1974 World Championship Tennis Finals – Singles

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1974 World Championship Tennis Finals
Champion   Australia John Newcombe
Runner-up   Sweden Björn Borg
Final score   4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles   Doubles

Stan Smith was the defending champion but lost in the semifinals to John Newcombe.

Newcombe won in the final 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–2 against Björn Borg.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. Australia Rod Laver (Quarterfinals)
  2. Sweden Björn Borg (Final)
  3. Romania Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia John Newcombe (Champion)
  5. Netherlands Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
  6. Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Semifinals)
  7. United States Arthur Ashe (Quarterfinals)
  8. United States Stan Smith (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  Australia Rod Laver 78 4 4 5    
8  United States Stan Smith 66 6 6 7    
  8  United States Stan Smith 1 6 63 2    
  4  Australia John Newcombe 6 3 77 6    
4  Australia John Newcombe 6 6 6    
  5  Netherlands Tom Okker 3 3 2      
    4  Australia John Newcombe 4 6 6 6  
  2  Sweden Björn Borg 6 3 3 2  
  6  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 77 6 7      
3  Romania Ilie Năstase 63 1 5      
6  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 4 3 2  
  2  Sweden Björn Borg 4 6 6 6    
7  United States Arthur Ashe 5 4 66    
  2  Sweden Björn Borg 7 6 78      

References[edit]