1971 US Open – Men's Singles

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1971 US Open
Champion   United States Stan Smith
Runner-up   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Final score   3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 7–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
US Open
 < 1970 1972 > 

Stan Smith defeated Jan Kodeš 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 7–6 in the final to win the men's singles title at the 1971 US Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia John Newcombe (First round)
  2. United States Stan Smith (Champion)
  3. United States Arthur Ashe (Semifinalist)
  4. Netherlands Tom Okker (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Marty Riessen (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Cliff Richey (Third round)
  7. United States Clark Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Romania Ilie Năstase (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 7 6      
 United States Frank Froehling 0 6 3      
   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 7 3 4 6 6  
  3  United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 6 3 4  
3  United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 7    
   Spain Manuel Orantes 1 2 6      
     Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 3 2 6  
  2  United States Stan Smith 3 6 6 7  
  7  United States Clark Graebner 2 3 4      
4  Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 6      
4  Netherlands Tom Okker 6 3 6 6 3
  2  United States Stan Smith 7 6 3 2 6  
5  United States Marty Riessen 6 2 6    
  2  United States Stan Smith 7 6 7      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6 3
Czechoslovakia Kodeš 2 7 7 6 Kodeš 2 5 6 6 6
United States Howard 4 2 5 Barthes 6 7 4 4 3
France Barthes 6 6 7 Kodeš 6 6 6
United States Seewagen 6 2 6 6 Seewagen 4 2 3
France Proisy 1 6 4 4 Seewagen 6 3 6 6 6
United States Austin 6 6 6 Austin 2 6 7 4 2
United States Burrman 3 1 1 Kodeš 6 6 6
United States Lutz 6 6 6 Lutz 4 2 4
United Kingdom Stilwell 0 4 4 Lutz 6 7 6
Egypt El Shafei 4 6 4 2 Battrick 3 5 4
United Kingdom Battrick 6 2 6 6 Lutz 6 6 6 3 6
United States McNair 4 6 6 6 Parun 4 7 3 6 2
Czechoslovakia Pala 6 4 4 4 McNair 4 6 6 2 4
New Zealand Parun 6 3 6 6 Parun 6 4 4 6 6
United States Stewart 3 6 2 3

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Romania Năstase 6 7 6
Mexico Loyo-Mayo 2 5 4 8 Năstase 6 6 6
United States Borowiak 6 3 6 7 Borowiak 2 4 4
United States Guerry 3 6 1 5 8 Năstase 3 3 6
Australia Carmichael 6 6 7 6 Carmichael 6 6 7
Spain Muñoz 3 7 6 4 Carmichael 5 7 6 1 7
South Africa Ryan 5 6 2 Stockton 7 6 4 6 5
United States Stockton 7 7 6 Carmichael 6 4 4
United States Froehling 6 6 6 Froehling 7 6 6
West Germany Fassbender 3 3 3 Froehling 7 4 6 6 6
South Africa Pattison 6 7 6 Pattison 5 6 7 3 4
United States Brien 3 5 1 Froehling 7 5 6 7
Australia Cooper 6 3 6 4 6 Tanner 6 7 3 6
Australia Masters 4 6 2 6 3 Cooper 7 6 7 5 3
United States Tanner 6 6 6 Tanner 5 7 6 7 6
United Kingdom Paish 4 3 0

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 United States Ashe 6 6 6
United States Knight 3 4 1 3 Ashe 6 6 6
United States Krulevitz 7 6 3 6 6 Krulevitz 2 1 1
United States Estep 5 2 6 7 4 3 Ashe 7 6 6
United Kingdom Cox 7 6 7 Cox 5 2 2
Australia Keldie 5 0 6 Cox 7 6 6
Australia Davidson 6 7 2 6 Davidson 6 4 0
South Africa Maud 3 5 6 0 3 Ashe 6 6 6 6
Australia Alexander 6 6 3 6 Alexander 4 7 4 3
United States McManus 3 4 6 4 Alexander 6 4
United Kingdom Clifton 2 2 0 Stone 4 1 r
Australia Stone 6 6 6 Alexander 6 4 6 6
West Germany Pohmann 1 4 6 Rahim 7 6 0 4
Pakistan Rahim 6 6 7 Rahim 2 3 6 6 6
United States Gerken 6 6 3 2 6 Gerken 6 6 2 4 2
Australia Ruffels 4 1 6 6 3

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 United States Richey 6 6 7
United States Pasarell 4 4 5 6 Richey 7 6 6
India Mukherjea 6 7 7 7 Mukherjea 5 2 3
Rhodesia Irvine 7 6 6 6 6 Richey 7 4 4 4
United States Osborne 4 7 6 6 Osborne 6 6 6 6
United States Giammalva Sr. 6 6 3 3 Osborne 6 1 6 6
Brazil Koch 6 7 6 7 Koch 3 6 4 3
Chile Cornejo 3 6 2 6 Osborne 6 2 2 3
United States Gonzales 6 6 6 6 Orantes 2 6 6 6
United States Kreiss 7 4 4 4 Gonzales 7 7 6
United Kingdom Matthews 6 6 7 7 6 Matthews 6 6 3
Jamaica Russell 7 7 6 6 3 Gonzales 6 4 4 1
Spain Orantes 6 7 6 Orantes 3 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Zednik 4 5 4 Orantes 6 6 4 6
Argentina Álvarez 3 4 7 4 Holmberg 4 3 6 2
United States Holmberg 6 6 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
United States Fitzgibbon 3 7 7 6
United States Dell 6 5 6 4 Fitzgibbon 6 6 6
Japan Kuki 6 7 3 6 Kuki 2 2 4
Ecuador Zuleta 0 5 6 4 Fitzgibbon 2 6 2
United States Barth 3 3 0 Moore 6 7 6
South Africa Moore 6 6 6 Moore 6 6 6
Romania Ţiriac 7 4 5 Ţiriac 3 2 4
United States Gorman 5 6 5 r Moore 2 4 3
United States Mayer 0 7 1 0 7 Graebner 6 6 6
Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6 6 6 Fillol Sr. 6 6 6
Australia Gardner 6 3 7 1 6 Gardner 3 2 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 4 6 6 6 2 Fillol Sr. 3 2 4
United States Baer 3 3 2 7 Graebner 6 6 6
United Kingdom Curtis 6 6 6 Curtis 1 4 1
South Africa McMillan 7 4 1 3 7 Graebner 6 6 6
7 United States Graebner 6 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Peru Olmedo 6 7 4 5 5
United States Connors 2 5 6 7 7 Connors 4 3 4
Australia Dibley 6 6 6 Dibley 6 6 6
United States Kreiss 1 1 1 Dibley 4 6 1 4
United States Scott 4 4 6 3 Taylor 6 3 6 6
Argentina Vázquez 6 6 1 6 Vázquez 2 1 1
Australia Addison 6 1 4 2 Taylor 6 6 6
United Kingdom Taylor 2 6 6 6 Taylor 4 4 6 3
United States Gerulaitis 4 6 6 4 1 4 Okker 6 6 4 6
Japan Sakai 6 2 1 6 6 Sakai 6 7 6
India Lall 6 7 6 4 Case 3 6 3
Australia Case 7 6 7 6 Sakai 1 1 1
France Chanfreau 6 1 3 4 Okker 6 6 6
Australia Dent 7 6 6 Dent 4 3 3
Sweden Bengtson 2 4 6 7 1 4 Okker 6 6 6
4 Netherlands Okker 6 6 3 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Australia Brent 6 6 3 3 7
United States Turner 3 2 6 6 5 Brent 5 4 1
Australia Bowrey 3 6 7 6 6 Bowrey 7 6 6
United States Faulk 6 7 5 3 4 Bowrey 2 4 3
United States Parker 6 3 4 4 Pilić 6 6 6
United States Neely 2 6 6 6 Neely 6 6 3
France Goven 3 1 5 Pilić 7 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 6 6 7 Pilić 5 6 6
United States McKinley 6 4 2 5 Riessen 7 7 7
United States Van Dillen 7 6 6 Van Dillen 3 6 3 4
Denmark Leschly 6 6 6 Leschly 6 3 6 6
South Africa Cramer 1 1 3 Leschly 2 6 5 3
Japan Hirai 6 3 4 5 Riessen 6 4 7 6
South Africa Hewitt 7 6 6 Hewitt 6 7 2 2
United States Gottfried 7 2 4 6 3 5 Riessen 7 6 6 6
5 United States Riessen 6 6 6 2 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
United States Edlefsen 4 2 6 5
United States Holmes 6 6 2 7 Holmes 6 6 6
United States Pasarell 6 4 2 2 Sharpe 0 4 3
Australia Sharpe 3 6 6 6 Holmes 6 3 1 0
Canada Burwash 1 0 7 4 Holeček 2 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Holeček 6 6 5 6 Holeček 6 7 3 6
United States Walthall 2 1 2 Ralston 3 6 6 4
United States Ralston 6 6 6 Holeček 6 2 r
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović 6 6 6 2 Smith 7 3
India Menon 4 0 3 Franulović 6 7 3 5 6
United States Leonard 6 6 6 Leonard 4 6 6 7 7
United States Higgins 2 3 4 Leonard 2 3 6 3
New Zealand Fairlie 6 7 6 2 Smith 6 6 4 6
Mexico Lara 4 5 7 r Fairlie 2 5 2
Mexico Ramírez 0 2 6 2 Smith 6 7 6
2 United States Smith 6 6 7

External links[edit]