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1971 French Open – Men's Doubles

Ilie Năstase and Ion Ţiriac were the defending champions but they withdrew from the tournament.

Men's Doubles
1971 French Open
ChampionUnited States Arthur Ashe
United States Marty Riessen
Runner-upUnited States Tom Gorman
United States Stan Smith
Final score6–8, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 11–9
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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Arthur Ashe and Marty Riessen won in the final 6–8, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 11–9 against Tom Gorman and Stan Smith.[1]

SeedsEdit

  1.   Ilie Năstase /   Ion Țiriac (Withdrew)
  2.   Arthur Ashe /   Marty Riessen (Champions)
  3.   Bob Lutz /   Charlie Pasarell (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Tom Gorman /   Stan Smith (Final)
  5.   Jan Kodeš /   Vladimír Zedník (Third round)
  6.   Dick Crealy /   Allan Stone (Fourth round)
  7.   John Alexander /   Phil Dent (Fourth round)
  8.   Alex Metreveli /   Cliff Richey (Quarterfinals)

Draw[2][3]Edit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Arthur Ashe
  Marty Riessen
1 7 8 6
  Patricio Cornejo
  Jaime Fillol
6 5 6 3
2   Arthur Ashe
  Marty Riessen
6 6 2 3 8
  Brian Fairlie
  Frew McMillan
3 3 6 6 6
3   Bob Lutz
  Charlie Pasarell
4 1 4
  Brian Fairlie
  Frew McMillan
6 6 6
2   Arthur Ashe
  Marty Riessen
6 4 6 6 11
4   Tom Gorman
  Stan Smith
8 6 3 4 9
  Bill Bowrey
  Bob Maud
9 5 2 7 4
4   Tom Gorman
  Stan Smith
7 7 6 5 6
4   Tom Gorman
  Stan Smith
6 6 6
  Bob Carmichael
  Ray Ruffels
4 4 4
8   Alex Metreveli
  Cliff Richey
3 2 2
  Bob Carmichael
  Ray Ruffels
6 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   A Ashe
  M Riessen
w/o
  M-A Elahi
  J Mukerjea
2   A Ashe
  M Riessen
3 8 6 6
  S Dron
  P Marmureanu
6 6 2 1
  S Dron
  P Marmureanu
6 6 6
  V Franchitti
  S Palmieri
1 1 4
2   A Ashe
  M Riessen
6 13 8
  I Molina
  J Velasco
2 11 6
  I Molina
  J Velasco
w/o
  A Bouteleux
  M Leclercq
  I Molina
  J Velasco
6 6 3 4 6
  M Di Domenico
  A Panatta
4 3 6 6 4
  M Di Domenico
  A Panatta
6 6 6
  W Alvarez
  P Darmon
1 3 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 6 6
  J-C Fauvet
  E Loliee
2 4 3
7   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 6 6
  T Lejus
  A Volkov
3 1 1
  T Lejus
  A Volkov
6 1 6 6 7
  T Bernasconi
  P Dominguez
8 6 2 1 5
7   J Alexander
  P Dent
5 1 6 4
  P Cornejo
  J Fillol
7 6 3 6
  P Cornejo
  J Fillol
7 4 6 6
  E Di Matteo
  A Zugarelli
5 6 2 4
  P Cornejo
  J Fillol
w/o
  I Fletcher
  B Phillips-Moore
  I Fletcher
  B Phillips-Moore
6 6 6
  P Szőke
  G Varga
1 3 2

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   B Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6 1 6
  A Gardiner
  P Marzano
1 3 6 4
3   B Lutz
  C Pasarell
3 6 6 6
  O Parun
  N Špear
6 1 3 4
  J Bartlett
  G Perkins
  O Parun
  N Špear
w/o
3   B Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 3 10 6 6
  J Leschly
  R Moore
8 6 8 4 4
  J Leschly
  R Moore
6 6 6
  E Drossart
  P Pokorny
3 3 3
  J Leschly
  R Moore
6 3 6 10
  J-C Barclay
  D Contet
4 6 4 8
  K Hirai
  J Kuki
6 0 3 1
  J-C Barclay
  D Contet
1 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   D Crealy
  A Stone
6 6 6
  J Kawamori
  T Koura
3 3 1
6   D Crealy
  A Stone
6 7 6
  N Kalogeropoulos
  JR Pinto Bravo
6 6 8   S Ball
  G Masters
4 5 2
  C Boutard
  J-P Olivier
3 3 6   N Kalogeropoulos
  JR Pinto Bravo
6 6 3 2 4
  S Ball
  G Masters
6 7 6   S Ball
  G Masters
4 4 6 6 6
  É Deblicker
  J Thamin
3 5 1 6   D Crealy
  A Stone
4 5 6 6 2
  B Fairlie
  F McMillan
6 6 6   B Fairlie
  F McMillan
6 7 2 4 6
  D Segal
  J Zwieg
0 0 0   B Fairlie
  F McMillan
6 6 6
  J Cooper
  C Dibley
6 6 6   J Cooper
  C Dibley
3 2 2
  L Grinnan
  LC Moreira
3 2 0   B Fairlie
  F McMillan
6 6 6
  P Lamp
  H Sepp
6 6 6   F Froehling
  J McManus
4 2 3
  U Oquendo
  O Piva
1 4 2   P Lamp
  H Sepp
3 9 3
  F Froehling
  J McManus
2 6 6 6   F Froehling
  J McManus
6 11 6
  N Perry
  E Zuleta
6 1 2 2

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  J-P Bombardier
  B De Troye
3 3 3
  S Baranyi
  R Machán
6 6 6   S Baranyi
  R Machán
3 6 5 6 6
  C Bovett
  B Seewagen
2 6 8 6   C Bovett
  B Seewagen
6 1 7 3 3
  G Goven
  P Proisy
6 4 6 4   S Baranyi
  R Machán
3 4 3
  F Bartoni
  P Toci
w/o   Ž Franulović
  T Ryan
6 6 6
  B Jovanović
  D Schroder
  F Bartoni
  P Toci
0 3 2
  D Charlet
  D Grozdanovitch
4 0 4   Ž Franulović
  T Ryan
6 6 6
  Ž Franulović
  T Ryan
6 6 6   Ž Franulović
  T Ryan
7 3 4 2
  J-P Courcol
  B Montrenaud
6 5 6 6   B Bowrey
  B Maud
5 6 6 6
  R Case
  F Sedgman
2 7 3 2   J-P Courcol
  B Montrenaud
6 2 6 2
  B Bowrey
  B Maud
6 8 6   B Bowrey
  B Maud
8 6 3 6
  J Gisbert
  J Guerrero
2 6 1   B Bowrey
  B Maud
3 2 6 6 10
5   J Kodeš
  V Zedník
6 6 4 3 8
  G Widjojo
  A Wijono
6 3 7 5
5   J Kodeš
  V Zedník
4 6 9 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  J Hřebec
  F Pála
5 6 11 4
  P Barthès
  J-B Chanfreau
7 2 13 6
  P Barthès
  J-B Chanfreau
3 6 7 0 8
  T Koch
  JE Mandarino
6 3 5 6 6
  P Gavrilidis
  T Kakulia
0 1 4
  T Koch
  JE Mandarino
6 6 6
  P Barthès
  J-B Chanfreau
4 3 6
4   T Gorman
  S Smith
6 6 8
  J-P Meyer
  W N'Godrella
1 3 5
  G Majoli
  N Pietrangeli
6 6 7
  G Majoli
  N Pietrangeli
3 6 2 10 4
4   T Gorman
  S Smith
6 2 6 8 6
  P Beust
  B Paul
5 4 2
4   T Gorman
  S Smith
7 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  B Bertram
  W Freer
8 4 6 4
  F Jauffret
  J-L Rouyer
10 6 3 6
  F Jauffret
  J-L Rouyer
5 7 5 4
  T Addison
  M Holeček
7 5 7 6
  S Mureșan
  D Sturdza
4 2 2
  T Addison
  M Holeček
6 6 6
  T Addison
  M Holeček
4 6 11 1 2
8   A Metreveli
  C Richey
6 2 9 6 6
  W Gąsiorek
  T Nowicki
w/o
  JL Arilla
  A Muñoz
  W Gąsiorek
  T Nowicki
5 7 9 2 2
8   A Metreveli
  C Richey
7 5 7 6 6
  P van Min
  J Ward
8   A Metreveli
  C Richey
w/o

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  C Barazzutti
  R Lombardi
2 4 8
  V Egorov
  V Korotkov
6 6 10
  V Egorov
  V Korotkov
3 4 4
  B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
6 6 6
  F Battegay
  P Joly
1 5 7
  B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
6 7 9
  B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
6 6 6
  J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
3 2 2
  P Cramer
  A Pattison
6 3 4 2
  J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
2 6 6 6
  J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
6 6 6
  J Spalding
  J West
0 2 1
  J Spalding
  J West
w/o
1   I Năstase
  I Țiriac

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AUSTRALIANS GAIN FINAL IN FRANCE". nytimes.com.
  2. ^ "Official results archive (ITF)". itftennis.com.
  3. ^ "Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)". atptour.com.