Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners

There has been a total of 55 Australian Open men’s singles winners in the open era (1969-2023) with Rod Laver winning the first open era tournament in 1969 and Novak Djokovic winning the most recent tournament in 2023.

Australian Open Men's Singles Winners

Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners

YearWinnerRunner-upScore in Final
2023Novak DjokovicStefanos Tsitsipas6-3, 7-6, 7-6
2022Rafael NadalDaniil Medvedev2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
2021Novak DjokovicDaniil Medvedev7-5, 6-2, 6-2
2020Novak DjokovicDominic Thiem6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2019Novak DjokovicRafael Nadal6-3, 6-2, 6-3
2018Roger FedererMarin Cilic6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
2017Roger FedererRafael Nadal6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
2016Novak DjokovicAndy Murray6-1, 7-5, 7-6
2015Novak DjokovicAndy Murray7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0
2014Stan WawrinkaRafael Nadal6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2013N.DjokovicAndy Murray6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
2012N.DjokovicR.Nadal5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5
2011N.DjokovicAndy Murray6-4, 6-2, 6-3
2010Roger FedererAndy Murray6-3, 6-4, 7-6
2009Rafael NadalRoger Federer7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2
2008N.DjokovicJo-Wilfried Tsonga4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6
2007R.FedererFernando Gonzalez7-6, 6-4, 6-4
2006R.FedererMarcos Baghdatis5-7, 7-5, 6-0, 6-2
2005Marat SafinLleyton Hewitt1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
2004R.FedererMarat Safin7-6, 6-4, 6-2
2003Andre AgassiRainer Schuettler6-2, 6-2, 6-1
2002Thomas JohanssonMarat Safin3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6
2001Andre AgassiArnaud Clement6-4, 6-2, 6-2
2000Andre AgassiYevgeny Kafelnikov3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
1999Yevgeny KafelnikovThomas Enqvist4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-6
1998Petr KordaMarcelo Rios6-2, 6-2, 6-2
1997Pete SamprasCarlos Moya6-2, 6-3, 6-3
1996Boris BeckerMichael Chang6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
1995Andre AgassiPete Sampras4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4
1994Pete SamprasTodd Martin7-6, 6-4, 6-4
1993Jim CourierStefan Edberg6-2, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5
1992Jim CourierStefan Edberg6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
1991Boris BeckerIvan Lendl1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
1990Ivan LendlStefan Edberg4-6, 7-6, 5-2 (Retired)
1989 Ivan LendlMiloslav Mecir6-2, 6-2, 6-2
1988Mats WilanderPat Cash6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6
1987Stefan EdbergPat Cash6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3
1986N/A*N/A*N/A*
1985Stefan EdbergMats Wilander6-4, 6-3, 6-3
1984Mats WilanderKevin Curren6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2
1983Mats WilanderIvan Lendl6-1, 6-4, 6-4
1982Johan KriekSteve Denton6-3, 6-3, 6-2
1981Johan KriekSteve Denton6-2, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4
1980Brian TeacherKim Warwick7-5, 7-6, 6-3
1979Guillermo VilasJohn Sadri7-6, 6-3, 6-2
1978Guillermo Vilas John Marks6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1977Roscoe TannerGuillermo Vilas6-3, 6-3, 6-3
1977Vitas GerulaitisJohn Lloyd6-3, 7-6, 5-7, 3-6, 6-2
1976Mark EdmondsonJohn Newcombe6-7, 6-3, 7-6, 6-1
1975John NewcombeJimmy Connors7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6
1974Jimmy ConnorsPhil Dent7-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1973John NewcombeOnny Parun6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1
1972Ken RosewallMal Anderson7-6, 6-3, 7-5
1971Ken RosewallArthur Ashe6-1, 7-5, 6-3
1970Arthur AsheDick Crealy6-4, 9-7, 6-2
1969Rod LaverAndres Gimeno6-3, 6-4, 7-5

*No tournament was played in 1986 as this was the year they decided to hold the tournament in mid-January instead of mid-December, so the tournament that was due to be played in December 1986 was instead played in January 1987.

Most Men’s Singles Titles

Djokovic holds the record for the most men’s singles in Australia with ten, followed by Federer with six, and Agassi with four.

Player’s NameNumber of Titles
N.Djokovic10
R.Federer6
Andre Agassi4
Mats Wilander3
Boris Becker2
Guillermo Vilas2
Jim Courier2
Johan Kriek2
John Newcombe2
Ken Rosewall2
Pete Sampras2
R.Nadal2
Stefan Edberg2

Most Men’s Singles Finals

Djokovic also holds the record for most finals in Australia with ten, followed by Federer with seven and Nadal with six.

Player’s Name# of FinalsWinnerRunner-up
N.Djokovic10100
R.Federer761
R.Nadal624
Stefan Edberg523
Andy Murray505
Andre Agassi440
Mats Wilander431
Rafael Nadal404
Guillermo Vilas321
John Newcombe321
Pete Sampras321
Ivan Lendl312
Marat Safin312
Stefan Edberg303
Boris Becker220
Jim Courier220
Johan Kriek220
Ken Rosewall220
Arthur Ashe211
Jimmy Connors211
Yevgeny Kafelnikov211
Daniil Medvedev202
Pat Cash202
Steve Denton202

NB: I have also written a similar article on the Women’s Singles Winners in Melbourne.