1976 French Open – Men's Singles

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1976 French Open
Champion   Italy Adriano Panatta
Runner-up   United States Harold Solomon
Final score   6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    −45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1975 1977 > 

Adriano Panatta defeated Harold Solomon 6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 7–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1976 French Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Sweden Björn Borg (Quarterfinals)
  2. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
  3. Spain Manuel Orantes (Quarterfinals)
  4. United States Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
  5. Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Semifinals)
  6. United States Eddie Dibbs (Semifinals)
  7. United States Harold Solomon (Final)
  8. Italy Adriano Panatta (Champion)
  1. n/a
  2. United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  3. Poland Wojtek Fibak (Fourth round)
  4. Australia John Newcombe (First round)
  5. Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Third round)
  6. Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. (Fourth round)
  7. Italy Corrado Barazzutti (Fourth round)
  8. France François Jauffret (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  2  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 1 6 6 1    
7  United States Harold Solomon 6 0 7 6    
  7  United States Harold Solomon 6 6 4 6 6  
  5  Mexico Raúl Ramírez 7 0 6 4 4  
 Hungary Balázs Taróczy 6 6 6 1 5
  5  Mexico Raúl Ramírez 4 7 3 6 7  
    7  United States Harold Solomon 1 4 6 6  
  8  Italy Adriano Panatta 6 6 4 7  
  6  United States Eddie Dibbs 6 3 6 6    
3  Spain Manuel Orantes 3 6 3 3    
6  United States Eddie Dibbs 3 2 4    
  8  Italy Adriano Panatta 6 6 6      
8  Italy Adriano Panatta 6 6 2 7  
  1  Sweden Björn Borg 3 3 6 6    

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
2 Argentina Vilas 6 7 7
Australia Crealy 3 6 5 2 Vilas 6 6 6
France Naegelen 6 6 6 Naegelen 4 1 1
United States Turner 1 2 0 2 Vilas 6 7 6
United Kingdom Lloyd 4 4 6 7 3 Prajoux 4 6 1
Chile Prajoux 6 6 3 5 6 Prajoux 6 2 6 6
South Africa Bertram 4 6 7 2 6 Bertram 4 6 4 0
United States Delaney 6 4 5 6 3 2 Vilas 6 6 6
15 Italy Barazzutti 6 4 6 6 15 Barazzutti 2 2 3
France Deblicker 0 6 2 2 15 Barazzutti 2 6 6 6
France Haillet 4 3 7 6 6 Haillet 6 1 0 0
France Contet 6 6 5 4 3 15 Barazzutti 4 6 6 6
Argentina Cano 5 6 6 6 Cano 6 4 3 4
United States Cahill 7 3 1 1 Cano 6 3 6 5 6
Argentina Caviglia 6 6 4 6 Caviglia 1 6 2 7 1
United States Hardie 1 3 6 4

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 United States Solomon 1 4 6 6 6
Australia Warwick 6 6 4 1 2 7 Solomon 6 6 3 4 6
India Menon 7 4 6 6 Menon 4 4 6 6 2
France Hagelauer 5 6 2 4 7 Solomon 6 6 6
Sweden Johansson 6 3 6 3 Caujolle 4 3 1
France Caujolle 3 6 7 6 Caujolle 7 6 4 6
United States Andrews 4 4 6 Battrick 6 4 6 4
United Kingdom Battrick 6 6 7 7 Solomon 1 7 6 6
10 United States Gottfried 7 6 7 10 Gottfried 6 5 3 2
Colombia Velasco, Sr. 5 1 5 10 Gottfried 3 6 7 6
Argentina Álvarez 7 4 7 7 Álvarez 6 1 6 3
Australia Lloyd 6 6 6 6 10 Gottfried 7 6 6
Spain Muntanola 1 0 ABD Pinner 6 3 0
West Germany Pinner 6 1 Pinner 6 7 2 6
United States McManus 2 6 6 1 Pilić 4 6 6 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 6 2 7 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 United States Ashe 7 6 7
United States Reid 6 3 5 4 Ashe 6 6 1 6
Australia Bartlett 0 2 4 Moore 4 4 6 3
South Africa Moore 6 6 6 4 Ashe 6 6 6
West Germany Fassbender 7 6 6 Fassbender 1 1 2
India Amritraj 6 1 3 Fassbender 6 6 7 1 6
Australia Kachel 7 6 6 3 3 Pasarell 2 7 6 6 3
United States Pasarell 5 4 7 6 6 4 Ashe 7 6 2 0 4
13 Czechoslovakia Kodeš 4 7 6 6 6 Taróczy 5 2 6 6 6
France Dominguez 6 6 7 0 0 13 Kodeš 6 6 6
South Africa Yuill 6 2 1 Pala 3 2 1
Czechoslovakia Pala 7 6 6 13 Kodeš 4 2 1
Rhodesia Dowdeswell 2 6 5 2 Taróczy 6 6 6
Hungary Taróczy 6 2 7 6 Taróczy 6 6 6
United States Martin 3 6 6 7 Martin 2 4 3
Japan Kamiwazumi 6 0 4 5

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 6
Spain Giménez 2 3 1 5 Ramírez 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram 6 7 6 Mottram 3 0 2
United States Dell 1 5 1 5 Ramírez 6 6 6
Monaco Borfiga 0 6 6 3 1 Krulevitz 4 0 0
Czechoslovakia Holeček 6 2 4 6 6 Holeček 3 1 6 3
United States Krulevitz 6 6 6 Krulevitz 6 6 4 6
Czechoslovakia Zednik 2 0 3 5 Ramírez 6 6 6
12 Australia Newcombe 6 6 5 4 Mignot 2 1 1
Spain Gisbert Sr 2 7 7 6 Gisbert Sr 6 6 7
United States Van Dillen 6 6 7 Van Dillen 4 2 6
United Kingdom Taylor 3 4 5 Gisbert Sr 4 2 6 6 0
Brazil Mandarino 6 1 7 6 Mignot 6 6 3 4 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 3 6 5 2 Mandarino 6 5 1 7 0
Belgium Mignot 6 6 6 Mignot 1 7 6 5 6
Italy Bertolucci 2 2 4

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Bolivia Benavides 6 6 6
Australia Dibley 4 4 3 Benavides 3 2 7 6 5
West Germany Gebert 3 4 7 6 6 Gebert 6 6 6 0 7
France Brunet 6 6 5 3 1 Gebert 1 2 2
United Kingdom Robinson 0 6 1 1 11 Fibak 6 6 6
France Proisy 6 2 6 6 Proisy 4 6 2 3
West Germany Gehring 6 2 7 3 1 11 Fibak 6 1 6 6
11 Poland Fibak 3 6 6 6 6 11 Fibak 6 7 3 4
United States Amaya 3 6 7 7 6 Dibbs 7 5 6 6
France Beust 6 3 6 5 Amaya 6 6 6
West Germany Plötz 6 0 6 7 Plötz 3 3 4
Australia Masters 2 6 1 5 Amaya 5 4 6 3
West Germany Pohmann 1 6 6 7 6 Dibbs 7 6 2 6
Venezuela Andrew 6 1 3 5 Pohmann 3 5 1
West Germany Meiler 5 3 1 6 Dibbs 6 7 6
6 United States Dibbs 7 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
United States Stewart 6 3 5 6 6
Italy Ocleppo 0 6 7 4 3 Stewart 6 6 6
United Kingdom Lewis 2 2 2 Di Domenico 2 4 4
Italy Di Domenico 6 6 6 Stewart 7 6 3 1 1
Australia Gardiner 1 3 3 14 Fillol Sr. 6 3 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Šmid 6 6 6 Šmid 0 4 0
Brazil Kirmayr 2 2 4 14 Fillol Sr. 6 6 6
14 Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6 6 14 Fillol Sr. 6 2 3
Argentina Ganzabal 6 6 6 3 Orantes 7 6 6
Colombia Molina 3 3 3 Ganzabal 5 7 6 6
United States Waltke 4 0 6 7 8 Waltke 7 5 0 1
France Goven 6 6 1 6 6 Ganzabal 0 3 4
Spain Muñoz 6 5 6 6 8 3 Orantes 6 6 6
Hungary Benyik 7 7 3 2 6 Muñoz 6 3 4 1
United States Holmes 2 2 1 3 Orantes 2 6 6 6
3 Spain Orantes 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Australia Carmichael 3 2 5
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović 6 6 7 Franulović 6 6 7
Sweden Norberg 6 7 6 Norberg 2 4 6
United States Gorman 4 6 2 Franulović 3 7 6 4 6
South Africa Cramer 3 2 5 Phillips-Moore 6 6 2 6 4
Australia Phillips-Moore 6 6 7 Phillips-Moore 3 6 3 6 6
Monaco Balleret 2 2 2 McNair 6 4 6 0 3
United States McNair 6 6 6 Franulović 2 2 7 3
United States Gullikson 2 4 6 6 5 8 Panatta 6 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Hřebec 6 6 4 3 7 Hřebec 4 6 6 6
Australia Edmondson 3 3 6 3 Pecci Sr. 6 3 4 2
Paraguay Pecci Sr. 6 6 3 6 Hřebec 5 3 4
Japan Kuki 6 7 6 7 8 Panatta 7 6 6
Sweden Andersson 1 5 7 5 Kuki 3 1 5
Czechoslovakia Hutka 6 2 2 6 10 8 Panatta 6 6 7
8 Italy Panatta 2 6 6 0 12

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Chile Cornejo 6 3 6 6
United States Bunis 1 6 2 2 Cornejo 2 5 4
France Roger-Vasselin 2 1 2 Higueras 6 7 6
Spain Higueras 6 6 6 Higueras 5 6 7 4 2
Colombia Betancur 6 7 7 16 Jauffret 7 2 6 6 1
France Gauvain 4 6 5 Betancur 6 6 3 3 2
Egypt El Shafei 2 7 3 2 16 Jauffret 4 1 6 6 6
16 France Jauffret 6 5 6 6 16 Jauffret 4 2 6 6 8
France N'Godrella 6 2 4 4 1 Borg 6 6 3 4 10
New Zealand Simpson 3 6 6 6 Simpson 3 3 4
United Kingdom Feaver 6 6 2 3 4 Zugarelli 6 6 6
Italy Zugarelli 0 1 6 6 6 Zugarelli 3 4 4
Austria Kary 3 6 5 6 6 1 Borg 6 6 6
France Barthes 6 4 7 4 2 Kary 1 1 2
France Bedel 6 0 4 5 1 Borg 6 6 6
1 Sweden Borg 0 6 6 7

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