1975 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1975 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Arthur Ashe
Runner-upUnited States Jimmy Connors
Final score6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16Q)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Arthur Ashe defeated the defending champion Jimmy Connors in the final, 6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1975 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Ashe was the first black man to win the singles title at Wimbledon.[2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Jimmy Connors (Final)
02.   Australia Ken Rosewall (Fourth round)
03.   Sweden Björn Borg (Quarterfinals)
04.   Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
05.   Romania Ilie Năstase (Second round)
06.   United States Arthur Ashe (Champion)
07.   United States Stan Smith (First round)
08.   Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Quarterfinals)
09.   Netherlands Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
10.   Australia John Alexander (Second round)
11.   United States Roscoe Tanner (Semifinals)
12.   Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš (Second round)
13.   United States Marty Riessen (Fourth round)
14.   United States Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
15.   New Zealand Onny Parun (Third round)
16.   Australia Tony Roche (Semifinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 8 6
8 Mexico Raúl Ramírez 4 6 2
1 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6
11 United States Roscoe Tanner 4 1 4
4 Argentina Guillermo Vilas 4 7 8 2 2
11 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 5 6 6 6
1 United States Jimmy Connors 1 1 7 4
6 United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 5 6
6 United States Arthur Ashe 2 6 8 6
3 Sweden Björn Borg 6 4 6 1
6 United States Arthur Ashe 5 6 7 8 6
16 Australia Tony Roche 7 4 5 9 4
9 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 8 6 4 2
16 Australia Tony Roche 2 9 2 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States J Connors 6 6 6
United Kingdom J Lloyd 2 3 1 1 United States J Connors 9 6 8
India V Amritraj 7 6 6 India V Amritraj 8 0 6
Australia B Phillips-Moore 5 3 4 1 United States J Connors 6 6 6
Romania I Țiriac 2 2 5 United Kingdom M Cox 4 2 2
United Kingdom M Cox 6 6 7 United Kingdom M Cox 6 3 6 6
Q Rhodesia A Fawcett 3 3 6 Mexico J Loyo Mayo 3 6 1 2
Mexico J Loyo Mayo 6 6 8 1 United States J Connors 6 6 6
14 United States V Gerulaitis 6 4 2 6 1 Australia P Dent 1 2 2
Australia R Ruffels 3 6 6 3 6 Australia R Ruffels 4 0r
Q South Africa B Mitton 6 6 6 Q South Africa B Mitton 6 2
Colombia I Molina 3 4 4 Q South Africa B Mitton 6 3 4 6 4
United States W Brown 6 9 2 6 3 Australia P Dent 3 6 6 2 6
Australia R Crealy 8 8 6 3 6 Australia R Crealy 7 5 3 5
Australia P Dent 7 3 6 6 Australia P Dent 5 7 6 7
Czechoslovakia J Písecký 5 6 4 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Mexico R Ramírez 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Špear 4 0 2 8 Mexico R Ramírez 1 9 9 6
Australia A Stone 3 3 2 United States J Borowiak 6 8 7 3
United States J Borowiak 6 6 6 8 Mexico R Ramírez 6 7 7
United States T Gorman 1 2 4 Italy A Panatta 4 5 5
Egypt I El Shafei 6 6 6 Egypt I El Shafei 6 4 4 6 3
Italy A Panatta 6 2 6 6 Italy A Panatta 4 6 6 3 6
Q Argentina E Álvarez 4 6 2 3 8 Mexico R Ramírez 6 6 6
12 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 8 6 6 United States C Richey 2 3 2
France G Goven 6 2 3 12 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 6 6 4 6 4
Australia G Masters 6 6 6 Australia G Masters 2 2 6 8 6
Q United States J Holladay 3 1 3 Australia G Masters 6 3 3 6 3
Rhodesia C Dowdeswell 3 3 3 United States C Richey 3 6 6 4 6
United States C Richey 6 6 6 United States C Richey 9 6 9
Hungary B Taróczy 8 8 6 6 Hungary B Taróczy 7 4 8
Q United Kingdom M Robinson 9 6 3 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Argentina G Vilas 7 6 6
Q New Zealand R Simpson 5 4 4 4 Argentina G Vilas 6 6 6
South Africa R Moore 4 6 6 6 South Africa R Moore 4 3 1
South Africa J Yuill 6 3 4 1 4 Argentina G Vilas 6 9 6
West Germany U Pinner 6 7 9 6 West Germany U Pinner 2 7 4
Chile P Cornejo 8 5 8 4 West Germany U Pinner 6 3 9 4 6
United States J Austin 4 6 3 7 6 United States J Austin 4 6 8 6 3
Q United Kingdom J Paish 6 4 6 5 2 4 Argentina G Vilas 2 7 9 6
15 New Zealand O Parun 6 6 9 United States A Mayer 6 5 8 3
Australia N Fraser 3 2 7 15 New Zealand O Parun 6 1
United States J Andrews 6 3 6 7 16 LL Sweden T Svensson 2 0r
LL Sweden T Svensson 3 6 3 9 18 15 New Zealand O Parun 4 8 2
United States A Mayer 6 6 6 United States A Mayer 6 9 6
Australia A Gardiner 3 1 0 United States A Mayer 6 6 8 6
Australia P McNamara 1 2 5 Q Australia M Edmondson 3 0 9 2
Q Australia M Edmondson 6 6 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Romania I Năstase 6 6 6
Soviet Union T Kakulia 2 4 2 5 Romania I Năstase 6 8 2 6 3
West Germany K Meiler 2 4 5 United States S Stewart 8 6 6 1 6
United States S Stewart 6 6 7 United States S Stewart 6 6 9 4 6
United States M Estep 6 6 9 United States M Estep 2 8 8 6 8
United States D Crawford 2 4 8 United States M Estep 9 5 6 6
United States D Dell 9 7 1 4 4 United Kingdom R Drysdale 8 7 4 4
United Kingdom R Drysdale 8 5 6 6 6 United States M Estep 8 4 2
11 United States R Tanner 8 6 8 6 11 United States R Tanner 9 6 6
United States R Lutz 6 1 9 4 11 United States R Tanner 6 6 9
United Kingdom M Farrell 6 6 4 5 4 Q Paraguay V Pecci 3 4 8
Q Paraguay V Pecci 4 1 6 7 6 11 United States R Tanner 9 9 6
West Germany J Fassbender 5 6 6 6 United States C Owens 8 8 1
Austria H Kary 7 3 4 4 West Germany J Fassbender 6 1 3 1
Belgium B Mignot 3 5 4 United States C Owens 2 6 6 6
United States C Owens 6 7 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom G Battrick 3 4 4
Q United Kingdom G Stilwell 6 6 6 Q United Kingdom G Stilwell 5 6 7 6 6
United States G Reid 6 6 6 United States G Reid 7 3 5 8 3
South Africa F McMillan 1 4 4 Q United Kingdom G Stilwell 6 7 9
Australia P Kronk 3 1 6 6 6 Australia P Kronk 4 5 8
West Germany H-J Pohmann 6 6 1 3 2 Australia P Kronk 1 9 9 9
Japan J Kuki 3 4 4 10 Australia J Alexander 6 8 8 8
10 Australia J Alexander 6 6 6 Q United Kingdom G Stilwell 2 7 4 2
Q Brazil C Kirmayr 6 6 6 6 United States A Ashe 6 5 6 6
Colombia J Velasco 0 1 2 Q Brazil C Kirmayr 6 5 8 6 4
United States B Gottfried 6 6 6 United States B Gottfried 4 7 9 4 6
United Kingdom R Lewis 3 1 1 United States B Gottfried 2 3 1
Japan J Kamiwazumi 9 3 9 7 6 United States A Ashe 6 6 6
United States E van Dillen 8 6 7 5 Japan J Kamiwazumi 2 5 4
South Africa R Hewitt 5 6 2 4 6 United States A Ashe 6 7 6
6 United States A Ashe 7 3 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States C Pasarell 6 7 6
Q United States W Blocher 3 5 3 United States C Pasarell 6 6 6
United States P Gerken 3 3 6 6 17 United States P Gerken 3 3 1
Brazil JE Mandarino 6 6 1 3 15 United States C Pasarell 4 4 6 8
United States T Waltke 5 3 3 13 United States M Riessen 6 6 1 9
Australia C Dibley 7 6 6 Australia C Dibley 8 2 3
France P Proisy 3 2 2 13 United States M Riessen 9 6 6
13 United States M Riessen 6 6 6 13 United States M Riessen 2 6 6 1
Poland W Fibak 6 5 7 4 3 Sweden B Borg 6 8 4 6
Q India C Mukerjea 4 7 9 6 Q India C Mukerjea 3 6 2 3
Chile J Fillol 6 8 6 Chile J Fillol 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom R Taylor 3 6 4 Chile J Fillol 6 4 4 3
West Germany H Elschenbroich 2 4 4 3 Sweden B Borg 0 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia M Holeček 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia M Holeček 6 3 4 8
Q Venezuela J Andrew 2 4 4 3 Sweden B Borg 3 6 6 9
3 Sweden B Borg 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States R Fisher 6 5 0 4
France P Dominguez 3 7 6 6 France P Dominguez 6 6 5 6 1
Australia R Carmichael 4 5 1 Australia K Warwick 4 8 7 4 6
Australia K Warwick 6 7 6 Australia K Warwick 3 2 4
Italy A Zugarelli 0 4 2 9 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6
Pakistan H Rahim 6 6 6 Pakistan H Rahim 9 6 7 3 0
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 3 6 3 9 Netherlands T Okker 8 4 9 6 6
9 Netherlands T Okker 6 8 6 9 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 8
Netherlands R Thung 4 8 4 Soviet Union A Metreveli 0 2 6
France J-F Caujolle 6 9 6 France J-F Caujolle 7 4 2 2
Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6 Soviet Union A Metreveli 5 6 6 6
India A Amritraj 4 1 2 Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6
Rhodesia A Pattison 6 7 6 Rhodesia A Pattison 4 1 3
Brazil T Koch 4 5 3 Rhodesia A Pattison 9 4 1 8 6
South Africa B Bertram 6 6 6 South Africa B Bertram 7 6 6 6 1
7 United States S Smith 1 2 1

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States S Krulevitz 4 7 4
United States F McNair 6 9 6 United States F McNair 3 8 6
United States R Kreiss 9 3 1 9 3 Australia R Case 6 9 8
Australia R Case 7 6 6 8 6 Australia R Case 2 0 3
LL Australia J James 2 4 3 16 Australia A Roche 6 6 6
Argentina J Ganzábal 6 6 6 Argentina J Ganzábal 3 2 4
Czechoslovakia J Hřebec 3 3 3 16 Australia A Roche 6 6 6
16 Australia A Roche 6 6 6 16 Australia A Roche 6 6 8 6
Australia S Ball 0 6 6 3 2 Australia K Rosewall 3 8 6 1
Q Venezuela H Hose 6 1 8 6 Q Venezuela H Hose 6 3 6 4
LL Argentina M Vázquez 5 7 8 2 Sweden B Andersson 4 6 8 6
Sweden B Andersson 7 9 6 6 Sweden B Andersson 2 2 2
Mexico M Lara 1 7 7 3 3 2 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
United Kingdom J Feaver 6 5 5 6 6 United Kingdom J Feaver 4 4 4
Italy C Barazzutti 5 3 2 2 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
2 Australia K Rosewall 7 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ "1975: Ashe's Wimbledon win makes history". bbc.co.uk. BBC. 5 July 1975. Retrieved 17 November 2017.

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