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1975 US Open – Men's Singles

Manuel Orantes defeated defending champion Jimmy Connors 6–4, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1975 US Open. Orantes became the 1st man in the Open Era to win the US Open saving match points en route against Guillermo Vilas in the Semi-final.

Men's Singles
1975 US Open
ChampionSpain Manuel Orantes
Runner-upUnited States Jimmy Connors
Final score6–4, 6–3, 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
← 1974 · US Open · 1976 →

FormatEdit

Unlike the previous year, the first three rounds were best of three sets.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Jimmy Connors (Finalist)
  2.   Guillermo Vilas (Semifinalist)
  3.   Manuel Orantes (Champion)
  4.   Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
  5.   Björn Borg (Semifinalist)
  6.   Tom Okker (Second round)
  7.   Tony Roche (Second round)
  8.   Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Rod Laver (Fourth round)
  10.   Roscoe Tanner (Third round)
  11.   Raúl Ramírez (Fourth round)
  12.   John Alexander (Second round)
  13.   Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  14.   Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  15.   Jan Kodeš (Fourth round)
  16.   Cliff Richey (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Jimmy Connors 6 6 6
  Andrew Pattison 2 1 2
1   Jimmy Connors 7 7 7
5   Björn Borg 5 5 5
  Eddie Dibbs 4 686 61
5   Björn Borg 6 710 4 77
1   Jimmy Connors 4 3 3
3   Manuel Orantes 6 6 6
8   Ilie Năstase 2 4 6 3
3   Manuel Orantes 6 6 3 6
3   Manuel Orantes 4 1 6 7 6
2   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 2 5 4
  Jaime Fillol Sr. 4 0 1
2   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Connors 6 6
  Masters 3 3 1 Connors 6 6
  Hřebec 6 6 4 Taylor 2 0
  Taylor 7 1 6 1 Connors 6 6
  Goven 6 6 Goven 3 1
  Andersson 2 3 Goven 3 7 6
  Špear 7 6 Špear 6 5 0
  McNair 5 0 1 Connors 6 6 5 6
13   Solomon 3 6 6 13 Solomon 4 2 7 3
  Pecci Sr. 6 2 2 13 Solomon 6 6
  Docherty 1 1 Molina 2 2
  Molina 6 6 13 Solomon 4 6 7
  Fibak 6 6 Fibak 6 0 6
  Yuill 3 0 Fibak 7 7
  Krulevitz 6 4 3 Austin 6 5
  Austin 3 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Okker 6 6
  Fassbender 4 2 6 Okker 3 4
  Taróczy 6 6 Taróczy 6 6
  Mignot 4 4 Taróczy 2 1
  Lloyd 6 6 6 Hewitt 6 6
  Graebner 7 2 3 Lloyd 0 6
  Hewitt 6 7 Hewitt 6 7
  Stolle 2 6 Hewitt 4 2 6 2
12   Alexander 7 6 Pattison 6 6 1 6
  Riessen 6 1 12 Alexander 0 6
  Proisy 4 2 Pattison 6 7
  Pattison 6 6 Pattison 5 6 7
  Drysdale 6 6 Cano 7 4 5
  Feaver 4 4 Drysdale 2 6 5
  Cano 2 6 7 Cano 6 3 7
  Cornejo 6 0 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Ashe 6 7
  Amaya 3 6 4 Ashe 6 6
  Amritraj 7 5 7 Amritraj 3 1
  Kamiwazumi 5 7 5 4 Ashe 6 6
  Moore 2 6 1 Franulović 2 0
  Franulović 6 3 6 Franulović 5 7 6
  Schoenfield 5 6 6 Muñoz 7 5 1
  Muñoz 7 3 7 4 Ashe 4 2 3
16   Richey 7 6 Dibbs 6 6 6
  Lara 6 0 16 Richey 1 0
  Dibbs 7 6 6 Dibbs 6 6
  Owens 5 7 2 Dibbs 6 6
  Velasco, Sr. 4 6 6 Higueras 3 0
  Dowdeswell 6 4 4 Velasco, Sr. 4 6 1
  Higueras 6 6 Higueras 6 2 6
  Fishbach 3 4

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Borg 6 6
  Mayer 2 2 5 Borg 6 6
  Estep 6 6 Estep 0 2
  Benavides 3 4 5 Borg 6 6
  Brown 3 7 3 Case 3 3
  Lloyd 6 6 6 Lloyd 4 1
  Case 6 6 Case 6 6
  Manson 2 4 5 Borg 6 6 2 6
9   Laver 7 6 9 Laver 1 4 6 2
  Gisbert Sr 5 4 9 Laver 7 6
  Ralston 6 7 5 Fillol 6 4
  Fillol 7 6 7 9 Laver 6 6
  Andrews 6 6 Andrews 2 3
  Whitlinger 2 0 Andrews 7 5 7
  Holeček 6 6 Holeček 5 7 6
  Reid 4 2

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Warwick 6 7
  Phillips-Moore 2 6 Warwick 5 3
  Parun 6 6 Parun 7 6
  Smith 4 2 Parun 6 3 3
  Pala 6 7 11 Ramírez 1 6 6
  Amritraj 4 6 Pala 4 4
  Van Dillen 2 7 5 11 Ramírez 6 6
11   Ramírez 6 6 7 11 Ramírez 4 7 0 7 3
  Kreiss 2 4 8 Năstase 6 5 6 6 6
  Cox 6 6 Cox 6 6
  Neely 6 7 Neely 4 1
  Gorman 3 6 Cox 0 4
  Stone 6 7 8 Năstase 6 6
  Carmichael 4 6 Stone 2 3
  Lutz 2 1 8 Năstase 6 6
8   Năstase 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Zednik 7 3 6
  Johansson 6 6 7 Johansson 6 6
  Turner 6 6 Turner 1 2
  Scott 1 2 Johansson 5 4
  Fagel 4 2 Jauffret 7 6
  Jauffret 6 6 Jauffret 7 7
  Rasgado Jr 7 3 2 14 Gerulaitis 6 5
14   Gerulaitis 5 6 6 Jauffret 4 6 3 4
  Álvarez 6 6 3 Orantes 6 3 6 6
  Teacher 3 2 Álvarez 1 1
  Prajoux 6 4 2 Pohmann 6 6
  Pohmann 3 6 6 Pohmann 2 6 1
  Menon 6 7 3 Orantes 6 3 6
  Gerken 4 5 Menon 2 2
  Mitton 3 2 3 Orantes 6 6
3   Orantes 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Metreveli 7 2 1
  Gottfried 6 6 6 Gottfried 4 3
  Meiler 7 6 Meiler 6 6
  Kuki 5 3 Meiler 6 6 6
  Dent 6 6 10 Tanner 7 4 4
  Borowiak 3 0 Dent 2 1
  Schneider 5 6 1 10 Tanner 6 6
10   Tanner 7 4 6 Meiler 1 1 2
  Pasarell 5 6 7 Fillol Sr. 6 6 6
  Mottram 7 3 5 Pasarell 7 6
  Thung 0 3 McMillan 5 2
  McMillan 6 6 Pasarell 3 5
  Fillol Sr. 6 6 Fillol Sr. 6 7
  Svensson 1 2 Fillol Sr. 6 6
  Kanter 1 5 7 Roche 0 2
7   Roche 6 7

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Waltke 6 6 6
  Kirmayr 7 1 1 Waltke 2 3
  Loyo-Mayo 4 5 Ball 6 6
  Ball 6 7 Ball 2 0
  Kary 6 7 15 Kodeš 6 6
  Holmes 4 5 Kary 1 7 5
  Stilwell 3 1 15 Kodeš 6 5 7
15   Kodeš 6 6 15 Kodeš 2 0 0
  Battrick 3 6 3 2 Vilas 6 6 6
  Stockton 6 3 6 Stockton 6 6
  Mayer 3 6 6 Mayer 4 4
  Stewart 6 4 3 Stockton 1 4
  Betancur 2 6 6 2 Vilas 6 6
  Martin 6 4 1 Betancur 1 1
  Gildemeister 2 2 2 Vilas 6 6
2   Vilas 6 6

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