1978 American Airlines Tennis Games – Doubles

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1978 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champions   South Africa Raymond Moore
United States Roscoe Tanner
Runners-up   South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
Final score   6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles   Doubles

Bob Hewitt and Frew McMillan were the defending champions but lost in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Raymond Moore and Roscoe Tanner.

Seeds[edit]

  1. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Final)
  2. United States Robert Lutz / United States Stan Smith (Second Round)
  3. Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  4. United States Fred McNair / United States Sherwood Stewart (Semifinals)
  5. Australia Ross Case / Australia Geoff Masters (First Round)
  6. Australia Phil Dent / Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinals)
  7. Mexico Marcello Lara / Mexico Raúl Ramirez (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia Colin Dibley / United States Sandy Mayer (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  South Africa Bob Hewitt
 South Africa Frew McMillan
6 6  
4  United States Fred McNair
 United States Sherwood Stewart
1 4  
  1  South Africa Bob Hewitt
 South Africa Frew McMillan
4 4  
     South Africa Raymond Moore
 United States Roscoe Tanner
6 6  
3  Netherlands Tom Okker
 United States Marty Riessen
6 3 2
     South Africa Raymond Moore
 United States Roscoe Tanner
4 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6    
   Australia S Docherty
 United States E Teltscher
2 2       1  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6    
   United States Tim Gullikson
 United States Tom Gullikson
7 7        United States Tim Gullikson
 United States Tom Gullikson
4 2    
   Egypt I El Shafei
 New Zealand B Fairlie
6 6         1  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
2 7 7  
   Spain J Higueras
 Spain M Orantes
6 6         7  Mexico M Lara
 Mexico R Ramirez
6 6 6  
Q  United States J Austin
 United States N Saviano
2 3          Spain J Higueras
 Spain M Orantes
5 6  
   United States B Martin
 United States E Van Dillen
6 6 6   7  Mexico M Lara
 Mexico R Ramirez
7 7    
7  Mexico M Lara
 Mexico R Ramirez
4 7 7       1  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6  
4  United States F McNair
 United States S Stewart
6 6 6       4  United States F McNair
 United States S Stewart
1 4  
Q  United States J Bailey
 Switzerland H Günthardt
7 1 4     4  United States F McNair
 United States S Stewart
3 7 6  
   Australia D Crealy
 Australia O Davidson
6 6        Australia D Crealy
 Australia O Davidson
6 6 3  
   United States S Krulevitz
 United States T Waltke
1 4         4  United States F McNair
 United States S Stewart
6 3 6
Q  United States V Winitsky
 South Africa J Yuill
6 3         6  Australia P Dent
 Australia J Newcombe
4 6 1  
   South Africa C Drysdale
 United States H Solomon
7 6          South Africa C Drysdale
 United States H Solomon
6 5  
   United States P Du Pré
 India S Menon
6 3 6   6  Australia P Dent
 Australia J Newcombe
7 7    
6  Australia P Dent
 Australia J Newcombe
2 6 7  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
5  Australia R Case
 Australia G Masters
5 4    
   Australia B Carmichael
 United States B Teacher
7 6          Australia B Carmichael
 United States B Teacher
6 7    
   New Zealand C Lewis
 New Zealand R Simpson
6 6        New Zealand C Lewis
 New Zealand R Simpson
2 6    
Q  United States G Hardie
 Australia B Lloyd
4 3            Australia B Carmichael
 United States B Teacher
7 4 4  
   United States T Moor
 United States B Walts
7 4 4       3  Netherlands T Okker
 United States M Riessen
6 6 6  
   United States C Pasarell
 Rhodesia A Pattison
6 6 6        United States C Pasarell
 Rhodesia A Pattison
6 4  
   United States R Fisher
 United States J Whitlinger
4 5     3  Netherlands T Okker
 United States M Riessen
7 6    
3  Netherlands T Okker
 United States M Riessen
6 7         3  Netherlands T Okker
 United States M Riessen
6 3 2
8  Australia C Dibley
 United States S Mayer
7 7            South Africa R Moore
 United States R Tanner
4 6 6
   United States T Leonard
 United States M Machette
6 5       8  Australia C Dibley
 United States S Mayer
4 7 6  
   United States P Fleming
 United States B Scanlon
7 7        United States P Fleming
 United States B Scanlon
6 6 4  
   Chile A Fillol
 Chile J Fillol
6 6         8  Australia C Dibley
 United States S Mayer
6 4  
   South Africa R Moore
 United States R Tanner
7 7            South Africa R Moore
 United States R Tanner
7 6    
   United States A Ashe
 Romania I Nastase
5 6          South Africa R Moore
 United States R Tanner
7 6  
   United States B Gottfried
 United States D Ralston
7 3 4   2  United States R Lutz
 United States S Smith
5 4    
2  United States R Lutz
 United States S Smith
6 6 6  

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