AUSTRALASIAN OPEN 1905
Venue: Warehouseman's Ground, Albert Reserve, Melbourne

In 1904 The Australasian Lawn Tennis Association was formed. They organised the first Australasian championships the following year. The tournament was twice held in New Zealand. New Zealand withdrew from the A. L. T. A. in 1922, so from then on the tournament was known as the Australian championships. Australian Rodney Heath won the tournament. It was his first Grand Slam title.

Surface: Grass 1905-1987

Preliminary round - R. Heath d. T. Fitchett 6-4,6-1,6-0

 

1st round - R. Heath d. H. Rice 4-6,6-2,6-4,6-0

H. Turner d. C. Heath 6-3,6-8,6-4,3-6,6-4

R. Lycett d. H. Hastings 6-2,6-2,6-2

G. Wright d. Dr Harbison 4-6,6-3,7-5,6-2

A. Curtis d. A. Laurie 6-3,6-0,8-6

E. Pockley d. E. Robertson 6-3,4-6,6-3,4-6,6-1

A. Dunlop d. G. Howitt 6-1,3-6,6-1,6-2

R. Fraser d. P. Rowe 6-2,6-1,6-1

 

Quarters (2nd round) - R. Heath d. H. Turner 6-2,6-1,6-2

R. Lycett d. G. Wright w/o

A. Curtis d. E. Pockley 3-6,7-5,6-3,6-4

A. Dunlop d. R. Fraser 6-4,6-3,6-2

 

Semis (3rd round) - R. Heath d. R. Lycett 6-3,9-11,6-3,6-1

A. Curtis d. A. Dunlop 4-6,11-9,6-3,6-4

 

Final (4th round) - Rodney Heath d. Arthur Curtis 4-6,6-3,6-4,6-4



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