1977 Wimbledon Championships - Men's Singles
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1977 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1977 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States Jimmy Connors
Final score3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
Details
Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1976 · Wimbledon Championships · 1978 →

Björn Borg successfully defended his title, defeating Jimmy Connors in the final, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1977 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

John McEnroe competed for the first time, entering as a qualifier and reaching the semifinals, losing to Connors, whilst former champion Rod Laver made his final Grand Slam appearance.

Seeds

01.   United States Jimmy Connors (Final)
02.   Sweden Björn Borg (Champion)
03.   Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Third round)
04.   United States Roscoe Tanner (First round)
05.   United States Brian Gottfried (Second round)
06.   Romania Ilie N?stase (Quarterfinals)
07.   Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Second round)
08.   United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Semifinals)
09.   United States Dick Stockton (Fourth round)
10.   Italy Adriano Panatta (Second round)
11.   United States Stan Smith (Fourth round)
12.   Poland Wojciech Fibak (Fourth round)
13.   Australia Phil Dent (Quarterfinals)
14.   United Kingdom Mark Cox (Fourth round)
15.   United States Bob Lutz (Third round)
16.   United States Harold Solomon (First round)

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

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 3 6 6
South Africa Byron Bertram 4 6 4 2
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 4 6
Q United States John McEnroe 3 3 6 4
Q United States John McEnroe 6 8 4 6 6
13 Australia Phil Dent 4 9 6 3 4
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 2 1 7 4
2 Sweden Björn Borg 3 6 6 5 6
8 United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 8 6 6
United States Billy Martin 2 9 2 2
8 United States Vitas Gerulaitis 4 6 3 6 6
2 Sweden Björn Borg 6 3 6 3 8
6 Romania Ilie N?stase 0 6 3
2 Sweden Björn Borg 6 8 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6
United Kingdom Richard Lewis 3 2 4 1 United States J Connors 6 8 6 8
United States Marty Riessen 6 1 8 6 United States M Riessen 4 9 1 6
New Zealand Chris Lewis 3 6 6 1 1 United States J Connors 6 7 6
United States Jeff Borowiak 9 3 5 2 South Africa C Drysdale 2 5 4
South Africa Cliff Drysdale 8 6 7 6 South Africa C Drysdale 6 6 6
Q Czechoslovakia Ji?í Granát 3 3 6 9 2 United States M Estep 3 4 3
United States Mike Estep 6 6 4 7 6 1 United States J Connors 7 6 3 6 6
United States Bill Scanlon 3 5 5 11 United States S Smith 9 2 6 3 3
Q New Zealand Russell Simpson 6 7 7 Q New Zealand R Simpson 8 3 4
New Zealand Onny Parun 8 7 9 New Zealand O Parun 9 6 6
LL United States Butch Seewagen 6 5 8 New Zealand O Parun 3 7 8 5
United States Charlie Pasarell 6 6 6 11 United States S Smith 6 5 9 7
United States Brian Teacher 2 1 4 United States C Pasarell 4 3 5
Australia Dick Crealy 4 2 2 11 United States S Smith 6 6 7
11 United States Stan Smith 6 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 United States Bob Lutz 6 6 6
South Africa Bernard Mitton 3 4 3 15 United States R Lutz 5 6 7 6
United States Trey Waltke 7 4 2 8 WC United States D Ralston 7 3 5 2
WC United States Dennis Ralston 5 6 6 9 15 United States R Lutz 4 6 4 6 6
WC United Kingdom David Lloyd 6 3 6 3 6 Australia K Warwick 6 3 6 2 8
Q Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza 4 6 3 6 4 WC United Kingdom D Lloyd 6 1 4
Australia Kim Warwick 6 6 6 Australia K Warwick 8 6 6
Australia Geoff Masters 2 2 3 Australia K Warwick 3 2 5
Australia Paul Kronk 7 6 3 1 6 South Africa B Bertram 6 6 7
United States James Delaney 5 3 6 6 4 Australia P Kronk 5 6 6 6 6
West Germany Frank Gebert 3 4 1 Q Sweden D Palm 7 4 8 3 1
Q Sweden Douglas Palm 6 6 6 Australia P Kronk 4 0 2
Australia Colin Dibley 4 6 6 3 2 South Africa B Bertram 6 6 6
South Africa Byron Bertram 6 3 2 6 6 South Africa B Bertram 6 4 6 6
Bolivia Ramiro Benavides 3 4 4 5 United States B Gottfried 2 6 4 3
5 United States Brian Gottfried 6 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 4 4 6
United Kingdom John Lloyd 3 6 6 8 United Kingdom J Lloyd 6 6 2 4 7
West Germany Karl Meiler 7 4 6 7 West Germany K Meiler 2 3 6 6 9
South Africa Bob Hewitt 5 6 1 5 West Germany K Meiler 2 2 7 3
United Kingdom John Feaver 1 6 6 1 3 Q United States J McEnroe 6 6 5 6
Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell 6 2 2 6 6 Rhodesia C Dowdeswell 7 3 1
Q United States John McEnroe 6 7 6 Q United States J McEnroe 9 6 6
Egypt Ismail El Shafei 0 5 4 Q United States J McEnroe 7 4 6 6
United States Butch Walts 6 9 5 8 8 United States A Mayer 5 6 3 1
Q Australia John Marks 4 8 7 9 6 United States K Walts 2 6 4
Venezuela John Andrew 6 6 6 Venezuela J Andrew 6 8 6
LL United States Scott Carnahan 4 2 4 Venezuela J Andrew 4 7 4
United States Sandy Mayer 6 3 6 8 7 United States A Mayer 6 9 6
South Africa Deon Joubert 2 6 2 9 5 United States A Mayer 8 6 6 6
United States Erik van Dillen 4 8 6 3 10 Italy A Panatta 9 0 2 4
10 Italy Adriano Panatta 6 9 4 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Australia Phil Dent 6 6 6
LL United States Bill Lofgren 1 2 2 13 Australia P Dent 2 9 6 4 6
LL Brazil José Edison Mandarino 5 1 2 LL India A Amritraj 6 8 3 6 4
LL India Anand Amritraj 7 6 6 13 Australia P Dent 8 3 6 7
WC United Kingdom Andrew Jarrett 3 3 4 South Africa R Moore 6 6 4 5
South Africa Ray Moore 6 6 6 South Africa R Moore 6 6 6
Argentina Lito Álvarez 6 4 6 6 Argentina E Álvarez 4 4 3
Q Netherlands Rolf Thung 4 6 3 3 13 Australia P Dent 6 3 9 1 9
New Zealand Brian Fairlie 8 7 8 6 United States Ti Gullikson 3 6 8 6 7
United States Victor Amaya 9 5 6 4 New Zealand B Fairlie 8 4 6 6
United States Mike Machette 6 3 8 3 LL Australia R Carmichael 6 6 4 3
LL Australia Bob Carmichael 4 6 9 6 New Zealand B Fairlie 8 3 9 3
United States Tim Gullikson 6 6 6 United States Ti Gullikson 9 6 8 6
United States Steve Krulevitz 2 4 3 United States Ti Gullikson 6 6 3 8 6
United States Peter Fleming 4 6 2 3 7 Mexico R Ramírez 3 4 6 9 4
7 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 6 3 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 9 6
United States Tom Gorman 1 8 3 8 United States V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
United States Gene Mayer 6 6 6 United States E Mayer 3 1 1
Q United States John Holladay 4 2 4 8 United States V Gerulaitis 6 8 6
WC United Kingdom Jonathan Smith 6 6 6 WC United Kingdom J Smith 3 6 4
South Africa Willem Prinsloo 4 4 2 WC United Kingdom J Smith 6 7 1 6
Q United States Henry Bunis 8 6 6 9 8 Q United States H Bunis 3 5 6 4
Q United States Raz Reid 9 4 8 8 6 8 United States V Gerulaitis 6 6 3 6
Chile Hans Gildemeister 4 6 6 6 6 9 United States R Stockton 1 4 6 4
Chile Belus Prajoux 6 4 8 4 3 Chile H Gildemeister 3 8 2 5
United States Fred McNair 6 4 6 8 16 United States F McNair 6 6 6 7
United States Nick Saviano 3 6 3 9 14 United States F McNair 4 3 2
Q Republic of Ireland Sean Sorensen 0 2 2 9 United States R Stockton 6 6 6
Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6 Australia R Laver 6 7 4 5
WC United Kingdom Robin Drysdale 3 8 3 9 United States R Stockton 3 9 6 7
9 United States Dick Stockton 6 9 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 United Kingdom Mark Cox 6 7 8
LL South Africa Rory Chappell 4 5 6 14 United Kingdom M Cox 8 6 7
Australia John Alexander 6 6 6 Australia J Alexander 6 4 5
WC United Kingdom Tony Lloyd 3 4 2 14 United Kingdom M Cox 6 6 8
United States Dick Bohrnstedt 8 9 6 6 WC France P Dominguez 4 1 6
Q Australia Alvin Gardiner 9 8 1 4 United States R Bohrnstedt 2 8 3
WC France Patrice Dominguez 6 4 6 6 WC France P Dominguez 6 9 6
India Sashi Menon 4 6 2 4 14 United Kingdom M Cox 6 3 4 6 7
United States Billy Martin 6 6 6 United States W Martin 3 6 6 0 9
South Africa David Schneider 4 4 1 United States W Martin 3 2 9 6 10
Australia Ray Ruffels 7 8 2 9 Australia R Ruffels 6 6 8 2 8
United Kingdom Roger Taylor 5 6 6 7 United States W Martin 6 6 6
South Africa John Yuill 6 6 6 3 Argentina G Vilas 2 4 2
Colombia Álvaro Betancur 3 4 3 South Africa J Yuill 3 2 6 6
Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? 8 5 4 3 Argentina G Vilas 6 6 3 8
3 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 9 7 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Romania Ilie N?stase 6 6 3 6
United States Tom Gullikson 2 1 6 3 6 Romania I N?stase 7 3 7 8 6
LL Mexico Emilio Montaño 1 4 4 United States A Pattison 9 6 5 6 3
United States Andrew Pattison 6 6 6 6 Romania I N?stase 6 6 6
Australia Cliff Letcher 3 6 3 2 Q United States E Teltscher 4 3 1
Q United States Eliot Teltscher 6 0 6 6 Q United States E Teltscher
United States Pat DuPré 6 6 5 8 United States P DuPré w/o
Q Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?mid 4 4 7 6 6 Romania I N?stase 6 6 6 6
LL United States Rick Fisher 3 3 4 Netherlands T Okker 8 4 4 4
Q Australia Chris Kachel 6 6 6 Q Australia C Kachel 2 6 3
Australia Allan Stone 9 7 6 Australia A Stone 6 8 6
Brazil Carlos Alberto Kirmayr 8 5 2 Australia A Stone 6 6 8 5 4
Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 6 Netherlands T Okker 4 2 9 7 6
Australia Ross Case 2 1 1 Netherlands T Okker 8 7 6 7
Australia Steve Docherty 6 4 7 7 Australia S Docherty 9 5 3 5
16 United States Harold Solomon 4 6 5 5

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Poland Wojciech Fibak 6 4 4 9 6
Chile Jaime Fillol 3 6 6 8 4 12 Poland W Fibak 6 6 6
Q United States Jim McManus 1 6 4 2 Sweden J Norbäck 3 0 2
Sweden Jan Norbäck 6 3 6 6 12 Poland W Fibak 3 9 6 3 6
South Africa Frew McMillan 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Mottram 6 8 3 6 2
West Germany Jürgen Fassbender 4 4 4 South Africa F McMillan 4 5 5
United Kingdom Buster Mottram 4 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Mottram 6 7 7
United States James "Chico" Hagey 6 4 4 2 12 Poland W Fibak 5 4 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pili? 6 6 6 2 Sweden B Borg 7 6 6
United States Hank Pfister 4 4 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 9 6 6
India Vijay Amritraj 4 6 6 7 India V Amritraj 8 3 2
United States Sherwood Stewart 6 4 3 5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 7 5 3
WC United Kingdom Michael Wayman 4 6 4 9 5 2 Sweden B Borg 9 7 6
Australia Mark Edmondson 6 2 6 8 7 Australia M Edmondson 6 9 2 4 1
Italy Antonio Zugarelli 4 2 7 2 Sweden B Borg 3 7 6 6 6
2 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 9

References

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

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