1983 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1983 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States John McEnroe
Runner-up New Zealand Chris Lewis
Final score 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
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
← 1982 · Wimbledon Championships · 1984 →

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

Defending champion Jimmy Connors was the No. 1 seed, but was upset in the fourth round by 12th seeded Kevin Curren.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Jimmy Connors (Fourth round)
  2. United States John McEnroe (Champion)
  3. Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl (Semifinalist)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (First round)
  5. Sweden Mats Wilander (Third round)
  6. United States Gene Mayer (Withdrew before the tournament began)[1]
  7. Argentina José Luis Clerc (First round)
  8. United States Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  1. United States Steve Denton (First round)
  2. United States Jimmy Arias (Withdrew before the tournament began)[2]
  3. United States Johan Kriek (Third round)
  4. South Africa Kevin Curren (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  6. United States Bill Scanlon (Fourth round)
  7. United States Hank Pfister (Second round)
  8. United States Tim Mayotte (Quarterfinalist)

Mayer and Arias were replaced in the draw by a Lucky Loser Bruce Kleege (USA), and by a qualifier Scott Davis (USA) respectively.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
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

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 BTeacher 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 B 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
India S Menon 2 1 2 LL Australia J McCurdy 0 2 4
United States T Gullikson 6 6 6 United States T Gullikson 6 6 4 4
Mexico R Ramírez 6 1 6 2r r 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
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 T Giammalva 6 7 3 7 United States T 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 BGottfried 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
Germany A Maurer 3 6 6 5 6 Germany A Maurer 7 3 2 2
United States M Brunnberg 6 1 4 7 4 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

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 T Viljoen 3 2 1
Q South Africa T 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, Jr. 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 United States 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 Du Pré 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 B Scanlon 7 6 7
France G Moretton 6 3 6 14 United States B 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 B Scanlon 6 6 6
United States T Cain 1 0r Q United States T Gullikson 4 4 3
Q United States T Gullikson 6 3 Q United States T Gullikson 5 6 6 6
Netherlands M Schapers 2 2 4 Germany P Elter 7 1 4 4
Germany P Elter 6 6 6 14 United States B 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. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8
  2. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1984 French Open – Men's Singles
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1984 US Open – Men's Singles