1971 US Open - Men's Doubles
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1971 US Open %E2%80%93 Men's Doubles
Men's Doubles
1971 US Open
ChampionsAustralia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
Runners-upUnited States Stan Smith
United States Erik van Dillen
Final score6-7, 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, [5-3]
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Pierre Barthès and Nikola Pili? were the defending US Open men's doubles tennis champions, but did not defend their title as a team.

Seventh-seeded John Newcombe and Roger Taylor won the title by defeating sixth-seeded Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen 6-7, 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, [5-3] in the final.[1][2]

Seeds

  1. United States Arthur Ashe / United States Dennis Ralston (Third round, withdrew)
  2. Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  3. Romania Ilie N?stase / Romania Ion ?iriac (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Bill Bowrey / Australia Owen Davidson (Quarterfinals)
  5. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Semifinals, retired)
  6. United States Stan Smith / United States Erik van Dillen (Final)
  7. Australia John Newcombe / United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Champions)
  8. Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent (Third round)

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
Czechoslovakia Milan Hole?ek
Australia Onny Parun
0 3 6
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
6 6 7
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
7 6
5 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
6 1r
3 Romania Ilie N?stase
Romania Ion ?iriac
7 6 3 7 3
5 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
5 7 6 5 6
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
6 6 7 4 [5]
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik van Dillen
7 3 6 6 [3]
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik van Dillen
6 7 6
4 Australia Bill Bowrey
Australia Owen Davidson
4 6 3
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik van Dillen
6 6 6
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
4 2 2
United States Jeff Borowiak
Pakistan Haroon Rahim
3 4 1
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
6 6 6

Top Half

Section 1

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Romania I N?stase
Romania I ?iriac
6 6 6
Egypt I El Shafei
New Zealand B Fairlie
4 4 4 3 Romania I N?stase
Romania I ?iriac
6 4 6 6
United States G Mulloy
United States B Talbert
4 0 3 United States P Gonzales
United States R Gonzales
2 6 3 2
United States P Gonzales
United States R Gonzales
6 6 6 3 Romania I N?stase
Romania I ?iriac
7 6 6
Australia T Addison
United States F McNair
1 4 3 United States M Estep
United States S Stewart
6 2 4
United States R Holmberg
United States C Richey
6 6 6 United States R Holmberg
United States C Richey
6 3 7 5 3
Australia R Case
Australia J Cooper
6 6 4 6 4 United States M Estep
United States S Stewart
3 6 6 7 6
United States M Estep
United States S Stewart
1 2 6 7 6 3 Romania I N?stase
Romania I ?iriac
7 6 3 7 3
5 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 6 6 5 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
5 7 6 5 6
Japan J Kamiwazumi
Japan T Sakai
4 2 2 5 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 7 7 6
Indonesia G Widjojo
Ecuador E Zuleta
3 1 7 3 Australia B Carmichael
Australia R Ruffels
7 6 6 4
Australia B Carmichael
Australia R Ruffels
6 6 6 6 5 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 6 6
United States J Connors
South Africa T Ryan
7 4 6 6 United States J Connors
South Africa T Ryan
3 1 3
United States P Gerken
United States B Gottfried
6 6 3 4 United States J Connors
South Africa T Ryan
7 3 6 6
United States S Mayer
United States R Tanner
6 6 6 3 6 United States H Fitzgibbon
Mexico A Palafox
6 6 3 4
United States H Fitzgibbon
Mexico A Palafox
7 4 4 6 7

Bottom Half

Section 3

Section 4

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 111, 116. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.
  2. ^ "Smith Beats Kodes for U.S. Open Title". nytimes.com.

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