1971 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1971 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Australia John Newcombe
Runner-up United States Stan Smith
Final score 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw 128 (12Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1970 · Wimbledon Championships · 1972 →

John Newcombe successfully defended his title, defeating Stan Smith in the final, 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1971 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It was Newcombe's third, and final, Wimbledon singles title.

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Rod Laver (Quarterfinals)
02.   Australia John Newcombe (Champion)
03.   Australia Ken Rosewall (Semifinals)
04.   United States Stan Smith (Final)
05.   United States Arthur Ashe (Third round)
06.   United States Cliff Richey (Quarterfinals)
07.   Romania Ilie Năstase (Second round)
08.   South Africa Cliff Drysdale (First round)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 Australia Rod Laver 7 6 3
United States Tom Gorman 9 8 6
United States Tom Gorman 3 6 2
4 United States Stan Smith 6 8 6
4 United States Stan Smith 8 6 6
New Zealand Onny Parun 6 3 4
4 United States Stan Smith 3 7 6 4 4
2 Australia John Newcombe 6 5 2 6 6
6 United States Cliff Richey 8 7 4 7 5
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 5 6 9 7
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 1 1 3
2 Australia John Newcombe 6 6 6
Australia Colin Dibley 1 2 3
2 Australia John Newcombe 6 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
LL Australia R Howe 2 0 1 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6 7
South Africa R Moore 6 3 8 6 9 South Africa R Moore 8 3 2 5
Australia A Stone 1 6 9 4 7 1 Australia R Laver 9 6 7
United States C Graebner 6 6 6 United States C Graebner 8 2 5
Australia A McDonald 4 2 2 United States C Graebner 6 6 6
Hungary I Gulyás 2 4 8 2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović 3 1 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović 6 6 6 6 1 Australia R Laver 7 6 2 7
Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6 Netherlands T Okker 5 1 6 5
Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 3 3 3 Netherlands T Okker 8 6 6 6
United States E Scott 6 6 3 0 3 Australia R Ruffels 9 4 3 4
Australia R Ruffels 4 4 6 6 6 Netherlands T Okker 3 6 6 8
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 6 9 5 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 6 3 4 6
South Africa T Ryan 3 8 7 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 6 6 3 4 6
Q South Africa P Cramer 9 9 3 2 7 Greece N Kalogeropoulos 2 2 6 6 1
Greece N Kalogeropoulos 8 8 6 6 9

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 South Africa C Drysdale 6 8 3 4 5
United States T Gorman 2 6 6 6 7 United States T Gorman 2 6 6 6
Q Italy E di Matteo 6 6 8 Q Italy E di Matteo 6 2 2 1
United Kingdom P Curtis 4 3 6 United States T Gorman 6 6 7
Romania I Țiriac 9 6 6 Romania I Țiriac 4 3 5
Q India A Amritraj 8 3 1 Romania I Țiriac 6 6 7 8
New Zealand B Fairlie 8 9 6 New Zealand B Fairlie 3 3 9 6
United States R Barth 6 8 4 United States T Gorman 6 8 6
Denmark J Ulrich 1 6 4 6 6 Australia R Case 3 6 4
Czechoslovakia S Koudelka 6 1 6 4 4 Denmark J Ulrich 3 6 7 3 1
Australia R Case 6 7 7 Australia R Case 6 2 5 6 6
Q New Zealand J Simpson 4 5 5 Australia R Case 6 6 6
South Africa D Schroder 1 3 6 4 Rhodesia H Irvine 3 4 3
Rhodesia H Irvine 6 6 3 6 Rhodesia H Irvine 6 8 6
Q France W N'Godrella 3 8 7 Australia T Addison 2 6 4
Australia T Addison 6 9 9

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States S Smith 6 6 6
France M Leclercq 2 4 3 4 United States S Smith 6 6 6
Spain A Gimeno 3 6 4 4 United Kingdom J Paish 1 4 4
United Kingdom J Paish 6 1 6 6 4 United States S Smith 6 6 7
West Germany J Fassbender 4 4 9 9 5 Rhodesia A Pattison 3 4 5
Sweden O Bengtson 6 6 7 7 7 Sweden O Bengtson 6 6 4 7 3
Rhodesia A Pattison 6 6 6 Rhodesia A Pattison 4 4 6 9 6
Japan J Kuki 2 1 0 4 United States S Smith 2 6 6 9
United States R Lutz 8 8 4 6 12 Australia R Emerson 6 1 3 7
United States F Froehling 6 9 6 2 10 United States R Lutz 6 6 6
Romania P Mărmureanu 2 1 2 United Kingdom J Clifton 3 1 4
United Kingdom J Clifton 6 6 6 United States R Lutz 9 3 8 8
Q Australia P Doerner 6 6 3 6 Australia R Emerson 8 6 9 9
Japan K Yanagi 2 2 6 0 Q Australia P Doerner 6 2 6 1
Australia R Emerson 6 6 6 Australia R Emerson 4 6 8 6
Czechoslovakia M Holeček 4 4 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States A Ashe 3 6 6 7
United States E van Dillen 6 3 4 5 5 United States A Ashe 6 6 6
West Germany H Elschenbroich 6 5 3 1 France P Proisy 4 4 4
France P Proisy 3 7 6 6 5 United States A Ashe 1 8 9 4
Australia J Alexander 6 6 6 United States M Riessen 6 9 8 6
Australia W Bowrey 0 2 2 Australia J Alexander 8 2 3
United States M Riessen 9 6 8 United States M Riessen 9 6 6
United States J McManus 8 4 6 United States M Riessen 8 3 6 3
United States R Gonzales 6 6 6 4 6 New Zealand O Parun 9 6 3 6
Spain M Orantes 3 4 8 6 2 United States R Gonzales 5 9 6 3 4
France P Barthès 6 8 6 9 France P Barthès 7 8 3 6 6
Q West Germany K Meiler 4 9 3 7 France P Barthès 2 6 7 1
New Zealand O Parun 6 2 6 6 New Zealand O Parun 6 4 9 6
France J-L Rouyer 2 6 2 3 New Zealand O Parun 6 6 6
Q West Germany H-J Plötz 6 6 7 Q West Germany H-J Plötz 0 2 2
Czechoslovakia F Pála 1 4 5

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France D Contet 4 6 3 6 3
South Africa R Maud 6 4 6 2 6 South Africa R Maud 4 7 4 6 4
Czechoslovakia J Kukal 6 3 2 1 Australia F Sedgman 6 5 6 2 6
Australia F Sedgman 3 6 6 6 Australia F Sedgman 2 6 3 4
France F Jauffret 6 6 3 4 2 United States J Borowiak 6 4 6 6
United States J Borowiak 4 2 6 6 6 United States J Borowiak 6 9 8
Australia B Phillips-Moore 6 8 8 Australia B Phillips-Moore 2 7 6
United Kingdom S Matthews 3 6 6 United States J Borowiak 4 6 4 4
Australia A Roche 7 6 6 8 6 United States C Richey 6 4 6 6
United States C Pasarell 9 4 8 9 United States C Pasarell 3 3 6 3
Italy A Panatta 6 3 6 6 Italy A Panatta 6 6 3 6
Q United States G Seewagen 3 6 3 4 Italy A Panatta 2 2 4
Mexico M Lara 1 3 4 6 United States C Richey 6 6 6
United Kingdom R Taylor 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Taylor 2 6 6 4 9
Australia R Crealy 3 7 6 3 6 United States C Richey 6 3 2 6 11
6 United States C Richey 6 9 2 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia F Stolle 6 3 9 4 6
Australia K Warwick 4 6 7 6 3 Australia F Stolle 6 6 6
Hungary P Szőke 5 2 2 Brazil T Koch 3 4 4
Brazil T Koch 7 6 6 Australia F Stolle 9 6 6
South Africa F McMillan 6 6 6 Australia O Davidson 8 1 2
Japan T Sakai 4 2 1 South Africa F McMillan 7 6 1 4
Denmark J Leschly 6 3 3 3 Australia O Davidson 9 3 6 6
Australia O Davidson 3 6 6 6 Australia F Stolle 4 5 9 4
Q United Kingdom J de Mendoza 9 3 3 4 3 Australia K Rosewall 6 7 7 6
France J-B Chanfreau 8 6 6 6 France J-B Chanfreau 8 3 8
Chile J Fillol 6 5 4 6 6 Chile J Fillol 9 6 9
United Arab Republic I El Shafei 4 7 6 0 2 Chile J Fillol 3 1 4
Australia R Carmichael 3 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
United States J Connors w/o Australia R Carmichael 7 6 4 6 2
Belgium P Hombergen 3 3 1 3 Australia K Rosewall 9 2 6 3 6
3 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia C Dibley 7 6 6
Austria H Kary 5 2 2 Australia C Dibley 2 6 3 9 6
United Kingdom G Stilwell 8 6 1 7 United Kingdom G Stilwell 6 3 6 8 4
France J-C Barclay 6 0 6 5 Australia C Dibley 3 8 6 6 10
United States D Ralston 8 6 6 United States D Ralston 6 9 3 0 8
Denmark T Ulrich 6 3 2 United States D Ralston 6 6 5 9
Australia G Masters 7 6 6 Australia G Masters 1 4 7 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Špear 5 0 2 Australia C Dibley 6 8 6
Hungary S Baranyi 6 1 4 2 Mexico J Loyo Mayo 3 6 3
Mexico J Loyo Mayo 1 6 6 6 Mexico J Loyo Mayo 9 6 6
Czechoslovakia V Zedník 3 6 2 0 South Africa B Bertram 8 3 2
South Africa B Bertram 6 3 6 6 Mexico J Loyo Mayo 4 9 6 4 6
Chile P Cornejo 4 2 4 France G Goven 6 7 4 6 4
France G Goven 6 6 6 France G Goven 6 6 6
Australia R Keldie 6 1 3 6 8 7 Romania I Năstase 4 4 2
7 Romania I Năstase 1 6 6 4 10

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia P Dent 6 5 6 7
India P Lall 4 7 4 5 Australia P Dent 7 3 4
Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 9 6 6
India J Mukerjea 2 4 4 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 7 6
Brazil JE Mandarino 6 8 6 6 Q Czechoslovakia J Hřebec 4 5 4
Spain A Muñoz 4 9 4 2 Brazil JE Mandarino 4 4 3
Q United Kingdom J Feaver 5 2 2 Q Czechoslovakia J Hřebec 6 6 6
Q Czechoslovakia J Hřebec 7 6 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 8 3 6 3
Australia S Ball 6 7 6 1 5 2 Australia J Newcombe 9 6 4 6
United States A Fox 2 9 1 6 7 United States A Fox 4 2 2
United Kingdom G Battrick 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom G Battrick 6 6 6
Australia J Bartlett 6 4 3 1 United Kingdom G Battrick 4 4 4
Australia I Fletcher 8 7 1 6 2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6
United Kingdom M Cox 6 5 6 4 Australia I Fletcher 5 4 2
South Africa R Hewitt 4 3 5 2 Australia J Newcombe 7 6 6
2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 7

References[edit]

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

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