1981 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1981 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
Runners-up United States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
Final score 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw 64 (5Q / 4WC)
Seeds 16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1980 · Wimbledon Championships · 1982 →

Peter McNamara and Paul McNamee were the defending champions but lost in the semifinals to Bob Lutz and Stan Smith.

Peter Fleming and John McEnroe defeated Lutz and Smith in the final, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Doubles title at the 1981 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe (Champions)
02.   Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee (Semifinals)
03.   United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith (Final)
04.   n/a
05.   Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / Hungary Balázs Taróczy (Third round)
06.   United States Marty Riessen / United States Sherwood Stewart (Second round)
07.   United States Bruce Manson / United States Brian Teacher (First round)
08.   United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez (Third round)
09.   South Africa Kevin Curren / United States Steve Denton (Second round)
10.   n/a
11.   United States Tim Gullikson / South Africa Bernard Mitton (Second round)
12.   United States Fritz Buehning / United States Ferdi Taygan (Quarterfinals)
13.   Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil / Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd (Second round)
14.   United States Andrew Pattison / United States Butch Walts (First round)
15.   United States Craig Edwards / South Africa Eddie Edwards (First round)
16.   South Africa Frew McMillan / United Kingdom Buster Mottram (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
4 6 6 6
India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
6 2 1 4
1 United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
6 6 6
Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Dick Stockton
3 2 4
Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Dick Stockton
7 7 4 7
Egypt Ismail El Shafei
United Kingdom John Feaver
6 6 6 6
1 United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
6 6 6
3 United States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
4 4 4
Australia Rod Frawley
New Zealand Chris Lewis
5 3 2
3 United States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
7 6 6
3 United States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
6 2 4 7 6
2 Australia Paul McNamee
Australia Peter McNamara
4 6 6 6 4
12 United States Fritz Buehning
United States Ferdi Taygan
3 5 6 5
2 Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
6 7 3 7

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States P Fleming
United States J McEnroe
6 6 3 6
LL United States C Aguilar
United States J Edwards
1 2 6 3 1 United States P Fleming
United States J McEnroe
7 4 6 6
Australia E Ewert
Australia C Johnstone
7 4 6 2 South Africa R Moore
United States E van Dillen
6 6 3 4
South Africa R Moore
United States E van Dillen
6 6 7 6 1 United States P Fleming
United States J McEnroe
6 6 6
United States S Krulevitz
United States R Meyer
6 7 5 6 Australia J Fitzgerald
Australia W Pascoe
4 2 2
Australia R Case
Chile J Fillol
4 6 7 3 United States S Krulevitz
United States R Meyer
4 6 4 6
Australia J Fitzgerald
Australia W Pascoe
6 7 4 6 Australia J Fitzgerald
Australia W Pascoe
6 4 6 7
LL United Kingdom M Appleton
Australia D Collings
4 6 6 1 1 United States P Fleming
United States J McEnroe
4 6 6 6
16 South Africa F McMillan
United Kingdom C Mottram
7 6 6 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 2 1 4
Czechoslovakia J Kodeš
New Zealand O Parun
5 2 3 16 South Africa F McMillan
United Kingdom C Mottram
6 6 6
France C Roger-Vasselin
France T Tulasne
7 6 6 France C Roger-Vasselin
France T Tulasne
3 3 3
WC United Kingdom R Beven
United Kingdom J Dier
6 1 4 16 South Africa F McMillan
United Kingdom C Mottram
3 7 7 1 2
Q United States M Anger
United States S Davis
3 3 2 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 6 5 6 6
India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 6 6 India A Amritraj
India V Amritraj
6 7 7
WC United Kingdom A Lloyd
United Kingdom J Lloyd
7 3 3 6 6 United States M Riessen
United States S Stewart
1 6 6
6 United States M Riessen
United States S Stewart
6 6 6 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL United Kingdom R Booth
Sweden J Windahl
3 6 6 6 0
LL United States S McCain
United States S Meister
6 7 2 4 6 LL United States S McCain
United States S Meister
1 5 6
United States M Davis
United States C Dunk
7 6 6 7 United States M Davis
United States C Dunk
6 7 7
Q Australia C Fancutt
Australia M Fancutt
6 4 7 6 United States M Davis
United States C Dunk
3 5 5
LL South Africa B Moir
South Africa M Robertson
7 3 3 6 Netherlands T Okker
United States R Stockton
6 7 7
Netherlands T Okker
United States R Stockton
6 6 6 7 Netherlands T Okker
United States R Stockton
3 2 6 7 6
Australia B Drewett
United States L Stefanki
6 3 4 11 United States T Gullikson
South Africa B Mitton
6 6 4 6 2
11 United States T Gullikson
South Africa B Mitton
7 6 6 Netherlands T Okker
United States R Stockton
7 7 4 7
13 Czechoslovakia P Složil
Czechoslovakia T Šmíd
6 6 6 Egypt I El Shafei
United Kingdom J Feaver
6 6 6 6
United States E Fromm
United States C Leeds
2 3 2 13 Czechoslovakia P Složil
Czechoslovakia T Šmíd
4 3 6
India S Menon
United States W Scanlon
3 6 6 4 Egypt I El Shafei
United Kingdom J Feaver
6 6 7
Egypt I El Shafei
United Kingdom J Feaver
6 3 7 6 Egypt I El Shafei
United Kingdom J Feaver
7 7 6
Argentina JL Clerc
Romania I Năstase
6 6 5 6 8 United States B Gottfried
Mexico R Ramírez
6 6 3
United States I Harris
United States C Wittus
4 4 7 4 Argentina JL Clerc
Romania I Năstase
w/o
Australia D Carter
Australia P Kronk
3 6 4 3 8 United States B Gottfried
Mexico R Ramírez
8 United States B Gottfried
Mexico R Ramírez
6 3 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 United States B Manson
United States B Teacher
6 5 6
West Germany U Marten
West Germany W Popp
7 7 7 West Germany U Marten
West Germany W Popp
6 6 3
Argentina R Carruthers
Peru F Maynetto
4 6 6 2 6 Argentina R Carruthers
Peru F Maynetto
7 7 6
United States M Purcell
United States P Rennert
6 3 4 6 3 Argentina R Carruthers
Peru F Maynetto
2 4 4
WC Australia J Newcombe
Australia A Roche
4 7 6 6 4 Australia R Frawley
New Zealand C Lewis
6 6 6
Australia R Frawley
New Zealand C Lewis
6 6 7 1 6 Australia R Frawley
New Zealand C Lewis
3 7 7 6
Q United States T Graham
United States B Nichols
6 6 6 4 6 Q United States T Graham
United States B Nichols
6 6 5 4
15 United States C Edwards
South Africa E Edwards
2 7 3 6 4 Australia R Frawley
New Zealand C Lewis
5 3 2
14 United States A Pattison
United States K Walts
6 6 6 7 1 3 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
7 6 6
Q South Africa R Chappell
South Africa S van der Merwe
7 7 4 5 6 Q South Africa R Chappell
South Africa S van der Merwe
4 6 4
France Y Noah
France P Portes
w/o United States G Holroyd
United States W Redondo
6 7 6
United States G Holroyd
United States W Redondo
United States G Holroyd
United States W Redondo
4 7 6 6 1
United States C Skakle
South Africa J Yuill
7 4 3 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
6 5 7 4 6
Q South Africa C Viljoen
South Africa D Visser
6 5r United States C Skakle
South Africa J Yuill
4 4 3
West Germany K Eberhard
West Germany H Kirchhübel
3 2 2 3 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
6 6 6
3 United States R Lutz
United States S Smith
6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Switzerland H Günthardt
Hungary B Taróczy
7 5 6 7
Brazil C Kirmayr
Brazil C Motta
6 7 3 6 5 Switzerland H Günthardt
Hungary B Taróczy
6 6 3 7
United States T Delatte
Australia M Edmondson
7 0 6 6 United States T Delatte
Australia M Edmondson
4 4 6 6
Australia J Alexander
Australia P Dent
5 6 2 4 5 Switzerland H Günthardt
Hungary B Taróczy
4 7 6 6 6
United States J Austin
United States F McNair
6 7 7 12 United States F Buehning
United States F Taygan
6 6 7 3 8
Paraguay F González
Paraguay V Pecci
3 5 6 United States J Austin
United States F McNair
6 4 4 5
United States M Estep
Sweden J Gunnarsson
5 6 4 12 United States F Buehning
United States F Taygan
4 6 6 7
12 United States F Buehning
United States F Taygan
7 7 6 12 United States F Buehning
United States F Taygan
3 5 6 5
9 South Africa K Curren
United States S Denton
6 6 3 7 2 Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
6 7 3 7
Switzerland M Günthardt
Philippines B Sisson
3 4 6 6 9 South Africa K Curren
United States S Denton
6 6 4 4
United States W Martin
New Zealand R Simpson
6 6 6 6 United States W Martin
New Zealand R Simpson
4 7 6 6
WC United Kingdom R Drysdale
United Kingdom R Lewis
3 4 7 1 United States W Martin
New Zealand R Simpson
6 6 6 1 4
Australia B Guan
Australia W Hampson
6 6 6 2 Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
7 4 4 6 6
United States J Sadri
United States T Wilkison
4 2 3 Australia B Guan
Australia W Hampson
3 3 3
Australia S Ball
Australia C Letcher
2 4 4 2 Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
6 6 6
2 Australia P McNamara
Australia P McNamee
6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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