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1970 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

John Newcombe defeated Ken Rosewall in the final, 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1970 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It was Newcombe's second Wimbledon singles title, and his fifth overall grand slam singles title. Rod Laver was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Roger Taylor.

Men's Singles
1970 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia John Newcombe
Runner-upAustralia Ken Rosewall
Final score5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1969 · Wimbledon Championships · 1971 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Rod Laver (Fourth round)
02.     John Newcombe (Champion)
03.     Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
04.     Tony Roche (Quarterfinals)
05.     Ken Rosewall (Final)
06.     Željko Franulović (Third round)
07.     Stan Smith (Fourth round)
08.     Ilie Năstase (Fourth round)
09.     Clark Graebner (Quarterfinals)
10.     Roy Emerson (Quarterfinals)
11.     Tom Okker (Second round)
12.     Cliff Drysdale (Third round)
13.     Jan Kodeš (First round)
14.     Andrés Gimeno (Semifinals)
15.     Dennis Ralston (Fourth round)
16.     Roger Taylor (Semifinals)

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

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
16   Roger Taylor 6 11 12
9   Clark Graebner 3 9 10
16   Roger Taylor 3 6 3 3
5   Ken Rosewall 6 4 6 6
4   Tony Roche 8 1 6 2
5   Ken Rosewall 10 6 4 6
5   Ken Rosewall 7 3 2 6 1
2   John Newcombe 5 6 6 3 6
  Bob Carmichael 1 2 4
14   Andrés Gimeno 6 6 6
14   Andrés Gimeno 3 6 0
2   John Newcombe 6 8 6
10   Roy Emerson 1 7 6 2 9
2   John Newcombe 6 5 3 6 11

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   R Laver 6 6 6
  G Seewagen 2 0 2 1   R Laver 6 6 6
  H Kary 5 6 3 4   J Alexander 1 3 3
  J Alexander 7 3 6 6 1   R Laver 6 3 6 6
  H Fitzgibbon 6 6 7 4   F McMillan 2 6 0 2
  R Giltinan 8 8 5 6   R Giltinan 6 7 4 1 2
  F McMillan 7 6 11   F McMillan 3 5 6 6 6
  J-L Rouyer 5 4 9 1   R Laver 6 4 2 1
16   R Taylor 1 6 8 3 6 16   R Taylor 4 6 6 6
  B Fairlie 6 3 6 6 4 16   R Taylor 3 6 6 6
  H Rahim w/o   J Mukherjea 6 3 2 4
  J Mukerjea 16   R Taylor 8 17 6
Q   J Paish 2 2 6 5   C Pasarell 6 15 4
  M Holeček 6 6 4 7   M Holeček 1 2 4
  A Muñoz 4 5 3   C Pasarell 6 6 6
  C Pasarell 6 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   I Năstase 6 6 7 8
  O Parun 8 0 5 6 8   I Năstase 7 1 2 6 6
  I Gulyás 2 8 4 4   C Richey 5 6 6 4 3
  C Richey 6 6 6 6 8   I Năstase 6 6 6 4 6
  T Ryan 9 6 3 6   T Ryan 3 1 8 6 1
Q   P Doerner 7 4 6 3   T Ryan 4 6 6 3 6
  S Baranyi 5 3 2   S Koudelka 6 2 4 6 3
  S Koudelka 7 6 6 8   I Năstase 3 0 6 3
9   C Graebner 6 6 3 6 9   C Graebner 6 6 4 6
  H Elschenbroich 3 2 6 1 9   C Graebner 4 14 6 0
  S Likhachev 6 2 4   I Țiriac 6 12 2 0r
  I Țiriac 8 6 6 9   C Graebner 6 6 6
  D Schroder 6 6 6   P Lall 0 2 1
  F Guzmán 2 2 0   D Schroder 4 4 9 2
  G Vilas 1 2 4   P Lall 6 6 7 6
  P Lall 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   A Roche 6 6 6
  R Maud 1 4 2 4   A Roche 6 6 6
Q   R Dowdeswell 7 1 6 1 5   R Ruffels 4 3 2
  R Ruffels 5 6 3 6 7 4   A Roche 6 9 6
  A Pattison 8 6 4 3 6   M Cox 2 7 3
  E van Dillen 6 1 6 6 3   A Pattison 3 4 7
  H Irvine 2 6 3 4   M Cox 6 6 9
  M Cox 6 4 6 6 4   A Roche 6 8 6 6
13   J Kodeš 2 5 6 6 5   M Riessen 4 10 4 2
  A Metreveli 6 7 3 2 7   A Metreveli 7 4 4 4
  F Pála 4 4 2   JE Mandarino 5 6 6 6
  JE Mandarino 6 6 6   JE Mandarino 6 5 5 1
  E Scott 8 6 14   M Riessen 4 7 7 6
Q   R Krog 6 2 12   E Scott 4 2 3
  J McManus 0 2 2   M Riessen 6 6 6
  M Riessen 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   K Rosewall 6 7 6
Q   C Dibley 3 5 4 5   K Rosewall 6 6 6
  P Proisy 8 10 3 4   J-C Barclay 2 1 3
  J-C Barclay 6 12 6 6 5   K Rosewall 6 6 6
  P Cornejo 8 4 18 5 6   T Addison 2 4 0
  W Bowrey 6 6 16 7 8   W Bowrey 8 1 3 6 3
  T Addison 3 10 12 6   T Addison 6 6 6 4 6
  B Phillips-Moore 6 8 10 3 5   K Rosewall 6 6 3 7
12   C Drysdale 7 9 8 3 6   T Gorman 2 2 6 5
  F Stolle 5 11 6 6 3 12   C Drysdale 6 6 6
  N Špear 6 6 6   N Špear 4 4 4
  T Akbari 2 3 3 12   C Drysdale 3 3 2
  T Gorman 6 8 7   T Gorman 6 6 6
  J-B Chanfreau 2 6 5   T Gorman 6 4 6 6
Q   P Curtis 6 6 1 6 Q   P Curtis 2 6 4 1
  J Osborne 3 3 6 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  R Lutz 4 6 6 6
  G Goven 6 3 3 4   R Lutz 6 6 6
  P Hombergen 2 3 2   P Dent 2 1 2
  P Dent 6 6 6   R Lutz 6 7 5 7 3
  R Hewitt 6 6 6   R Hewitt 1 5 7 9 6
  D Contet 2 3 4   R Hewitt 6 6 6
  J Ulrich 9 6 1 3 11   T Okker 3 4 3
11   T Okker 11 4 6 6   R Hewitt 4 7 2
  R Carmichael 3 10 6 6   R Carmichael 6 9 6
  C Steele 6 8 3 1   R Carmichael 4 6 6 3 6
  R Crealy 6 6 6   R Crealy 6 3 4 6 3
LL   E Zuleta 3 2 2   R Carmichael 6 6 6
  K Diepraam 7 13 6 6   Z Franulović 3 2 0
  R Russell 5 11 2   K Diepraam 3 4 6 1
  D Lloyd 2 4 4 6   Z Franulović 6 6 2 6
6   Z Franulović 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  P Mărmureanu 2 5 4
  T Ulrich 6 7 6   T Ulrich 6 6 6
  K Watanabe 5 3 6 3   I Buding 2 3 3
  I Buding 7 6 4 6   T Ulrich 6 1 2 2
  R Wilson 3 4 2 14   A Gimeno 4 6 6 6
  A Stone 6 6 6   A Stone 5 6 3 4
  P Barthès 6 1 4 2 14   A Gimeno 7 4 6 6
14   A Gimeno 4 6 6 6 14   A Gimeno 7 7 6
  S Matthews 4 10 6 3   A Ashe 5 5 2
  I El Shafei 6 12 8   I El Shafei 6 6 4 4 6
  D Sturdza 4 4 9 4   L Hoad 3 3 6 6 1
  L Hoad 6 6 7 6   I El Shafei 3 1 6 0
  N Pilić 4 6 6 4 6 3   A Ashe 6 6 2 6
  G Battrick 6 1 1 6 3   N Pilić 7 13 4 3
  G Stilwell 3 2 1 3   A Ashe 9 11 6 6
3   A Ashe 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   J Bartlett 7 2 4 4
  J Saul 5 6 6 6   J Saul 3 1 4
  B Bertram 6 1 6 6   B Bertram 6 6 6
  F Jauffret 4 6 3 3   B Bertram 10 0 3 1
  T Leius 3 4 9 10   R Emerson 8 6 6 6
  J Leschly 6 6 11   J Leschly 3 3 4
  A Volkov 4 2 0 10   R Emerson 6 6 6
10   R Emerson 6 6 6 10   R Emerson 2 6 6 6
Q   S Ball 2 2 9 4 7   S Smith 6 3 4 2
  M Orantes 6 6 7 6   M Orantes 3 11 6 6
  B Montrenaud 2 5 9 6 5   J Kukal 6 9 3 4
  J Kukal 6 7 7 3 7   M Orantes 6 3 6 3
  H-J Plötz 6 6 6 7   S Smith 4 6 8 6
Q   S Warboys 4 4 4   H-J Plötz 2 2 4
  J Fillol 5 6 3 4 7   S Smith 6 6 6
7   S Smith 7 2 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  M Mulligan 5 1 6
  J Loyo Mayo 7 6 8   J Loyo Mayo 3 6 6 2 6
Q   A McDonald 7 10 3 4 4   V Korotkov 6 1 2 6 4
  V Korotkov 5 8 6 6 6   J Loyo Mayo 0 0 1
  J Clifton 4 2 3 15   D Ralston 6 6 6
  I Fletcher 6 6 6   I Fletcher 6 3 5 2
  N Pietrangeli w/o 15   D Ralston 4 6 7 6
15   D Ralston 15   D Ralston 12 7 2
  A Panatta 1 3 7 6 2   J Newcombe 14 9 6
  O Davidson 6 6 5 8   O Davidson 6 6 6
  R Moore 9 4 6 1   R Holmberg 4 4 2
  R Holmberg 11 6 2 6   O Davidson 7 3 5
  R Keldie 6 2 3 1 2   J Newcombe 9 6 7
  N Kalogeropoulos 4 6 6 6   N Kalogeropoulos 1 2 1
  R Barth 2 3 4 2   J Newcombe 6 6 6
2   J Newcombe 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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