1980 US Open – Men's Singles

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1980 US Open
Champion   United States John McEnroe
Runner-up   Sweden Björn Borg
Final score   7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 5–7, 6–4
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
US Open
 < 1979 1981 > 

John McEnroe defeated Björn Borg 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 5–7, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles title at the 1980 US Open. This particular match often ranks in the top 5 matches in tennis.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Sweden Björn Borg (Finalist)
  2. United States John McEnroe (Champion)
  3. United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Fourth round)
  5. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  6. United States Gene Mayer (First round)
  7. United States Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  8. United States Eddie Dibbs (Second round)
  1. United States Peter Fleming (Second round)
  2. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Roscoe Tanner (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Argentina José Luis Clerc (First round)
  5. United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  6. Poland Wojtek Fibak (Quarterfinalist)
  7. France Yannick Noah (Fourth round)
  8. United States Victor Amaya (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Sweden Björn Borg 6 3 4 7 6  
11  United States Roscoe Tanner 4 6 6 5 3  
  1  Sweden Björn Borg 4 4 6 6 6  
   South Africa Johan Kriek 6 6 1 1 1  
14  Poland Wojtek Fibak 6 2 6 1 6
   South Africa Johan Kriek 4 6 3 6 7  
    1  Sweden Björn Borg 64 1 7 7 4
  2  United States John McEnroe 7 6 65 5 6
   United States Eliot Teltscher 1 6 3 0    
3  United States Jimmy Connors 6 3 6 6    
3  United States Jimmy Connors 4 7 6 3 6
  2  United States John McEnroe 6 5 0 6 7  
10  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 3 2 5  
  2  United States John McEnroe 4 6 6 7    

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Sweden Borg 6 6 6
Argentina Aubone 1 4 1 1 Borg 7 6 2 6
United States Sadri 6 4 6 6 Sadri 5 2 6 0
Brazil Soares 2 6 4 4 1 Borg 7 1 6 6
United States Scanlon 2 4 6 6 7 McNamara 6 6 2 0
United Kingdom Feaver 6 6 3 3 6 Scanlon 6 0 5 2
Australia McNamara 6 6 6 McNamara 3 6 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ostoja 1 1 0 1 Borg 6 6 6
Ecuador Gómez 6 6 4 15 Noah 3 3 0
United States Saviano 3 3 0 r Gómez 3 5 6 6 4
United States Purcell 7 6 6 Purcell 6 7 2 3 6
United States Smith 6 4 0 Purcell 6 2 4 4
United States Manson 6 6 7 15 Noah 4 6 6 6
India Menon 1 2 5 Manson 7 6 0 2
15 France Noah 6 6 6 15 Noah 6 7 6 6
South Africa Schneider 1 0 3

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 United States Tanner 6 6 6
South Africa Moore 3 4 1 11 Tanner 6 6 6
United States Arias 6 6 6 6 Arias 3 3 0
South Africa Sauer 2 7 2 2 11 Tanner 7 6 6
United States Van Dillen 7 6 6 Van Dillen 6 1 2
United States Malin 6 2 3 Van Dillen 6 6 1 7
India Krishnan 6 6 3 6 Krishnan 4 3 6 6
United States Austin 4 4 6 1 11 Tanner 6 6 5 6
United States Teacher 7 6 6 Teacher 3 4 7 2
Mexico Ramírez 6 1 2 Teacher 6 3 6 4 6
Israel Glickstein 7 6 6 Glickstein 4 6 3 6 3
United States Riessen 5 1 1 Teacher 6 6 7 6
India Amritraj 7 6 6 Amritraj 7 4 6 2
Canada Fritz 5 2 3 Amritraj 7 0 4 6 6
8 United States Dibbs 5 2 7 6 6 8 Dibbs 5 6 6 2 1
United States Lutz 7 6 5 0 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Argentina Vilas 6 6 6
Australia Maher 0 1 2 4 Vilas 6 6 6
United States Hayes 7 2 3 6 6 Hayes 2 4 4
Australia James 5 6 6 2 1 4 Vilas 3 3 6 6 6
United States Van't Hof 6 6 7 González 6 6 4 4 2
United States Hardie 3 3 5 Van't Hof 6 5 3
Paraguay González 6 7 6 González 7 7 6
Australia Rocavert 2 5 2 4 Vilas 6 3 4 3
South Africa Trogolo 7 6 3 6 14 Fibak 3 6 6 6
Peru Maynetto 5 1 6 4 Trogolo 3 4 1
United States Winitsky 5 7 3 6 7 Winitsky 6 6 6
Chile Fillol, Sr. 7 5 6 3 6 Winitsky 6 1 1 6
Austria Feigl 6 4 6 7 7 14 Fibak 3 6 6 7
France Bedel 4 6 7 6 6 Feigl 4 6 6 4 3
14 Poland Fibak 6 0 6 6 14 Fibak 6 2 3 6 6
United States Benson 4 6 3 4

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 United States Fleming 6 6 3 6
United States Nealon 4 1 6 2 9 Fleming 4 2 0
South Africa Kriek 7 6 6 Kriek 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Birner 5 4 0 Kriek
United States Giammalva 6 7 6 Giammalva DEF
Netherlands Okker 2 6 3 Giammalva 6 6 7
Finland Palin 6 7 6 6 Palin 4 2 5
United States Kohlberg 7 5 2 4 Kriek 6 5 6 6
Switzerland Günthardt 6 6 6 Mottram 4 7 3 4
New Zealand Parun 4 2 3 Günthardt 6 2 4
United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 Mottram 7 6 6
United States Garcia 0 3 2 Mottram 7 4 6 3 6
United States Pfister 7 2 7 6 Pfister 6 6 4 6 4
United States Cain 5 6 5 3 Pfister 6 6 3 1 7
5 United States Gerulaitis 6 6 6 5 Gerulaitis 3 2 6 6 6
United States Van Patten 3 4 0

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
Italy Ocleppo 2 7 4
6 United States Mayer 6 6 2 r Ocleppo 6 6 6
United States Shore 7 7 6 Shore 4 0 3
Australia Docherty 6 6 4 Ocleppo 5 0 2
Paraguay Pecci, Sr. 4 6 6 6 Teltscher 7 6 6
Australia Whitecross 6 2 2 2 Pecci, Sr. 4 1 3
United States Teltscher 6 6 6 Teltscher 6 6 6
United States Davis 2 4 4 Teltscher 6 6 6
United States Willenborg 6 6 6 5 7 13 Gottfried 4 2 1
Australia McNamee 7 3 3 7 5 Willenborg 3 2 4
Australia Case 5 6 6 6 Case 6 6 6
South Africa Bertram 7 4 1 3 Case 0 7 2 4
United States Gullikson 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 6 6 6 6
United States Graham 3 4 4 Gullikson 3 2 6
13 United States Gottfried 6 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 6 6 7
Australia Carter 7 2 1 3

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
South Africa Mitton 6 6 4 2 7
12 Argentina Clerc 3 2 6 6 5 Mitton 6 6 6
Chile Ayala 6 3 6 3 6 Ayala 3 1 3
United States Maze 4 6 3 6 3 Mitton 6 2 6 6
United States Giammalva, Jr. 3 6 6 6 Giammalva, Jr. 3 6 2 3
United States Fisher 6 1 2 2 Giammalva, Jr. 6 4 6 6
United States Buehning 6 3 6 7 6 Buehning 2 6 4 4
Bolivia Martinez 2 6 7 5 4 Mitton 6 4 4
United States Stewart 7 6 6 3 Connors 7 6 6
United States Taygan 6 2 4 Stewart 2 6 4
United States Moor 4 7 7 3 7 Moor 6 7 6
United States Stockton 6 6 6 6 6 Moor 4 1 1
United States Walts 6 6 4 6 3 Connors 6 6 6
Australia Drewett 4 2 6 4 Walts 3 1 3
3 United States Connors 6 6 6 3 Connors 6 6 6
United States Freeman 2 2 2

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 United States Solomon 6 6 6
Sweden Norback 2 4 4 7 Solomon 6 6 6
Romania Năstase 6 6 4 6 Năstase 2 2 2
France Dominguez 4 1 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 4 6 6
United States Rennert 7 6 6 Simpson 7 3 6 0 2
United States Gandolfo 5 2 1 Rennert 4 6 6 3
New Zealand Simpson 6 6 2 7 Simpson 6 0 7 6
United States Leach 3 3 6 6 7 Solomon 1 0 0
United States Grant 7 6 7 10 Lendl 6 6 6
Ecuador Ycaza 5 1 6 Grant 3 2 7 6 3
France Tulasne 2 6 Tulasne 6 6 5 0 6
United States Leonard 6 6 r Tulasne 2 0 1
United States Mayotte 6 6 6 10 Lendl 6 6 6
United States Mitchell 3 1 1 Mayotte 4 4 4
10 Czechoslovakia Lendl 6 6 7 10 Lendl 6 6 6
United States Mayotte 4 3 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 United States Amaya 6 6 7
United States Davidson 4 2 6 16 Amaya 7 7 6
United States Fagel 6 6 6 Fagel 5 5 1
United States Leeds 4 2 0 16 Amaya 3 6 6 3
France Portes 6 6 6 Portes 6 2 7 6
South Africa Yuill 2 4 2 Portes 7 6 3 6
United States Wilkison 4 6 6 7 Wilkison 5 2 6 3
United States Gullikson 6 0 2 5 Portes 2 4 2
United States Hooper 6 6 6 2 McEnroe 6 6 6
United States Shiras 2 1 3 Hooper 3 3 4
United States Meyer 6 6 3 6 Meyer 6 6 6
United States Waltke 4 2 6 3 Meyer 1 1 6 2
United States Krulevitz 7 7 1 6 2 McEnroe 6 6 4 6
Zimbabwe Pattison 6 6 6 2 Krulevitz 6 0 2
2 United States McEnroe 6 6 6 2 McEnroe 7 6 6
France Roger-Vasselin 3 4 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My thought on the Greatest tennis matches". Baseball Statistics. Archived from the original on 7 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 

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