1976 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1976 Australian Open
Champion   Australia Mark Edmondson
Runner-up   Australia John Newcombe
Final score   6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1
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
 < 1975 1977 > 

Mark Edmondson defeated John Newcombe 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1976 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Ken Rosewall, (Semifinals)
  2. Australia John Newcombe, (Finals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 3 6 6    
 Australia Brad Drewett 4 6 2 2    
  1  Australia Ken Rosewall 1 6 2 4    
   Australia Mark Edmondson 6 2 6 6    
 Australia Dick Crealy 5 6 2    
   Australia Mark Edmondson 7 7 6      
     Australia Mark Edmondson 6 6 7 6  
  2  Australia John Newcombe 7 3 6 1  
   Australia Ray Ruffels 7 2 6 7 6  
 Australia Tony Roche 6 6 7 6 4  
 Australia Ray Ruffels 4 4 6    
  2  Australia John Newcombe 6 6 7      
 Australia Ross Case 4 4 1    
  2  Australia John Newcombe 6 6 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
Australia G Brown 3 1 4 1 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
United Kingdom R Lewis 1 6 7 2 United Kingdom R Lewis 2 1 1
Australia J Trickey 6 7 5 1r 1 Australia K Rosewall 6 7 6
Australia S Ball 6 7 6 Australia S Ball 3 6 0
United States GR Reid 2 6 2 Australia S Ball 6 6 6 6
Australia W Coghlan 3 2 6 6 6 Australia W Coghlan 2 4 7 3
Australia J Bartlett 6 6 3 2 4 1 Australia K Rosewall 6 3 6 6
Australia A Stone 7 6 7 Australia B Drewett 4 6 2 2
Australia P McNamee 6 0 6 Australia A Stone 3 4 6 5
Australia B Drewett 6 6 6 Australia B Drewett 6 6 4 7
West Germany H Elschenbroich 1 4 4 Australia B Drewett 6 6 5 6
Australia B Carmichael 5 4 6 1 Australia M Anderson 4 3 7 3
United Kingdom J Lloyd 7 6 4 6 United Kingdom J Lloyd 5 4 6 5
Australia J Marks 6 4 3 4 Australia M Anderson 7 6 4 7
Australia M Anderson 3 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
United States S Smith 7 6 6
Australia C Letcher 6 2 2 United States S Smith 7 4 5 6 6
Australia J James 6 6 6 Australia J James 5 6 7 1 3
Australia R Rheinberger 1 1 0 United States S Smith 6 5 1 4
Australia D Crealy 6 7 7 Australia D Crealy 3 7 6 6
United Kingdom J Smith 4 5 6 Australia D Crealy 7 6 6
Soviet Union T Kakoulia 6 6 4 6 6 Soviet Union T Kakoulia 6 3 1
Italy G Marchetti 4 0 6 7 1 Australia D Crealy 5 6 2
Australia P Dent 6 6 6 Australia M Edmondson 7 7 6
New Zealand R Simpson 4 4 4 Australia P Dent 0 4 6 3
Austria P Feigl 6 4 7 4 1 Australia M Edmondson 6 6 4 6
Australia M Edmondson 1 6 6 6 6 Australia M Edmondson 3 6 6 6
New Zealand B Fairlie 4 6 6 6 New Zealand B Fairlie 6 3 1 4
Australia A Gardiner 6 4 1 1 New Zealand B Fairlie 6 6 6
Australia S Wright 4 2 3 Australia F Sedgman 4 2 1
Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom R Drysdale 2 6 4 4
Australia B Giltinan 6 3 6 6 Australia B Giltinan 4 6 4
Italy E Vattuone 1 4 5 Australia R Ruffels 6 7 6
Australia R Ruffels 6 6 7 Australia R Ruffels 6 6 7
New Zealand S Clark 6 1 4 2 France P Hagelauer 0 4 6
France P Hagelauer 4 6 6 6 France P Hagelauer 6 6 4 5 7
Australia P Campbell 6 1 2 Australia G Masters 4 1 6 7 6
Australia G Masters 7 6 6 Australia R Ruffels 7 2 6 7 6
Brazil J Soares 6 1 2 Australia T Roche 6 6 7 6 4
West Germany U Marten 7 6 6 Germany U Marten 4 7 4 3
Australia C Kachel 3 6 3 4 Australia K Warwick 6 6 6 6
Australia K Warwick 6 3 6 6 Australia K Warwick 1 2 6
Australia P McNamara 1 1 4 Australia T Roche 6 6 7
Australia T Little 6 6 6 Australia T Little 6 1 2
West Germany W Zirngibl 3 1 2 Australia T Roche 7 6 6
Australia T Roche 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
Australia W Durham 6 7 3 6
Australia E Ewert 3 5 6 2 Australia W Durham 4 2 4
Australia C Dibley 3 4 4 United States C Pasarell 6 6 6
United States C Pasarell 6 6 6 United States C Pasarell 3 3 4
Australia D Carter 6 6 3 6 Australia R Case 6 6 6
Australia G Busby 2 3 6 2 Australia D Carter 4 3 2
Australia K Hancock 3 6 2 4 Australia R Case 6 6 6
Australia R Case 6 4 6 6 Australia R Case 4 4 1
New Zealand C Lewis 6 6 6 2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6
Austria G Wimmer 1 2 4 New Zealand C Lewis 2 6 6 2
Australia G Thomson 2 3 2 South Africa R Moore 6 7 3 6
South Africa R Moore 6 6 6 South Africa R Moore 6 4 2
Czechoslovakia J Kukal 7 7 7 2 Australia J Newcombe 7 6 6
Sweden U Eriksson 5 5 5 Czech Republic J Kukal 3 4 2
West Germany R Gehring 6 1 6 2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6
2 Australia J Newcombe 7 6 7

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