1977 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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Singles
1977 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion United States Brian Gottfried
Runner-up Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Final score 2–6, 6–1, 6–3
Events
Singles Doubles

Jimmy Connors was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

Brian Gottfried won in the final 2–6, 6–1, 6–3 against Guillermo Vilas.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
     United States Bill Scanlon 6 3 1  
   United States Brian Gottfried 2 6 6  
     United States Brian Gottfried 2 6 6
     Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 1 3
   Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6 6  
     Mexico Raúl Ramírez 3 3    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  United States M Machette 3 6 6
  Paraguay V Pecci 6 4 0   United States M Machette 7 3 4
  Czechoslovakia J Hřebec 2 1     Australia R Case 6 6 6
  Australia R Case 6 6     Australia R Case 3 6  
  Australia J Alexander 3 6 6   United States B Scanlon 6 7  
  Australia R Ruffels 6 3 7   Australia R Ruffels 4 2  
  United States B Scanlon 6 7     United States B Scanlon 6 6  
  Spain J Higueras 2 5     United States B Scanlon 4 7 6
  United States D Stockton 6 6     Australia P Dent 6 5 3
  Argentina R Cano 3 1     United States D Stockton 6 3 4
  South Africa B Mitton 6 6     South Africa B Mitton 3 6 6
  United States R Fisher 1 2     South Africa B Mitton 3 2  
  United Kingdom M Cox 1 0     Australia P Dent 6 6  
  Australia P Dent 6 6     Australia P Dent 6 6  
  New Zealand O Parun 7 4 6   New Zealand O Parun 3 4  
  United States H Pfister 6 6 0

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  United States R Tanner 6 6  
  Australia J James 3 4     United States R Tanner 6 6  
  West Germany K Meiler 7 7     West Germany K Meiler 3 2  
  United States J Delaney 6 6     United States R Tanner 7 4 4
  India V Amritraj 7 6     United States C Pasarell 6 6 6
  Australia C Dibley 6 4     India V Amritraj 3 0  
  United States C Pasarell 6 7     United States C Pasarell 6 6  
  Hungary B Taróczy 3 5     United States C Pasarell 1 7 3
  United States B Gottfried 6 6     United States B Gottfried 6 6 6
  South Africa B Bertram 2 2     United States B Gottfried 4 6 6
  Pakistan H Rahim 3 2     Australia R Laver 6 2 2
  Australia R Laver 6 6     United States B Gottfried 6 7  
  United States R Lutz 6 7     United States R Lutz 3 5  
  South Africa D Schneider 3 5     United States R Lutz 7 6  
  Australia G Masters 6 6     Australia G Masters 6 3  
  United Kingdom J Lloyd 2 3  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Sweden O N Bengtson 4 7 6
  United States D Ralston 6 6 1   Sweden O N Bengtson 4 4  
  South Africa R Moore 6 2 3   Chile J Fillol 6 6  
  Chile J Fillol 4 6 6   Chile J Fillol 1 2  
  United States Z Guerry 4 7 6   United States H Solomon 6 6  
  Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 5 7   Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 2 1
  Rhodesia A Pattison 1 0     United States H Solomon 4 6 6
  United States H Solomon 6 6     United States H Solomon 4 7 3
  United States V Amaya 3 5     Argentina G Vilas 6 6 6
  Czechoslovakia T Šmíd 6 7     Czechoslovakia T Šmíd 2 4  
  United States B Martin 6 6     United States B Martin 6 6  
  South Africa C Drysdale 4 1     United States B Martin 3 3  
  United States S Krulevitz 7 6     Argentina G Vilas 6 6  
  Netherlands R Thung 5 2     United States S Krulevitz 2 6  
  United States M Riessen 4 2     Argentina G Vilas 6 7  
  Argentina G Vilas 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
   Argentina L Álvarez 7 5 3  
   United States P Fleming 6 7 6        United States P Fleming 2 7 6  
   United States T Gorman 3 6          United States S Smith 6 6 4  
   United States S Smith 6 7            United States P Fleming 3 6 5  
   United States B Teacher 6 6            South Africa F McMillan 6 3 7  
   West Germany U Pinner 3 1          United States B Teacher 4 6 2
   South Africa F McMillan 6 6          South Africa F McMillan 6 4 6  
   Poland W Fibak 4 4            South Africa F McMillan 4 3  
   United States F McNair 4 5            Mexico R Ramírez 6 6  
   United States E Teltscher 6 7          United States E Teltscher 7 6    
   United States G Mayer 1 1          United States C Richey 5 1    
   United States C Richey 6 6            United States E Teltscher 4 2  
   Australia S Ball 4 2            Mexico R Ramírez 6 6    
   Australia K Warwick 6 6          Australia K Warwick 2 1  
   United States B Walts 4 2          Mexico R Ramírez 6 6    
   Mexico R Ramírez 6 6    

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