1971 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

John Newcombe and Tony Roche defeated Tom Okker and Marty Riessen 6–2, 7–6 in the final to win the Men's Doubles title at the 1971 Australian Open.[1]

Men's Doubles
1971 Australian Open
ChampionsAustralia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
Runners-upNetherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
Final score6–2, 7–6
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
← 1970 · Australian Open · 1972 →

SeedsEdit

The top four seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1.   John Newcombe /   Tony Roche (Champions)
  2.   Roy Emerson /   Rod Laver (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Ken Rosewall /   Fred Stolle (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Tom Okker /   Marty Riessen (Final)
  5.   Arthur Ashe /   Dennis Ralston (Semifinals)
  6.   William Bowrey /   Owen Davidson (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Andrés Gimeno /   Roger Taylor (First Round)
  8.   Cliff Drysdale /   Greg Perkins (First Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6 6  
5   Arthur Ashe
  Dennis Ralston
4 3  
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6 7  
4   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
2 6  
4   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
7 7  
    Robert Lutz
  Charlie Pasarell
6 6  

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6 6
    G Pollard
  R Wilson
6 3 6     G Pollard
  R Wilson
7 2 2
    R Maud
  F McMillan
3 6 3 1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6  
    J Cooper
  C Dibley
6 6     P Doerner
  B Phillips-Moore
1 3  
    J Feaver
  E McCabe
1 4     J Cooper
  C Dibley
6 6  
    P Doerner
  B Phillips-Moore
6 6     P Doerner
  B Phillips-Moore
7 7  
8   C Drysdale
  G Perkins
2 4 1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6  
5   A Ashe
  D Ralston
6 6 5   A Ashe
  D Ralston
4 3  
    A Shapter
  C Stubs
2 4 5   A Ashe
  D Ralston
7 6
    B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
3 5       J Alexander
  P Dent
5 4
    J Alexander
  P Dent
6 7   5   A Ashe
  D Ralston
7 7  
    R Case
  G Masters
6 6   3   K Rosewall
  F Stolle
6 5  
    A Gardiner
  J Ward
2 2       R Case
  G Masters
2 1  
3   K Rosewall
  F Stolle
6 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
4   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6  
    M Anderson
  R Moore
4 5       I El Shafei
  B Fairlie
2 3  
    I El Shafei
  B Fairlie
6 7   4   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6  
    S Ball
  B Giltinan
6 4 6 6   W Bowrey
  O Davidson
2 3  
    R Barth
  T Ulrich
3 6 3     S Ball
  B Giltinan
3 6  
    B Wright
  J Zwieg
w/o     6   W Bowrey
  O Davidson
6 7  
6   W Bowrey
  O Davidson
      4   T Okker
  M Riessen
7 7  
7   A Gimeno
  R Taylor
3 4     R Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6  
    D Crealy
  A Stone
6 6     D Crealy
  A Stone
6 3
    G Thomson
  K Warwick
4 1       R Lutz
  C Pasarell
7 6
    R Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6       R Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6  
    M Cox
  G Stilwell
6 6   2   R Emerson
  R Laver
4 3  
    M Rose
  F Sedgman
3 2       M Cox
  G Stilwell
6 2  
2   R Emerson
  R Laver
7 6  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 373. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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