1974 U.S. Professional Indoor – Singles

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Singles
1974 U.S. Professional Indoor
Champion Australia Rod Laver
Runner-up United States Arthur Ashe
Final score 6–1, 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1973 · U.S. Professional Indoor · 1975 →

Stan Smith was the defending champion, but lost in the third round this year.

Rod Laver won the title, defeating Arthur Ashe 6–1, 6–4, 3–6, 6–4 in the final.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Romania Ilie Năstase (Second Round, withdrew)
  2. Australia John Newcombe (Second Round, withdrew)
  3. Netherlands Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
  4. United States Stan Smith (Third Round)
  5. Spain Manuel Orantes (Second Round, withdrew)
  6. Australia Rod Laver (Champion)
  7. Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Semifinals)
  8. United States Arthur Ashe (Final)
  9. United States Tom Gorman (First Round)
  10. United States Marty Riessen (Second Round)
  11. Italy Adriano Panatta (Quarterfinals)
  12. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić (Second Round)
  13. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Third Round)
  14. Chile Jaime Fillol (Second Round)
  15. Sweden Björn Borg (Third Round)
  16. United States Cliff Richey (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Rounds[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
  Australia Tony Roche 6 6  
  United Kingdom Mark Cox 4 4  
  Australia Tony Roche 4 64 1    
8 United States Arthur Ashe 6 77 6    
11 Italy Adriano Panatta 1 77 3
8 United States Arthur Ashe 6 61 6
8 United States Arthur Ashe 1 4 6 4  
6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 3 6  
6 Australia Rod Laver 6 6  
3 Netherlands Tom Okker 4 2  
6 Australia Rod Laver 6 1 6 6  
7 Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 4 6 4 0  
7 Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 6 6  
  United States Eddie Dibbs 4 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
2 Australia J Newcombe      
  Sweden ON Bengtson w/o    
  Sweden ON Bengtson 77 6  
  United Kingdom G Battrick 65 1  
  United Kingdom G Battrick 6 6  
  France P Barthès 1 1  
  Sweden ON Bengtson 65 2  
  Australia T Roche 77 6  
15 Sweden B Borg w/o    
  Czechoslovakia J Hřebec      
15 Sweden B Borg 64 65  
  Australia T Roche 77 77  
  Australia T Roche 78 6  
  Romania I Țiriac 66 2  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5 Spain M Orantes      
  Japan J Kamiwazumi w/o    
  Japan J Kamiwazumi 2 1  
  United States R Lutz 6 6  
  United States R Lutz w/o    
  United States C Pasarell      
  United States R Lutz 3 1  
  United Kingdom M Cox 6 6  
10 United States M Riessen 3 6 4
  South Africa F McMillan 6 2 6
  South Africa F McMillan 3 2  
  United Kingdom M Cox 6 6  
  United Kingdom M Cox 6 6  
  Egypt I El Shafei 4 4  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4 United States S Smith w/o    
  Czechoslovakia J Kukal      
4 United States S Smith 65 6 65
  Mexico R Ramírez 77 3 77
  Mexico R Ramírez 6 77  
  United States M Estep 1 65  
  Mexico R Ramírez 6 2 3
11 Italy A Panatta 3 6 6
11 Italy A Panatta 6 6  
  South Africa P Cramer 4 3  
11 Italy A Panatta 6 6  
  United Kingdom B Mottram 6 6     United Kingdom B Mottram 1 3  
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Jovanović 3 0     United Kingdom B Mottram 6 6  
  United States T Edlefsen 6 77     United States T Edlefsen 4 0  
  United States T Leonard 4 64  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8 United States A Ashe 6 64 6
  France J-B Chanfreau 1 77 2 8 United States A Ashe 6 6  
  United States C Graebner 62 4     France P Proisy 3 2  
  France P Proisy 77 6   8 United States A Ashe 6 6  
  West Germany H Elschenbroich 3 6 4   United States B Gottfried 4 4  
  Pakistan H Rahim 6 4 6   Pakistan H Rahim 1 1  
  United States B Gottfried 6 6     United States B Gottfried 6 6  
  Spain A Muñoz 4 4   8 United States A Ashe 6 77  
16 United States C Richey 6 5 78   Soviet Union A Metreveli 2 63  
  Australia P Dent 2 7 66 16 United States C Richey 6 6  
  United Kingdom G Stilwell 7 4 5   Australia D Crealy 2 2  
  Australia D Crealy 5 6 7 16 United States C Richey 63 4  
  Australia O Davidson 2 4     Soviet Union A Metreveli 77 6  
  United States A Pattison 6 6     United States A Pattison 6 3 4
  Soviet Union A Metreveli w/o       Soviet Union A Metreveli 0 6 6
  United States E Van Dillen      

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  United States J McManus 7 2 2
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović 5 6 6   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović 77 77  
  United States F Froehling 2 5     Australia B Phillips-Moore 64 65  
  Australia B Phillips-Moore 6 7     Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović 3 4  
  West Germany HJ Pohmann 7 4 7   Australia R Case 6 6  
  Czechoslovakia M Holeček 5 6 5   West Germany HJ Pohmann 2 2  
  Australia R Case 6 4 6   Australia R Case 6 6  
9 United States T Gorman 4 6 4   Australia R Case 4 2  
  Australia C Dibley 6 2 6 6 Australia R Laver 6 6  
  Chile P Cornejo 3 6 2   Australia C Dibley 4 1  
  Argentina G Vilas 4 1     South Africa C Drysdale 6 6  
  South Africa C Drysdale 6 6     South Africa C Drysdale 4 4  
  United States J Borowiak 6 6   6 Australia R Laver 6 6  
  Australia R Ruffels 4 3     United States J Borowiak 4 2  
  Argentina T Vázquez 4 6 2 6 Australia R Laver 6 6  
6 Australia R Laver 6 3 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  New Zealand B Fairlie 3 6 6
  Czechoslovakia V Zedník 6 4 2   New Zealand B Fairlie      
  Australia B Carmichael 6 65 4   United States H Solomon w/o    
  United States H Solomon 1 77 6   United States H Solomon 6 6  
  South Africa B Hewitt 4 3  
  South Africa B Hewitt 6 7  
14 Chile J Fillol 2 5  
  United States H Solomon 5 1  
3 Netherlands T Okker 7 6  
  Spain J Gisbert, Sr.      
  Denmark T Ulrich w/o    
  Denmark T Ulrich 3 3  
3 Netherlands T Okker 6 6  
  Australia G Masters 3 4  
3 Netherlands T Okker 6 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  United States P Gerken 2 6 77
  Italy A Zugarelli 6 1 64
  United States P Gerken 6 77  
  France G Goven 2 65  
  France G Goven 6 6  
12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 4 4  
  United States P Gerken 3 6 4
7 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 6 3 6
  United States R Tanner 6 2 3
  United States D Stockton 4 6 6
  United States D Stockton 6 65 4
7 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 4 77 6
  South Africa R Moore 2 4  
7 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 6 6  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  France P Dominguez 1 64  
  United States E Dibbs 6 77  
  United States E Dibbs 6 1 7
13 United Kingdom R Taylor 3 6 5
  New Zealand O Parun 4 0  
13 United Kingdom R Taylor 6 6  
  United States E Dibbs 6 6  
  South Africa R Maud 2 4  
  South Africa R Maud 6 6  
  Australia A Stone 3 3  
  South Africa R Maud 4 77 6
  Australia J Alexander 6 64 4
  Australia J Alexander w/o    
1 Romania I Năstase      

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