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

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

References[edit]