1979 Wimbledon Championships - Men's Singles
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1979 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1979 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States Roscoe Tanner
Final score6-7(4-7), 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Details
Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Björn Borg successfully defended his title, defeating Roscoe Tanner in the final, 6-7(4-7), 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1979 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds

01.   Sweden Björn Borg (Champion)
02.   United States John McEnroe (Fourth round)
03.   United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
04.   United States Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
05.   United States Roscoe Tanner (Final)
06.   Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Second round)
07.   United States Arthur Ashe (First round)
08.   Paraguay Víctor Pecci (Third round)
09.   United States Brian Gottfried (Third round)
10.   Poland Wojciech Fibak (First round)
11.   Australia John Alexander (Third round)
12.   Spain José Higueras (Second round)
13.   Spain Manuel Orantes (Second round)
14.   Argentina José Luis Clerc (Fourth round)
15.   United States Tim Gullikson (Quarterfinals)
16.   Italy Corrado Barazzutti (First round)

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

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6
Netherlands Tom Okker 2 1 3
1 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6
3 United States Jimmy Connors 2 3 2
3 United States Jimmy Connors 6 4 7 6
United States Bill Scanlon 3 6 6 4
1 Sweden Björn Borg 64 6 3 6 6
5 United States Roscoe Tanner 77 1 6 3 4
Italy Adriano Panatta 6 4 7 4 3
United States Pat DuPré 3 6 6 6 6
United States Pat DuPré 3 6 3
5 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 7 6
5 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6 6
15 United States Tim Gullikson 1 4 7 2

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Sweden Björn Borg 3 6 7 6
United States Tom Gorman 6 4 5 1 1 Sweden B Borg 2 6 4 7 6
Australia Mark Edmondson 7 6 3 2 2 India V Amritraj 6 4 6 6 2
India Vijay Amritraj 6 4 6 6 6 1 Sweden B Borg 6 6 6
United States Hank Pfister 6 3 7 7 United States H Pfister 4 1 3
Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? 3 6 6 6 United States H Pfister 6 6 3 6
Chile Jaime Fillol 6 3 2 4 United States P Fleming 1 3 6 4
United States Peter Fleming 3 6 6 6 1 Sweden B Borg 6 5 6 7
South Africa David Schneider 6 7 6 United States B Teacher 4 7 4 5
Australia Bob Carmichael 4 6 1 South Africa D Schneider 4 4 4
United States Brian Teacher 6 3 6 7 United States B Teacher 6 6 6
Australia Colin Dibley 4 6 3 5 United States B Teacher 6 7 5 6
Australia Paul Kronk 2 2 4 9 United States B Gottfried 3 5 7 3
United States Jeff Borowiak 6 6 6 United States J Borowiak 6 4 4
WC United Kingdom Andrew Jarrett 2 6 1 9 United States B Gottfried 7 6 6
9 United States Brian Gottfried 6 7 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 Australia John Alexander 6 7 4 7
United States Dick Stockton 1 6 6 5 11 Australia J Alexander 6 3 5 6 6
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt 6 6 6 Switzerland H Günthardt 3 6 7 3 2
South Africa Bernard Mitton 4 1 3 11 Australia J Alexander 4 4 4
WC United Kingdom David Lloyd 2 6 5 3 United States E Mayer 6 6 6
Q New Zealand Onny Parun 6 4 7 6 Q New Zealand O Parun 4 1 2
United States Gene Mayer 3 6 6 7 United States E Mayer 6 6 6
United States Victor Amaya 6 3 4 5 United States E Mayer 6 7 4 4
Netherlands Tom Okker 6 7 6 Netherlands T Okker 7 5 6 6
Brazil Roger Guedes 1 5 1 Netherlands T Okker 7 6 3 6
South Africa Cliff Drysdale 2 6 3 United States J Austin 6 4 6 2
United States John Austin 6 7 6 Netherlands T Okker 7 7 6
United States Tim Wilkison 6 6 6 United States T Wilkison 5 5 4
LL Australia Noel Phillips 2 2 2 United States T Wilkison 5 6 6 7
WC United Kingdom Roger Taylor 3 2 4 6 Argentina G Vilas 7 2 1 6
6 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 7 6
France Jean-François Caujolle 2 7 5 3 3 United States J Connors 6 6 7 6
Q Sweden Ulf Eriksson 3 4 5 United States M Riessen 7 3 6 0
United States Marty Riessen 6 6 7 3 United States J Connors 6 6 7
South Africa Johan Kriek 4 6 6 6 South Africa J Kriek 4 1 6
Austria Peter Feigl 6 3 3 0 South Africa J Kriek 6 6 6
LL Chile Álvaro Fillol 5 1 6 3 Q Sweden J Norbäck 1 3 1
Q Sweden Jan Norbäck 7 6 3 6 3 United States J Connors 6 6 6
United States Randy Crawford 2 2 4 United Kingdom M Cox 2 1 1
Hungary Balázs Taróczy 6 6 6 Hungary B Taróczy 4 6 3 6
United Kingdom Mark Cox 7 6 6 United Kingdom M Cox 6 4 6 7
West Germany Karl Meiler 5 3 3 United Kingdom M Cox 3 6 6 7 7
Q Colombia Alejandro Cortes 5 7 2 0r Q France G Moretton 6 7 1 6 5
Q France Gilles Moretton 7 6 6 1 Q France G Moretton 7 3 7 3 6
South Africa Ray Moore 6 7 6 6 4 13 Spain M Orantes 6 6 6 6 1
13 Spain Manuel Orantes 7 6 7 4 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 Italy Corrado Barazzutti 3 4 7 6 4
United States Andrew Pattison 6 6 5 4 6 United States A Pattison 6 6 6
Q Australia John Fitzgerald 4 7 6 2 Switzerland C Dowdeswell 3 4 0
Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell 6 6 7 6 United States A Pattison 6 6 4 2
Paraguay Francisco González 4 6 6 6 United States W Scanlon 7 4 6 6
Q United Kingdom Rohun Beven 6 2 2 4 Paraguay F González 6 4 4
WC United Kingdom Robin Drysdale 3 3 5 United States W Scanlon 7 6 6
United States Bill Scanlon 6 6 7 United States W Scanlon 6 6 6 7
Australia John Marks 5 6 6 2 Q Australia B Drewett 4 4 7 5
Q Australia Brad Drewett 7 2 7 6 Q Australia B Drewett 7 7 6
United States Erick Iskersky 2 1 4 Australia J James 5 5 3
Australia John James 6 6 6 Q Australia B Drewett 4 7 7 6
Q United States Rick Fisher 5 1 6 8 Paraguay V Pecci 6 6 6 4
Australia Phil Dent 7 6 7 Australia P Dent 4 6 3
United States Sherwood Stewart 5 2 3 8 Paraguay V Pecci 6 7 6
8 Paraguay Víctor Pecci 7 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Arthur Ashe 4 6 3
Australia Chris Kachel 6 7 6 Australia C Kachel 5 3 6 7 4
United Kingdom John Lloyd 3 4 1 Sweden O Bengtson 7 6 0 6 6
Sweden Ove Bengtson 6 6 6 Sweden O Bengtson 6 6 6
Australia Alvin Gardiner 6 6 3 2 4 Italy A Panatta 7 7 7
WC United Kingdom Jonathan Smith 1 4 6 6 6 WC United Kingdom J Smith 6 2 7 5 3
Italy Adriano Panatta 6 6 6 Italy A Panatta 2 6 6 7 6
Spain Ángel Giménez 3 3 4 Italy A Panatta 7 6 7
United States Sandy Mayer 6 6 6 6 United States A Mayer 6 3 6
Q United States Charlie Pasarell 1 7 3 3 United States A Mayer 6 7 4 7
Venezuela Jorge Andrew 2 3 1 Mexico R Ramírez 3 6 6 6
Mexico Raúl Ramírez 6 6 6 United States A Mayer 6 7 7 6
WC Egypt Ismail El Shafei 6 3 6 7 4 United States J Sadri 7 5 6 2
United States John Sadri 3 6 7 6 6 United States J Sadri 6 5 6 7
LL South Africa John Yuill 2 5 7 6 4 12 Spain J Higueras 3 7 4 5
12 Spain José Higueras 6 7 5 3 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 Poland Wojciech Fibak 6 7 4 2 7
United States Bruce Manson 4 6 6 6 9 United States B Manson 7 4 6 6
Q United States Fritz Buehning 6 6 6 Q United States F Buehning 6 6 4 4
Q United States Richard Meyer 3 4 4 United States B Manson 7 4 3 2
United States Bob Lutz 6 6 6 United States R Lutz 6 6 6 6
Canada Réjean Genois 3 2 2 United States R Lutz 6 6 6
Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza 6 1 6 6 Ecuador R Ycaza 0 3 2
Q Australia David Whyte 4 6 2 0 United States R Lutz 6 5 6 4 6
France Yannick Noah 7 6 7 United States P DuPré 3 7 4 6 8
LL India Ramesh Krishnan 6 3 5 France Y Noah 6 6 7
United States Nick Saviano 6 6 6 United States N Saviano 3 4 5
United States Rick Fagel 0 1 2 France Y Noah 5 6 3 1
Brazil Carlos Alberto Kirmayr 6 4 3 6 6 United States P DuPré 7 1 6 6
WC United Kingdom John Feaver 1 6 6 3 4 Brazil C Kirmayr 6 6 3 4
United States Pat DuPré 7 6 3 3 6 United States P DuPré 4 7 6 6
4 United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 3 6 6 3

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6
United States Van Winitsky 1 4 4 5 United States R Tanner 6 7 6
Australia Peter McNamara 6 6 6 Australia P McNamara 1 6 4
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 3 2 3 5 United States R Tanner 6 7 7
France Pascal Portes 1 6 6 6 Australia R Case 4 5 6
United States Ferdi Taygan 6 4 4 4 France P Portes 2 1 5
United States Billy Martin 5 7 2 6 2 Australia R Case 6 6 7
Australia Ross Case 7 6 6 4 6 5 United States R Tanner 6 7 6 6
Q Brazil Cássio Motta 5 3 4 14 Argentina JL Clerc 7 6 4 1
Uruguay José Luis Damiani 7 6 6 Uruguay JL Damiani 3 2 6
Australia David Carter 1 6 4 1 United States S Smith 6 6 7
United States Stan Smith 6 2 6 6 United States S Smith 7 6 3 5
Australia Dale Collings 6 3 6 5 14 Argentina JL Clerc 6 7 6 7
Spain Antonio Muñoz 7 6 3 7 Spain A Muñoz 1 3 4
Q Australia Bob Giltinan 4 6 3 6 3 14 Argentina JL Clerc 6 6 6
14 Argentina José Luis Clerc 6 3 6 3 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 United States Tim Gullikson 6 6 6
United States Mike Cahill 4 2 4 15 United States Ti Gullikson 7 6 6 6
Rhodesia Haroon Ismail 5 6 2 Czechoslovakia T ?mid 5 7 2 4
Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?mid 7 7 6 15 United States Ti Gullikson 6 6 6
Australia Kim Warwick 6 1 6 6 Q Australia C Letcher 0 4 1
Q Australia Cliff Letcher 7 6 2 7 Q Australia C Letcher 6 3 6 6
France Patrice Dominguez 6 6 6 France P Dominguez 1 6 3 4
Czechoslovakia Pavel Hu?ka 3 3 4 15 United States Ti Gullikson 6 6 6
India Anand Amritraj 3 6 6 2 United States J McEnroe 4 2 4
West Germany Andreas Maurer 6 7 7 West Germany A Maurer 1 4 4
Czechoslovakia Pavel Slo?il 6 2 1 6 1 United States To Gullikson 6 6 6
United States Tom Gullikson 4 6 6 3 6 United States To Gullikson 4 4 6
WC United Kingdom Richard Lewis 4 3 5 2 United States J McEnroe 6 6 7
United Kingdom Buster Mottram 6 6 7 United Kingdom C Mottram 7 2 6 2
United States Terry Moor 5 1 4 2 United States J McEnroe 6 6 7 6
2 United States John McEnroe 7 6 6

References

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

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