Chris O'Neil in 1978, who was unseeded.
The winner of the women's singles title in the Australian Open would win $2,650,000. This is the same amount for the men's
The Men's Singles C'ship at the Australian Open this year(2009).
Evonne Goolagong-Cawley in 1977 [singles] Alicia Molik 2005 [doubles]
Yes, Chris Evert won the Australian Open Women's Singles title in both 1982 and 1984.
John McEnroe, 1981.
Arthur Ashe is an African American and the first and only black man ever to win the singles title at Wimbledon. He is also the only black man to win the singles title at the US Open and the Australian Open.
Roger Federer defeated Fernando Gonazalez (7-6, 6-4, 6-4) to win the 2007 Australian Open Men's Singles title.
Evonne Goolagong-Cawley, 1977 [singles]Last man to win was Mark Edmondsen, 1976Alicia Molik was the last player to win doubles (2005)Samantha Stosur and Scott Draper won the 'Mixed' the same year - 2005Todd Woodbridge was the last to figure in the Men's doubles in 2001- Deni, 2009