1976 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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1976 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion   United States Jimmy Connors
Runner-up   United States Roscoe Tanner
Final score   6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles   Doubles

Jimmy Connors won in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Roscoe Tanner.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Champion)
  2. United States Arthur Ashe (Semifinals)
  3. Sweden Björn Borg (Semifinals)
  4. Romania Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals, defaulted)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6    
3  Sweden Björn Borg 4 1    
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6  
     United States Roscoe Tanner 4 4  
   United States Roscoe Tanner 6 3 6
  2  United States Arthur Ashe 3 6 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States S Mayer 1 1   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States J Delaney 1 1     Australia P Dent 1 0  
  Australia P Dent 6 6   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States J Borowiak 6 6 1   United States R Lutz 2 4  
  United States W Brown 4 7 6   United States W Brown 3 5  
  United States J Austin 1 0     United States R Lutz 6 7  
  United States R Lutz 6 6   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  Mexico R Ramirez 3 6 6   Australia J Alexander 4 1  
  Australia B Carmichael 6 2 1   Mexico R Ramirez 4 6 6
  United States S Krulevitz 3 6 6   United States S Krulevitz 6 4 0
  India V Amritraj 6 3 2   Mexico R Ramirez 2 3  
  Australia J Bartlett 1 1     Australia J Alexander 6 6  
  Australia S Ball 6 6     Australia S Ball 5 2  
  Australia A Stone 2 4     Australia J Alexander 7 6  
  Australia J Alexander 6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Sweden B Borg 6 6  
  United States G Hardie 3 2   3 Sweden B Borg 6 6  
  Romania I Ţiriac 6 6     Romania I Ţiriac 0 4  
  India A Amritraj 4 2   3 Sweden B Borg 7 7  
  United States C Pasarell 3 6 6   United States S Smith 6 5  
  United States B Gottfried 6 3 2   United States C Pasarell 3 6 2
  United States M Cahill 4 5     United States S Smith 6 3 6
  United States S Smith 6 7   3 Sweden B Borg 6 6 7
  Venezuela J Andrew 6 2     Australia R Laver 2 7 6
  United States M Estep 7 6     United States M Estep 6 6  
  Australia J James 4 7 4   United States J McManus 0 1  
  United States J McManus 6 5 6   United States M Estep 1 2  
  Paraguay V Pecci 4 5     Australia R Laver 6 6  
  United States E Van Dillen 6 7     United States E Van Dillen 4 3  
  United States G R Reid 6 3     Australia R Laver 6 6  
  Australia R Laver 7 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Egypt I El Shafei 4 0r  
  New Zealand B Fairlie 6 2     New Zealand B Fairlie 3 7 7
  United States M Riessen 2 6 2   Chile J Fillol 6 5 5
  Chile J Fillol 6 3 6   New Zealand B Fairlie 3 3  
  Japan J Kamiwazumi 6 4     United States R Tanner 6 6  
  New Zealand O Parun 7 6     New Zealand O Parun 4 0  
  Australia G Masters 4 2     United States R Tanner 6 6  
  United States R Tanner 6 6     United States R Tanner 6 3  
  Rhodesia A Pattison 1 6 7 4 Romania I Năstase 3 1d  
  South Africa R Moore 6 2 5   Rhodesia A Pattison 4 4  
  United States D Stockton 7 4 7   United States D Stockton 6 6  
  Australia T Roche 5 6 6   United States D Stockton 6 0 6
  Pakistan H Rahim 5 7 6 4 Romania I Năstase 3 6 7
  United States B Martin 7 5 3   Pakistan H Rahim 4 6 4
  South Africa B Mitton 3 2   4 Romania I Năstase 6 4 6
4 Romania I Năstase 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
   Australia K Warwick 6 6    
   United States D Ralston 1 0          Australia K Warwick 7 3 2  
   Czechoslovakia M Holeček 6 6          Australia J Newcombe 5 6 6  
   Australia J Newcombe 7 7            Australia J Newcombe 6 7    
   South Africa C Drysdale 6 6            South Africa C Drysdale 2 6    
   Australia B Giltinan 4 2          South Africa C Drysdale 6 6  
   Australia R Case 6 6          Australia R Case 4 1    
   Australia K Rosewall 4 4            Australia J Newcombe 6 6 4
   Australia R Ruffels 3 6 2       2  United States A Ashe 7 4 6
   United States C Richey 6 4 6        United States C Richey 6 6    
   United States T Gorman 2 2          United States H Solomon 4 3    
   United States H Solomon 6 6            United States C Richey 3 4  
   Australia C Dibley 4 4         2  United States A Ashe 6 6    
   United States S Stewart 6 6          United States S Stewart 4 2  
   United States J Andrews 2 6 2     2  United States A Ashe 6 6    
2  United States A Ashe 6 2 6  

References[edit]