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
← 1976 · American Airlines Tennis Games · 1978 →

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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