 6-3
2000Lindsay DavenportMartina Hingis6-1, 7-5
1999Martina HingisA. Mauresmo6-2 6-3
1998Martina HingisC. Martinez6-3 6-3
1997Martina HingisM. Pierce6-2 6-2
1996Monica SelesA. Huber6-4 6-1
1995Mary PierceA.S. Vicario6-3 6-2
1994Steffi GrafA.S. Vicario6-0 6-2
1993Monica SelesS. Graf4-6 6-3 6-2
1992Monica SelesM.J. Fernandez6-2 6-3
1991Monica SelesJ. Novotna5-7 6-3 6-1
1990 Steffi GrafM.J. Fernandez6-3 6-4
1989Steffi GrafH. Sukova6-4 6-4
1988Steffi GrafC. Evert6-1 7-6
1987Hana MandlikovaM. Navratilova7-5 7-6
1986Not Held
1985Martina NavratilovaC. Evert Lloyd6-2 4-6 6-2
1984Chris Evert LloydH. Sukova6-7 6-1 6-3
1983Martina NavratilovaK. Jordan6-2 7-6
1982Chris Evert LloydM. Navratilova6-3 2-6 6-3
1981Martina NavratilovaC. Evert Lloyd6-7 6-4 7-5
1980 Hana MandlikovaW. Turnbull6-0 7-5
1979Barbara JordanS. Walsh6-3 6-3
1978Chris O’NeilB. Nagelsen6-3 7-6
1977Evonne CawleyH. Gourlay6-3 6-0
1977Kerry ReidD. Balestrat7-5 6-2
1976Evonne CawleyR. Tomanova6-2 6-2
1975Evonne GoolagongM. Navratilova6-3 6-2
1974Evonne GoolagongC. Evert7-6 4-6 6-0
1973Margaret CourtE. Goolagong6-4 7-5
1972Virginia WadeE. Goolagong6-4 6-4
1971Margaret CourtE. Goolagong2-6 7-6 7-5
1970 Margaret CourtK. Melville6-1 6-3
1969Margaret CourtB.J. King6-4 6-1
1968Billie Jean KingM. Smith6-1 6-2
1967Nancy RicheyL. Turner6-1 6-4
1966Margaret SmithN. RicheyW.O
1965Margaret SmithM. Bueno5-7 6-4 5-2 (ret)
1964Margaret SmithL. Turner6-3 6-2
1963Margaret SmithJ. Lehane6-2 6-2
1962Margaret SmithJ. Lehane6-0 6-2
1961Margaret SmithJ. Lehane6-1 6-4
1960 Margaret SmithJ. Lehane7-5 6-2
1959Mary ReitanoT. Schuurman6-2 6-3
1958Angela MortimerL. Coghlan6-3 6-4
1957Shirley FryA. Gibson6-3 6-4
1956Mary CarterT. Long3-6 6-2 9-7
1955Beryl PenroseT. Long6-4 6-3
1954Thelma LongJ. Staley6-3 6-4
1953Maureen ConnollyJ. Sampson6-3 6-2
1952Thelma LongH. Angwin6-2 6-3
1951Nancye BoltonT. Long6-1 7-5
1950Louise BroughD. Hart6-4 3-6 6-4
1949Doris HartN. Bolton6-3 6-4
1948Nancye BoltonM. Toomey6-3 6-1
1947Nancye BoltonN. Hopman6-3 6-2
1946Nancye BoltonJ. Fitch6-4 6-4
1941-45Cancelled (Due to World War II)
1940Nancye WynneT. Coyne5-7 6-4 6-0
1939Emily WestacottN. Hopman6-1 6-2
1938Dorothy BundyD. Stevenson6-3 6-2
1937Nancye WynneE. Westacott6-3 5-7 6-4
1936Joan HartiganN. Bolton6-4 6-4
1935Dorothy RoundN. Lyle1-6 6-1 6-3
1934Joan HartiganM. Molesworth6-1 6-4
1933Joan HartiganC. Buttsworth6-4 6-3
1932Coral ButtsworthK. Le Messurier9-7 6-4
1931Coral ButtsworthM. Crawford1-6 6-3 6-4
1930 Daphne AkhurstS. Harper10-8 26 75
1929Daphne AkhurstL. Bickerton6-1 5-7 6-2
1928Daphne AkhurstE. Boyd7-5 6-2
1927Esna BoydS. Harper5-7 6-1 6-2
1926Daphne AkhurstE. Boyd6-1 6-3
1925Daphne AkhurstE. Boyd1-6 8-6 6-4
1924Sylvia LanceE. Boyd6-3 3-6 6-4
1923Mall MolesworthE. Boyd6-1 7-5
1922Mall MolesworthE. Boyd6-3 10-8

For the men’s singles winners, check out this post.

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