1978 American Airlines Tennis Games – Doubles

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Doubles
1978 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champions South Africa Raymond Moore
United States Roscoe Tanner
Runners-up South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
Final score 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1977 · American Airlines Tennis Games · 1979 →

Bob Hewitt and Frew McMillan were the defending champions but lost in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Raymond Moore and Roscoe Tanner.

Seeds[edit]

  1. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Final)
  2. United States Robert Lutz / United States Stan Smith (Second Round)
  3. Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  4. United States Fred McNair / United States Sherwood Stewart (Semifinals)
  5. Australia Ross Case / Australia Geoff Masters (First Round)
  6. Australia Phil Dent / Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinals)
  7. Mexico Marcello Lara / Mexico Raúl Ramirez (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia Colin Dibley / United States Sandy Mayer (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
6 6
4 United States Fred McNair
United States Sherwood Stewart
1 4
1 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
4 4  
  South Africa Raymond Moore
United States Roscoe Tanner
6 6  
3 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
6 3 2
  South Africa Raymond Moore
United States Roscoe Tanner
4 6 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 6  
  Australia S Docherty
United States E Teltscher
2 2   1 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 6  
  United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
7 7     United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
4 2  
  Egypt I El Shafei
New Zealand B Fairlie
6 6   1 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
2 7 7
  Spain J Higueras
Spain M Orantes
6 6   7 Mexico M Lara
Mexico R Ramirez
6 6 6
Q United States J Austin
United States N Saviano
2 3     Spain J Higueras
Spain M Orantes
5 6  
  United States B Martin
United States E Van Dillen
6 6 6 7 Mexico M Lara
Mexico R Ramirez
7 7  
7 Mexico M Lara
Mexico R Ramirez
4 7 7 1 South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa F McMillan
6 6  
4 United States F McNair
United States S Stewart
6 6 6 4 United States F McNair
United States S Stewart
1 4  
Q United States J Bailey
Switzerland H Günthardt
7 1 4 4 United States F McNair
United States S Stewart
3 7 6
  Australia D Crealy
Australia O Davidson
6 6     Australia D Crealy
Australia O Davidson
6 6 3
  United States S Krulevitz
United States T Waltke
1 4   4 United States F McNair
United States S Stewart
6 3 6
Q United States V Winitsky
South Africa J Yuill
6 3   6 Australia P Dent
Australia J Newcombe
4 6 1
  South Africa C Drysdale
United States H Solomon
7 6     South Africa C Drysdale
United States H Solomon
6 5  
  United States P Du Pré
India S Menon
6 3 6 6 Australia P Dent
Australia J Newcombe
7 7  
6 Australia P Dent
Australia J Newcombe
2 6 7

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Australia R Case
Australia G Masters
5 4  
  Australia B Carmichael
United States B Teacher
7 6     Australia B Carmichael
United States B Teacher
6 7  
  New Zealand C Lewis
New Zealand R Simpson
6 6     New Zealand C Lewis
New Zealand R Simpson
2 6  
Q United States G Hardie
Australia B Lloyd
4 3     Australia B Carmichael
United States B Teacher
7 4 4
  United States T Moor
United States B Walts
7 4 4 3 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 6 6
  United States C Pasarell
Rhodesia A Pattison
6 6 6   United States C Pasarell
Rhodesia A Pattison
6 4  
  United States R Fisher
United States J Whitlinger
4 5   3 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
7 6  
3 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 7   3 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 3 2
8 Australia C Dibley
United States S Mayer
7 7     South Africa R Moore
United States R Tanner
4 6 6
  United States T Leonard
United States M Machette
6 5   8 Australia C Dibley
United States S Mayer
4 7 6
  United States P Fleming
United States B Scanlon
7 7     United States P Fleming
United States B Scanlon
6 6 4
  Chile A Fillol
Chile J Fillol
6 6   8 Australia C Dibley
United States S Mayer
6 4  
  South Africa R Moore
United States R Tanner
7 7     South Africa R Moore
United States R Tanner
7 6  
  United States A Ashe
Romania I Nastase
5 6     South Africa R Moore
United States R Tanner
7 6  
  United States B Gottfried
United States D Ralston
7 3 4 2 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
5 4  
2 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
6 6 6

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