1983 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1983 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States John McEnroe
Runner-up   New Zealand Chris Lewis
Final score   6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1982 1984 > 

John McEnroe defeated Chris Lewis 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1983 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Fourth round)
  2. United States John McEnroe (Champion)
  3. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Semifinalist)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (First round)
  5. Sweden Mats Wilander (Third round)
  6. United States Gene Mayer (Withdrew before the tournament began)[1]
  7. Argentina José Luis Clerc (First round)
  8. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  1. United States Steve Denton (First round)
  2. United States Jimmy Arias (Withdrew before the tournament began)[2]
  3. United States Johan Kriek (Third round)
  4. South Africa Kevin Curren (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  6. United States Bill Scanlon (Fourth round)
  7. United States Hank Pfister (Second round)
  8. United States Tim Mayotte (Quarterfinalist)

Mayer and Arias were replaced in the draw by a Lucky Loser Bruce Kleege (USA), and by a qualifier Scott Davis (USA) respectively.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  12  South Africa Kevin Curren 4 7 6 7    
16  United States Tim Mayotte 6 6 2 6    
  12  South Africa Kevin Curren 7 4 6 7 6  
   New Zealand Chris Lewis 6 6 7 6 8  
 New Zealand Chris Lewis 6 6 6 7  
   United States Mel Purcell 7 0 4 6    
     New Zealand Chris Lewis 2 2 2    
  2  United States John McEnroe 6 6 6    
   United States Roscoe Tanner 5 6 3      
3  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 7 7 6      
3  Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 4 4    
  2  United States John McEnroe 7 6 6      
 United States Sandy Mayer 3 5 0    
  2  United States John McEnroe 6 7 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States Connors 6 7 6
South Africa Edwards 4 5 3 1 Connors 6 7 6
United States Bourne 6 6 4 3 2 Masur 4 6 0
Australia Masur 4 4 6 6 6 1 Connors 6 7 6
United States Van Patten 4 0 6 5 Sundström 1 6 2
Sweden Sundström 6 6 2 7 Sundström 2 7 7 4 8
Sweden Edberg 6 7 6 Edberg 6 6 6 6 6
France Roger-Vasselin 2 6 1 1 Connors 3 7 3 6
Australia Drewett 6 6 6 12 Curren 6 6 6 7
Spain Tous 3 1 1 Drewett 2 4 4
South Africa Venter 2 3 6 6 Harmon 6 6 6
United States Harmon 6 6 3 7 Harmon 4 5 2
Sweden Simonsson 6 3 2 6 3 12 Curren 6 7 6
Spain Casal 3 6 6 3 6 Casal 6 4 3
United States Borowiak 7 3 5 0 r 12 Curren 7 6 6
12 South Africa Curren 6 6 7 1

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 United States Mayotte 7 6 6
United States Dickson 5 3 3 16 Mayotte 6 6 6
Sweden Järryd 4 6 3 Q Andrews 1 2 2
Q United States Andrews 6 7 6 16 Mayotte 7 6 6 6
United States Teacher 6 6 2 6 Teacher 6 4 7 3
Brazil Hocevar 4 0 6 4 Teacher 7 2 4 7 6
United Kingdom Mottram 6 4 6 2 Fibak 6 6 6 5 1
Poland Fibak 4 6 7 6 16 Mayotte 6 6 6
India Menon 2 1 2 McCurdy 0 2 4
United States Gullikson 6 6 6 Gullikson 6 6 4 4
Mexico Ramírez 6 1 6 2 r Motta 3 7 6 6
Brazil Motta 7 6 2 3 Motta 0 4 6 1
Spain Avendaño 3 4 2 McCurdy 6 6 3 6
Australia McCurdy 6 6 6 McCurdy 7 6 7
Italy Panatta 6 6 6 Panatta 6 3 6
7 Argentina Clerc 1 4 2

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Argentina Vilas 6 7 6 5 2
Nigeria Odizor 3 5 7 7 6 Odizor 6 4 6 6
Q United States Fleming 7 6 6 Q Fleming 4 6 4 2
WC United Kingdom Bates 6 3 2 Odizor 3 7 6 3 6
Sweden Tideman 5 4 5 Courteau 6 6 4 6 3
France Courteau 7 6 7 Courteau 6 7 6
United States Foxworth 6 2 5 1 WC Jarrett 2 5 3
WC United Kingdom Jarrett 4 6 7 6 Odizor 1 3 3
WC United Kingdom Bradnam 4 4 6 Lewis 6 6 6
Q Australia Fancutt 6 6 7 Q Fancutt 4 4 0
United States Bauer 7 7 7 Bauer 6 6 6
Germany Keretić 5 5 5 Bauer 4 6 5 7 4
France Forget 2 2 6 2 Lewis 6 3 7 6 6
Q Australia Dyke 6 6 3 6 Q Dyke 6 1 3
New Zealand Lewis 6 4 7 4 6 Lewis 7 6 6
9 United States Denton 4 6 6 6 3

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United States Gottfried 6 6 6
Israel Glickstein 1 4 4 13 Gottfried 7 4 7 6
Czechoslovakia Pimek 2 1 1 Doyle 5 6 6 4
United States Doyle 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 7 6 6
Q United States Turpin 1 6 6 6 Soares 6 2 2
United States Giammalva 6 7 3 7 Giammalva 6 7 6 4
United States Fromm 4 3 4 Soares 7 6 7 6
Brazil Soares 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 6 3 3 2
United States Mitchell 6 7 7 4 10 Purcell 4 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom Bale 7 6 5 6 12 WC Bale 6 4 3
United States Wilkison 2 6 2 1 Purcell 7 6 6
United States Purcell 6 4 6 6 Purcell 5 6 6 6
Germany Maurer 3 6 6 5 6 Maurer 7 3 2 2
United States Brunnberg 6 1 4 7 4 Maurer 6 6 7
United States Amaya 6 6 6 Amaya 3 4 6
LL United States Kleege 4 3 4

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Sweden Wilander 6 6 4 6 6
Australia Fitzgerald 4 1 6 7 4 5 Wilander 6 6 6
Q Australia Frawley 6 6 6 7 7 Q Viljoen 3 2 1
Q South Africa Viljoen 7 2 7 5 9 5 Wilander 7 5 3 4
Sweden Högstedt 7 3 1 6 Tanner 6 7 6 6
Australia Alexander 6 6 6 7 Alexander 2 6 6 3
Sweden Gunnarsson 4 3 2 Tanner 6 7 4 6
United States Tanner 6 6 6 Tanner 6 6 6
Australia Johnstone 6 1 6 6 4 Van't Hof 2 3 3
United States Van't Hof 4 6 3 7 6 Van't Hof 3 6 4 6 6
Q South Africa Visser 3 6 2 6 5 Leconte 6 4 6 3 2
France Leconte 6 4 6 4 7 Van't Hof 6 7 6
United States Saviano 7 6 6 11 Kriek 3 6 1
WC United Kingdom Smith 5 3 2 Saviano 4 6 7 3 2
United States Giammalva, Jr. 4 3 2 11 Kriek 6 3 5 6 6
11 United States Kriek 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 United States Pfister 6 6 3 6
Czechoslovakia Šmid 3 4 6 3 15 Pfister 6 6 6 6 4
Brazil Barbosa 7 4 6 3 Acuña 3 7 7 4 6
Chile Acuña 6 6 7 6 Acuña 3 4 4
United States Wittus 4 4 6 4 Cash 6 6 6
United States Buehning 6 6 3 6 Buehning 3 0 2
Brazil Góes 0 0 3 Cash 6 6 6
Australia Cash 6 6 6 Cash 4 6 1
Australia Miller 6 6 2 6 6 3 Lendl 6 7 6
WC United Kingdom Lloyd 1 7 6 3 1 Miller 4 4 7 6 1
Czechoslovakia Birner 2 1 3 Q Hlasek 6 6 6 3 6
Q Switzerland Hlasek 6 6 6 Q Hlasek 1 2 7 4
United States Waltke 6 3 2 6 2 3 Lendl 6 6 6 6
United States Smith 4 6 6 3 0 Waltke 4 2 3
Q South Africa Mitton 6 1 0 3 Lendl 6 6 6
3 Czechoslovakia Lendl 7 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 United States Gerulaitis 5 7 7 5 6
India Krishnan 7 5 6 7 3 8 Gerulaitis 6 5 5
WC India Amritraj 3 4 6 Edmondson 7 7 7
Australia Edmondson 6 6 7 Edmondson 3 6 4 6 4
WC United Kingdom Lewis 6 6 6 4 Q Leach 6 3 6 4 6
Q United States Leach 7 2 7 6 Q Leach 6 3 7 6 6
Q United States Korita 1 6 4 7 7 McNamee 4 6 6 7 3
Australia McNamee 6 3 6 6 9 Q Leach 1 6 1
Q Australia Hampson 6 3 7 4 Mayer 6 7 6
United States De Palmer 7 6 5 6 De Palmer 6 6 6
United States Du Pré 3 6 4 Simonsson 4 4 3
Sweden Simonsson 6 7 6 De Palmer 6 2 1
United States Strode 4 6 3 6 2 Mayer 7 6 6
Italy Ocleppo 6 3 6 3 6 Ocleppo 6 2 6 7 3
United States Mayer 6 6 6 Mayer 7 6 3 6 6
Q United States Davis 2 4 2

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 United States Scanlon 7 6 7
France Moretton 6 3 6 14 Scanlon 7 6 7
United States Hooper 6 6 6 Hooper 6 0 6
Sweden Hjertquist 2 4 4 14 Scanlon 6 6 6
United States Cain 1 0 r Q Gullikson 4 4 3
Q United States Gullikson 6 3 Q Gullikson 5 6 6 6
Netherlands Schapers 2 2 4 Elter 7 1 4 4
Germany Elter 6 6 6 14 Scanlon 5 6 6
Q United States Sadri 5 7 1 5 2 McEnroe 7 7 7
United States Gitlin 7 6 6 7 Gitlin 7 3 5 5
New Zealand Simpson 6 3 3 3 Gilbert 6 6 7 7
United States Gilbert 4 6 6 6 Gilbert 2 2 2
Chile Fillol, Sr. 3 1 6 4 2 McEnroe 6 6 6
Romania Segărceanu 6 6 1 6 Segărceanu 6 2 3 3
United States Testerman 4 6 2 2 McEnroe 4 6 6 6
2 United States McEnroe 6 7 6

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8
  2. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8