1982 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1982 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Jimmy Connors
Runner-up United States John McEnroe
Final score 3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Details
Draw 128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds 16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1981 · Wimbledon Championships · 1983 →

Jimmy Connors defeated John McEnroe 3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1982 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Some notable player absences in this season's tournament included:

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Jimmy Connors is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States John McEnroe (Finalist)
  2. United States Jimmy Connors (Champion)
  3. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Sandy Mayer (Third round)
  5. South Africa Johan Kriek (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Gene Mayer (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Sweden Mats Wilander (Fourth round)
  8. Australia Peter McNamara (First round)
  1. Ecuador Andrés Gómez (First round)
  2. France Yannick Noah (Withdrew before the tournament began)[5]
  3. United States Brian Teacher (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Mark Edmondson (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Brian Gottfried (Second round)
  6. United States Roscoe Tanner (Fourth round)
  7. United Kingdom Buster Mottram (Fourth round)
  8. United States Steve Denton (Fourth round)

Noah's place in the draw was taken by Lucky Loser Richard Meyer (USA).

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 United States John McEnroe 4 6 7 6
5 South Africa Johan Kriek 6 2 5 3
1 United States John McEnroe 6 6 6
United States Tim Mayotte 3 1 2
United States Tim Mayotte 6 7 7 3 6
11 United States Brian Teacher 7 6 5 6 1
1 United States John McEnroe 6 3 7 6 4
2 United States Jimmy Connors 3 6 6 7 6
12 Australia Mark Edmondson 7 3 6 6
3 United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 6 4 3
12 Australia Mark Edmondson 4 3 1
2 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 6
6 United States Gene Mayer 1 2 6
2 United States Jimmy Connors 6 6 7

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States McEnroe 6 6 6
United States Winitsky 2 2 1 1 McEnroe 6 6 7
Australia Whitecross 4 7 2 5 Q Edwards 3 3 5
Q South Africa Edwards 6 6 6 7 1 McEnroe 6 6 6
Brazil Motta 3 6 6 6 Bourne 2 2 0
South Africa Sauer 6 2 4 4 Motta 4 4 6 7 3
Romania Năstase 1 3 6 4 Bourne 6 6 1 5 6
United States Bourne 6 6 3 6 1 McEnroe 6 6 6
United States Manson 3 4 6 Pfister 4 4 4
United States Stockton 6 6 7 Stockton 4 3 1
Australia Fitzgerald 6 7 6 Fitzgerald 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Granát 2 6 4 Fitzgerald 4 7 4 7 2
United States Pfister 6 6 6 Pfister 6 5 6 5 6
United States Purcell 2 3 4 Pfister 6 7 7
United States Smith 6 6 5 7 Smith 4 6 6
9 Ecuador Gómez 4 3 7 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United States Gottfried 7 7 6
France Moretton 6 6 2 13 Gottfried 7 7 5 4 1
United States Saviano 6 6 7 Saviano 6 6 7 6 6
Spain Giménez 2 1 6 Saviano 6 6 6
Australia Carter 6 6 6 Carter 4 4 4
France Potier 2 3 4 Carter 3 7 6 6 9
United States Andrews 6 7 7 Andrews 6 5 7 3 7
Australia Fancutt 1 6 6 Saviano 2 3 5
United States Rennert 6 3 3 6 6 5 Kriek 6 6 7
South Africa Tarr 3 6 6 2 4 Rennert 7 7 4 6
WC United Kingdom Smith 2 6 6 7 WC Smith 6 6 6 3
Spain Avendaño 6 1 4 6 Rennert 6 3 4 1
Germany Elter 6 7 6 5 Kriek 4 6 6 6
Q United States Dunk 4 6 3 Elter 6 3 6 0 4
Q United States Wittus 7 3 1 0 5 Kriek 4 6 3 6 6
5 South Africa Kriek 6 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 United States Mayer 7 6 6
Zimbabwe Ismail 5 2 3 4 Mayer 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom Dowdeswell 6 3 6 6 Q Dowdeswell 2 2 3
France Goven 2 6 3 2 4 Mayer 6 7 4 2 4
United States Mayotte 6 6 6 6 Mayotte 3 6 6 6 6
WC United States Fleming 7 4 3 4 Mayotte 6 6 3 7
Q India Menon 6 7 6 Q Menon 4 2 6 5
Czechoslovakia Složil 2 6 0 Mayotte 6 7 6
Q Israel Schneider 6 3 6 15 Mottram 2 5 3
Australia Johnstone 7 6 7 Johnstone 6 6 6 6
United States Lapidus 3 7 6 6 Lapidus 2 7 4 4
Hungary Kuharszky 6 5 3 0 Johnstone 1 3 2
United States Amaya 7 6 6 15 Mottram 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom Brown 6 3 3 Amaya 4 7 4 4
Sweden Järryd 7 1 3 2 15 Mottram 6 5 6 6
15 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 United States Teacher 3 7 6 4 6
Israel Glickstein 6 6 4 6 2 11 Teacher 7 6 4 6
United States Du Pré 7 3 6 3 Frawley 5 3 6 3
Australia Frawley 6 6 7 6 11 Teacher 7 4 6 6
Sweden Simonsson 7 6 6 Simonsson 6 6 3 3
United States Scanlon 5 4 1 Simonsson 6 6 6 7
Finland Palin 3 6 7 4 6 Palin 3 4 7 5
Australia Miller 6 2 6 6 4 11 Teacher 6 6 6
Q United States Evett 4 4 6 2 7 Wilander 4 4 3
Czechoslovakia Birner 6 6 2 6 Birner 6 3 3 6 6
Italy Panatta 2 6 6 6 Panatta 4 6 6 1 4
United States Fagel 6 0 1 2 Birner 3 4 4
Nigeria Odizor 4 7 7 7 7 Wilander 6 6 6
Spain Lopez-Maeso 6 6 5 6 Odizor 6 4 0
Switzerland Günthardt 4 3 6 3 7 Wilander 7 6 6
7 Sweden Wilander 6 6 3 6

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Australia McNamara 6 6 2 4
United States Hooper 7 3 6 6 Hooper 3 6 3 7 9
New Zealand Simpson 3 4 7 6 6 Simpson 6 1 6 6 11
WC United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 6 4 4 Simpson 3 5 6 7 6
United States Krulevitz 4 2 3 Hocevar 6 7 3 6 3
Brazil Hocevar 6 6 6 Hocevar 7 4 7 7
Paraguay González 6 6 6 5 6 González 6 6 6 6
United States McCain 3 2 7 7 1 Simpson 4 6 6
Q United States Dowlen 6 3 6 6 12 Edmondson 6 7 7
Sweden Nyström 3 6 1 3 Q Dowlen 4 5 0
India Krishnan 6 2 4 7 6 Krishnan 6 7 6
WC United Kingdom Jarrett 4 6 6 6 2 Krishnan 3 6 1 4
Q Sweden Sundström 6 3 2 12 Edmondson 6 1 6 6
Brazil Soares 7 6 6 Soares 3 5 3
United States Davis 6 5 5 12 Edmondson 6 7 6
12 Australia Edmondson 7 7 7

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 United States Tanner 6 7 6
France Leconte 4 5 4 14 Tanner 6 6 6 6
United States Buehning 6 6 7 Buehning 3 3 7 4
United States Estep 3 3 6 14 Tanner 6 6 4 4 6
United States Austin 6 2 2 Q Amritraj 4 4 6 6 3
France Portes 7 6 6 Portes 2 3 2
United States Borowiak 7 6 3 4 3 Q Amritraj 6 6 6
Q India Amritraj 6 4 6 6 6 14 Tanner 3 4 3
France Fritz 6 7 4 6 6 3 Gerulaitis 6 6 6
Spain Casal 2 5 6 7 3 Fritz 4 4 3
Czechoslovakia Šmid 6 7 6 Šmid 6 6 6
United Kingdom Lewis 3 6 0 Šmid 7 6 3 4 2
South Africa Visser 7 6 3 5 3 Gerulaitis 6 3 6 6 6
New Zealand Derlin 5 7 6 7 Derlin 5 2 3
South Africa Pirow 4 1 1 3 Gerulaitis 7 6 6
3 United States Gerulaitis 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 United States Mayer 5 6 6 7
United States Gullikson 7 4 1 5 6 Mayer 6 6 6 6
Australia Drewett 7 6 6 Drewett 7 3 2 1
Q Australia Doohan 6 2 4 6 Mayer 7 6 6
Q United States Stefanki 6 6 6 Q Stefanki 6 3 0
Colombia Cortes 4 2 1 Q Stefanki 6 4 6 7
United States Fromm 6 3 7 6 Fromm 3 6 4 6
Q Australia Ball 4 6 6 2 6 Mayer 6 6 6
Brazil Góes 2 3 2 16 Denton 3 4 4
New Zealand Lewis 6 6 6 Lewis 7 7 7
United States Gullikson 6 6 6 Gullikson 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom Bates 4 4 3 Lewis 6 5 7 5
Q South Africa Van der Merwe 6 6 7 16 Denton 7 7 6 7
United States Moor 4 2 6 Q Van der Merwe 7 5 6 4 11
United States Sadri 7 6 4 6 3 16 Denton 6 7 3 6 13
16 United States Denton 6 7 6 3 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL United States Meyer 6 3 2 7 4
United States Lutz 2 6 6 6 6 Lutz 1 6 3 6
Australia McNamee 5 6 7 7 McNamee 6 1 6 7
United States Doyle 7 3 6 6 McNamee 7 3 3 6 6
Belgium Boileau 6 3 2 7 6 Curren 6 6 6 4 1
United States Van Patten 4 6 6 5 1 Boileau 4 3 2
WC United Kingdom Feaver 2 2 2 Curren 6 6 6
South Africa Curren 6 6 6 McNamee 2 3 1
France Tulasne 6 6 3 7 2 Connors 6 6 6
Q Australia Fancutt 3 4 6 6 Tulasne 3 4 2
Q United States Gitlin 7 7 6 Q Gitlin 6 6 6
Germany Maurer 5 5 4 Q Gitlin 2 7 5 5
Australia Alexander 2 5 7 6 7 2 Connors 6 6 7 7
Australia Warwick 6 7 6 3 5 Alexander 3 6 1 6
South Africa Myburg 0 2 2 2 Connors 6 4 6 7
2 United States Connors 6 6 6

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1982 French Open – Men's Singles
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1982 US Open – Men's Singles