1985 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1985 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   West Germany Boris Becker
Runner-up   United States Kevin Curren
Final score   6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1984 1986 > 

John McEnroe was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Kevin Curren.

Boris Becker won the final 6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4 against Curren becoming the first unseeded player and the first German to win the Wimbledon singles title as well as the youngest ever male Grand Slam singles champion at 17 years, 227 days.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. United States John McEnroe (Quarterfinals)
  2. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Fourth Round)
  3. United States Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
  4. Sweden Mats Wilander (First Round)
  5. Sweden Anders Järryd (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Pat Cash (Second Round)
  7. Sweden Joakim Nyström (Third Round)
  8. United States Kevin Curren (Final)
  1. United States Johan Kriek (Third Round)
  2. United States Aaron Krickstein (First Round)
  3. France Yannick Noah (Third Round)
  4. Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř (First Round)
  5. United States Eliot Teltscher (Second Round)
  6. Sweden Stefan Edberg (Fourth Round)
  7. Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd (Second Round)
  8. United States Tim Mayotte (Fourth Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  United States John McEnroe 2 2 4      
8  United States Kevin Curren 6 6 6      
  8  United States Kevin Curren 6 6 6      
  3  United States Jimmy Connors 2 2 1      
3  United States Jimmy Connors 6 7 6    
  Q  Chile Ricardo Acuña 1 6 2      
    8  United States Kevin Curren 3 7 6 4  
     West Germany Boris Becker 6 6 7 6  
  5  Sweden Anders Järryd 6 6 6      
   Switzerland Heinz Günthardt 4 3 2      
5  Sweden Anders Järryd 6 6 3 3  
     West Germany Boris Becker 2 7 6 6    
   West Germany Boris Becker 7 3 6 6  
     France Henri Leconte 6 6 3 4    

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States J McEnroe 6 6 6
WC Australia P McNamara 4 3 4 1 United States J McEnroe 7 6 7
  Nigeria N Odizor 6 6 7 6 6   Nigeria N Odizor 6 1 6
Q South Africa G Muller 7 7 6 3 3 1 United States J McEnroe 6 7 6
  United Kingdom S Shaw 4 2 3 Q South Africa C Steyn 3 5 4
  New Zealand C Lewis 6 6 6   New Zealand C Lewis 6 6 4 4
Q South Africa C Steyn 6 6 6 Q South Africa C Steyn 3 7 6 6
  Brazil G Barbosa 4 4 2 1 United States J McEnroe 6 6 6
Q West Germany A Maurer 7 6 7 Q West Germany A Maurer 0 4 2
  Australia J Frawley 5 3 5 Q West Germany A Maurer 6 7 7
  West Germany H Schwaier 6 6 6   West Germany H Schwaier 3 5 5
Q United States R Van't Hof 3 2 4 Q West Germany A Maurer 6 6 3 6
  Australia J Fitzgerald 6 7 6 9 United States J Kriek 1 4 6 4
Q United States T Giammalva 4 5 1   Australia J Fitzgerald 6 6 5 1
  Paraguay V Pecci 4 0 6 5 9 United States J Kriek 3 7 7 6
9 United States J Kriek 6 6 4 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
  Australia P Doohan 2 3 4 14 Sweden S Edberg 6 7 3 6 9
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Ostoja 4 0 6 6   United States T Wilkison 1 5 6 7 7
  United States T Wilkison 6 6 3 7 14 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6
  Switzerland J Hlasek 3 6 7 6 5   United States C Hooper 3 4 4
  United States T Moor 6 3 6 7 7   United States T Moor 4 4 5
  United States C Hooper 7 7 6   United States C Hooper 6 6 7
  Hungary B Taróczy 5 6 3 14 Sweden S Edberg 6 3 6
Q New Zealand D Mustard 7 6 4 6 8 United States K Curren 7 6 7
WC United Kingdom S Bale 6 2 6 4 Q New Zealand D Mustard 7 6 2 6
  United States M Flur 6 6 6   United States M Flur 6 4 6 4
WC United Kingdom J Bates 4 3 4 Q New Zealand D Mustard 3 3 5
  Ecuador R A Viver 3 3 6 3 8 United States K Curren 6 6 7
  United States M De Palmer 6 6 3 6   United States M De Palmer 5 7 4 4
  United States L Stefanki 6 3 4 8 United States K Curren 7 5 6 6
8 United States K Curren 7 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States J Connors 6 6 6
  Sweden S Simonsson 1 3 4 3 United States J Connors 6 6 6
Q New Zealand K Evernden 6 6 6 Q New Zealand K Evernden 3 2 1
  Czechoslovakia J Navrátil 4 4 4 3 United States J Connors 7 5 7 6
  New Zealand B Derlin 2 5 6 6   India R Krishnan 5 7 5 2
  India R Krishnan 6 7 4 7   India R Krishnan 6 7 6
  France G Forget 6 3 3 4   United States L Bourne 4 5 2
  United States L Bourne 3 6 6 6 3 United States J Connors 6 6 6
  United States L Shiras 6 7 6   United States S Giammalva, Jr. 3 4 3
  United Kingdom L Alfred 3 6 4   United States L Shiras 4 7 6 1 5
  United States B Testerman 3 6 6 6   United States B Testerman 6 6 4 6 7
Q Australia C Miller 6 3 4 2   United States B Testerman 6 3 5 6
  United States S Giammalva, Jr. 6 6 5 6   United States S Giammalva, Jr. 4 6 7 7
Q United States C B Cox 0 4 7 4   United States S Giammalva, Jr. 6 6 6
  New Zealand R Simpson 4 7 5 6 15 Czechoslovakia Šmíd 3 2 2
15 Czechoslovakia T Šmíd 6 6 7 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Czechoslovakia M Mečíř 6 3 4 7 3
  United States Tom Gullikson 4 6 6 6 6   United States Tom Gullikson 6 6 6 6 6
  United States J Arias 4 4 6 7 5   United States J Lapidus 7 7 4 2 3
  United States J Lapidus 6 6 3 6 7   United States Tom Gullikson 6 3 5 2
  Czechoslovakia M Vajda 7 6 5 2 Q United States R Seguso 4 6 7 6
  United States M Bauer 5 7 7 6   United States M Bauer 3 4 4
  United States R Harmon 4 3 0 Q United States R Seguso 6 6 6
Q United States R Seguso 6 6 6 Q United States R Seguso 4 6 2
  United States Tim Gullikson 4 3 6 2 Q Chile R Acuña 6 7 6
WC United States S Denton 6 6 3 6 WC United States S Denton 6 4 4
  United States D Pate 6 6 6   United States D Pate 7 6 6
WC United Kingdom N Fulwood 3 4 4   United States D Pate 5 4 2
  France T Benhabiles 3 6 1 2 Q Chile R Acuña 7 6 6
Q Chile R Acuña 6 4 6 6 Q Chile R Acuña 7 6 3 6 6
  United States T Nelson 6 2 5 7 3 6 Australia P Cash 6 3 6 7 4
6 Australia P Cash 2 6 7 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Sweden A Järryd 4 3 6 6 6
  Italy C Panatta 6 6 4 4 3 5 Sweden A Järryd 5 7 7 6
  United States S Davis 6 6 6   United States S Davis 7 6 5 4
Q South Africa B Moir 2 2 3 5 Sweden A Järryd 6 6 6
Q France T Champion 3 4 2   United States V Van Patten 3 3 1
  United States M Mitchell 6 6 6   United States M Mitchell 5 3 2
  West Germany P Elter 3 7 5 4   United States V Van Patten 7 6 6
  United States V Van Patten 6 6 7 6 5 Sweden A Järryd 6 6 6
  West Germany D Keretić 6 4 7 3   South Africa D Visser 1 4 1
  South Africa D Visser 7 6 6 6   South Africa D Visser 6 6 6 7
  United States M Davis 3 2 6 3   Sweden J Gunnarsson 7 4 4 6
  Sweden J Gunnarsson 6 6 3 6   South Africa D Visser 6 4 6 6 10
  Sweden H Sundström 3 6 7 4 2   United States G Holmes 3 6 7 0 8
  United States G Holmes 6 4 6 6 6   United States G Holmes 6 6 6 6
  United States B Schultz 6 3 7 6   United States B Schultz 4 7 2 3
10 United States A Krickstein 4 6 6 4

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 France Y Noah 6 3 7 6 6
  United States B Gilbert 4 6 6 7 3 11 France Y Noah 4 6 7 6
  South Africa E Edwards 6 6 6   South Africa E Edwards 6 4 6 2
WC United Kingdom C Dowdeswell 3 3 3 11 France Y Noah 6 6 3 6
  India V Amritraj 6 6 6   India V Amritraj 4 7 6 7
  United States J Canter 3 4 4   India V Amritraj 7 6 7 7
  Australia B Drewett 7 7 6   Australia B Drewett 6 7 6 5
  United States S McCain 6 5 4   India V Amritraj 4 4 1
  United States V Gerulaitis 6 5 6 3 6   Switzerland H Günthardt 6 6 6
  United States P Fleming 2 7 4 6 3   United States V Gerulaitis 5 6 3 7 6
  Brazil C Motta 3 2 3   United States J Sadri 7 4 6 6 4
  United States J Sadri 6 6 6   United States V Gerulaitis 3 7 1 6 5
  United States B Teacher 4 5 7 2   Switzerland H Günthardt 6 6 6 3 7
  Switzerland H Günthardt 6 7 6 6   Switzerland H Günthardt 6 4 4 6 6
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Živojinović 6 5 7 6   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Živojinović 4 6 6 3 4
4 Sweden M Wilander 2 7 5 0

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Sweden J Nyström 6 6 3 6
WC United Kingdom J Goodall 3 3 6 0 7 Sweden J Nyström 7 7 6
  United States D Goldie 7 5 1 6 7   United States P Annacone 5 5 3
  United States P Annacone 5 7 6 1 9 7 Sweden J Nyström 6 6 1 6 7
Q United States M Anger 5 6 6 3 6   West Germany B Becker 3 7 6 4 9
  Hungary Z Kuharszky 7 2 2 6 1 Q United States M Anger 0 1 3
  West Germany B Becker 4 6 6 6   West Germany B Becker 6 6 6
  United States H Pfister 6 3 2 4   West Germany B Becker 6 4 6 7 6
  Australia P McNamee 6 6 7 16 United States T Mayotte 3 6 7 6 2
  United States S Meister 2 4 6   Australia P McNamee 6 7 7
  United States B Green 3 2 4 Q Argentina R Saad 3 6 6
Q Argentina R Saad 6 6 6   Australia P McNamee 6 6 6 2 0
  Czechoslovakia P Složil 3 7 1 6 16 United States T Mayotte 3 4 7 6 6
  United States K Flach 6 6 6 7   United States K Flach 4 4 4
  Australia T Allan 5 4 2 16 United States T Mayotte 6 6 6
16 United States T Mayotte 7 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 United States E Teltscher 5 7 7 6
  Italy G Ocleppo 7 6 6 0 13 United States E Teltscher 3 4 6 6 5
  United Kingdom J Lloyd 6 6 7   United Kingdom J Lloyd 6 6 4 3 7
  West Germany W Popp 2 4 6   United Kingdom J Lloyd 7 3 4 4
  France H Leconte 6 7 7   France H Leconte 5 6 6 6
Q United States C Dunk 3 6 6   France H Leconte 4 6 7 6
  Australia W Masur 7 7 6   Australia W Masur 6 4 6 3
  United States D Cassidy 6 6 1   France H Leconte 3 6 6 6
  Spain J López-Maeso 6 3 1 2 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 4 3 1
  Israel S Glickstein 7 6 6   Israel S Glickstein 6 6 3 7
  Australia M Edmondson 3 2 6   Paraguay F González 3 4 6 5
  Paraguay F González 6 6 7   Israel S Glickstein 6 6 3 2
  Poland W Fibak 6 4 1 2 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 7 4 6 6
  United States M Leach 7 6 6   United States M Leach 3 6 2 7 4
  United States M Purcell 4 6 6 2 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 1 6 6 6
2 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 7 7

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