1970 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1970 Australian Open
Champion United States Arthur Ashe
Runner-up Australia Dick Crealy
Final score 6–4, 9–7, 6–2
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1969 · Australian Open · 1971 →

Rod Laver was the defending champion, but chose not to compete this year.

Arthur Ashe defeated Dick Crealy 6–4, 9–7, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1970 Australian Open.

The first round was best of three sets and the rest of the tournament was best of five.

Seeds[edit]

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Australia Tony Roche (Quarterfinals)
  2. Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinals)
  3. Netherlands Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
  4. United States Arthur Ashe (Champion)
  5. United States Stan Smith (Third Round)
  6. United States Dennis Ralston (Semifinals)
  7. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić (Third Round)
  8. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Semifinals)
  9. United States Robert Lutz (Third Round)
  10. Australia Ray Ruffels (Quarterfinals)
  11. Australia Allan Stone (Third Round)
  12. Australia Dick Crealy (Final)
  13. Australia William Bowrey (Third Round)
  14. Australia John Alexander (Third Round)
  15. United Kingdom Gerald Battrick (Third Round)
  16. Australia Bob Carmichael (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 Australia Tony Roche 7 5 5
8 United Kingdom Roger Taylor 9 7 7
8 United Kingdom Roger Taylor 4 11 3 6 6
12 Australia Dick Crealy 6 9 6 4 8
3 Netherlands Tom Okker 1 6 6 5 3
12 Australia Dick Crealy 6 3 4 7 6
12 Australia Dick Crealy 4 7 2
4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 9 6
10 Australia Ray Ruffels 8 3 4 2
4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 6 6
4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 8 6 2
6 United States Dennis Ralston 3 10 3 1 r
6 United States Dennis Ralston 19 20 4 6
2 Australia John Newcombe 17 18 6 3

Section 1[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    1 Australia T Roche 8 11 6      
Australia J Cooper           Australia J Cooper 6 9 4      
United Kingdom R Wilson w/o           1 Australia T Roche 6 6 6      
Czechoslovakia J Kukal 6 12         15 United Kingdom G Battrick 2 2 4      
Australia A Hammond 4 10       Czechoslovakia J Kukal 6 3 6 0 4
    15 United Kingdom G Battrick 2 6 2 6 6  
      1 Australia T Roche 7 5 5    
      8 United Kingdom R Taylor 9 7 7    
    8 United Kingdom R Taylor 6 6 6      
Australia G Pollard 5 4       United States L Schloss 4 3 4      
United States L Schloss 7 6         8 United Kingdom R Taylor 1 2 6 12 6
Australia M Anderson w/o           9 United States R Lutz 6 6 4 10 3  
Switzerland M Werren           Switzerland M Werren 1 3 1    
    9 United States R Lutz 6 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    3 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 7      
Australia A McDonald 5 4       United States K Stuart 4 2 5      
United States K Stuart 7 6         3 Netherlands T Okker 7 10 10 4 6  
Australia A Shapter 6 4         14 Australia J Alexander 5 8 12 6 4  
Australia R Keldie 8 6       Australia R Keldie 3 1 r    
    14 Australia J Alexander 6 2        
      3 Netherlands T Okker 1 6 6 5 3
      12 Australia D Crealy 6 3 4 7 6
    12 Australia D Crealy 6 10 12      
Australia A Gardiner           Australia A Gardiner 4 8 10      
Jamaica DR Russell w/o           12 Australia D Crealy 6 6 14    
Australia P Doerner 7 6 4       5 United States S Smith 4 4 12      
Australia J Brown 9 0 6     Australia J Brown 1 6 4    
    5 United States S Smith 6 8 6      
 

Section 3[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 6 13 9 3 6  
United States T Gorman 6 6       United States T Gorman 3 11 11 6 1  
Australia S Ball 1 1         7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 5 4 7 5    
Australia B Phillips-Moore 6 8 6       10 Australia R Ruffels 7 6 5 7    
Australia C Dibley 3 10 4     Australia B Phillips-Moore 6 4 6 5  
    10 Australia R Ruffels 8 6 1 7    
      10 Australia R Ruffels 8 3 4 2  
      4 United States A Ashe 6 6 6 6  
    13 Australia W Bowrey 6 1 6 4 7  
Australia F Sedgman 6 3 6     Australia F Sedgman 2 6 3 6 5  
France B Paul 4 6 3       13 Australia W Bowrey 3 7 4    
Australia G Masters 6 7         4 United States A Ashe 6 9 6      
Australia K Coombes 4 5       Australia G Masters 15 2 3    
    4 United States A Ashe 17 6 6      
 

Section 4[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    6 United States D Ralston 6 6 4 6    
Australia J Bartlett 19 3 2     Czechoslovakia V Zedník 3 3 6 4    
Czechoslovakia V Zedník 17 6 6       6 United States D Ralston 6 6 6      
United States J McManus 6 7 3       11 Australia A Stone 2 3 2      
Australia B Giltinan 4 9 6     Australia B Giltinan 5 3 6 1  
    11 Australia A Stone 7 6 3 6    
      6 United States D Ralston 19 20 4 6  
      2 Australia J Newcombe 17 18 6 3  
    16 Australia B Carmichael 1 r        
Australia P Dent 6 6       Australia P Dent 2          
Australia R Brent 4 3         Australia P Dent 2 3 3    
Australia I Bidmeade w/o           2 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6      
United States N Neely           United States N Neely 1 5 1    
    2 Australia J Newcombe 6 7 6      
 

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