AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS WON FROM MATCH POINT DOWN

1927

Gerald Patterson was three match points down in the fourth set of the final against Jack Hawkes before winning.

1947

Dinny Pails saved a match point in the fifth set of the final against John Bromwich and went on to win.

1960

Rod Laver was match point down in the fourth set of the final against Neale Fraser, but came back to win.

1975

John Newcombe was three times match point down in the fifth set of his semi final against Tony Roche before winning. He went on to win the final.

1982

Johan Kriek saved a match point in the semifinal against Paul McNamee at 3-5 in fifth set and went on to win the final.

1985

Stefan Edberg saved two match points in the fourth round against Wally Masur. He went on to win the title.

2005

Marat Safin saved a match point in the fourth set tie break in his semi final against Roger Federer. He went on to win the match and then won the final.



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