1966 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1966 U.S. National Championships
Champion Australia Fred Stolle[1]
Runner-up Australia John Newcombe[1]
Final score 4–6, 12–10, 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1965 · U.S. National Championships · 1967 →

Unseeded Fred Stolle defeated John Newcombe 4–6, 12–10, 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1966 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Spain Manuel Santana (Semifinalist)
  2. Australia Roy Emerson (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Dennis Ralston (Fourth round)
  4. Australia Tony Roche (Third round)
  5. United States Arthur Ashe (Third round)
  6. South Africa Cliff Drysdale (Third round)
  7. United States Clark Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Cliff Richey (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Spain Manuel Santana 6 6 8 5 6
Australia Bill Bowrey 8 2 6 7 4
1 Spain Manuel Santana 3 4 8 6
Australia John Newcombe 6 6 6 8
United Kingdom Mark Cox 6 1 6 2 1
Australia John Newcombe 3 6 3 6 6
Australia John Newcombe 6 10 3 4
Australia Fred Stolle 4 12 6 6
7 United States Clark Graebner 3 4 2
Australia Fred Stolle 6 6 6
Australia Fred Stolle 6 6 6
2 Australia Roy Emerson 4 1 1
Australia Owen Davidson 12 4 3 2
2 Australia Roy Emerson 10 6 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Spain Santana 6 6 6
Switzerland Berli 1 1 2 1 Spain Santana 6 6 6
Canada Tutvin 3 6 6 6 Canada Tutvin 1 1 3
United States Mangan 6 2 1 1 1 Spain Santana 3 6 6 8
South Africa Moore 6 6 6 South Africa Moore 6 2 3 6
United States Darrah 2 4 1 South Africa Moore 6 6 6
United States Reese 6 6 7 United States Reese 4 2 2
Puerto Rico Rosello 1 4 5 1 Spain Santana 9 9 8
United States Tym 1 6 6 6 United States McKinley 7 7 6
United States Sweeney 6 1 4 2 United States Tym 2 3 4
United States McKinley 6 6 6 United States McKinley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Bovett 4 1 1 United States McKinley 6 6 6
United States Marcin 7 9 6 Puerto Rico Carrero 2 4 0
Philippines Yang 5 7 1 United States Marcin 2 4 6 4
Puerto Rico Carrero 6 7 6 Puerto Rico Carrero 6 6 3 6
United States Sack 3 5 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6
United States Gorman 3 3 1 6 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6
United States Cantin 9 1 3 6 7 United States Cantin 3 2 3
United States Kovaleski 7 6 6 1 5 6 South Africa Drysdale 1 6 6
Australia Bowrey 6 6 6 Australia Bowrey 6 8 8
United States Mudd 1 0 0 Australia Bowrey 6 6 6
United States Scott 6 6 6 United States Scott 4 3 4
United States Sullivan 3 3 4 Australia Bowrey 6 6 6
Mexico Subirats 6 6 2 3 6 United States Osborne 3 2 4
United States Seewagen 3 4 6 6 3 Mexico Subirats 6 3 9 6 6
Belgium De Gronckel 2 6 6 6 Belgium De Gronckel 4 6 11 3 0
United States Lambert 6 4 4 2 Mexico Subirats 7 8 2 1
United States Osborne 6 6 6 21 United States Osborne 9 6 6 6
United States Buchholz 8 3 3 19 United States Osborne 6 6 7
France Beust 6 6 6 France Beust 3 4 5
United States Watson 2 3 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Australia Roche 6 6 6
Mexico Lara 4 3 4 4 Australia Roche 6 8 6 8
United States Stewart 14 7 2 3 6 United States Stewart 4 10 3 6
Philippines Villarete 12 5 6 6 3 4 Australia Roche 8 4 5
United States Seixas 6 6 2 2 6 United Kingdom Cox 10 6 7
United States Smith 3 4 6 6 4 United States Seixas 3 6 3
United Kingdom Cox 6 6 6 United Kingdom Cox 6 8 6
United States Stockton 4 2 2 United Kingdom Cox 10 6 7
Costa Rica Obando 7 6 3 7 New Zealand Crookenden 8 4 5
United States Estep 5 4 6 5 Costa Rica Obando 0 4 1
United States Jackson 9 6 3 6 United States Jackson 6 6 6
United States Steele III 7 1 6 0 United States Jackson 4 6 2 2
New Zealand Crookenden 6 6 8 5 6 New Zealand Crookenden 6 4 6 6
United States Avoyer 2 2 10 7 4 New Zealand Crookenden 1 6 5 6 6
United States McManus 7 6 6 United States McManus 6 3 7 4 4
United States Pasarell 5 4 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Ashe 15 6 6
United States Roemer 3 2 0 5 United States Ashe 8 4 6 6
United States Holmberg 6 6 6 United States Holmberg 6 6 3 4
United States Cromwell 4 2 4 5 United States Ashe 2 3 4
Australia Newcombe 8 3 6 6 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6
United States Pickens 6 6 0 4 Australia Newcombe 6 16 6
South Africa Ryan 6 6 6 South Africa Ryan 3 14 4
United States Pressly 1 1 2 Australia Newcombe 9 5 6 6 6
West Germany Bungert 6 6 6 West Germany Bungert 11 7 2 2 2
United States Sprengelmeyer 1 2 4 West Germany Bungert 9 6 8
Chile Fillol 6 6 4 6 Chile Fillol 7 3 6
United States Fishbach 2 4 6 3 West Germany Bungert 6 6 6
United States McKinley 3 6 2 6 6 Italy Tacchini 0 0 1
United States Montgomery 6 4 6 2 4 United States McKinley 2 r.
Italy Tacchini 10 6 6 6 Italy Tacchini 1
Jamaica Lumsden 12 2 3 2

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Dell 6 6 6 6
United States Kesl 8 1 0 1 United States Dell 6 6 3 6
United States Guerry 6 6 3 7 United States Guerry 4 4 6 0
Peru Olmedo 4 4 6 5 United States Dell 7 3 8 4
Mexico Loyo-Mayo 4 6 6 6 United Kingdom Stilwell 5 6 10 6
Australia Stone 6 4 2 3 Mexico Loyo-Mayo 3 2 6
United Kingdom Stilwell 6 6 6 United Kingdom Stilwell 6 6 8
United States Glass 0 4 3 United Kingdom Stilwell 11 6 3 5
United States Power 16 6 6 7 United States Graebner 9 8 6 7
United States Cheney 14 3 4 United States Power 6 6 6
United States Schloss 6 6 6 United States Schloss 0 4 1
West Germany Spannagel 4 2 2 United States Power 4 2 6 1
United States Leach 6 3 2 11 8 7 United States Graebner 6 6 3 6
United States Dell 3 6 6 9 6 United States Leach 2 2 3
7 United States Graebner 6 7 6 7 United States Graebner 6 6 6
Ecuador Guzmán 2 5 2

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Stolle 6 6 6
United States Gorski 2 4 4 Australia Stolle 6 6 6
United States Barth 6 6 6 United States Barth 4 1 4
United States Kourides 3 1 0 Australia Stolle 10 6 8
Canada Carpenter 6 2 6 6 6 France Contet 8 2 6
United States Brown 8 6 0 4 2 Canada Carpenter 4 6 2
France Contet 6 6 6 France Contet 6 8 6
United States Howe 4 2 3 Australia Stolle 7 6 9
United States Beck 6 6 6 3 United States Ralston 5 3 7
United States Carrington 2 1 1 United States Beck 5 2 5
Mexico Osuna 4 6 4 6 6 Mexico Osuna 7 6 7
Brazil Barnes 6 4 6 4 4 Mexico Osuna 1 4 3
Australia Mulligan 4 6 6 6 3 United States Ralston 6 6 6
United States Karp 6 2 3 2 Australia Mulligan 1 4 3
3 United States Ralston 6 6 7 3 United States Ralston 6 6 6
India Singh 1 3 5

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Neely 10 4 6 4 8
Ecuador Zuleta 8 6 4 6 6 United States Neely 1 6 3
Australia Ruffels 6 6 6 Australia Ruffels 6 8 6
United States Scwitters 1 0 0 Australia Ruffels 3 10 6 6
United States Froehling 6 6 6 United States Froehling 6 8 4 3
United States Tully 3 3 1 United States Froehling 6 6 6
South Africa Van Lingen 4 7 6 5 6 South Africa Van Lingen 1 1 2
United States Howe 6 5 3 7 3 Australia Ruffels 6 2 1 1
United States Powless 6 6 6 Australia Davidson 3 6 6 6
United States Conner 4 3 4 United States Powless 1 3 4
Mexico Garcia 6 2 6 3 12 Mexico Garcia 6 6 6
Jamaica Russell 3 6 4 6 10 Mexico Garcia 1 4 0
Australia Davidson 6 6 6 Australia Davidson 6 6 6
United States Howard 0 4 3 Australia Davidson 7 8 6
8 United States Richey 6 6 6 8 United States Richey 5 6 1
United States Jennings 3 2 3

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
West Germany Buding 6 6 6
United States Tidball 1 4 3 West Germany Buding 6 6 8 2 4
Australia Keldie 2 2 6 10 6 Australia Keldie 8 1 6 6 6
United States Siska 6 6 0 8 1 Australia Keldie 3 1 4
United States Oehrlein 8 6 6 United States Riessen 6 6 6
United States Rombeau 6 4 2 United States Oehrlein 1 2 4
United States Riessen 6 7 7 United States Riessen 6 6 6
United States Lutz 4 5 5 United States Riessen 6 3 5 3
United States Leonard 2 Australia Emerson 2 6 7 6
Ecuador Olvera w/o United States Leonard 4 3 2
New Zealand Gerrard 1 6 3 6 6 New Zealand Gerrard 6 6 6
United States Hoehn 6 3 6 3 2 New Zealand Gerrard 0 4 1
United States Harrison 6 1 8 11 13 2 Australia Emerson 6 6 6
United States Darley 3 6 10 9 11 United States Harrison 6 1 6 2
2 Australia Emerson 6 9 9 2 Australia Emerson 4 6 8 6
Egypt El Shafei 3 7 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2008). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (4th ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257410. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 141. OCLC 172306. 

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