1977 Australian Open (January) – Men's Singles

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1977 Australian Open (January)
Champion   United States Roscoe Tanner
Runner-up   Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Final score   6–3, 6–3, 6–3
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Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Roscoe Tanner defeated Guillermo Vilas 6–3, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1977 Australian Open (January).

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Argentina Guillermo Vilas, (Finals)
  2. United States Roscoe Tanner, (Champion)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 7 1 6    
 Australia Ross Case 4 5 6 3    
  1  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 1 6 6    
   Australia John Alexander 4 6 3 4    
 United States Arthur Ashe 3 4 6 6  
   Australia John Alexander 6 6 4 7    
    1  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 3 3 3    
  2  United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6    
   Australia Mark Edmondson 4 6 6 4    
 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 7 4 6    
 Australia Ken Rosewall 4 6 4 1  
  2  United States Roscoe Tanner 6 3 6 6    
 Australia Phil Dent 3 4 2    
  2  United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 Argentina G Vilas 6 6 6
Australia P McNamee 2 4 2 1 Argentina G Vilas 6 6 6
United States N Saviano 7 7 6 United States N Saviano 1 4 4
United States T Wilkison 5 6 4 1 Argentina G Vilas 7 6 6
United States C Pasarell 2 7 6 7 United States C Pasarell 6 2 3
South Africa B Hewitt 6 6 2 6 United States C Pasarell 7 7 6
United Kingdom R Drysdale 3 2 4 Australia S Docherty 6 6 4
Australia S Docherty 6 6 6 1 Argentina G Vilas 6 7 1 6
United States D Stockton 2 7 6 7 Australia R Case 4 5 6 3
United Kingdom J Feaver 6 6 2 6 United States D Stockton 6 6 6
Australia C Fancutt 4 4 7 6 6 Australia C Fancutt 2 2 3
Australia A Gardiner 6 6 6 4 4 United States D Stockton 4 6 7 5 2
Australia R Case 3 6 7 6 Australia R Case 6 4 6 7 6
New Zealand C Lewis 6 1 6 1 Australia R Case 6 6 6
Australia B Drewett 6 3 1 1 Australia B Lloyd 3 3 1
Australia B Lloyd 4 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
United States A Ashe 6 6 6
Australia P McNamara 3 0 3 United States A Ashe 7 7 6
West Germany H Elschenbroich 6 3 3 3 United States DR Bohrnstedt 6 5 4
United States DR Bohrnstedt 3 6 6 6 United States A Ashe 7 6 3 6
Australia G Masters 6 3 0 3 United States H Pfister 6 3 6 3
United States H Pfister 3 6 6 6 United States H Pfister 4 6 6 6
Australia A Stone 3 7 1 4 Australia C Letcher 6 1 4 1
Australia C Letcher 6 6 6 6 United States A Ashe 3 4 6 6
Australia R Ruffels 7 6 6 Australia J Alexander 6 6 4 7
Australia P Kronk 5 1 4 Australia R Ruffels 6 6 3 6 1
Australia C Dibley 6 6 6 Australia C Dibley 4 2 6 7 6
Australia K Warwick 1 3 2 Australia C Dibley 4 2 2
Australia J Alexander 7 7 6 6 Australia J Alexander 6 6 6
United States M Machette 6 6 7 4 Australia J Alexander 6 6 5 6
West Germany U Marten 6 7 6 West Germany U Marten 2 4 7 4
Q Australia G Thomson 2 5 3

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
Australia B Giltinan 2 7 4 4
United Kingdom R Lewis 6 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Lewis 6 6 6
New Zealand R Simpson 3 2 2 United States T Gorman 4 3 1
United States T Gorman 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Lewis 1 3 3
Australia J Bartlett 7 6 4 6 Australia M Edmondson 6 6 6
Australia J Trickey 6 2 6 4 Australia J Bartlett 4 6 1 2
Q Australia B Carmichael 4 3 3 Australia M Edmondson 6 1 6 6
Australia M Edmondson 6 6 6 Australia M Edmondson 4 6 6 4
United States E Van Dillen 6 6 6 Australia K Rosewall 6 7 4 6
Australia C Kachel 3 2 0 United States E Van Dillen 6 6 3
United States JC Hagey 6 6 3 6 3 United States M Riessen 7 7 6
United States M Riessen 7 2 6 3 6 United States M Riessen 7 6 5 6 4
Q Australia P Campbell 0 4 4 Australia K Rosewall 6 7 7 3 6
Romania I Ţiriac 6 6 6 Romania I Ţiriac 4 6 4
Australia S Ball 2 3 5 Australia K Rosewall 6 7 6
Australia K Rosewall 6 6 7

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
United States S Stewart 6 6 6 7
United States GR Reid 7 3 4 6 United States S Stewart 4 3 3
Australia J James 5 6 2 Australia P Dent 6 6 6
Australia P Dent 7 7 6 Australia P Dent 6 6 7
West Germany W Zirngibl 6 3 6 6 Australia D Crealy 3 3 6
Australia J Marks 4 6 2 1 West Germany W Zirngibl 5 6 0 r.
United States V Amaya 3 6 6 6 5 Australia D Crealy 7 7 3
Australia D Crealy 6 1 7 1 7 Australia P Dent 3 4 2
Q United States B Lofgren 6 6 6 2 United States R Tanner 6 6 6
United States M Meyers 3 2 3 Q United States B Lofgren 1 0 2
Q Australia W Maher 6 3 0 Australia T Roche 6 6 6
Australia T Roche 7 6 6 Australia T Roche 6 1 2 1
United States P Fleming 6 5 6 6 2 United States R Tanner 4 6 6 6
Australia B Phillips-Moore 0 7 1 2 United States P Fleming 6 2 1
United States B Teacher 3 7 3 5 2 United States R Tanner 7 6 6
2 United States R Tanner 6 5 6 7

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