1975 Australian Open – Men's Doubles

Ross Case and Geoff Masters were the defending champions and second seeds, but they lost to unseeded West Germans Harald Elschenbroich and Rolf Gehring in the first round.

Men's Doubles
1975 Australian Open
ChampionsAustralia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
Runners-upAustralia Bob Carmichael
Australia Allan Stone
Final score6–3, 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
← 1974 · Australian Open · 1976 →

In an all-Australian final on home soil (for the fourth year in a row), the third seeds John Alexander and Phil Dent defeated the fifth seeds Bob Carmichael and Allan Stone to win the title, 6–3, 7–6. This was Alexander's first Grand Slam title (he would later win the 1982 Australian Open with John Fitzgerald) and Dent's first and only Grand Slam title.

SeedsEdit

  1.   John Newcombe /   Tony Roche (Semifinals)
  2.   Ross Case /   Geoff Masters (First round)
  3.   John Alexander /   Phil Dent (Champion)
  4.   Colin Dibley /   Ray Ruffels (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Bob Carmichael /   Allan Stone (Final)
  6.   John Andrews /   Sashi Menon (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Syd Ball /   Kim Warwick (Semifinals)
  8.   Neale Fraser /   Bob Giltinan (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
5   Bob Carmichael
  Allan Stone
w/o
5   Bob Carmichael
  Allan Stone
3 6
3   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
6 7
3   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
7 6
7   Syd Ball
  Kim Warwick
6 3

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6
  H Elschenbroich
  R Gehring
2 2 1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6
  K Hirai
  T Sakai
4 4   W Coghlan
  C Stubs
4 3
  W Coghlan
  C Stubs
6 6 1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6
  D Crealy
  R Keldie
6 6   D Crealy
  R Keldie
0 3
  U Marten
  U Pinner
3 4   D Crealy
  R Keldie
w/o
  K Hiskins
  K Johansson
3 3 8   N Fraser
  B Giltinan
8   N Fraser
  B Giltinan
6 6 1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
5   B Carmichael
  A Stone
6 6 5   B Carmichael
  A Stone
w/o
  E Ewert
  C Kachel
4 4 5   B Carmichael
  A Stone
6 6
  T Little
  J Trickey
3 3   M Machette
  R Reid
3 4
  M Machette
  R Reid
6 6 5   B Carmichael
  A Stone
6 6
  J Connors
  S Segura
4 4 4   C Dibley
  R Ruffels
4 4
  J Eastburn
  W Jacques
6 6   J Eastburn
  W Jacques
4 6
  T Fancutt
  J Ross
4 3 4   C Dibley
  R Ruffels
6 7
4   C Dibley
  R Ruffels
6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 6
  T Dawson
  P McNamara
3 4 3   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 3 6
  W Durham
  C Letcher
6 6   W Durham
  C Letcher
3 6 2
  S Kato
  J Kuki
2 2 3   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 4 6
  R Lewis
  M Robinson
4 3 6   J Andrews
  S Menon
4 6 4
  I Kosak
  D Savic
6 6   I Kosak
  D Savic
4 4
  J Marks
  A Metreweli
3 3 6   J Andrews
  S Menon
6 6
6   J Andrews
  S Menon
6 6 3   J Alexander
  P Dent
7 6
7   S Ball
  K Warwick
6 6 7   S Ball
  K Warwick
6 3
  J Loyo Mayo
  J Singh
3 2 7   S Ball
  K Warwick
6 7
  A Gardiner
  G Thomson
6 6   A Gardiner
  G Thomson
4 6
  N Spear
  K Tanabe
4 4 7   S Ball
  K Warwick
6 4 6
  P McNamee
  D Stojovic
6 6   P Doerner
  J James
3 6 3
  J Mackay
  M Senior
3 3   P McNamee
  D Stojovic
3 4
  P Doerner
  J James
6 6   P Doerner
  J James
6 6
2   R Case
  G Masters
4 4

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