1976 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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Singles
1976 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion United States Jimmy Connors
Runner-up United States Roscoe Tanner
Final score 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles

John Alexander was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Jimmy Connors.
Connors won in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Roscoe Tanner.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Champion)
  2. United States Arthur Ashe (Semifinals)
  3. Sweden Björn Borg (Semifinals)
  4. Romania Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals, defaulted)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6    
3  Sweden Björn Borg 4 1    
  1  United States Jimmy Connors 6 6  
     United States Roscoe Tanner 4 4  
   United States Roscoe Tanner 6 3 6
  2  United States Arthur Ashe 3 6 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States S Mayer 1 1   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States J Delaney 1 1     Australia P Dent 1 0  
  Australia P Dent 6 6   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  United States J Borowiak 6 6 1   United States R Lutz 2 4  
  United States W Brown 4 7 6   United States W Brown 3 5  
  United States J Austin 1 0     United States R Lutz 6 7  
  United States R Lutz 6 6   1 United States J Connors 6 6  
  Mexico R Ramirez 3 6 6   Australia J Alexander 4 1  
  Australia B Carmichael 6 2 1   Mexico R Ramirez 4 6 6
  United States S Krulevitz 3 6 6   United States S Krulevitz 6 4 0
  India V Amritraj 6 3 2   Mexico R Ramirez 2 3  
  Australia J Bartlett 1 1     Australia J Alexander 6 6  
  Australia S Ball 6 6     Australia S Ball 5 2  
  Australia A Stone 2 4     Australia J Alexander 7 6  
  Australia J Alexander 6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Sweden B Borg 6 6  
  United States G Hardie 3 2   3 Sweden B Borg 6 6  
  Romania I Ţiriac 6 6     Romania I Ţiriac 0 4  
  India A Amritraj 4 2   3 Sweden B Borg 7 7  
  United States C Pasarell 3 6 6   United States S Smith 6 5  
  United States B Gottfried 6 3 2   United States C Pasarell 3 6 2
  United States M Cahill 4 5     United States S Smith 6 3 6
  United States S Smith 6 7   3 Sweden B Borg 6 6 7
  Venezuela J Andrew 6 2     Australia R Laver 2 7 6
  United States M Estep 7 6     United States M Estep 6 6  
  Australia J James 4 7 4   United States J McManus 0 1  
  United States J McManus 6 5 6   United States M Estep 1 2  
  Paraguay V Pecci 4 5     Australia R Laver 6 6  
  United States E Van Dillen 6 7     United States E Van Dillen 4 3  
  United States G R Reid 6 3     Australia R Laver 6 6  
  Australia R Laver 7 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Egypt I El Shafei 4 0r  
  New Zealand B Fairlie 6 2     New Zealand B Fairlie 3 7 7
  United States M Riessen 2 6 2   Chile J Fillol 6 5 5
  Chile J Fillol 6 3 6   New Zealand B Fairlie 3 3  
  Japan J Kamiwazumi 6 4     United States R Tanner 6 6  
  New Zealand O Parun 7 6     New Zealand O Parun 4 0  
  Australia G Masters 4 2     United States R Tanner 6 6  
  United States R Tanner 6 6     United States R Tanner 6 3  
  Rhodesia A Pattison 1 6 7 4 Romania I Năstase 3 1d  
  South Africa R Moore 6 2 5   Rhodesia A Pattison 4 4  
  United States D Stockton 7 4 7   United States D Stockton 6 6  
  Australia T Roche 5 6 6   United States D Stockton 6 0 6
  Pakistan H Rahim 5 7 6 4 Romania I Năstase 3 6 7
  United States B Martin 7 5 3   Pakistan H Rahim 4 6 4
  South Africa B Mitton 3 2   4 Romania I Năstase 6 4 6
4 Romania I Năstase 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
   Australia K Warwick 6 6    
   United States D Ralston 1 0          Australia K Warwick 7 3 2  
   Czechoslovakia M Holeček 6 6          Australia J Newcombe 5 6 6  
   Australia J Newcombe 7 7            Australia J Newcombe 6 7    
   South Africa C Drysdale 6 6            South Africa C Drysdale 2 6    
   Australia B Giltinan 4 2          South Africa C Drysdale 6 6  
   Australia R Case 6 6          Australia R Case 4 1    
   Australia K Rosewall 4 4            Australia J Newcombe 6 6 4
   Australia R Ruffels 3 6 2       2  United States A Ashe 7 4 6
   United States C Richey 6 4 6        United States C Richey 6 6    
   United States T Gorman 2 2          United States H Solomon 4 3    
   United States H Solomon 6 6            United States C Richey 3 4  
   Australia C Dibley 4 4         2  United States A Ashe 6 6    
   United States S Stewart 6 6          United States S Stewart 4 2  
   United States J Andrews 2 6 2     2  United States A Ashe 6 6    
2  United States A Ashe 6 2 6  

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