1970 Pepsi-Cola Masters – Singles

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Singles
1970 Pepsi-Cola Masters
Champion United States Stan Smith
Runner-up Australia Rod Laver
Final score 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles

Stan Smith won the round robin by virtue of having defeated runner-up Rod Laver, although both Smith and Laver had achieved the same number of wins.

Round robin[edit]

Key[edit]

Australia Rosewall Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović United States Ashe United States Smith Australia Laver Czechoslovakia Kodeš
Australia Ken Rosewall 6–3, 6–3 6–3, 6–4 4–6, 5–6 6–5, 3–6, 5–6 6–5, 6–4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović 3–6, 3–6 5–6, 6–3, 2–6 1–6, 6–5, 1–6 5–6, 6–3, 2–6 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
United States Arthur Ashe 3–6, 4–6 6–5, 3–6, 6–2 3–6, 6–3, 6–5 3–6, 2–6 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
United States Stan Smith 6–4, 6–5 6–1, 5–6, 6–1 6–3, 3–6, 5–6 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 6–3, 6–5
Australia Rod Laver 5–6, 6–3, 6–5 6–5, 3–6, 6–2 6–3, 6–2 6–4, 3–6, 4–6 6–4, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 5–6, 4–6 2–6, 6–3, 3–6 3–6, 6–4, 3–6 3–6, 5–6 4–6, 3–6

Standings[edit]

Player RR W-L Sets W-L Games W-L Standings
United States Stan Smith
4–1
9–4
71–53
1
Australia Rod Laver
4–1
9–4
69–55
2
Australia Ken Rosewall
3–2
6–4
59–51
3
United States Arthur Ashe
3–2
6–7
58–53
4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
1–4
5–9
55–70
5
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
0–5
2–10
47–67
6

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

ITF – 1970 Masters Singles Draw