1981 World Championship Tennis Finals – Singles

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Singles
1981 World Championship Tennis Finals
Champion United States John McEnroe
Runner-up South Africa Johan Kriek
Final score 6–1, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1980 · World Championship Tennis Finals · 1982 →

Jimmy Connors was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

John McEnroe won in the final 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 against Johan Kriek.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. United States John McEnroe (Champion)
  2. United States Roscoe Tanner (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States John McEnroe 7 6 6    
  United States Sandy Mayer 5 4 3    
1 United States John McEnroe 6 6 6    
  United States Brian Gottfried 3 4 1    
  United States Brian Gottfried 7 6 6    
  United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. 5 3 1    
1 United States John McEnroe 6 6 6    
  South Africa Johan Kriek 1 2 4    
  Poland Wojciech Fibak 5 6 1 4  
  South Africa Johan Kriek 7 3 6 6  
  South Africa Johan Kriek 77 6 4 0 6
2 United States Roscoe Tanner 62 3 6 6 4
  India Vijay Amritraj 2 6 6 66 4
2 United States Roscoe Tanner 6 1 2 78 6

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