1975 US Open - Men's Singles
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1975 US Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1975 US Open
ChampionSpain Manuel Orantes
Runner-upUnited States Jimmy Connors
Final score6-4, 6-3, 6-3
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Manuel Orantes defeated defending champion Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1975 US Open. Orantes became the 1st man in the Open Era to win the US Open saving match points en route against Guillermo Vilas in the Semi-final.

Format

Unlike the previous year, the first three rounds were best of three sets.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Manuel Orantes is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Finalist)
  2. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Semifinalist)
  3. Spain Manuel Orantes (Champion)
  4. United States Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
  5. Sweden Björn Borg (Semifinalist)
  6. Netherlands Tom Okker (Second round)
  7. Australia Tony Roche (Second round)
  8. Romania Ilie N?stase (Quarterfinalist)
  9. Australia Rod Laver (Fourth round)
  10. United States Roscoe Tanner (Third round)
  11. Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Fourth round)
  12. Australia John Alexander (Second round)
  13. United States Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  14. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  15. Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? (Fourth round)
  16. United States Cliff Richey (Second round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6
Rhodesia Andrew Pattison 2 1 2
1 United States Jimmy Connors 7 7 7
5 Sweden Björn Borg 5 5 5
United States Eddie Dibbs 4 68 6 61
5 Sweden Björn Borg 6 710 4 77
1 United States Jimmy Connors 4 3 3
3 Spain Manuel Orantes 6 6 6
8 Romania Ilie N?stase 2 4 6 3
3 Spain Manuel Orantes 6 6 3 6
3 Spain Manuel Orantes 4 1 6 7 6
2 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 6 2 5 4
Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. 4 0 1
2 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States Connors 6 6
Australia Masters 3 3 1 United States Connors 6 6
Czechoslovakia H?ebec 6 6 4 United Kingdom Taylor 2 0
United Kingdom Taylor 7 1 6 1 United States Connors 6 6
France Goven 6 6 France Goven 3 1
Sweden Andersson 2 3 France Goven 3 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ?pear 7 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ?pear 6 5 0
United States McNair 5 0 1 United States Connors 6 6 5 6
13 United States Solomon 3 6 6 13 United States Solomon 4 2 7 3
Paraguay Pecci Sr. 6 2 2 13 United States Solomon 6 6
Australia Docherty 1 1 Colombia Molina 2 2
Colombia Molina 6 6 13 United States Solomon 4 6 7
Poland Fibak 6 6 Poland Fibak 6 0 6
South Africa Yuill 3 0 Poland Fibak 7 7
United States Krulevitz 6 4 3 United States Austin 6 5
United States Austin 3 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Netherlands Okker 6 6
West Germany Fassbender 4 2 6 Netherlands Okker 3 4
Hungary Taróczy 6 6 Hungary Taróczy 6 6
Belgium Mignot 4 4 Hungary Taróczy 2 1
United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 6 South Africa Hewitt 6 6
United States Graebner 7 2 3 United Kingdom Lloyd 0 6
South Africa Hewitt 6 7 South Africa Hewitt 6 7
Australia Stolle 2 6 South Africa Hewitt 4 2 6 2
12 Australia Alexander 7 6 Rhodesia Pattison 6 6 1 6
United States Riessen 6 1 12 Australia Alexander 0 6
France Proisy 4 2 Rhodesia Pattison 6 7
Rhodesia Pattison 6 6 Rhodesia Pattison 5 6 7
South Africa Drysdale 6 6 Argentina Cano 7 4 5
United Kingdom Feaver 4 4 South Africa Drysdale 2 6 5
Argentina Cano 2 6 7 Argentina Cano 6 3 7
Chile Cornejo 6 0 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 United States Ashe 6 7
United States Amaya 3 6 4 United States Ashe 6 6
India Amritraj 7 5 7 India Amritraj 3 1
Japan Kamiwazumi 5 7 5 4 United States Ashe 6 6
South Africa Moore 2 6 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulovi? 2 0
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulovi? 6 3 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulovi? 5 7 6
United States Schoenfield 5 6 6 Spain Muñoz 7 5 1
Spain Muñoz 7 3 7 4 United States Ashe 4 2 3
16 United States Richey 7 6 United States Dibbs 6 6 6
Mexico Lara 6 0 16 United States Richey 1 0
United States Dibbs 7 6 6 United States Dibbs 6 6
United States Owens 5 7 2 United States Dibbs 6 6
Colombia Velasco, Sr. 4 6 6 Spain Higueras 3 0
Rhodesia Dowdeswell 6 4 4 Colombia Velasco, Sr. 4 6 1
Spain Higueras 6 6 Spain Higueras 6 2 6
United States Fishbach 3 4

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Sweden Borg 6 6
United States Mayer 2 2 5 Sweden Borg 6 6
United States Estep 6 6 United States Estep 0 2
Bolivia Benavides 3 4 5 Sweden Borg 6 6
United States Brown 3 7 3 Australia Case 3 3
Australia Lloyd 6 6 6 Australia Lloyd 4 1
Australia Case 6 6 Australia Case 6 6
United States Manson 2 4 5 Sweden Borg 6 6 2 6
9 Australia Laver 7 6 9 Australia Laver 1 4 6 2
Spain Gisbert Sr 5 4 9 Australia Laver 7 6
United States Ralston 6 7 5 Chile Fillol 6 4
Chile Fillol 7 6 7 9 Australia Laver 6 6
United States Andrews 6 6 United States Andrews 2 3
United States Whitlinger 2 0 United States Andrews 7 5 7
Czechoslovakia Hole?ek 6 6 Czechoslovakia Hole?ek 5 7 6
United States Reid 4 2

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Australia Warwick 6 7
Australia Phillips-Moore 2 6 Australia Warwick 5 3
New Zealand Parun 6 6 New Zealand Parun 7 6
United States Smith 4 2 New Zealand Parun 6 3 3
Czechoslovakia Pala 6 7 11 Mexico Ramírez 1 6 6
India Amritraj 4 6 Czechoslovakia Pala 4 4
United States Van Dillen 2 7 5 11 Mexico Ramírez 6 6
11 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 7 11 Mexico Ramírez 4 7 0 7 3
United States Kreiss 2 4 8 Romania N?stase 6 5 6 6 6
United Kingdom Cox 6 6 United Kingdom Cox 6 6
United States Neely 6 7 United States Neely 4 1
United States Gorman 3 6 United Kingdom Cox 0 4
Australia Stone 6 7 8 Romania N?stase 6 6
Australia Carmichael 4 6 Australia Stone 2 3
United States Lutz 2 1 8 Romania N?stase 6 6
8 Romania N?stase 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Czechoslovakia Zednik 7 3 6
Sweden Johansson 6 6 7 Sweden Johansson 6 6
United States Turner 6 6 United States Turner 1 2
United States Scott 1 2 Sweden Johansson 5 4
United States Fagel 4 2 France Jauffret 7 6
France Jauffret 6 6 France Jauffret 7 7
Brazil Rasgado Jr 7 3 2 14 United States Gerulaitis 6 5
14 United States Gerulaitis 5 6 6 France Jauffret 4 6 3 4
Argentina Álvarez 6 6 3 Spain Orantes 6 3 6 6
United States Teacher 3 2 Argentina Álvarez 1 1
Chile Prajoux 6 4 2 West Germany Pohmann 6 6
West Germany Pohmann 3 6 6 West Germany Pohmann 2 6 1
India Menon 6 7 3 Spain Orantes 6 3 6
United States Gerken 4 5 India Menon 2 2
South Africa Mitton 3 2 3 Spain Orantes 6 6
3 Spain Orantes 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Soviet Union Metreveli 7 2 1
United States Gottfried 6 6 6 United States Gottfried 4 3
West Germany Meiler 7 6 West Germany Meiler 6 6
Japan Kuki 5 3 West Germany Meiler 6 6 6
Australia Dent 6 6 10 United States Tanner 7 4 4
United States Borowiak 3 0 Australia Dent 2 1
South Africa Schneider 5 6 1 10 United States Tanner 6 6
10 United States Tanner 7 4 6 West Germany Meiler 1 1 2
United States Pasarell 5 6 7 Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram 7 3 5 United States Pasarell 7 6
Netherlands Thung 0 3 South Africa McMillan 5 2
South Africa McMillan 6 6 United States Pasarell 3 5
Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6 Chile Fillol Sr. 6 7
Sweden Svensson 1 2 Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6
United States Kanter 1 5 7 Australia Roche 0 2
7 Australia Roche 6 7

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
United States Waltke 6 6 6
Brazil Kirmayr 7 1 1 United States Waltke 2 3
Mexico Loyo-Mayo 4 5 Australia Ball 6 6
Australia Ball 6 7 Australia Ball 2 0
Austria Kary 6 7 15 Czechoslovakia Kode? 6 6
United States Holmes 4 5 Austria Kary 1 7 5
United Kingdom Stilwell 3 1 15 Czechoslovakia Kode? 6 5 7
15 Czechoslovakia Kode? 6 6 15 Czechoslovakia Kode? 2 0 0
United Kingdom Battrick 3 6 3 2 Argentina Vilas 6 6 6
United States Stockton 6 3 6 United States Stockton 6 6
United States Mayer 3 6 6 United States Mayer 4 4
United States Stewart 6 4 3 United States Stockton 1 4
Colombia Betancur 2 6 6 2 Argentina Vilas 6 6
United States Martin 6 4 1 Colombia Betancur 1 1
Chile Gildemeister 2 2 2 Argentina Vilas 6 6
2 Argentina Vilas 6 6

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