1976 Wimbledon Championships - Men's Singles
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1976 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upRomania Ilie N?stase
Final score6-4, 6-2, 9-7
Details
Draw128 (16 Q )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Björn Borg defeated Ilie N?stase in the final, 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Borg was the first man in the Open Era to win a Wimbledon singles title without dropping a set. Arthur Ashe was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Vitas Gerulaitis.

Seeds

01.   United States Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
02.   United States Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinals)
03.   Romania Ilie N?stase (Final)
04.   Sweden Björn Borg (Champion)
05.   Italy Adriano Panatta (Third round)
06.   Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
07.   United States Roscoe Tanner (Semifinals)
08.   Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Semifinals)
09.   Netherlands Tom Okker (Third round)
10.   Australia John Newcombe (Third round)
11.   United States Eddie Dibbs (Withdrew)
12.   Australia Tony Roche (Fourth round)
13.   Chile Jaime Fillol (Third round)
14.   United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
15.   Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? (Withdrew )
16.   United States Stan Smith (Fourth round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Eddie Dibbs and Jan Kode? withdrew due to injury. They were replaced in the draw by Lucky Losers John Holladay and Milan Hole?ek respectively.

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 4 2 4
8 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 4 6 6 6
8 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 2 7 3
3 Romania Ilie N?stase 6 9 6
3 Romania Ilie N?stase 6 6 6
United States Charlie Pasarell 4 2 3
3 Romania Ilie N?stase 4 2 7
4 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 9
6 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 3 0 2
4 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6
4 Sweden Björn Borg 6 97 6
7 United States Roscoe Tanner 4 81 4
7 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 8
2 United States Jimmy Connors 4 2 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Arthur Ashe 7 6 7
United States Ferdi Taygan 5 4 5 1 United States A Ashe 7 8 9 7
Q South Africa John Yuill 4 6 1 3 Australia A Stone 5 9 7 5
Australia Allan Stone 6 4 6 6 1 United States A Ashe 7 6 8
South Africa Ray Moore 5 6 9 5 2 Australia M Edmondson 5 2 6
Australia Mark Edmondson 7 4 8 7 6 Australia M Edmondson 9 9 6
Q India Jayakumar Royappa 4 2 4 Q United Kingdom M Farrell 8 7 4
Q United Kingdom Mark Farrell 6 6 6 1 United States A Ashe 6 9 4 3 4
LL Czechoslovakia Milan Hole?ek 5 1 5 United States V Gerulaitis 4 8 6 6 6
United States Vitas Gerulaitis 7 6 7 United States V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mark Cox 6 9 6 United Kingdom M Cox 3 4 4
Spain Antonio Muñoz 4 8 4 United States V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
United States Billy Martin 7 6 8 6 United States S Krulevitz 2 2 1
United States Sherwood Stewart 9 2 6 4 United States W Martin 2 3 6 8
Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell 6 3 2 6 United States S Krulevitz 6 6 4 9
United States Steve Krulevitz 3 6 6 8

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 6 6 9
Q Australia Chris Kachel 3 4 8 8 Mexico R Ramírez 6 8 6 6
United States Norman Holmes 3 4 6 0 United Kingdom M Wayman 4 9 4 3
United Kingdom Michael Wayman 6 6 3 6 8 Mexico R Ramírez 6 7 6
West Germany Karl Meiler 6 9 3 6 6 West Germany K Meiler 2 5 1
United States Mike Cahill 8 7 6 3 4 West Germany K Meiler 6 6 6 8 8
Australia Ray Ruffels 9 6 6 Australia R Ruffels 8 2 4 9 6
United States Jim McManus 7 1 1 8 Mexico R Ramírez 9 3 6 6
10 Australia John Newcombe 8 9 6 6 South Africa B Mitton 8 6 1 1
Q United States James "Chico" Hagey 9 8 4 1 10 Australia J Newcombe 6 3 8 6 6
United Kingdom John Feaver 6 1 6 7 United Kingdom J Feaver 3 6 9 4 4
United States Henry Bunis 1 6 2 5 10 Australia J Newcombe 6 3 8 8
South Africa Bernard Mitton 7 6 1 6 South Africa B Mitton 3 6 9 9
France Éric Deblicker 5 2 6 4 South Africa B Mitton 8 6 6
India Sashi Menon 5 6 9 2 10 India S Menon 6 2 1
United Kingdom Roger Taylor 7 2 8 6 8

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Romania Ilie N?stase 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola ?pear 2 3 2 3 Romania I N?stase 6 7 6
Argentina Lito Álvarez 2 4 2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ? Franulovi? 1 5 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ?eljko Franulovi? 6 6 6 3 Romania I N?stase 8 7 6
New Zealand Brian Fairlie 4 2 0 Australia K Warwick 6 5 4
Australia Geoff Masters 6 6 6 Australia G Masters 5 4 4
Australia Kim Warwick 6 6 6 Australia K Warwick 7 6 6
Argentina Ricardo Cano 4 2 1 3 Romania I N?stase 7 6 6
13 Chile Jaime Fillol 6 6 6 New Zealand O Parun 5 4 3
LL Netherlands Rolf Thung 1 2 3 13 Chile J Fillol 8 6 6 9 6
Q Australia Paul McNamee 3 8 2 Australia R Case 9 4 8 8 2
Australia Ross Case 6 9 6 13 Chile J Fillol 5 4 4
New Zealand Chris Lewis 8 3 7 0 New Zealand O Parun 7 6 6
Czechoslovakia Ji?í H?ebec 6 6 5 0r New Zealand C Lewis 3 4 2
Australia John Alexander 6 8 7 6 6 New Zealand O Parun 6 6 6
New Zealand Onny Parun 2 9 9 1 8

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Italy Adriano Panatta 4 6 7 6
Venezuela Jorge Andrew 6 4 5 4 5 Italy A Panatta 9 2 3 8 6
Q Australia Dale Collings 4 7 2 Q Australia D Collings 7 6 6 6 1
South Africa Bob Hewitt 6 5 0r 5 Italy A Panatta 9 6 4 5 4
France François Jauffret 8 3 4 United States C Pasarell 8 4 6 7 6
India Vijay Amritraj 9 6 6 India V Amritraj 4 2 4
Japan Jun Kamiwazumi 3 1 3 United States C Pasarell 6 6 6
United States Charlie Pasarell 6 6 6 United States C Pasarell 2 4 6 6 7
9 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 6 Australia P Dent 6 6 4 0 5
United States Sandy Mayer 3 2 4 9 Netherlands T Okker 9 6 6
Argentina Julián Ganzábal 3 4 4 United States V Amaya 7 2 3
United States Victor Amaya 6 6 6 9 Netherlands T Okker 4 8 4
United States Erik van Dillen 3 6 5 3 Australia P Dent 6 9 6
Rhodesia Andrew Pattison 6 3 7 6 Rhodesia A Pattison 2 2 5
Australia Phil Dent 4 5 6 9 7 Australia P Dent 6 6 7
United Kingdom John Lloyd 6 7 3 8 5

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Poland Wojciech Fibak 8 6 3 6
United States John Whitlinger 6 1 6 1 Poland W Fibak 3 8 3
Austria Hans Kary 8 1 4 9 4 West Germany U Pinner 6 9 6
West Germany Ulrich Pinner 6 6 6 7 6 West Germany U Pinner 4 6 2 1
Q United States Raz Reid 6 5 6 6 12 Australia A Roche 6 3 6 6
Colombia Iván Molina 4 7 3 4 Q United States G Reid 4 2 4
Australia Syd Ball 8 8 4 12 Australia A Roche 6 6 6
12 Australia Tony Roche 9 9 6 12 Australia A Roche 4 6 7 3 4
Q United States Gene Mayer 2 0r 6 Argentina G Vilas 6 3 5 6 6
Soviet Union Alex Metreveli 6 5 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6 3 11
Q Australia Bill Lloyd 3 4 3 United States R Stockton 8 3 3 6 9
United States Dick Stockton 6 6 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 5 2 4
France Georges Goven 5 2 4 6 Argentina G Vilas 2 7 6 6
Pakistan Haroon Rahim 7 6 6 Pakistan H Rahim 7 3 4
Australia Barry Phillips-Moore 3 1 4 6 Argentina G Vilas 9 6 6
6 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Mike Estep 9 2 4 7
United States Tom Gorman 7 6 6 9 United States T Gorman 1 9 3 6 4
United States Jeff Borowiak 6 4 4 4 United States R Lutz 6 8 6 2 6
United States Bob Lutz 4 6 6 6 United States R Lutz 3 1 6 6 1
Q New Zealand Russell Simpson 5 4 4 14 United States B Gottfried 6 6 3 4 6
United States John Andrews 7 6 6 United States J Andrews 6 9 6 4 2
United States Tim Gullikson 6 3 2 7 14 United States B Gottfried 8 7 2 6 6
14 United States Brian Gottfried 4 6 6 9 14 United States B Gottfried 2 2 5
West Germany Jürgen Fassbender 2 6 8 3 3 4 Sweden B Borg 6 6 7
United States James Delaney 6 3 6 6 6 United States J Delaney 6 5 6
Australia Colin Dibley 6 6 6 Australia C Dibley 8 7 8
Australia Paul Kronk 2 3 2 Australia C Dibley 4 4 4
South Africa Frew McMillan 3 3 6 4 Sweden B Borg 6 6 6
United States Marty Riessen 6 6 8 United States M Riessen 2 2 4
United Kingdom David Lloyd 3 3 1 4 Sweden B Borg 6 6 6
4 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Byron Bertram 2 5 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pili? 6 7 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 8 9 6 5 6
Paraguay Víctor Pecci 6 6 6 Paraguay V Pecci 9 8 3 7 4
South Africa Pat Cramer 3 3 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Richard Lewis 6 2 6 1 8 United Kingdom R Lewis 6 4 3 3
France Patrick Proisy 4 6 2 6 6 United Kingdom R Lewis 3 9 9 9
United States Brian Teacher 9 3 9 6 United States B Teacher 6 7 8 8
LL United States John Holladay 7 6 8 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 3 4 4
United Kingdom Jonathan Smith 3 7 7 2 7 United States R Tanner 6 6 6
Brazil Carlos Alberto Kirmayr 6 9 5 6 Brazil C Kirmayr 8 6 6
United Kingdom Buster Mottram 8 1 0r West Germany H-J Pohmann 6 3 3
West Germany Hans-Jürgen Pohmann 9 6 0 Brazil C Kirmayr 9 8 3 2
Q Japan Kenichi Hirai 6 6 6 7 United States R Tanner 8 9 6 6
Q Soviet Union Vadim Borisov 3 4 0 Q Japan K Hirai 3 4 7
United Kingdom Martin Robinson 6 5 4 7 United States R Tanner 6 6 9
7 United States Roscoe Tanner 8 7 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q Soviet Union Teimuraz Kakulia 6 9 6
Hungary Balázs Taróczy 1 8 2 Q Soviet Union T Kakulia 6 6 6
United Kingdom Robin Drysdale 2 3 4 South Africa C Drysdale 1 3 4
South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6 6 Q Soviet Union T Kakulia 6 6 1 1
United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 6 6 7 16 United States S Smith 8 3 6 6
West Germany Hans-Joachim Plötz 3 3 5 United Kingdom G Battrick 0 8 2 3
Chile Patricio Cornejo 1 2 4 16 United States S Smith 6 6 6 6
16 United States Stan Smith 6 6 6 16 United States S Smith 4 1 3
Australia Dick Crealy 6 2 1 6 5 2 United States J Connors 6 6 6
Australia Bob Carmichael 4 6 6 4 7 Australia R Carmichael 6 4 4
Egypt Ismail El Shafei 9 6 6 Egypt I El Shafei 8 6 6
France Jean-François Caujolle 8 3 4 Egypt I El Shafei 4 0 3
Q United Kingdom Stephen Warboys 5 7 3 6 6 2 United States J Connors 6 6 6
Q Australia John Marks 7 5 6 4 3 Q United Kingdom S Warboys 3 2 3
Italy Antonio Zugarelli 1 3 2 2 United States J Connors 6 6 6
2 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6

References

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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