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Pierre Barthès and Nikola Pilić were the defending US Open men's doubles tennis champions, but did not defend their title as a team.

Men's Doubles
1971 US Open
ChampionsAustralia John Newcombe
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
Runners-upUnited States Stan Smith
United States Erik van Dillen
Final score6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, [5-3]
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
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 · US Open · 1972 →

Seventh-seeded John Newcombe and Roger Taylor won the title by defeating sixth-seeded Stan Smith and Erik van Dillen 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, [5-3] in the final.[1][2]

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Arthur Ashe /   Dennis Ralston (Third round, withdrew)
  2.   Tom Okker /   Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  3.   Ilie Năstase /   Ion Țiriac (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Bill Bowrey /   Owen Davidson (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Bob Hewitt /   Frew McMillan (Semifinals, retired)
  6.   Stan Smith /   Erik van Dillen (Final)
  7.   John Newcombe /   Roger Taylor (Champions)
  8.   John Alexander /   Phil Dent (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Milan Holeček
  Onny Parun
0 3 6
7   John Newcombe
  Roger Taylor
6 6 7
7   John Newcombe
  Roger Taylor
7 6
5   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
6 1r
3   Ilie Năstase
  Ion Țiriac
7 6 3 7 3
5   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
5 7 6 5 6
7   John Newcombe
  Roger Taylor
6 6 7 4 [5]
6   Stan Smith
  Erik van Dillen
7 3 6 6 [3]
6   Stan Smith
  Erik van Dillen
6 7 6
4   Bill Bowrey
  Owen Davidson
4 6 3
6   Stan Smith
  Erik van Dillen
6 6 6
2   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
4 2 2
  Jeff Borowiak
  Haroon Rahim
3 4 1
2   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
6 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   A Ashe
  D Ralston
6 3 6 6
  J Clifton
  J Paish
0 6 4 2 1   A Ashe
  D Ralston
6 6 6
  M Fishbach
  P Fishbach
6 6 4 7   M Fishbach
  P Fishbach
3 0 2
  B Brown
  T Ward
3 4 6 6 1   A Ashe
  D Ralston
  V Gerulaitis
  E Scott
7 3 6 3 6   M Holeček
  O Parun
w/o
  F Pála
  V Zedník
6 6 0 6 3   V Gerulaitis
  E Scott
2 6 6 4 6
  M Holeček
  O Parun
4 6 7 7   M Holeček
  O Parun
6 3 4 6 7
  P Cornejo
  J Fillol
6 4 6 5   M Holeček
  O Parun
0 3 6
7   J Newcombe
  R Taylor
6 7 6 7   J Newcombe
  R Taylor
6 6 7
  E Álvarez
  T Vázquez
3 6 2 7   J Newcombe
  R Taylor
6 6 7
Alt   P Burwash
  P Cramer
2 1 4   T Leonard
  N Pilić
3 2 6
  T Leonard
  N Pilić
6 6 6 7   J Newcombe
  R Taylor
7 7 6
  B Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6 6   B Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 5 3
  J Parker
  L Parker
3 4 3   B Lutz
  C Pasarell
6 6 7 6
  A Muñoz
  M Orantes
6 6 6   A Muñoz
  M Orantes
3 7 5 1
  J Fassbender
  H-J Pohmann
4 4 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
6 6 6
  I El Shafei
  B Fairlie
4 4 4 3   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
6 4 6 6
  G Mulloy
  B Talbert
4 0 3   P Gonzales
  R Gonzales
2 6 3 2
  P Gonzales
  R Gonzales
6 6 6 3   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
7 6 6
  T Addison
  F McNair
1 4 3   M Estep
  S Stewart
6 2 4
  R Holmberg
  C Richey
6 6 6   R Holmberg
  C Richey
6 3 7 5 3
  R Case
  J Cooper
6 6 4 6 4   M Estep
  S Stewart
3 6 6 7 6
  M Estep
  S Stewart
1 2 6 7 6 3   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
7 6 3 7 3
5   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6 6 5   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
5 7 6 5 6
  J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
4 2 2 5   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 7 7 6
  G Widjojo
  E Zuleta
3 1 7 3   B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
7 6 6 4
  B Carmichael
  R Ruffels
6 6 6 6 5   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6 6
  J Connors
  T Ryan
7 4 6 6   J Connors
  T Ryan
3 1 3
  P Gerken
  B Gottfried
6 6 3 4   J Connors
  T Ryan
7 3 6 6
  S Mayer
  R Tanner
6 6 6 3 6   H Fitzgibbon
  A Palafox
6 6 3 4
  H Fitzgibbon
  A Palafox
7 4 4 6 7

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  A Olmedo
  H Richardson
2 3 4
  O Bengtson
  R Keldie
6 6 6   O Bengtson
  R Keldie
7 4 6 3 7
  D Knight
  L Schloss
3 4 2   T Edlefsen
  F Froehling
6 6 2 6 6
  T Edlefsen
  F Froehling
6 6 6   O Bengtson
  R Keldie
2 7 5 1
  H Irvine
  A Pattison
6 5 7 6 6   S Smith
  E van Dillen
6 6 7 6
  K Hirai
  J Kuki
4 7 6 1   H Irvine
  A Pattison
4 4 5
  J Gardner
  T Howard
3 3 6 6 6   S Smith
  E van Dillen
6 6 7
6   S Smith
  E van Dillen
6 6 4 7 6   S Smith
  E van Dillen
6 7 6
  M Cox
  G Stilwell
3 7 5 3 4   B Bowrey
  O Davidson
4 6 3
  B Maud
  A Stone
6 6 7 6   B Maud
  A Stone
6 7 6 4 7
  K Tanabe
  P van Lingen
  R McKinley
  D Stockton
3 5 7 6 6
  R McKinley
  D Stockton
w/o   B Maud
  A Stone
6 6 6 2
  R Fisher
  S Pasarell
4   B Bowrey
  O Davidson
7 3 7 6
  P Barthès
  G Goven
w/o   P Barthès
  G Goven
1 2 7 5
  C McKinley
  P Walthall
0 2 1 4   B Bowrey
  O Davidson
6 6 5 7
4   B Bowrey
  O Davidson
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  J Borowiak
  H Rahim
6 7 5 5 6
  S Giammalva
  D Savitt
4 5 7 7 3   J Borowiak
  H Rahim
6 7 6 6
  W Higgins
  N Špear
5 4 4   J McManus
  J Osborne
7 6 4 4
  J McManus
  J Osborne
7 6 6   J Borowiak
  H Rahim
6 4 3 6 6
  J-B Chanfreau
  P Proisy
6 6 6 8   J Alexander
  P Dent
2 6 6 1 4
Alt   B Bailey
  A Neely
3 1 4   J-B Chanfreau
  P Proisy
  G Battrick
  P Curtis
4 1 3 8   J Alexander
  P Dent
w/o
8   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 6 6   J Borowiak
  H Rahim
3 4 1
  C Dibley
  G Masters
6 6 3 4 7 2   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 6
  J Loyo Mayo
  R Ramírez
2 4 6 6 5   C Dibley
  G Masters
6 7 6 6
  Ž Franulović
  J Kodeš
4 0 6 3   D Dell
  B Seewagen
7 6 4 3
  D Dell
  B Seewagen
6 6 2 6   C Dibley
  G Masters
6 5 6
  C Graebner
  T Koch
6 6 6 6 2   T Okker
  M Riessen
7 7 7
  J Leschly
  R Moore
3 7 4 4   C Graebner
  T Koch
6 2 3
  M-A Elahi
  S Meer
3 4 6 2   T Okker
  M Riessen
7 6 6
2   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 111, 116. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.
  2. ^ "Smith Beats Kodes for U.S. Open Title". nytimes.com.

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