1973 US Open – Men's Singles

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1973 US Open
Champion   Australia John Newcombe
Runner-up   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Final score   6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
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
 < 1972 1974 > 

John Newcombe defeated Jan Kodeš 6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the men's singles title at the 1973 US Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Stan Smith (Semifinalist)
  2. Romania Ilie Năstase (Second round)
  3. United States Arthur Ashe (Third round)
  4. Australia Rod Laver (Third round)
  5. Australia Ken Rosewall (Semifinalist)
  6. Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Finalist)
  7. Netherlands Tom Okker (Fourth round)
  8. Spain Manuel Orantes (Third round)
  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia John Newcombe (Champion)
  3. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Second round)
  4. United States Marty Riessen (Second round)
  5. United States Tom Gorman (Fourth round)
  6. Italy Adriano Panatta (Third round)
  7. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Cliff Richey (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Stan Smith 6 6 6      
 New Zealand Onny Parun 3 3 2      
  1  United States Stan Smith 5 7 1 5    
  6  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 7 6 6 7    
15  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić 2 6 1 6 5
  6  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 4 6 3 7  
    6  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 4 6 6 2 3
  10  Australia John Newcombe 6 1 4 6 6
  5  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6      
 India Vijay Amritraj 4 3 3      
5  Australia Ken Rosewall 4 6 3    
  10  Australia John Newcombe 6 7 6      
9  United States Jimmy Connors 4 6 6    
  10  Australia John Newcombe 6 7 7      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States Smith 6 5
France Proisy 4 0 r 1 Smith 6 6 6
United States Martin 6 6 6 Martin 3 2 1
Argentina Vázquez 0 1 1 1 Smith 6 7 6 6
West Germany Pohmann 2 6 4 Tanner 7 6 4 3
United States Tanner 6 7 6 Tanner 6 6 6
Australia Masters 4 6 6 6 7 Masters 4 4 1
United States Graebner 6 7 1 4 5 1 Smith 3 7 6 6
13 United States Gorman 6 6 6 13 Gorman 6 5 3 4
United States Dibbs 3 1 2 13 Gorman 7 7 6
Sweden Bengtson 6 6 6 Bengtson 5 5 3
United States Carrington 3 4 3 13 Gorman 3 7 6 6
Chile Cornejo 4 6 3 Cox 6 5 4 4
United Kingdom Cox 6 7 6 Cox 4 6 6 6
Mexico Loyo-Mayo 1 3 6 3 Feaver 6 4 2 4
United Kingdom Feaver 6 6 4 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Spain Orantes 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram 3 1 3 8 Orantes 6 3 7 6
Australia Fletcher 6 6 6 Fletcher 2 6 5 3
South Africa Seegers 4 1 1 8 Orantes 1 4 6
United States Seewagen 7 6 7 Case 6 6 7
Pakistan Rahim 5 4 5 Seewagen 2 1 1
Australia Case 6 6 6 Case 6 6 6
Sweden Norberg 4 4 3 Case 4 1 6 4
12 United States Riessen 5 6 6 6 Parun 6 6 4 6
Brazil Koch 7 2 3 2 12 Riessen 3 6 6
New Zealand Parun 6 6 6 3 6 Parun 6 7 7
India Singh 1 7 3 6 1 Parun 3 6 7 6
United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 6 4 6 Simpson 6 3 6 1
United States Kreiss 1 7 0 6 3 Lloyd 3 6 3 2
Italy Bertolucci 3 1 r Simpson 6 3 6 6
New Zealand Simpson 6 3

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 United States Ashe 7 6 7 6
Australia Dibley 6 7 5 2 3 Ashe 6 6 6
United States Stewart 6 6 4 6 Stewart 4 2 2
United States Higgins 3 0 6 4 3 Ashe 7 4 4 4
France Chanfreau 6 6 6 Borg 6 6 6 6
Argentina Vilas 3 3 4 Chanfreau 5 6 1 4
Sweden Borg 3 6 6 6 6 Borg 7 2 6 6
United States Barth 6 7 4 1 2 Borg 4 7 3 4
15 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 7 6 6 15 Pilić 6 5 6 6
United States Austin 6 4 2 15 Pilić 7 5 7 6
India Amritraj 6 6 6 Amritraj 5 7 6 4
United States Dupre 2 1 2 15 Pilić 4 6 6 6
Australia Dent 6 6 6 Dent 6 3 3 1
South Africa Ryan 2 4 2 Dent 6 5 6 6
United States Hardie 3 7 6 6 Hardie 4 7 1 2
United States Froehling 6 6 2 4

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Czechoslovakia Kodeš 6 6 6 6
France N'Godrella 7 2 1 4 6 Kodeš 7 6 6 6
United States McManus 6 6 6 McManus 5 3 7 1
Argentina Álvarez 3 1 2 6 Kodeš 6 7 7
Australia Crealy 6 6 6 El Shafei 3 5 6
Czechoslovakia Holeček 3 3 2 Crealy 3 5 1
South Africa McMillan 4 2 4 El Shafei 6 7 6
Egypt El Shafei 6 6 6 6 Kodeš 7 7 6
11 United Kingdom Taylor 6 6 6 Alexander 6 5 4
Italy Zugarelli 4 4 4 11 Taylor 6 6 4 3 5
Australia Alexander 7 7 6 Alexander 3 4 6 6 7
United States Gerulaitis 6 6 4 Alexander 3 7 6 6
Australia Phillips-Moore 4 6 6 6 Drysdale 6 6 2 2
New Zealand Crookenden 6 3 2 1 Phillips-Moore 3 3 4
South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6 6 Drysdale 6 6 6
United States Dell 7 1 0 3

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Czechoslovakia Hřebec 6 7 6
United States Stockton 2 5 2 Hřebec 3 6 3 2 4
Spain Muñoz 6 2 6 Ramírez 6 2 6 6 6
Mexico Ramírez 7 6 7 Ramírez 2 4 7 6
United States Brown 3 7 4 0 16 Richey 6 6 6 7
United States Teacher 6 6 6 6 Teacher 6 3 4 6 3
United Kingdom Battrick 0 6 4 6 4 16 Richey 3 6 6 3 6
16 United States Richey 6 2 6 3 6 16 Richey 3 4 3
Denmark Ulrich 4 4 2 5 Rosewall 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Zednik 6 6 6 Zednik 6 3 4 7 4
Japan Kamiwazumi 6 2 6 7 Kamiwazumi 4 6 6 5 6
United States Andrews 2 6 2 6 Kamiwazumi 6 1 1
United States McKinley 6 6 6 5 Rosewall 7 6 6
Australia Carmichael 4 3 2 McKinley 1 3 3
United Kingdom Stilwell 3 2 2 5 Rosewall 6 6 6
5 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
United States Hagey 3 6 4
South Africa Moore 6 7 6 Moore 5 1 6 6
Australia Stone 6 6 6 Stone 7 6 4 7
United States Siegel 3 3 4 Stone 7 6 4 6 6
United States Edlefsen 7 3 3 6 6 14 Panatta 5 7 6 3 4
Romania Ovici 6 6 6 2 7 Ovici 1 3 1
United States Amaya 6 7 3 7 4 14 Panatta 6 6 6
14 Italy Panatta 7 6 6 6 6 Stone 2 2 2
South Africa Cramer 7 6 6 Amritraj 6 6 6
Chile Prajoux 5 1 2 Cramer 6 3 7 6 5
United States Scott 4 6 2 Amritraj 3 6 6 7 7
India Amritraj 6 7 6 Amritraj 7 2 6 2 6
West Germany Meiler 6 3 0 4 Laver 6 6 4 6 4
France Dominguez 7 6 6 Dominguez 1 3 2
United States Solomon 0 2 2 4 Laver 6 6 6
4 Australia Laver 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
France Goven 6 3 2 6
United States Van Dillen 3 6 6 7 Van Dillen 6 4 6 3
United States McNair 7 3 7 6 2 Pasarell 7 6 4 6
United States Pasarell 5 6 6 7 6 Pasarell 3 4 7 2
Chile Fillol Sr. 6 7 7 9 Connors 6 6 6 6
United States Estep 1 6 5 Fillol Sr. 4 6 5 6
United States Fitzgibbon 3 3 2 9 Connors 6 4 7 7
9 United States Connors 6 6 6 9 Connors 6 6 6
United States Krulevitz 4 6 1 2 7 Okker 3 2 4
France Barthes 6 3 6 6 Barthes 1 3 4
United States Gottfried 6 6 6 Gottfried 6 6 6
Australia Kronk 4 1 2 Gottfried 4 6 3 4
United States Mayer 6 5 6 1 r 7 Okker 6 3 6 6
United States Gerken 4 7 4 4 Gerken 5 3 7 6
United States Gonzales 7 3 1 4 7 Okker 7 6 6 7
7 Netherlands Okker 6 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Romania Ţiriac 4 6 4 6 6
United States Neely 6 4 6 4 0 Ţiriac 6 7 7
United States Borowiak 4 6 6 6 Borowiak 4 6 5
United States Reid 6 3 2 2 Ţiriac 6 3 4
United States Delaney 6 6 6 7 10 Newcombe 7 6 6
Colombia Molina 7 1 4 6 Delaney 6 3 3
Mexico Lara 7 3 3 7 3 10 Newcombe 7 6 6
10 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6 6 6 10 Newcombe 6 6 7 6
Australia Davidson 6 4 Pattison 7 1 5 4
West Germany Fassbender 3 1 r Davidson 1 7 4 7 2
Italy Barazzutti 2 6 4 Owens 6 6 6 5 6
United States Owens 6 7 6 Owens 3 4 2
Rhodesia Pattison 7 6 6 Pattison 6 6 6
Australia James 6 2 3 Pattison 6 2 6 6 6
Venezuela Hose 4 4 3 2 Năstase 7 6 3 4 4
2 Romania Năstase 6 6 6

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