1974 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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Singles
1974 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion Australia John Newcombe
Runner-up United States Arthur Ashe
Final score 6–3, 7–6
Events
Singles Doubles
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John Newcombe won in the final 6–3, 7-6 against Arthur Ashe.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia John Newcombe (Champion)
  2. Netherlands Tom Okker (Semifinals)
  3. Australia Ken Rosewall (Third round)
  4. United States Arthur Ashe (Final)
  5. United States Stan Smith (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Rod Laver (Quarterfinals)
  7. Spain Manuel Orantes (First round)
  8. United States Tom Gorman (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 Australia John Newcombe 7 6 7
5 United States Stan Smith 5 7 6
1 Australia John Newcombe 6 7
4 United States Arthur Ashe 3 6
4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6
2 Netherlands Tom Okker 1 4

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia John Newcombe 7 7
United States Jeff Borowiak 5 6 1 Australia John Newcombe 6 6
Romania Ion Țiriac 6 6 Romania Ion Țiriac 1 2
United States Dick Dell 2 1 1 Australia John Newcombe 6 6
United Kingdom Mark Cox 2 6 6 United States Harold Solomon 4 3
United States Erik Van Dillen 6 2 1 United Kingdom Mark Cox 6 6 4
United States Harold Solomon 6 2 6 United States Harold Solomon 7 3 6
Australia B Phillips Moore 2 6 2 1 Australia John Newcombe 6 7
Australia Allan Stone 2 7 6 United States Brian Gottfried 2 5
7 Spain Manuel Orantes 6 6 3 Australia Allan Stone 6 6
Mexico Raúl Ramírez 6 6 6 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 3 4
Croatia Boro Jovanović 2 7 0 Australia Allan Stone 2 2
United States Brian Gottfried 3 6 6 United States Brian Gottfried 6 6
Australia Bob Carmichael 6 3 4 United States Brian Gottfried 2 6 6
United States Eddie Dibbs 6 7 6 United States Eddie Dibbs 6 0 3
United States Sherwood Stewart 7 6 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
Australia John Alexander 4 7 3 3 Australia Ken Rosewall 4 7 6
Australia Ross Case 4 7 6 Australia Ross Case 6 6 2
United States Clark Graebner 6 5 1 3 Australia Ken Rosewall 4 4
South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6
Australia Colin Dibley 4 1 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6
Mexico Marcello Lara 6 6 Mexico Marcello Lara 4 2
Egypt Ismail El Shafei 4 3 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 5 3
5 United States Stan Smith 6 5 6 5 United States Stan Smith 2 7 6
Croatia Z Franulovic 4 7 4 5 United States Stan Smith 6 6
Australia Geoff Masters 1 6 6 Australia Geoff Masters 3 ;4
Japan Jun Kamiwazumi 6 4 1 5 United States Stan Smith 7 6
Chile Jaime Fillol Sr 7 7 Chile Jaime Fillol Sr 6 2
United States Mike Estep 6 6 Chile Jaime Fillol Sr 7 6
United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6 United States Roscoe Tanner 5 2
United States Charlie Pasarell 7 4 4

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Jim McManus 6 7
Spain Antonio Munoz 1 5 United States Jim McManus 2 6 2
Italy Adriano Panatta 6 7 Italy Adriano Panatta 6 4 6
Australia Dick Crealy 4 5 Italy Adriano Panatta 4 2
United Kingdom Graham Stilwell 5 6 6 6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6
Denmark Torben Ulrich 7 4 0 United Kingdom Graham Stilwell 4 2
6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6
United States Tom Edlefsen 2 0 6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 4
United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 6 4 6 4 United States Arthur Ashe 7 1 6
United States Roy Barth 2 6 0 United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 6 6
New Zealand Brian Fairlie 2 6 6 New Zealand Brian Fairlie 3 4
United States Marty Riessen 6 2 3 United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 1 2
Argentina Guillermo Vilas 3 6 7 4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6
South Africa Raymond Moore 6 2 5 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 2 2
4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 7 4 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6
Australia Ray Ruffels 4 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček 6 6
United States Frank Froehling 4 4 Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček 7 3 6
United States Cliff Richey 6 6 United States Cliff Richey 6 6 3
Chile Patricio Cornejo 2 2 Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček 6 4
United States Paul Gerken 6 6 United States Robert Lutz 7 6
Italy A Zugarelli 2 3 United States Paul Gerken 4 3
United States Robert Lutz 2 6 6 United States Robert Lutz 6 6
8 United States Tom Gorman 6 2 1 United States Robert Lutz 3 5
Sweden O Nils Bengtson 3 6 6 2 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 7
Australia Fred Stolle 6 3 4 Sweden O Nils Bengtson 1 7 6
Sweden Björn Borg 6 2 6 Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 4
New Zealand Onny Parun 4 6 3 Sweden O Nils Bengtson 6 5 5
United States Andrew Pattison 7 6 2 Netherlands Tom Okker 4 7 7
Australia Phil Dent 6 3 United States Andrew Pattison 6 3
2 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 2 Netherlands Tom Okker 7 6
United States Tom Leonard 3 4

References[edit]