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1973 US Open – Men's Singles

John Newcombe defeated Jan Kodeš 6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1973 US Open. Ilie Nastase was the defending champion but lost in the second round to Andrew Pattison.

Men's Singles
1973 US Open
ChampionAustralia John Newcombe
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Final score6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
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
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Stan Smith (Semifinalist)
  2.   Ilie Năstase (Second round)
  3.   Arthur Ashe (Third round)
  4.   Rod Laver (Third round)
  5.   Ken Rosewall (Semifinalist)
  6.   Jan Kodeš (Finalist)
  7.   Tom Okker (Fourth round)
  8.   Manuel Orantes (Third round)
  9.   Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinalist)
  10.   John Newcombe (Champion)
  11.   Roger Taylor (Second round)
  12.   Marty Riessen (Second round)
  13.   Tom Gorman (Fourth round)
  14.   Adriano Panatta (Third round)
  15.   Nikola Pilić (Quarterfinalist)
  16.   Cliff Richey (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Stan Smith 6 6 6
  Onny Parun 3 3 2
1   Stan Smith 5 7 1 5
6   Jan Kodeš 7 6 6 7
15   Nikola Pilić 2 6 1 6 5
6   Jan Kodeš 6 4 6 3 7
6   Jan Kodeš 4 6 6 2 3
10   John Newcombe 6 1 4 6 6
5   Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
  Vijay Amritraj 4 3 3
5   Ken Rosewall 4 6 3
10   John Newcombe 6 7 6
9   Jimmy Connors 4 6 6
10   John Newcombe 6 7 7

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Smith 6 5
  Proisy 4 0 r 1 Smith 6 6 6
  Martin 6 6 6 Martin 3 2 1
  Vázquez 0 1 1 1 Smith 6 7 6 6
  Pohmann 2 6 4 Tanner 7 6 4 3
  Tanner 6 7 6 Tanner 6 6 6
  Masters 4 6 6 6 7 Masters 4 4 1
  Graebner 6 7 1 4 5 1 Smith 3 7 6 6
13   Gorman 6 6 6 13 Gorman 6 5 3 4
  Dibbs 3 1 2 13 Gorman 7 7 6
  Bengtson 6 6 6 Bengtson 5 5 3
  Carrington 3 4 3 13 Gorman 3 7 6 6
  Cornejo 4 6 3 Cox 6 5 4 4
  Cox 6 7 6 Cox 4 6 6 6
  Loyo-Mayo 1 3 6 3 Feaver 6 4 2 4
  Feaver 6 6 4 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Orantes 6 6 6
  Mottram 3 1 3 8 Orantes 6 3 7 6
  Fletcher 6 6 6 Fletcher 2 6 5 3
  Seegers 4 1 1 8 Orantes 1 4 6
  Seewagen 7 6 7 Case 6 6 7
  Rahim 5 4 5 Seewagen 2 1 1
  Case 6 6 6 Case 6 6 6
  Norberg 4 4 3 Case 4 1 6 4
12   Riessen 5 6 6 6 Parun 6 6 4 6
  Koch 7 2 3 2 12 Riessen 3 6 6
  Parun 6 6 6 3 6 Parun 6 7 7
  Singh 1 7 3 6 1 Parun 3 6 7 6
  Lloyd 6 6 6 4 6 Simpson 6 3 6 1
  Kreiss 1 7 0 6 3 Lloyd 3 6 3 2
  Bertolucci 3 1 r Simpson 6 3 6 6
  Simpson 6 3

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Ashe 7 6 7 6
  Dibley 6 7 5 2 3 Ashe 6 6 6
  Stewart 6 6 4 6 Stewart 4 2 2
  Higgins 3 0 6 4 3 Ashe 7 4 4 4
  Chanfreau 6 6 6 Borg 6 6 6 6
  Vilas 3 3 4 Chanfreau 5 6 1 4
  Borg 3 6 6 6 6 Borg 7 2 6 6
  Barth 6 7 4 1 2 Borg 4 7 3 4
15   Pilić 7 6 6 15 Pilić 6 5 6 6
  Austin 6 4 2 15 Pilić 7 5 7 6
  Amritraj 6 6 6 Amritraj 5 7 6 4
  Dupre 2 1 2 15 Pilić 4 6 6 6
  Dent 6 6 6 Dent 6 3 3 1
  Ryan 2 4 2 Dent 6 5 6 6
  Hardie 3 7 6 6 Hardie 4 7 1 2
  Froehling 6 6 2 4

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Kodeš 6 6 6 6
  N'Godrella 7 2 1 4 6 Kodeš 7 6 6 6
  McManus 6 6 6 McManus 5 3 7 1
  Álvarez 3 1 2 6 Kodeš 6 7 7
  Crealy 6 6 6 El Shafei 3 5 6
  Holeček 3 3 2 Crealy 3 5 1
  McMillan 4 2 4 El Shafei 6 7 6
  El Shafei 6 6 6 6 Kodeš 7 7 6
11   Taylor 6 6 6 Alexander 6 5 4
  Zugarelli 4 4 4 11 Taylor 6 6 4 3 5
  Alexander 7 7 6 Alexander 3 4 6 6 7
  Gerulaitis 6 6 4 Alexander 3 7 6 6
  Phillips-Moore 4 6 6 6 Drysdale 6 6 2 2
  Crookenden 6 3 2 1 Phillips-Moore 3 3 4
  Drysdale 6 6 6 6 Drysdale 6 6 6
  Dell 7 1 0 3

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Hřebec 6 7 6
  Stockton 2 5 2 Hřebec 3 6 3 2 4
  Muñoz 6 2 6 Ramírez 6 2 6 6 6
  Ramírez 7 6 7 Ramírez 2 4 7 6
  Brown 3 7 4 0 16 Richey 6 6 6 7
  Teacher 6 6 6 6 Teacher 6 3 4 6 3
  Battrick 0 6 4 6 4 16 Richey 3 6 6 3 6
16   Richey 6 2 6 3 6 16 Richey 3 4 3
  Ulrich 4 4 2 5 Rosewall 6 6 6
  Zednik 6 6 6 Zednik 6 3 4 7 4
  Kamiwazumi 6 2 6 7 Kamiwazumi 4 6 6 5 6
  Andrews 2 6 2 6 Kamiwazumi 6 1 1
  McKinley 6 6 6 5 Rosewall 7 6 6
  Carmichael 4 3 2 McKinley 1 3 3
  Stilwell 3 2 2 5 Rosewall 6 6 6
5   Rosewall 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Hagey 3 6 4
  Moore 6 7 6 Moore 5 1 6 6
  Stone 6 6 6 Stone 7 6 4 7
  Siegel 3 3 4 Stone 7 6 4 6 6
  Edlefsen 7 3 3 6 6 14 Panatta 5 7 6 3 4
  Ovici 6 6 6 2 7 Ovici 1 3 1
  Amaya 6 7 3 7 4 14 Panatta 6 6 6
14   Panatta 7 6 6 6 6 Stone 2 2 2
  Cramer 7 6 6 Amritraj 6 6 6
  Prajoux 5 1 2 Cramer 6 3 7 6 5
  Scott 4 6 2 Amritraj 3 6 6 7 7
  Amritraj 6 7 6 Amritraj 7 2 6 2 6
  Meiler 6 3 0 4 Laver 6 6 4 6 4
  Dominguez 7 6 6 Dominguez 1 3 2
  Solomon 0 2 2 4 Laver 6 6 6
4   Laver 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Goven 6 3 2 6
  Van Dillen 3 6 6 7 Van Dillen 6 4 6 3
  McNair 7 3 7 6 2 Pasarell 7 6 4 6
  Pasarell 5 6 6 7 6 Pasarell 3 4 7 2
  Fillol Sr. 6 7 7 9 Connors 6 6 6 6
  Estep 1 6 5 Fillol Sr. 4 6 5 6
  Fitzgibbon 3 3 2 9 Connors 6 4 7 7
9   Connors 6 6 6 9 Connors 6 6 6
  Krulevitz 4 6 1 2 7 Okker 3 2 4
  Barthes 6 3 6 6 Barthes 1 3 4
  Gottfried 6 6 6 Gottfried 6 6 6
  Kronk 4 1 2 Gottfried 4 6 3 4
  Mayer 6 5 6 1 r 7 Okker 6 3 6 6
  Gerken 4 7 4 4 Gerken 5 3 7 6
  Gonzales 7 3 1 4 7 Okker 7 6 6 7
7   Okker 6 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Ţiriac 4 6 4 6 6
  Neely 6 4 6 4 0 Ţiriac 6 7 7
  Borowiak 4 6 6 6 Borowiak 4 6 5
  Reid 6 3 2 2 Ţiriac 6 3 4
  Delaney 6 6 6 7 10 Newcombe 7 6 6
  Molina 7 1 4 6 Delaney 6 3 3
  Lara 7 3 3 7 3 10 Newcombe 7 6 6
10   Newcombe 6 6 6 6 6 10 Newcombe 6 6 7 6
  Davidson 6 4 Pattison 7 1 5 4
  Fassbender 3 1 r Davidson 1 7 4 7 2
  Barazzutti 2 6 4 Owens 6 6 6 5 6
  Owens 6 7 6 Owens 3 4 2
  Pattison 7 6 6 Pattison 6 6 6
  James 6 2 3 Pattison 6 2 6 6 6
  Hose 4 4 3 2 Năstase 7 6 3 4 4
2   Năstase 6 6 6

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