1975 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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1975 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion   Australia John Alexander
Runner-up   Romania Ilie Năstase
Final score   7–5, 6–2
Events
Singles   Doubles

John Newcombe was the defending champion but lost in a semifinal to fellow Aussie, John Alexander, who went on to win the final 7–5, 6–2 against Ilie Năstase.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  12  Australia John Alexander 6 6  
1  Australia John Newcombe 2 2  
  12  Australia John Alexander 7 6
  5  Romania Ilie Năstase 5 2
5  Romania Ilie Năstase 3 7 6
  4  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 5 2  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 1   Australia John Newcombe  6  6    
    South Africa Bob Hewitt  2  3       1  Australia John Newcombe 6 6  
    United States Grover Razreid  7  7      United States Grover Razreid 4 3  
    Australia Ray Ruffels  6  5         1  Australia John Newcombe 6 6  
    United States Erik Van Dillen  6  3  6        United States Erik Van Dillen 3 4  
    Australia B Phillips Moore  4  6  4      United States Erik Van Dillen 3 7 6
 14   United States Andrew Pattison  6  6     14  United States Andrew Pattison 6 5 3  
    Romania Ion Țiriac  0  2         1  Australia John Newcombe 6 6
    United States Charlie Pasarell  7  3  6        Australia Bob Carmichael 3 2
 6   United States Stan Smith  6  6  1      United States Charlie Pasarell 6 6  
    India Anand Amritraj  7  6      India Anand Amritraj 4 2  
    United States Steve Krulevitz  6  3          United States Charlie Pasarell 6 3
    United States Dennis Ralston  6  6          Australia Bob Carmichael 7 6  
    United States Mike Estep  3  2        United States Dennis Ralston 2 1
    Australia Bob Carmichael  6  6      Australia Bob Carmichael 6 6  
    United States Roy Barth  3  2    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 3   United States Arthur Ashe  6  7    
    Sweden O Nils Bengtson  3  6       3  United States Arthur Ashe 6 6  
    Australia Syd Ball  6  6      Australia Syd Ball 2 2  
    United States Fred Mcnair  3  4         3  United States Arthur Ashe 7 6  
    United States Jeff Borowiak  6  6  7       9  United States Harold Solomon 5 2  
    United States Robert Lutz  7  2  6      United States Jeff Borowiak 4 3
 9   United States Harold Solomon  6  6     9  United States Harold Solomon 6 6  
    United States Jim Mcmanus  2  4         3  United States Arthur Ashe 7 4 2
 7   United States Marty Riessen  6  6         12  Australia John Alexander 6 6 6
    United States Tom Edlefsen  0  2       7  United States Marty Riessen 6 6  
    United States Paul Gerken  7  6      United States Paul Gerken 1 ;4  
    Australia Colin Dibley  6  1         7  United States Marty Riessen 6 2
    United Kingdom Gerald Battrick  6  7         12  Australia John Alexander 7 6  
    United States Robert Kreiss  4  6        United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 6 1 4
 12   Australia John Alexander  6  2  6   12  Australia John Alexander 4 6 6  
    South Africa Raymond Moore  3  6  4  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 16   South Africa Cliff Drysdale  7  6    
    United States Dick Dell  5  3       16  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 7  
    United Kingdom Mark Cox  1  6  6    United Kingdom Mark Cox 3 6  
    United States William Brown  6  4  4       16  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 3 4  
    India Vijay Amritraj  6  6          India Vijay Amritraj 3 6 6  
    South Africa Robert Maud  1  1        India Vijay Amritraj 6 6
    Australia Phil Dent  6  6  7    Australia Phil Dent 1 3  
 8   United States Roscoe Tanner  4  7  6        India Vijay Amritraj 7 0 6
 11   United States Cliff Richey  6  7         4  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 7
    South Africa John Yuill  1  6       11  United States Cliff Richey 7 6  
    Czech Republic Milan Holeček  5  6  6    Czech Republic Milan Holeček 6 3  
    Australia Bob Giltinan  7  4  3       11  United States Cliff Richey 1 0
    Brazil Thomaz Koch  6  6         4  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6  
    Australia Ross Case  3  3        Brazil Thomaz Koch 3 5
 4   Australia Ken Rosewall  6  6     4  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 7  
    Argentina Julian Ganzabal  3  2    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 13   Chile Jaime Fillol Sr  6  6    
    Mexico J Loyo Mayo  3  4       13  Chile Jaime Fillol Sr 3 4  
    United States John Andrews  6  4        United States John Andrews 6 6  
    Mexico Marcello Lara  1  3R          United States John Andrews 6 4  
    Egypt Ismail El Shafei  6  3  6       5  Romania Ilie Năstase 7 6  
    United States Rick Fisher  2  6  3      Egypt Ismail El Shafei 3 2
 5   Romania Ilie Năstase  6  6       5  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 6  
    United States Tom Gorman  4  3         5  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 3 6
    New Zealand Brian Fairlie  6  6         2  Australia Rod Laver 3 6 2
 10   Mexico Raúl Ramírez  2  3        New Zealand Brian Fairlie 3 0  
    United States Brian Gottfried  6  6        United States Brian Gottfried 6 6  
    Chile Patricio Cornejo  2  4          United States Brian Gottfried 3 4
    Australia Kim Warwick  6  6         2  Australia Rod Laver 6 6  
    Australia Geoff Masters  3  4        Australia Kim Warwick 4 0R
 2   Australia Rod Laver  6  6       2  Australia Rod Laver 6 0  
    Colombia Ivan Molina  1  1    

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