1975 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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Singles
1975 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion Australia John Alexander
Runner-up Romania Ilie Năstase
Final score 7–5, 6–2
Events
Singles   Doubles

John Newcombe was the defending champion but lost in a semifinal to fellow Aussie, John Alexander, who went on to win the final 7–5, 6–2 against Ilie Năstase.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  12  Australia John Alexander 6 6  
1  Australia John Newcombe 2 2  
  12  Australia John Alexander 7 6
  5  Romania Ilie Năstase 5 2
5  Romania Ilie Năstase 3 7 6
  4  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 5 2  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
 1  Australia John Newcombe  6  6  
   South Africa Bob Hewitt  2  3   1 Australia John Newcombe 6 6
   United States Grover Razreid  7  7   United States Grover Razreid 4 3
   Australia Ray Ruffels  6  5   1 Australia John Newcombe 6 6
   United States Erik Van Dillen  6  3  6 United States Erik Van Dillen 3 4
   Australia B Phillips Moore  4  6  4 United States Erik Van Dillen 3 7 6
 14  United States Andrew Pattison  6  6   14 United States Andrew Pattison 6 5 3
   Romania Ion Țiriac  0  2   1 Australia John Newcombe 6 6
   United States Charlie Pasarell  7  3  6 Australia Bob Carmichael 3 2
 6  United States Stan Smith  6  6  1 United States Charlie Pasarell 6 6
   India Anand Amritraj  7  6   India Anand Amritraj 4 2
   United States Steve Krulevitz  6  3   United States Charlie Pasarell 6 3
   United States Dennis Ralston  6  6   Australia Bob Carmichael 7 6
   United States Mike Estep  3  2   United States Dennis Ralston 2 1
   Australia Bob Carmichael  6  6   Australia Bob Carmichael 6 6
   United States Roy Barth  3  2  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
 3  United States Arthur Ashe  6  7  
   Sweden O Nils Bengtson  3  6   3 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6
   Australia Syd Ball  6  6   Australia Syd Ball 2 2
   United States Fred Mcnair  3  4   3 United States Arthur Ashe 7 6
   United States Jeff Borowiak  6  6  7 9 United States Harold Solomon 5 2
   United States Robert Lutz  7  2  6 United States Jeff Borowiak 4 3
 9  United States Harold Solomon  6  6   9 United States Harold Solomon 6 6
   United States Jim Mcmanus  2  4   3 United States Arthur Ashe 7 4 2
 7  United States Marty Riessen  6  6   12 Australia John Alexander 6 6 6
   United States Tom Edlefsen  0  2   7 United States Marty Riessen 6 6
   United States Paul Gerken  7  6   United States Paul Gerken 1 ;4
   Australia Colin Dibley  6  1   7 United States Marty Riessen 6 2
   United Kingdom Gerald Battrick  6  7   12 Australia John Alexander 7 6
   United States Robert Kreiss  4  6   United Kingdom Gerald Battrick 6 1 4
 12  Australia John Alexander  6  2  6 12 Australia John Alexander 4 6 6
   South Africa Raymond Moore  3  6  4

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
 16  South Africa Cliff Drysdale  7  6  
   United States Dick Dell  5  3   16 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 7
   United Kingdom Mark Cox  1  6  6 United Kingdom Mark Cox 3 6
   United States William Brown  6  4  4 16 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 3 4
   India Vijay Amritraj  6  6   India Vijay Amritraj 3 6 6
   South Africa Robert Maud  1  1   India Vijay Amritraj 6 6
   Australia Phil Dent  6  6  7 Australia Phil Dent 1 3
 8  United States Roscoe Tanner  4  7  6 India Vijay Amritraj 7 0 6
 11  United States Cliff Richey  6  7   4 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 7
   South Africa John Yuill  1  6   11 United States Cliff Richey 7 6
   Czech Republic Milan Holeček  5  6  6 Czech Republic Milan Holeček 6 3
   Australia Bob Giltinan  7  4  3 11 United States Cliff Richey 1 0
   Brazil Thomaz Koch  6  6   4 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6
   Australia Ross Case  3  3   Brazil Thomaz Koch 3 5
 4  Australia Ken Rosewall  6  6   4 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 7
   Argentina Julian Ganzabal  3  2  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 13   Chile Jaime Fillol Sr  6  6    
    Mexico J Loyo Mayo  3  4       13  Chile Jaime Fillol Sr 3 4  
    United States John Andrews  6  4        United States John Andrews 6 6  
    Mexico Marcello Lara  1  3R          United States John Andrews 6 4  
    Egypt Ismail El Shafei  6  3  6       5  Romania Ilie Năstase 7 6  
    United States Rick Fisher  2  6  3      Egypt Ismail El Shafei 3 2
 5   Romania Ilie Năstase  6  6       5  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 6  
    United States Tom Gorman  4  3         5  Romania Ilie Năstase 6 3 6
    New Zealand Brian Fairlie  6  6         2  Australia Rod Laver 3 6 2
 10   Mexico Raúl Ramírez  2  3        New Zealand Brian Fairlie 3 0  
    United States Brian Gottfried  6  6        United States Brian Gottfried 6 6  
    Chile Patricio Cornejo  2  4          United States Brian Gottfried 3 4
    Australia Kim Warwick  6  6         2  Australia Rod Laver 6 6  
    Australia Geoff Masters  3  4        Australia Kim Warwick 4 0R
 2   Australia Rod Laver  6  6       2  Australia Rod Laver 6 0  
    Colombia Ivan Molina  1  1    

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