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1970 US Open – Men's Singles

Rod Laver was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Dennis Ralston.

Men's Singles
1970 US Open
ChampionAustralia Ken Rosewall
Runner-upAustralia Tony Roche
Final score2–6, 6–4, 7–6(5–2), 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1969 · US Open · 1971 →

Ken Rosewall defeated Tony Roche 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(5–2), 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles title at the 1970 US Open.[1]

Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Rod Laver, (Fourth Round)
  2.   John Newcombe, (Semifinals)
  3.   Ken Rosewall, (Champion)
  4.   Tony Roche, (Finals)
  5.   Roy Emerson, (Fourth Round)
  6.   Andrés Gimeno, (First Round)
  7.   Arthur Ashe, (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Roger Taylor, (Third Round)
  9.   Tom Okker, (Fourth Round)
  10.   Cliff Richey, (Semifinals)
  11.   Stan Smith, (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Cliff Drysdale, (Second Round)
  13. -
  14.   Richard Pancho Gonzales, (Third Round)
  15.   Fred Stolle, (Third Round)
  16.   Clark Graebner, (Fourth Round)
  17.   Marty Riessen, (First Round)
  18.   Nikola Pilić, (Fourth Round)
  19.   Dennis Ralston, (Quarterfinals)
  20.   Bob Hewitt, (Second Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • L = Loser
  • r. = retired

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
19   Dennis Ralston 6 3 4
10   Cliff Richey 7 6 6
10   Cliff Richey 2 6 1
4   Tony Roche 6 7 6
4   Tony Roche 6 7 7
  Brian Fairlie 3 5 6
4   Tony Roche 6 4 6 3
3   Ken Rosewall 2 6 7 6
11   Stan Smith 2 2 2
3   Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
3   Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
2   John Newcombe 3 4 3
7   Arthur Ashe 1 6 7 6
2   John Newcombe 6 7 5 7

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
1   R Laver
bye 1 R Laver 4 6 6 6
  A Stone A Stone 6 2 1 2
bye 1 R Laver 6 7 6
  O Parun J Cooper 1 6 3
bye O Parun 4 5 6
  J Cooper J Cooper 6 7 7
bye 1 R Laver 6 5 7 6 3
15   F Stolle 19 D Ralston 7 7 5 4 6
bye 15 F Stolle 6 6 6
  P Guzmán P Guzmán 1 2 1
bye 15 F Stolle 4 6 5 4
19   D Ralston 19 D Ralston 6 4 7 6
bye 19 D Ralston 5 6 6 7
  G Goven G Goven 7 4 4 6
bye

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
8   R Taylor
bye 8 R Taylor 7 6 6
  B Seewagen B Seewagen 6 1 3
bye 8 R Taylor 3 6 6 6
  O Davidson 7 6 7 3 4 M Santana 6 7 2 7
  M Santana 6 7 6 6 6 M Santana 6 6 6
  D Stockton 6 6 6 D Stockton 4 3 3
  E Zuleta 3 1 4 M Santana 6 6 5 1
10   C Richey 6 6 6 10 C Richey 2 7 7 6
  C Steele III 4 4 4 10 C Richey 6 7 6
  A Fox 6 7 6 A Fox 1 5 3
  J Singh 2 5 2 10 C Richey 7 6 6
  M Belkin 3 4 3 P Barthes 6 3 4
  P Barthes 6 6 6 P Barthes 6 6 6
  P Gerken 6 6 7 P Gerken 3 4 3
  J Sharpe 0 3 5

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
4   T Roche 6 6 6
  E Van Dillen 3 4 3 4 T Roche 3 7 7 6
  M Cox 6 6 6 M Cox 6 6 6 2
  J Connors 2 4 2 4 T Roche 6 6 6
  P Curtis 6 6 6 P Curtis 3 1 3
  H Zahr 2 4 0 P Curtis 7 6 6
  G Stilwell 4 4 6 5 P Lall 6 3 3
  P Lall 6 6 3 7 4 T Roche 6 6 3 6
  MA Elahi 2 6 6 6 6 T Gorman 3 4 6 3
  S Krulevitz 6 3 1 7 4 MA Elahi 2 4 2
  D Dell 2 6 5 W Higgins 6 6 6
  W Higgins 6 7 7 W Higgins 6 3 4
17   M Riessen 6 5 6 4 0 T Gorman 7 6 6
  JB Chanfreau 2 7 1 6 6 JB Chanfreau 7 5 5 2
  M Lara 6 3 2 4 T Gorman 6 7 7 6
  T Gorman 4 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
6   A Gimeno 3 4 3
  T Koch 6 6 6 T Koch 7 4 3 4
  J McManus 6 6 6 J McManus 5 6 6 6
  B Alloo 3 4 3 J McManus 7 4 5 3
  L Schloss 6 6 4 Vázquez 6 6 7 6
  Vázquez 7 7 6 Vázquez 2 6 6 4 6
  P Segura 7 4 7 6 P Segura 6 2 4 6 4
  A Wijono 6 6 5 0 Vázquez 4 2 1
12   C Drysdale 1 6 6 6 B Fairlie 6 6 6
  M Machette 6 3 4 3 12 C Drysdale 6 3 5 4
  R Holmberg 4 2 3 B Fairlie 3 6 7 6
  B Fairlie 6 6 6 B Fairlie 4 6 6 6 7
  T Addison 6 6 6 R Ruffels 6 7 2 0 5
  G Taylor 4 3 1 T Addison 1 4 1
  R Ruffels 6 6 2 7 7 R Ruffels 6 6 6
  JL Rouyer 7 3 6 5 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
  K Van Nostrand 4 2 4
  A Metreveli 6 6 6 A Metreveli 6 6 6
  P Cornejo 7 6 7 P Cornejo 3 2 1
  S Mayer 6 1 6 A Metreveli 6 4 2
  T Leonard 1 4 2 11 S Smith 7 6 6
  W Brown 6 6 6 W Brown 5 3 6 3
  R Lutz 6 6 1 4 11 S Smith 7 6 4 6
11   S Smith 1 7 6 6 11 S Smith 6 6 5 6
  G Battrick 1 4 4 5 R Emerson 4 3 7 4
  J Borowiak 6 6 6 J Borowiak 4 6 6 4
  B Gottfried 7 4 6 1 6 R McKinley 6 7 4 6
  R McKinley 5 6 3 6 7 R McKinley 2 4 1
  W Bungert 4 6 6 6 6 5 R Emerson 6 6 6
  I Crookenden 6 4 3 7 3 W Bungert 3 3 2
  H Fitzgibbon 6 3 4 5 R Emerson 6 6 6
5   R Emerson 7 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
  B Carmichael 4 6 6 6
  ON Bengtson 6 3 1 2 B Carmichael 3 1 7 1
  J Fillol Sr. 2 2 6 18 N Pilić 6 6 6 6
18   N Pilić 6 6 7 18 N Pilić 4 6 7 7
  K Stuart 3 6 3 14 RP Gonzales 6 2 6 5
  V Korotkov 6 7 6 V Korotkov 6 3 6
  I Buding 2 5 0 r. 14 RP Gonzales 7 6 7
14   RP Gonzales 6 7 1 18 N Pilić 5 7 6 4
  C Pasarell 4 7 7 6 3 K Rosewall 7 6 7 6
  DR Russell 6 5 6 3 C Pasarell 6 6 6
  P Fishbach 6 4 4 A Olmedo 3 4 3
  A Olmedo 7 6 6 C Pasarell 6 4 4
  J Fassbender 6 6 6 5 3 K Rosewall 7 6 6
  S Pasarell 7 7 4 7 S Pasarell 4 2 0
  R Potthast 2 2 4 3 K Rosewall 6 6 6
3   K Rosewall 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
  D Crealy 4 6 6 6 2
  F Froehling 6 3 7 4 6 F Froehling 6 3 4
  L Ayala 7 7 4 3 1 J Osborne 7 6 6
  J Osborne 6 5 6 6 6 J Osborne 3 2 4
  P Walthall 4 2 1 9 T Okker 6 6 6
  F McMillan 6 6 6 F McMillan 3 7 3 2
  T Edlefsen 1 4 6 9 T Okker 6 6 6 6
9   T Okker 6 6 7 9 T Okker 4 7 2 3
  R Barth 6 3 6 6 7 A Ashe 6 6 6 6
  GT Howard 4 6 1 4 R Barth 4 6 6 2 7
  I El Shafei 4 3 1 R Moore 6 4 1 6 6
  R Moore 6 6 6 R Barth 4 2 3
bye 7 A Ashe 6 6 6
  R Tanner R Tanner 7 4 3 4
bye 7 A Ashe 6 6 6 6
7   A Ashe

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Round four
bye
  W Bowrey W Bowrey 3 4 6 6 6
bye 20 B Hewitt 6 6 3 2 4
20   B Hewitt W Bowrey 3 6 7 2 4
bye 16 C Graebner 6 4 6 6 6
  R Keldie R Keldie 1 6 6 4
bye 16 C Graebner 6 7 4 6
16   C Graebner 16 C Graebner 4 3 2
bye 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6
  E Scott E Scott 6 7 7
bye H Rahim 3 6 6
  H Rahim E Scott 4 7 1 4
bye 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6 6
  J Loyo-Mayo J Loyo-Mayo 3 3 1
bye 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6
2   J Newcombe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roche is beaten in U.S. Open final". nytimes.com. 1974-09-14. Retrieved 2017-11-11.

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