1983 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1983 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States John McEnroe
Runner-upNew Zealand Chris Lewis
Final score6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1982 · Wimbledon Championships · 1984 →

Jimmy Connors was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Kevin Curren.

John McEnroe defeated Lewis in the final, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1983 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Jimmy Connors (Fourth round)
02.   United States John McEnroe (Champion)
03.   Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Semifinals)
04.   Argentina Guillermo Vilas (First round)
05.   Sweden Mats Wilander (Third round)
06.   United States Gene Mayer (Withdrew)
07.   Argentina José Luis Clerc (First round)
08.   United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
09.   United States Steve Denton (First round)
10.   United States Jimmy Arias (Withdrew)
11.   United States Johan Kriek (Third round)
12.   South Africa Kevin Curren (Semifinals)
13.   United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
14.   United States Bill Scanlon (Fourth round)
15.   United States Hank Pfister (Second round)
16.   United States Tim Mayotte (Quarterfinals)

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

Gene Mayer and Jimmy Arias withdrew due to injury. They were replaced in the draw by Lucky Loser Bruce Kleege and Qualifier Scott Davis respectively.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
12 South Africa Kevin Curren 4 7 6 7
16 United States Tim Mayotte 6 6 2 6
12 South Africa Kevin Curren 7 4 6 7 6
New Zealand Chris Lewis 6 6 7 6 8
New Zealand Chris Lewis 6 6 6 7
United States Mel Purcell 7 0 4 6
New Zealand Chris Lewis 2 2 2
2 United States John McEnroe 6 6 6
United States Roscoe Tanner 5 6 3
3 Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 7 7 6
3 Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6 4 4
2 United States John McEnroe 7 6 6
United States Sandy Mayer 3 5 0
2 United States John McEnroe 6 7 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States J Connors 6 7 6
South Africa E Edwards 4 5 3 1 United States J Connors 6 7 6
United States L Bourne 6 6 4 3 2 Australia W Masur 4 6 0
Australia W Masur 4 4 6 6 6 1 United States J Connors 6 7 6
United States V Van Patten 4 0 6 5 Sweden H Sundström 1 6 2
Sweden H Sundström 6 6 2 7 Sweden H Sundström 2 7 7 4 8
Sweden S Edberg 6 7 6 Sweden S Edberg 6 6 6 6 6
France C Roger-Vasselin 2 6 1 1 United States J Connors 3 7 3 6
Australia B Drewett 6 6 6 12 South Africa K Curren 6 6 6 7
Spain A Tous 3 1 1 Australia B Drewett 2 4 4
South Africa R Venter 2 3 6 6 United States R Harmon 6 6 6
United States R Harmon 6 6 3 7 United States R Harmon 4 5 2
Sweden H Simonsson 6 3 2 6 3 12 South Africa K Curren 6 7 6
Spain S Casal 3 6 6 3 6 Spain S Casal 6 4 3
United States J Borowiak 7 3 5 0r 12 South Africa K Curren 7 6 6
12 South Africa K Curren 6 6 7 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 United States T Mayotte 7 6 6
United States M Dickson 5 3 3 16 United States T Mayotte 6 6 6
Sweden A Järryd 4 6 3 Q United States A Andrews 1 2 2
Q United States A Andrews 6 7 6 16 United States T Mayotte 7 6 6 6
United States B Teacher 6 6 2 6 United States B Teacher 6 4 7 3
Brazil M Hocevar 4 0 6 4 United States B Teacher 7 2 4 7 6
United Kingdom C Mottram 6 4 6 2 Poland W Fibak 6 6 6 5 1
Poland W Fibak 4 6 7 6 16 United States T Mayotte 6 6 6
LL India S Menon 2 1 2 LL Australia J McCurdy 0 2 4
United States To Gullikson 6 6 6 United States To Gullikson 6 6 4 4
Mexico R Ramírez 6 1 6 2r Brazil C Motta 3 7 6 6
Brazil C Motta 7 6 2 3 Brazil C Motta 0 4 6 1
Spain J Avendaño 3 4 2 LL Australia J McCurdy 6 6 3 6
LL Australia J McCurdy 6 6 6 LL Australia J McCurdy 7 6 7
Italy C Panatta 6 6 6 Italy C Panatta 6 3 6
7 Argentina JL Clerc 1 4 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Argentina G Vilas 6 7 6 5 2
Nigeria N Odizor 3 5 7 7 6 Nigeria N Odizor 6 4 6 6
Q United States P Fleming 7 6 6 Q United States P Fleming 4 6 4 2
WC United Kingdom J Bates 6 3 2 Nigeria N Odizor 3 7 6 3 6
Sweden M Tideman 5 4 5 France L Courteau 6 6 4 6 3
France L Courteau 7 6 7 France L Courteau 6 7 6
United States B Foxworth 6 2 5 1 WC United Kingdom A Jarrett 2 5 3
WC United Kingdom A Jarrett 4 6 7 6 Nigeria N Odizor 1 3 3
WC United Kingdom C Bradnam 4 4 6 New Zealand C Lewis 6 6 6
Q Australia C Fancutt 6 6 7 Q Australia C Fancutt 4 4 0
United States M Bauer 7 7 7 United States M Bauer 6 6 6
West Germany D Keretić 5 5 5 United States M Bauer 4 6 5 7 4
France G Forget 2 2 6 2 New Zealand C Lewis 6 3 7 6 6
Q Australia B Dyke 6 6 3 6 Q Australia B Dyke 6 1 3
New Zealand C Lewis 6 4 7 4 6 New Zealand C Lewis 7 6 6
9 United States S Denton 4 6 6 6 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 United States B Gottfried 6 6 6
Israel S Glickstein 1 4 4 13 United States B Gottfried 7 4 7 6
Czechoslovakia L Pimek 2 1 1 United States M Doyle 5 6 6 4
United States M Doyle 6 6 6 13 United States B Gottfried 7 6 6
Q United States J Turpin 1 6 6 6 Brazil J Soares 6 2 2
United States A Giammalva 6 7 3 7 United States A Giammalva 6 7 6 4
United States E Fromm 4 3 4 Brazil J Soares 7 6 7 6
Brazil J Soares 6 6 6 13 United States B Gottfried 6 3 3 2
United States M Mitchell 6 7 7 4 10 United States M Purcell 4 6 6 6
WC United Kingdom S Bale 7 6 5 6 12 WC United Kingdom S Bale 6 4 3
United States T Wilkison 2 6 2 1 United States M Purcell 7 6 6
United States M Purcell 6 4 6 6 United States M Purcell 5 6 6 6
West Germany A Maurer 3 6 6 5 6 West Germany A Maurer 7 3 2 2
LL United States M Brunnberg 6 1 4 7 4 West Germany A Maurer 6 6 7
United States V Amaya 6 6 6 United States V Amaya 3 4 6
LL United States B Kleege 4 3 4

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Sweden M Wilander 6 6 4 6 6
Australia J Fitzgerald 4 1 6 7 4 5 Sweden M Wilander 6 6 6
Q Australia R Frawley 6 6 6 7 7 Q South Africa C Viljoen 3 2 1
Q South Africa C Viljoen 7 2 7 5 9 5 Sweden M Wilander 7 5 3 4
Sweden T Högstedt 7 3 1 6 United States R Tanner 6 7 6 6
Australia J Alexander 6 6 6 7 Australia J Alexander 2 6 6 3
Sweden J Gunnarsson 4 3 2 United States R Tanner 6 7 4 6
United States R Tanner 6 6 6 United States R Tanner 6 6 6
Australia C Johnstone 6 1 6 6 4 United States R Van't Hof 2 3 3
United States R Van't Hof 4 6 3 7 6 United States R Van't Hof 3 6 4 6 6
Q South Africa D Visser 3 6 2 6 5 France H Leconte 6 4 6 3 2
France H Leconte 6 4 6 4 7 United States R Van't Hof 6 7 6
United States N Saviano 7 6 6 11 United States J Kriek 3 6 1
WC United Kingdom J Smith 5 3 2 United States N Saviano 4 6 7 3 2
United States S Giammalva 4 3 2 11 United States J Kriek 6 3 5 6 6
11 United States J Kriek 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 United States H Pfister 6 6 3 6
Czechoslovakia T Šmid 3 4 6 3 15 United States H Pfister 6 6 6 6 4
Brazil G Barbosa 7 4 6 3 Chile R Acuña 3 7 7 4 6
Chile R Acuña 6 6 7 6 Chile R Acuña 3 4 4
United States C Wittus 4 4 6 4 Australia P Cash 6 6 6
United States F Buehning 6 6 3 6 United States F Buehning 3 0 2
Brazil J Góes 0 0 3 Australia P Cash 6 6 6
Australia P Cash 6 6 6 Australia P Cash 4 6 1
Australia C Miller 6 6 2 6 6 3 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 7 6
WC United Kingdom J Lloyd 1 7 6 3 1 Australia C Miller 4 4 7 6 1
Czechoslovakia S Birner 2 1 3 Q Switzerland J Hlasek 6 6 6 3 6
Q Switzerland J Hlasek 6 6 6 Q Switzerland J Hlasek 1 2 7 4
United States T Waltke 6 3 2 6 2 3 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 6 6 6
United States S Smith 4 6 6 3 0r United States T Waltke 4 2 3
Q South Africa B Mitton 6 1 0 3 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 6 6 6
3 Czechoslovakia I Lendl 7 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States V Gerulaitis 5 7 7 5 6
India R Krishnan 7 5 6 7 3 8 United States V Gerulaitis 6 5 5
WC India V Amritraj 3 4 6 Australia M Edmondson 7 7 7
Australia M Edmondson 6 6 7 Australia M Edmondson 3 6 4 6 4
WC United Kingdom R Lewis 6 6 6 4 Q United States M Leach 6 3 6 4 6
Q United States M Leach 7 2 7 6 Q United States M Leach 6 3 7 6 6
Q United States E Korita 1 6 4 7 7 Australia P McNamee 4 6 6 7 3
Australia P McNamee 6 3 6 6 9 Q United States M Leach 1 6 1
Q Australia W Hampson 6 3 7 4 United States A Mayer 6 7 6
United States M De Palmer 7 6 5 6 United States M De Palmer 6 6 6
United States P DuPré 3 6 4 Sweden S Simonsson 4 4 3
Sweden S Simonsson 6 7 6 United States M De Palmer 6 2 1
United States M Strode 4 6 3 6 2 United States A Mayer 7 6 6
Italy G Ocleppo 6 3 6 3 6 Italy G Ocleppo 6 2 6 7 3
United States A Mayer 6 6 6 United States A Mayer 7 6 3 6 6
Q United States S Davis 2 4 2

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 United States W Scanlon 7 6 7
France G Moretton 6 3 6 14 United States W Scanlon 7 6 7
United States C Hooper 6 6 6 United States C Hooper 6 0 6
Sweden P Hjertquist 2 4 4 14 United States W Scanlon 6 6 6
United States T Cain 1 0r Q United States Ti Gullikson 4 4 3
Q United States Ti Gullikson 6 3 Q United States Ti Gullikson 5 6 6 6
Netherlands M Schapers 2 2 4 West Germany P Elter 7 1 4 4
West Germany P Elter 6 6 6 14 United States W Scanlon 5 6 6
Q United States J Sadri 5 7 1 5 2 United States J McEnroe 7 7 7
United States D Gitlin 7 6 6 7 United States D Gitlin 7 3 5 5
New Zealand R Simpson 6 3 3 3 United States B Gilbert 6 6 7 7
United States B Gilbert 4 6 6 6 United States B Gilbert 2 2 2
Chile J Fillol 3 1 6 4 2 United States J McEnroe 6 6 6
Romania F Segărceanu 6 6 1 6 Romania F Segărceanu 6 2 3 3
United States B Testerman 4 6 2 2 United States J McEnroe 4 6 6 6
2 United States J McEnroe 6 7 6

References[edit]

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

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