1973 US Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1973 US Open
ChampionsAustralia Owen Davidson
Australia John Newcombe
Runners-upAustralia Rod Laver
Australia Ken Rosewall
Final score7–5, 2–6, 7–5, 7–5
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
← 1972 · US Open · 1974 →

Cliff Drysdale and Roger Taylor were the defending US Open men's doubles champions, but did not defend their title.

Third-seeded Owen Davidson and John Newcombe won the title by defeating first-seeded Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall 7–5, 2–6, 7–5, 7–5 in the final.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Some seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Australia Rod Laver / Australia Ken Rosewall (Final)
  2. Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  3. Australia Owen Davidson / Australia John Newcombe (Champions)
  4. Australia Bob Carmichael / South Africa Frew McMillan (Quarterfinals)
  5. United States Stan Smith / United States Erik van Dillen (Third round)
  6. N.A.
  7. Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent (Quarterfinals)
  8. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić / Australia Allan Stone (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
5 7 7
India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
7 6 6
2 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
6 7 2 6
3 Australia Owen Davidson
Australia John Newcombe
7 6 6 7
3 Australia Owen Davidson
Australia John Newcombe
5 6 6
7 Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
7 3 4
3 Australia Owen Davidson
Australia John Newcombe
7 2 7 7
1 Australia Rod Laver
Australia Ken Rosewall
5 6 5 5
United States Tom Gorman
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6 7
4 Australia Bob Carmichael
South Africa Frew McMillan
4 [2] 6
United States Tom Gorman
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
3 6 6
1 Australia Rod Laver
Australia Ken Rosewall
6 7 7
Chile Patricio Cornejo
Chile Jaime Fillol
2 7 5
1 Australia Rod Laver
Australia Ken Rosewall
[2]
6 6 7

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 6
United States P Gonzales
Japan J Kamiwazumi
7 7 United States P Gonzales
Japan J Kamiwazumi
3 0
United States R Barth
United States S Tidball
5 6 2 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 6 7
Australia R Case
Australia G Masters
6 6 United States C Graebner
New Zealand O Parun
7 3 5
United States J Gorsuch
United States N Saviano
3 2 Australia R Case
Australia G Masters
4 6 6
Pakistan M Iqbal
Pakistan S Meer
4 2 United States C Graebner
New Zealand O Parun
6 3 7
United States C Graebner
New Zealand O Parun
6 6 2 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
5 7 7
United States T Kreiss
United States T Waltke
3 6 3 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
7 6 6
Australia J Gardner
United States G Hardie
6 4 6 Australia J Gardner
United States G Hardie
7 4 2
West Germany K Meiler
West Germany H-J Pohmann
6 4 6 West Germany K Meiler
West Germany H-J Pohmann
6 6 6
United Kingdom M Cox
Egypt I El Shafei
4 6 3 West Germany K Meiler
West Germany H-J Pohmann
1 6
India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 6 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 7
Chile V Benazides
Chile B Prajoux
3 2 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 6 7
Sweden O Bengtson
United States J McManus
6 6 6 France J-B Chanfreau
France G Goven
7 4 6
France J-B Chanfreau
France G Goven
4 7 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia O Davidson
Australia J Newcombe
6 6
Australia P Doerner
United States A Neely
3 2 3 Australia O Davidson
Australia J Newcombe
6 6
Australia W Lloyd
Denmark T Ulrich
7 7 Australia W Lloyd
Denmark T Ulrich
3 4
United Kingdom J Feaver
United States B Seewagen
5 5 3 Australia O Davidson
Australia J Newcombe
6 6
New Zealand I Crookenden
United States W Higgins
4 6 United States D Dell
United States S Stewart
4 2
New Zealand J Simpson
India J Singh
6 7 New Zealand J Simpson
India J Singh
4 2
United States V Amaya
United States P DuPré
6 5 2 United States D Dell
United States S Stewart
6 6
United States D Dell
United States S Stewart
2 7 6 3 Australia O Davidson
Australia J Newcombe
5 6 6
7 Australia J Alexander
Australia P Dent
7 6 7 Australia J Alexander
Australia P Dent
7 3 4
Mexico M Lara
Mexico J Loyo Mayo
6 4 7 Australia J Alexander
Australia P Dent
6 7
Czechoslovakia J Kodeš
Czechoslovakia V Zedník
6 6 6 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš
Czechoslovakia V Zedník
4 6
United States S Giammalva
United States D Savitt
3 7 4 7 Australia J Alexander
Australia P Dent
6 3 6
United Kingdom J Lloyd
United Kingdom C Mottram
6 6 United Kingdom J Lloyd
United Kingdom C Mottram
2 6 1
United States S Krulevitz
South Africa R Seegers
4 2 United Kingdom J Lloyd
United Kingdom C Mottram
6 6
United States B Manson
United States B Walts
2 4 Sweden B Borg
Sweden R Norberg
4 0
Sweden B Borg
Sweden R Norberg
6 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States T Gorman
Mexico R Ramírez
6 6
United States W Brown
India S Menon
3 4 United States T Gorman
Mexico R Ramírez
6 6
United States P Fishbach
South Africa R Moore
3 4 Australia P Kronk
Australia H Turnbull
4 4
Australia P Kronk
Australia H Turnbull
6 6 United States T Gorman
Mexico R Ramírez
5 6 6
Australia C Dibley
United States C Pasarell
0 6 8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
Australia A Stone
7 3 4
United States P Gerken
United States R McKinley
6 7 United States P Gerken
United States R McKinley
6 4 6
Spain M Orantes
Romania I Țiriac
8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
Australia A Stone
3 6 7
8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
Australia A Stone
w/o United States T Gorman
Mexico R Ramírez
6 7
United States B Gottfried
United States D Stockton
6 7 4 Australia B Carmichael
South Africa F McMillan
4 6
Australia D Crealy
Rhodesia A Pattison
3 6 United States B Gottfried
United States D Stockton
6 4 6
United States A Ashe
United States R Tanner
6 7 United States A Ashe
United States R Tanner
3 6 3
United States J Austin
United States M Estep
3 6 United States B Gottfried
United States D Stockton
6 4 2
Australia J James
Australia M Phillips
6 5 6 4 Australia B Carmichael
South Africa F McMillan
4 6 6
United States K Jennings
United States P Sullivan
3 7 7 United States K Jennings
United States P Sullivan
0 6
Argentina E Álvarez
Brazil T Koch
5 3 4 Australia B Carmichael
South Africa F McMillan
6 7
4 Australia B Carmichael
South Africa F McMillan
7 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States R Kreiss
United States B Teacher
4 6 7
United States R Holmberg
United States C McKinley
6 4 6 United States R Kreiss
United States B Teacher
6 3 2
France W N'Godrella
South Africa T Ryan
3 6 Chile P Cornejo
Chile J Fillol
4 6 6
Chile P Cornejo
Chile J Fillol
6 7 Chile P Cornejo
Chile J Fillol
7 6 7
United States C Owens
United States G Reid
6 4 5 United States S Smith
United States E van Dillen
5 7 5
United Kingdom G Battrick
United Kingdom G Stilwell
7 6 United Kingdom G Battrick
United Kingdom G Stilwell
1 5
United States V Gerulaitis
United States E Scott
4 4 5 United States S Smith
United States E van Dillen
6 7
5 United States S Smith
United States E van Dillen
6 6 Chile P Cornejo
Chile J Fillol
2 7 5
Australia I Fletcher
Australia K Warwick
6 6 1 Australia R Laver
Australia K Rosewall
6 6 7
South Africa P Cramer
South Africa R Mandelstam
4 4 Australia I Fletcher
Australia K Warwick
w/o
Italy C Barazzutti
Italy A Zugarelli
3 0 United States K McMillan
United States F Ponte
United States K McMillan
United States F Ponte
6 6 Australia I Fletcher
Australia K Warwick
3 3
United States H Fitzgibbon
United States H Richardson
6 7 1 Australia R Laver
Australia K Rosewall
6 6
United States J Holladay
United States B Martin
3 5 United States H Fitzgibbon
United States H Richardson
6 3 2
1 Australia R Laver
Australia K Rosewall
4 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 63, 68. ISBN 9780362001686.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Open Results". nytimes.com.

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