1971 French Open – Men's Singles

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1971 French Open
Champion   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Runner-up   Romania Ilie Năstase
Final score   8–6, 6–2, 2–6, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1970 1972 > 

Jan Kodeš defeated Ilie Năstase 8–6, 6–2, 2–6, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1971 French Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Champion)
  2. United States Arthur Ashe (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Romania Ilie Năstase (Finalist)
  4. United States Cliff Richey (Fourth round)
  5. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Stan Smith (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Marty Riessen (Fourth round)
  8. Soviet Union Alex Metreveli (Second round)
  1. United States Robert Lutz (Fourth round)
  2. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (First round)
  3. Spain Manuel Orantes (First round)
  4. France Pierre Barthes (Fourth round)
  5. Romania Ion Ţiriac (First round)
  6. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić (First round)
  7. France Georges Goven (Fourth round)
  8. Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  2  United States Arthur Ashe 4 6 3 6 6  
 United States Frank Froehling 6 4 6 3 8  
   United States Frank Froehling 0 6 4 3    
  3  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 2 6 6    
3  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 6 3 6  
  6  United States Stan Smith 1 3 6 4    
    3  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 2 6 5  
  1  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 8 6 2 7  
  5  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović 6 6 4 6    
 Hungary István Gulyás 3 2 6 2    
5  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović 4 2 5    
  1  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 6 7      
 France Patrick Proisy 4 6 6 1  
  1  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 8 1 6    

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
2 United States Ashe 6 6 5 6
Hungary Varga 2 1 7 1 2 Ashe 3 6 6 7
Q Hungary Machán 4 6 6 4 6 Egorov 6 4 0 5
Soviet Union Egorov 6 1 3 6 8 2 Ashe 6 6 7
Belgium Hombergen 6 6 6 Rouyer 2 3 5
South Africa Bertram 2 2 3 Hombergen 2 4 5
France Rouyer 6 2 6 7 6 Rouyer 6 6 7
Q Czechoslovakia Koudelka 1 6 1 9 4 2 Ashe 6 6 7
15 France Goven 6 6 6 15 Goven 4 4 5
Q Australia Ball 1 1 1 15 Goven 5 6 6 7
France Contet 3 6 2 6 6 Contet 7 3 2 5
Australia Fletcher 6 3 6 4 4 15 Goven 6 6 3 6
Austria Pokorny 6 6 1 6 Pietrangeli 4 4 6 1
Australia Giltinan 3 3 6 1 Pokorny 4 6 2 3
United States Pasarell 0 6 2 Pietrangeli 6 2 6 6
Italy Pietrangeli 6 8 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 United States Riessen 7 6 6
Italy Palmieri 5 1 1 7 Riessen 0 6 5 6 6
South Africa Moore 5 3 6 Alexander 6 4 7 4 3
Australia Alexander 7 6 8 7 Riessen 3 6 6 13
France Montrenaud 9 6 4 3 7 Barclay 6 1 3 11
Soviet Union Lamp 7 0 6 6 5 Montrenaud 1 7 0
Switzerland Sturdza 0 1 2 Barclay 6 9 6
France Barclay 6 6 6 7 Riessen 6 6 3 4 2
10 United Kingdom Taylor 8 2 3 7 ABD Froehling 1 2 6 6 6
Australia Cooper 6 6 6 5 Cooper 2 2 3
Q West Germany Kuhlmey 4 3 3 Froehling 6 6 6
United States Froehling 6 6 6 Froehling 4 6 8 7
Denmark Leschly 7 2 6 6 Leschly 6 3 6 5
Italy Bartoni 5 6 4 3 Leschly 3
Poland Rybarczyk W/O Arilla 2 ABD
Spain Arilla

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Romania Năstase 6 6 6
Brazil Koch 2 2 4 3 Năstase 6 6 3 6
Q Soviet Union Sepp 1 6 7 0 0 Baranyi 1 3 6 1
Hungary Baranyi 6 4 5 6 6 3 Năstase 4 6 6 6
Brazil Mandarino 4 8 5 Ruffels 6 2 2 2
Australia Case 6 10 7 Case 1 1 0
Australia Ruffels 6 6 6 Ruffels 6 6 6
Chile Rodríguez 0 4 2 3 Năstase 6 6 3 7
14 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić W/O Nowicki 1 1 6 5
South Africa McMillan McMillan 6 6 6
New Zealand Fairlie 10 6 6 Fairlie 2 2 2
Czechoslovakia Kukal 8 0 3 McMillan 6 1 6 2
Soviet Union Korotkov 1 6 6 6 Nowicki 3 6 8 6
Australia Stone 6 1 3 3 Korotkov 3 4 3
Poland Nowicki 6 6 6 Nowicki 6 6 6
United States McManus 3 0 2

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 United States Smith 6 6 8
Greece Kalogeropoulos 3 2 6 6 Smith 6 6 6
Spain Guerrero 6 6 6 Guerrero 4 1 1
South Africa Freer 0 3 2 6 Smith 6 6 6
United Kingdom Stilwell 6 3 6 6 Stilwell 1 1 3
Q Italy Barazzutti 4 6 3 0 Stilwell 7 12 6
Q France Paul 6 6 5 6 3 Sakai 5 10 4
Japan Sakai 3 2 7 8 6 6 Smith 6 2 8 6
11 Spain Orantes W/O Dominguez 4 6 6 2
Q Soviet Union Kakoulia Q Kakoulia 6 4 2 7
Australia Sedgman 3 1 4 Dominguez 1 6 6 9
France Dominguez 6 6 6 Dominguez 6 8 3 4 9
Italy Panatta 6 6 7 Panatta 4 6 6 6 7
United Kingdom Matthews 3 3 5 Panatta 6 6 6
Q France N'Godrella 6 4 6 7 Q N'Godrella 2 4 1
Austria Kary 3 6 4 5

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
South Africa Ryan 6 2 6 6
Belgium Drossart 2 6 4 2 Ryan 7 6 6
Q Ecuador Zuleta Q Zuleta 5 3 3
Ecuador Guzman W/O Ryan 7 1 2
India Mukherjea W/O 12 Barthes 9 6 6
Australia Crealy Crealy 2 1 4
Czechoslovakia Zednik 4 6 3 1 12 Barthes 6 6 6
12 France Barthes 6 3 6 6 12 Barthes 4 6 6 2 4
France Meyer 4 8 6 2 5 Franulović 6 4 4 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jovanović 6 6 2 0 ABD Meyer 12 2 2 1
United States Gorman 2 2 8 6 6 Gorman 10 6 6 6
Rhodesia Pattison 6 6 6 3 4 Gorman 3 1 5
United Kingdom Clifton 4 4 4 5 Franulović 6 6 7
Spain Muñoz 6 6 6 Muñoz 2 3 3
South Africa Cramer 2 2 6 8 5 Franulović 6 6 6
5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović 6 6 2 10

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Hungary Gulyás 4 7 11 6
Spain Gisbert Sr 6 5 9 2 Gulyás 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 6 7 6 Špear 0 3 0
Q Italy Franchitti 2 5 3 Gulyás 6 6 6
Australia Phillips-Moore 6 6 3 3 6 Bowrey 2 2 2
Chile Cornejo 1 4 6 6 1 Phillips-Moore 1 3 6 6 6
Australia Bowrey 6 6 8 Bowrey 6 6 3 1 8
13 Romania Ţiriac 3 2 6 Gulyás 6 7 4 6
Q France Joly 1 4 1 4 Richey 4 5 6 2
Australia Dibley 6 6 6 Dibley 6 6 7
France Leclercq 6 7 6 Leclercq 1 3 5
Q Colombia Alvarez 4 5 4 Dibley 1 3 6
Australia Addison 6 4 6 7 4 Richey 6 6 8
Hungary Szőke 1 6 0 5 Addison 1 2 0
Italy Di Domenico 2 4 2 4 Richey 6 6 6
4 United States Richey 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Romania Marmureanu 6 4 6 4 8
South Africa Maud 4 6 2 6 6 Marmureanu 0 3 4
Japan Kuki 6 6 11 Kuki 6 6 6
Australia Dent 0 3 9 Kuki 1 7 7 4 4
United Kingdom Battrick 6 6 0 6 7 9 Lutz 6 5 5 6 6
Czechoslovakia Pala 3 8 6 2 5 Battrick 6 1 6 2 2
Czechoslovakia Hřebec 2 4 1 9 Lutz 4 6 1 6 6
9 United States Lutz 6 6 6 9 Lutz 4 7 5
Colombia Velasco, Sr. 7 6 6 Proisy 6 9 7
United Kingdom Lloyd 5 2 3 Velasco, Sr. 8 4 6 1 4
Chile Pinto-Bravo 4 6 6 6 Pinto-Bravo 6 6 3 6 5
Italy Di Matteo 6 2 1 2 Pinto-Bravo 1 0 3
Soviet Union Lejus 2 4 1 Proisy 6 6 6
France Proisy 6 6 6 Proisy 6 6 7
Q Italy Zugarelli 1 2 5 8 Metreveli 4 4 5
8 Soviet Union Metreveli 6 6 7

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Indonesia Wijono 3 1 1
France Jauffret 6 6 6 Jauffret 4 6 6 6
Q Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ivancic 4 3 3 Holeček 6 4 3 1
Czechoslovakia Holeček 6 6 6 Jauffret 6 7 6
Q Colombia Molina 4 4 6 8 3 Chanfreau 3 5 1
France Chanfreau 6 6 2 6 6 Chanfreau 6 6 6
Soviet Union Volkov 6 9 6 Volkov 3 4 2
16 Chile Fillol Sr. 3 7 3 Jauffret 6 2 7 0 4
Australia Carmichael 6 6 6 1 Kodeš 4 6 5 6 6
France Beust 2 0 1 Carmichael 6 4 6 6
Australia Masters 6 6 6 Masters 2 6 3 2
New Zealand Parun 4 2 2 Carmichael 4 7 2
France Courcol 6 4 6 6 1 Kodeš 6 9 6
LL Romania Mureşan 3 6 3 3 Courcol 3 0 5
Poland Gasiorek 1 1 3 1 Kodeš 6 6 7
1 Czechoslovakia Kodeš 6 6 6

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