1975 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1975 Australian Open
Champion   Australia John Newcombe
Runner-up   United States Jimmy Connors
Final score   7–5, 3–6, 6–4, 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
Australian Open
 < 1974 1976 > 

John Newcombe defeated Jimmy Connors 7–5, 3–6, 6–4, 7–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1975 Australian 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 Jimmy Connors (Finalist)
  2. Australia John Newcombe (Champion)
  3. Australia Tony Roche (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia John Alexander (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia Ross Case (First round)
  6. Soviet Union Alexander Metreveli (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Australia Geoff Masters (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Phil Dent (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • L = Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6      
 Australia Kim Warwick 3 2 2      
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6      
   Australia Dick Crealy 4 3 4      
4  Australia John Alexander 3 6 3 6  
   Australia Dick Crealy 6 4 6 7    
    1  United States Jimmy Connors 5 6 4 6  
  2  Australia John Newcombe 7 3 6 7  
  6  Soviet Union Alexander Metreveli 6 6 4 3    
3  Australia Tony Roche 7 3 6 6    
3  Australia Tony Roche 4 6 4 6 9
  2  Australia John Newcombe 6 4 6 2 11  
7  Australia Geoff Masters 6 3 7 3 8
  2  Australia John Newcombe 1 6 6 6 10  

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 United States J Connors 7 6 6
Australia C Kachel 5 2 3 1 United States J Connors 6 6 6
West Germany U Pinner 6 7 6 West Germany U Pinner 3 3 2
Japan K Tanabe 1 6 3 1 United States J Connors 6 6 5 6
United States GR Reid 6 6 6 6 United States GR Reid 2 3 7 0
Australia G Braun 1 7 2 1 United States GR Reid 7 4 6 6
India J Singh 6 7 6 India J Singh 6 6 3 3
Australia A Dawson 2 6 0 1 United States J Connors 6 6 6
Australia G Thomson 6 6 6 Australia K Warwick 3 2 2
United States M Prineas 4 3 3 Australia G Thomson 3 4 6
Australia K Warwick 6 6 6 Australia K Warwick 6 6 7
Australia K Hiskins 1 3 2 Australia K Warwick 4 4 7 6 6
West Germany H Elschenbroich 7 6 6 West Germany H Elschenbroich 6 6 6 4 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Spear 6 3 3 West Germany H Elschenbroich 4 6 6 6
France H Gauvain 4 2 3 8 Australia P Dent 6 4 4 3
8 Australia P Dent 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4 Australia J Alexander 3 7 6 6
Australia P Doerner 6 5 2 4 4 Australia J Alexander 6 6 4 6
Australia M Edmondson 6 6 1 6 6 Australia M Edmondson 3 4 6 1
Japan T Sakai 1 2 6 7 4 4 Australia J Alexander 6 6 7
Australia J James 6 7 6 Australia A Stone 2 4 5
United States S Segura 2 6 3 Australia J James 4 6 7 6
Australia A Stone 6 6 6 Australia A Stone 6 7 6 8
Australia S Meyers 4 4 3 4 Australia J Alexander 3 6 3 6
Australia W Bowrey 6 6 6 Australia D Crealy 6 4 6 7
Japan S Kato 3 0 3 Australia W Bowrey 2 3 1
United States J Andrews 6 7 6 United States J Andrews 6 6 6
Australia G Perkins 3 6 3 United States J Andrews 2 4 6 6
Australia D Crealy 7 2 7 6 Australia D Crealy 6 6 4 7
Japan J Kuki 5 6 5 3 Australia D Crealy 6 6 7
Australia R Ruffels 4 6 6 6 Australia R Ruffels 3 4 6
5 Australia R Case 6 3 4 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 5 7 4 9
Australia S Ball 4 7 5 6 7 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6
United Kingdom M Robinson 6 5 7 7 United Kingdom M Robinson 3 1 0
Japan K Hirai 1 7 5 6 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 7 6
Australia E Ewert 2 6 6 6 Australia C Letcher 4 7 6 4
Australia D Carter 6 2 3 3 Australia E Ewert 2 2 3
Australia C Letcher 3 7 7 6 Australia C Letcher 6 6 6
Australia J Eastburn 6 6 5 0 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 4 3
Mexico J Loyo-Mayo 7 6 6 3 Australia T Roche 7 3 6 6
Australia N Fraser 6 4 4 Mexico J Loyo-Mayo 6 3 2 1
Australia P McNamara 6 6 7 Australia P McNamara 3 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia D Stojovic 1 2 5 Australia P McNamara 6 5 2 3
Australia C Dibley 6 6 6 3 Australia T Roche 4 7 6 6
Australia W Durham 3 4 2 Australia C Dibley 1 3 3
United States M Machette 5 4 3 3 Australia T Roche 6 6 6
3 Australia T Roche 7 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
7 Australia G Masters 6 6 6 7
Australia R Keldie 3 4 7 5 7 Australia G Masters 6 6 6
Australia F Sedgman 6 5 6 6 Australia F Sedgman 1 4 3
United Kingdom R Lewis 3 7 4 3 7 Australia G Masters 6 6 4
France P Beust w/o Australia B Giltinan 0 7 3r
Sweden K Johansson France P Beust 0 3 2
Australia B Giltinan 7 6 7 Australia B Giltinan 6 6 6
Australia J Trickey 5 4 6 7 Australia G Masters 6 3 7 3 8
Australia B Carmichael 6 6 6 6 2 Australia J Newcombe 1 6 6 6 10
West Germany U Marten 7 2 3 3 Australia B Carmichael 6 6 6
India S Menon 7 4 7 6 India S Menon 4 2 2
Australia W Coghlan 6 6 6 1 Australia B Carmichael 6 3 2
West Germany R Gehring 6 6 6 2 Australia J Newcombe 7 6 6
Australia C Stubs 3 2 4 West Germany R Gehring 7 4 6 2 4
South Africa T Fancutt 2 1 2 2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 3 6 6
2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6

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