1978 American Airlines Tennis Games – Singles

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Singles
1978 American Airlines Tennis Games
Champion United States Roscoe Tanner
Runner-up Mexico Raúl Ramirez
Final score 6–1, 7–6
Events
Singles Doubles
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Brian Gottfried was the defending champion but lost in the quarterfinals to Peter Fleming.

Roscoe Tanner won in the final 6–1, 7–6 against Raúl Ramirez.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
  United States Peter Fleming 6 6 4
4 Mexico Raúl Ramirez 4 7 6
4 Mexico Raúl Ramirez 1 6  
8 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 7  
8 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6  
  United States Tom Leonard 3 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States B Gottfried 6 6  
Q United States J Osborne 3 3   1 United States B Gottfried 6 6  
Q India A Amritraj 6 6   Q India A Amritraj 2 3  
  Australia S Docherty 2 4   1 United States B Gottfried 3 6 6
  United States P Du Pré 6 6   11 United States S Smith 6 3 1
  Australia B Lloyd 1 1     United States P Du Pré 5 7 5
  South Africa F McMillan 6 2 1 11 United States S Smith 7 6 7
11 United States S Smith 3 6 6 1 United States B Gottfried 7 6 2
15 Spain J Higueras 6 6     United States P Fleming 5 7 6
  United States B Scanlon 2 3   15 Spain J Higueras 3 3  
  Rhodesia A Pattison 4 6     United States P Fleming 6 6  
  United States P Fleming 6 7     United States P Fleming 4 6 6
  United States Tom Gullikson 6 7     United States Tom Gullikson 6 1 3
Q United States M Machette 4 5     United States Tom Gullikson 5 6 6
  South Africa R Moore 7 6     South Africa R Moore 7 3 4
7 United States S Mayer 6 3  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Mexico R Ramirez 6 6  
  Switzerland H Günthardt 4 1   4 Mexico R Ramirez 6 6  
  United States T Moor 6 3 1   United States S Stewart 3 0  
  United States S Stewart 2 6 6 4 Mexico R Ramirez 6 6  
  Mexico M Lara 6 3 7 9 Chile J Fillol 4 4  
  Czechoslovakia T Šmíd 4 6 5   Mexico M Lara 1 4  
  South Africa B Bertram 4 2   9 Chile J Fillol 6 6  
9 Chile J Fillol 6 6   4 Mexico R Ramirez 6 6  
14 South Africa C Drysdale 6 6   5 Romania I Năstase 2 4  
  New Zealand C Lewis 3 1   14 South Africa C Drysdale 3 6  
  United States C Richey 6 5 6   United States C Richey 6 7  
  United States M Harrington 3 7 3   United States C Richey 2 5  
  Australia G Masters 6 6   5 Romania I Năstase 6 7  
  Australia R Case 3 1     Australia G Masters 7 4 3
  United States S Krulevitz 2 6   5 Romania I Năstase 6 6 6
5 Romania I Năstase 6 7  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 United States R Tanner 6 6  
  United States T Williams 1 2   8 United States R Tanner 6 7  
  United States G Hardie 6 3 7   United States G Hardie 1 6  
  Paraguay V Pecci 4 6 5 8 United States R Tanner 7 7  
  Australia C Dibley 3 6 6   Australia C Dibley 6 6  
Q United States T Waltke 6 4 3   Australia C Dibley 6 6  
Q United States B Manson 4 3   13 United States Tim Gullikson 3 4  
13 United States Tim Gullikson 6 6   8 United States R Tanner 6 4 7
16 Australia J Newcombe 2 3   3 Spain M Orantes 1 6 5
  United States R Lutz 6 6     United States R Lutz 6 6  
  United States M Riessen 0 6   Q United States E Van Dillen 3 4  
Q United States E Van Dillen 6 7     United States R Lutz 3 5  
  United States B Martin 4 6 4 3 Spain M Orantes 6 7  
  South Africa B Mitton 6 4 6   South Africa B Mitton 4 2  
  New Zealand B Fairlie 6 2   3 Spain M Orantes 6 6  
3 Spain M Orantes 7 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United States H Solomon 6 6  
  South Africa B Hewitt 2 3   6 United States H Solomon 6 6  
  United States B Walts 5 3     Australia D Crealy 3 3  
  Australia D Crealy 7 6   6 United States H Solomon 4 1  
Q United States H Bunis 6 6 3   United States A Ashe 6 6  
  United States A Ashe 7 3 6   United States A Ashe 2 6 7
Q United States J Austin 6 4 6 Q United States J Austin 6 3 5
12 Australia J Alexander 4 6 2   United States A Ashe 6 6 3
10 Australia P Dent 2 7 1   United States T Leonard 4 7 6
  United States T Leonard 6 6 6   United States T Leonard 7 3 6
  United States N Saviano 7 6     United States N Saviano 5 6 3
  Czechoslovakia J Granát 5 4     United States T Leonard 3 7 7
  United States C Pasarell 6 6     Egypt I El Shafei 6 6 6
  Egypt I El Shafei 7 7     Egypt I El Shafei 7 6  
  Netherlands T Okker 7 1 4 2 United States E Dibbs 5 2  
2 United States E Dibbs 6 6 6

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