1980 French Open – Men's Singles

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1980 French Open
Champion   Sweden Björn Borg
Runner-up   United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Final score   6–4, 6–1, 6–2
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
 < 1979 1981 > 

Björn Borg defeated Vitas Gerulaitis 6–4 6–1 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1980 French Open. Borg went through the entire tournament without dropping a set; this would not be achieved by a man again until Roger Federer at the 2007 Australian Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Sweden Björn Borg (Champion)
  2. United States John McEnroe (Third round)
  3. United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Finalist)
  6. United States Harold Solomon (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Eddie Dibbs (Third round)
  8. Paraguay Víctor Pecci, Sr. (Second round)
  1. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Third round)
  2. United States Peter Fleming (Second round)
  3. Spain José Higueras (First round)
  4. Chile Hans Gildemeister (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Poland Wojtek Fibak (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Victor Amaya (Second round)
  7. Spain Manuel Orantes (Fourth round)
  8. Argentina José Luis Clerc (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6      
 Italy Corrado Barazzutti 0 3 3      
  1  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6      
  6  United States Harold Solomon 2 2 0      
4  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 4 6 5  
  6  United States Harold Solomon 1 6 7 7    
    1  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6    
  5  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 4 1 2    
  12  Chile Hans Gildemeister 4 0 0      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 1 6 7 2 4
  5  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 3 6 6 6  
5  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 5 6 3 6
  13  Poland Wojtek Fibak 3 7 4 6 3  

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Sweden Borg 6 6 6
Chile Fillol 3 1 4 1 Borg 6 6 6
Paraguay González 6 3 1 3 Gómez 2 2 1
Ecuador Gómez 3 6 6 6 1 Borg 6 6 6
Belgium Stevaux 6 3 3 3 Portes 3 0 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ostoja 3 6 6 6 Ostoja 1 3 4
France Portes 6 6 3 6 Portes 6 6 6
Colombia Cortes 4 3 6 3 1 Borg 6 6 6
France Moretton 5 6 4 3 Taróczy 2 2 0
United States Waltke 7 3 6 6 Waltke 3 3 3
Hungary Taróczy 6 6 6 Taróczy 6 6 6
United States Davis 2 0 4 Taróczy 6 6 6
Switzerland Günthardt 4 6 1 6 6 Günthardt 2 3 4
France Fritz 6 3 6 0 1 Günthardt 7 4 6 6
France Freyss 3 5 5 14 Amaya 6 6 3 4
14 United States Amaya 6 7 7

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 Spain Higueras 2 4 4
Australia McNamara 6 6 6 McNamara 6 6 6
Zimbabwe Ismail 3 0 6 6 6 Ismail 4 1 2
Colombia Molina 6 6 3 4 4 McNamara 6 6 7 6
France Roger-Vasselin 4 6 6 5 6 Roger-Vasselin 7 2 6 4
France Deblicker 6 4 1 7 4 Roger-Vasselin 3 6 6 3 6
Czechoslovakia Šmid 7 6 6 Šmid 6 0 4 6 3
United States Cahill 5 2 3 McNamara 4 2 6
Australia Case 2 4 1 Barazzutti 6 6 7
Italy Barazzutti 6 6 6 Barazzutti 6 6 6
United States Gullikson 6 6 6 Gullikson 3 2 1
France Gauvain 1 2 3 Barazzutti 6 6 6
Chile Prajoux 1 6 6 4 6 Prajoux 2 4 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović 6 2 4 6 2 Prajoux 7 6 6 7
South Africa Moore 2 6 2 0 8 Pecci, Sr. 5 4 7 6
8 Paraguay Pecci, Sr. 6 4 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Argentina Vilas 6 6 6
Uruguay Damiani 2 2 0 4 Vilas 6 6 6
Brazil Motta 7 3 6 2 3 Koch 2 2 3
Brazil Koch 6 6 4 6 6 4 Vilas 6 6 6
Netherlands Sanders 6 6 6 6 6 Mottram 2 2 3
New Zealand Simpson 1 7 7 4 4 Sanders 3 4 1
Spain Giménez 2 3 2 Mottram 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 4 Vilas
Sweden Johansson 1 2 6 3 15 Orantes W/O
United States Manson 6 6 3 6 Manson 7 7 6
United States Martin 4 0 0 Bedel 5 5 3
France Bedel 6 6 6 Manson 6 0 3
Czechoslovakia Složil 6 7 7 15 Orantes 7 6 6
United States Foxworth 4 5 5 Složil 4 2 1
United States Maze 5 6 5 2 15 Orantes 6 6 6
15 Spain Orantes 7 1 7 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Czechoslovakia Lendl 7 6 6
United States Mayer 6 2 3 9 Lendl 6 3 6 7
Spain López-Maeso 4 6 2 Eberhard 4 6 4 6
West Germany Eberhard 6 7 6 9 Lendl 6 6 6 5 3
Spain Mir 4 0 4 Gottfried 2 7 1 7 6
United States Gottfried 6 6 6 Gottfried 6 7 6
United States Giammalva, Jr. 3 2 2 Luna 3 5 1
Spain Luna 6 6 6 Gottfried 0 1 3
France Haillet 1 4 2 6 Solomon 6 6 6
France Casa 6 6 6 Casa 6 7 5 2 2
United States Sadri 4 4 4 Winitsky 4 6 7 6 6
United States Winitsky 6 6 6 Winitsky 7 4 5 4
West Germany Maurer 6 6 5 2 6 Solomon 6 6 7 6
New Zealand Lewis 4 7 7 6 Lewis 3 3 3
Australia Masters 6 3 4 6 Solomon 6 6 6
6 United States Solomon 7 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 United States Dibbs 6 6 6
Argentina Gattiker 2 1 2 7 Dibbs 6 6 7
France Tulasne 7 7 4 Tulasne 4 2 5
Belgium Boileau 5 5 3 R 7 Dibbs 3 5 2
Sweden Simonsson 2 1 1 Ramírez 6 7 6
South Africa Yuill 6 6 6 Yuill 4 5 0
Italy Ocleppo 2 R Ramírez 6 7 6
Mexico Ramírez 5 Ramírez 6 3 6 3 8
Brazil Soares 6 6 6 12 Gildemeister 3 6 3 6 10
Romania Segărceanu 4 2 4 Soares 6 6 3 1 2
United States Van Dillen 6 6 4 4 Gehring 4 4 6 6 6
West Germany Gehring 4 7 6 6 Gehring 6 1 2 1
United States Lutz 6 6 6 12 Gildemeister 3 6 6 6
Zimbabwe Dowdeswell 3 2 1 Lutz 6 7 6 6 3
Australia Carter 4 1 2 12 Gildemeister 3 6 7 7 5
12 Chile Gildemeister 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Argentina Clerc 6 6 7
Chile Pierola 1 0 5 16 Clerc 4 7 4 6 3
Spain Vizcaíno 0 5 5 Noah 6 6 6 1 6
France Noah 6 7 7 Noah 6 6 7
Australia Edmondson 4 6 3 0 Teltscher 3 0 6
United States Teltscher 6 3 6 6 Teltscher 6 5 6 7
France Jauffret 2 1 2 Warwick 4 7 4 6
Australia Warwick 6 6 6 Noah 5 4 r
France Leconte 0 6 6 0 3 Connors 7 6
Sweden Simonsson 6 3 7 6 Simonsson 5 0 R
Italy Zugarelli 6 6 6 Zugarelli 7 3
Australia James 2 4 2 Zugarelli 5 4 5
Brazil Hocevar 1 4 4 3 Connors 7 6 7
France Caujolle 6 6 6 Caujolle 6 6 5 1 1
Italy Panatta 4 6 2 6 3 Connors 3 2 7 6 6
3 United States Connors 6 4 6 7

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 United States Gerulaitis 1 6 5 6 6
West Germany Elter 6 1 7 2 2 5 Gerulaitis 6 6 6
United States Buehning 6 2 6 7 6 Buehning 1 2 1
United States Hardie 7 6 2 6 3 5 Gerulaitis 6 4 6 6
United States Mayotte 6 4 4 4 Birner 1 6 2 1
Czechoslovakia Kodeš 4 6 6 6 Kodeš 2 2 3
Czechoslovakia Birner 6 6 6 Birner 6 6 6
Israel Glickstein 2 2 2 5 Gerulaitis 6 7 6
United States McNair 1 3 6 6 2 Taygan 3 5 1
Australia Rocavert 6 6 4 4 6 Rocavert 4 4 6 0
France Naegelen 7 7 6 Naegelen 6 6 2 6
Czechoslovakia Hřebec 6 5 1 Naegelen 6 6 2 4 9
United States Taygan 6 7 6 Taygan 4 3 6 6 11
France Goven 3 5 4 Taygan 6 3 6 7
South Africa Bertram 3 3 2 10 Fleming 3 6 3 5
10 United States Fleming 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Poland Fibak 6 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ilin 2 6 0 13 Fibak 6 6 6
United States Moor 3 3 1 Gullikson 3 4 1
United States Gullikson 6 6 6 13 Fibak 6 7 7
New Zealand Parun 3 7 5 0 Bertolucci 1 5 5
South Africa Mitton 6 5 7 6 Mitton 7 3 6 6 3
United States Pfister 4 4 7 7 5 Bertolucci 5 6 7 3 6
Italy Bertolucci 6 6 6 6 7 13 Fibak 6 6 6 6
Australia McNamee 7 6 7 McNamee 4 4 7 3
France Proisy 6 2 6 McNamee 6 6 6
United States Delaney 4 6 4 2 Grant 3 4 1
United States Grant 6 3 6 6 McNamee 7 6 7 7
Australia Maher 7 4 5 2 2 McEnroe 6 7 6 6
Sweden Hjertquist 5 6 7 6 Hjertquist 4 6 0
France Dominguez 6 0 0 2 McEnroe 6 7 6
2 United States McEnroe 7 6 6

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