1971 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1971 Australian Open
Champion Australia Ken Rosewall
Runner-up United States Arthur Ashe
Final score 6–1, 7–5, 6–3
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

Ken Rosewall defeated defending champion Arthur Ashe 6–1, 7–5, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1971 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  15  United Kingdom Mark Cox 2 1 2      
 United States Robert Lutz 6 6 6      
   United States Robert Lutz 4 4 6      
  3  United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 7      
3  United States Arthur Ashe 7 7 2 6  
  12  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6 6 2    
    3  United States Arthur Ashe 1 5 3    
  2  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 7 6    
  10  United States Marty Riessen 3 3 3      
4  Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 6      
4  Netherlands Tom Okker 2 6 4    
  2  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 7 6      
6  Australia Roy Emerson 4 4 3    
  2  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Australia R Laver 7 6 6      
 Australia A Gardiner 6 4 2          Australia C Dibley 5 3 1      
 Australia C Dibley 7 6 6           1  Australia R Laver 3 6 3 6    
 South Africa R Maud 6 4 6 4 6       15  United Kingdom M Cox 6 4 6 7    
 Australia J Cooper 3 6 2 6 7      Australia J Cooper 3 6 4    
    15  United Kingdom M Cox 6 7 6      
      15  United Kingdom M Cox 2 1 2    
       United States R Lutz 6 6 6    
    8  United Kingdom R Taylor 6 7 6      
 South Africa G Forbes 2 4 4          Australia P Dent 3 6 4      
 Australia P Dent 6 6 6           8  United Kingdom R Taylor 7 1 6 3 2
 United States R Lutz 6 6 7            United States R Lutz 6 6 3 6 6  
 Australia M Rose 3 4 5          United States R Lutz 6 7 7    
    9  Spain A Gimeno 4 5 5      
 

Section 2[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    3  United States A Ashe 6 6 6 0 7  
 United Kingdom J Feaver 6 2 4          Australia R Ruffels 4 1 7 6 5  
 Australia R Ruffels 7 6 6           3  United States A Ashe 5 6 6 6    
 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6           14  Australia F Stolle 7 1 3 4    
 United States R Barth 3 1 1          Australia F Sedgman 5 6 6    
    14  Australia F Stolle 7 7 7      
      3  United States A Ashe 7 7 2 6  
      12  South Africa C Drysdale 6 6 6 2  
    12  South Africa C Drysdale 6 6 7 7    
 Denmark T Ulrich 6 1 1          New Zealand B Fairlie 1 7 6 6    
 New Zealand B Fairlie 7 6 6           12  South Africa C Drysdale 4 6 6 7 6
 United Kingdom R Wilson 4 4 6           5  Australia T Roche 6 4 7 6 1  
 South Africa R Moore 6 6 7          South Africa R Moore 3 6 1    
    5  Australia T Roche 6 7 6      
 

Section 3[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    7  Australia J Newcombe 7 3 6 7    
 Australia G Masters 7 3 4 1        United States C Pasarell 6 6 4 5    
 United States C Pasarell 5 6 6 6         7  Australia J Newcombe 7 1 6 6    
 Australia M Anderson 7 6 6           10  United States M Riessen 6 6 7 7    
 Australia W Bowrey 6 2 4          Australia M Anderson 6 4 3 r.  
    10  United States M Riessen 7 6 2      
      10  United States M Riessen 3 3 3    
      4  Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6    
    13  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić w/o          
 Australia B Giltinan 6 6 6          Australia B Giltinan            
 Japan O Ishiguro 4 4 1            Australia B Giltinan 3 2 4    
 Australia B Phillips-Moore 6 3 1 6 6       4  Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6      
 Australia J Alexander 3 6 6 3 3      Australia B Phillips-Moore 4 2 3    
    4  Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6      
 

Section 4[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    6  Australia R Emerson 7 6 6      
 United Kingdom G Stilwell 4 4 7 4        Australia O Davidson 5 3 2      
 Australia O Davidson 6 6 6 6         6  Australia R Emerson 6 2 6 6    
 Australia S Ball 4 7 6 7         11  United States D Ralston 3 6 3 4    
 Australia R Case 6 5 4 6        Australia S Ball 4 4 3    
    11  United States D Ralston 6 6 6      
      6  Australia R Emerson 4 4 3    
      2  Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6    
    16  Egypt I El Shafei 6 7 6      
 South Africa F McMillan 7 6 1 2        Australia D Crealy 4 5 1      
 Australia D Crealy 5 7 6 6         16  Egypt I El Shafei 0 2 6    
 Australia A Stone 6 4 2           2  Australia K Rosewall 6 6 7      
 Australia B Carmichael 7 6 6          Australia B Carmichael 5 5 5    
    2  Australia K Rosewall 7 7 7      
 

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