1971 US Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1971 US Open
ChampionsAustralia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
Runners-upAustralia Owen Davidson
Australia John Newcombe
Final score6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Details
Draw64
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
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Pierre Barthès and Nikola Pilić were the defending US Open men's doubles tennis champions, but did not defend their title as a team.

Seventh-seeded John Newcombe and Roger Taylor won the title by defeating sixth-seeded Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6 in the final.[1]

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Arthur Ashe / United States Dennis Ralston (Third round)
  2. Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  3. Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Țiriac (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Bill Bowrey / Australia Owen Davidson (Quarterfinals)
  5. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Semifinals)
  6. United States Stan Smith / United States Erik Van Dillen (Final)
  7. Australia John Newcombe / United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Champions)
  8. Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček
Australia Onny Parun
0 3 6
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
6 6 7
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
7 6
5 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
6 1 r
3 Romania Ilie Năstase
Romania Ion Țiriac
7 6 3 7 3
5 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
5 7' 6 5 6
7 Australia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
6 6 7 4 5
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik Van Dillen
7 3 6 6
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik Van Dillen
6 7 6
4 Australia Bill Bowrey
Australia Owen Davidson
4 6 3
6 United States Stan Smith
United States Erik Van Dillen
6 6 6
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
4 2 2
United States Jeff Borowiak
Pakistan Haroon Rahim
3 4 1
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 111, 116. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.

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