1973 Wimbledon Championships – Men's doubles

Bob Hewitt and Frew McMillan did not defend their title as they participated in the Wimbledon boycott of 1973.[1]

Men's doubles
1973 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Jimmy Connors
Romania Ilie Năstase
Runners-upAustralia John Cooper
Australia Neale Fraser
Final score3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 8–9(3–7), 6–1
Details
Draw64
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
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Jimmy Connors and Ilie Năstase defeated John Cooper and Neale Fraser in the final, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 8–9(3–7), 6–1 to win the gentlemen's doubles title at the 1973 Wimbledon Championships.[2]

SeedsEdit

01.     Jimmy Connors /   Ilie Năstase (champions)
02.     John Cooper /   Neale Fraser (final)
03.   n/a
04.     Sergei Likhachev /   Alex Metreveli (third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
6 6 5 6
  Premjit Lall
  Jaidip Mukerjea
1 2 7 2
1   Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
9 3 6 6
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Karl Meiler
7 6 4 3
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Karl Meiler
6 9 6
  Jan Kodeš
  Jan Kukal
4 8 3
1   Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
3 6 6 836
2   John Cooper
  Neale Fraser
6 3 4 97 1
  David Lloyd
  John Paish
4 2 6 6 9
  Peter Curtis
  Roger Taylor
6 6 1 3 7
  David Lloyd
  John Paish
6 3 2 4
2   John Cooper
  Neale Fraser
3 6 6 6
  Chris Kachel
  Eugene Russo
7 5 6 1 9
2   John Cooper
  Neale Fraser
5 7 3 6 11

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1   J Connors
  I Năstase
7 7 6
  T Kakulia
  F Pála
5 5 2 1   J Connors
  I Năstase
6 8 6 8
  M Lara
  J Pinto Bravo
5 6 6 0 1   O Davidson
  B Phillips-Moore
4 9 3 6
  O Davidson
  B Phillips-Moore
7 1 3 6 6 1   J Connors
  I Năstase
6 5 3 8 8
  N Holmes
  J Yuill
6 3 4 6   M Machette
  R Ramírez
4 7 6 6 6
  M Machette
  R Ramírez
3 6 6 8   M Machette
  R Ramírez
4 6 5 6 6
  J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
8 6 6 9   J Kamiwazumi
  T Sakai
6 4 7 4 4
  G Misra
  C Mukerjea
9 3 2 8 1   J Connors
  I Năstase
6 6 5 6
  H Engert
  F Gebert
4 6 3 4   P Lall
  J Mukerjea
1 2 7 2
  J Feaver
  S Warboys
6 3 6 6   J Feaver
  S Warboys
7 8 9 6 6
  H-J Plötz
  H-J Pohmann
6 6 6   H-J Plötz
  H-J Pohmann
9 9 7 2 4
  N Kelaidis
  J Kuki
1 2 3   J Feaver
  S Warboys
5 3 8
  A McDonald
  J Simpson
  P Lall
  J Mukerjea
7 6 9
  S Ball
  R Giltinan
w/o   A McDonald
  J Simpson
8 3 4
  P Lall
  J Mukerjea
8 3 6 9   P Lall
  J Mukerjea
9 6 6
  T Nowicki
  P Pokorny
6 6 3 8

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   S Likhachev
  A Metreveli
4 6 4 6 6
  G Perkins
  K Pugaev
6 4 6 4 3 4   S Likhachev
  A Metreveli
6 6 9
  B Anstey
  M Edmondson
6 6 8   B Anstey
  M Edmondson
3 4 7
  R Buwalda
  C Dowdeswell
4 4 6 4   S Likhachev
  A Metreveli
6 8 9 3 12
  F Sedgman
  V Seixas
3 5 2   J Fassbender
  K Meiler
4 9 8 6 14
  M Farrell
  J Lloyd
6 7 6   M Farrell
  J Lloyd
4 6 7 4
  J Fassbender
  K Meiler
9 6 7   J Fassbender
  K Meiler
6 1 9 6
  I Molina
  J Velasco
8 2 5   J Fassbender
  K Meiler
6 9 6
  K Hirai
  K Tanabe
2 4 9 4   J Kodeš
  J Kukal
4 8 3
  H Fitzgibbon
  R McKinley
6 6 8 6   H Fitzgibbon
  R McKinley
6 5 6 8
  E di Matteo
  A Zugarelli
4 1 6   J Kodeš
  J Kukal
8 7 2 9
  J Kodeš
  J Kukal
6 6 8   J Kodeš
  J Kukal
6 6 6
  P McNamee
  R Simpson
6 2 3 4   J Clifton
  S Matthews
2 2 4
  J Clifton
  S Matthews
3 6 6 6   J Clifton
  S Matthews
6 6 6
  A Compton-Dando
  P Siviter
2 3 2   W Durham
  C Letcher
4 2 3
  W Durham
  C Letcher
6 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  D Lloyd
  J Paish
7 9 4 6
  D Crawford
  J Fort
5 7 6 4   D Lloyd
  J Paish
4 6 6 8
  A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
5 8 4   D Joubert
  B Mitton
6 3 2 6
  D Joubert
  B Mitton
7 9 6   D Lloyd
  J Paish
8 4 8 6 6
  R Bohrnstedt
  W Brown
6 6 6   R Bohrnstedt
  W Brown
6 6 9 4 4
  G Fritz
  H Fritz
3 2 4   R Bohrnstedt
  W Brown
6 8 6
  L Baraldi
  E Zuleta
6 2   L Baraldi
  E Zuleta
2 6 1
  G Braun
  D Carter
4 3r   D Lloyd
  J Paish
4 2 6 6 9
  C Barazzutti
  P Toci
  P Curtis
  R Taylor
6 6 1 3 7
  S Messmer
  E Montaño
w/o   C Barazzutti
  P Toci
0 7 4 2
  D Bleckinger
  W Martin
9 8 6 8   D Bleckinger
  W Martin
6 5 6 6
  S Baranyi
  R Machán
8 9 4 6   D Bleckinger
  W Martin
3 5 4
  A Mills
  R Wilson
6 9 9   P Curtis
  R Taylor
6 7 6
  V Pecci
  T Quintin
4 8 8   A Mills
  R Wilson
3 4 8
  R Chávez
  E Gorostiaga
1 1 3   P Curtis
  R Taylor
6 6 9
  P Curtis
  R Taylor
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  S Myers
  J Smith
1 4 1
  P Marzano
  N Pietrangeli
6 6 6   P Marzano
  N Pietrangeli
3 8 3 3
  J Crump
  C McHugo
3 3 4   E Álvarez
  J Austin
6 6 6 6
  E Álvarez
  J Austin
6 6 6   E Álvarez
  J Austin
5 6 5 6 3
  C Kachel
  E Russo
  C Kachel
  E Russo
7 4 7 2 6
  B Pampoulov
  M Pampoulov
w/o   C Kachel
  E Russo
6 6 9
  A Neely
  J Singh
  A Neely
  J Singh
3 2 8
  A Guerry
  R Keldie
w/o   C Kachel
  E Russo
7 5 6 1 9
  A Mayer
  E Scott
7 3 2 8 6 2   J Cooper
  N Fraser
5 7 3 6 11
  J Hřebec
  V Zedník
5 6 6 6 3   A Mayer
  E Scott
3 6 6 3 4
  K Hancock
  W Mason
6 9 6   K Hancock
  W Mason
6 2 3 6 6
  F Hemmes
  J Hordijk
4 8 3   K Hancock
  W Mason
3 6 6 3
  R Drysdale
  G Newton
2 0 1 2   J Cooper
  N Fraser
6 4 8 6
  B Borg
  T Svensson
6 6 6   B Borg
  T Svensson
1 4 2
  M Collins
  R Lewis
2 3 6 7 3 2   J Cooper
  N Fraser
6 6 6
2   J Cooper
  N Fraser
6 6 3 5 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74. London: Queen Anne. pp. 15–17, 45–47. ISBN 978-0362001686.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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