1971 Pepsi-Cola Masters – Singles

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Singles
1971 Pepsi-Cola Masters
Champion Romania Ilie Năstase
Runner-up United States Stan Smith
Final score 5–7, 7–6, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Stan Smith was the defending champion but lost matches in the round robin to Ilie Năstase and Jan Kodeš.

Năstase won the round robin by winning all six of his matches.

Round robin[edit]

Key[edit]

Romania Năstase United States Richey France Barthes Czechoslovakia Kodeš United States Smith Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulović United States Graebner
Romania Ilie Năstase 5–7, 6–4, 8–6 5–7, 6–2, 6–2 5–7, 7–6, 6–3 3–6, 6–1, 6–2 6–3, 6–2
United States Cliff Richey 7–5, 4–6, 6–8 6–3, 6–3 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 6–4, 2–6, 7–9 6–4, 6–3 7–6, 4–6, 3–6
France Pierre Barthes 3–6, 3–6 6–3, 6–4 4–6, 7–6, 3–6 7–5, 4–6, 6–3 6–1, 7–6
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 7–5, 2–6, 2–6 2–6, 6–3, 3–6 3–6, 4–6 6–4, 3–6, 6–4 6–4, 2–6, 7–5 7–6, 6–4
United States Stan Smith 7–5, 6–7, 3–6 4–6, 6–2, 9–7 6–4, 6–7, 6–3 4–6, 6–3, 4–6 6–4, 6–4 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović 6–3, 1–6, 2–6 4–6, 3–6 5–7, 6–4, 3–6 4–6, 6–2, 5–7 4–6, 4–6 6–4, 7–6
United States Clark Graebner 3–6, 2–6 6–7, 6–4, 6–3 1–6, 6–7 6–7, 4–6 6–3, 5–7, 3–6 4–6, 6–7

Standings[edit]

Player RR W-L Sets W-L Games W-L Standings
Romania Ilie Năstase
5–0
10–4
81–58
1
United States Stan Smith
4–2
10–6
95–84
2
United States Cliff Richey
3–3
9–7
85–80
3
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
3–3
8–8
72–83
4
France Pierre Barthes
3–2
6–5
62–59
5
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
1–5
5–10
63–81
6
United States Clark Graebner
1–5
3–11
65–81
7

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) Number of sets won; 4) Number of games won; 5) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 6) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 7) Steering Committee decision.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

1971 Masters Singles Draw