1976 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Vitas Gerulaitis and Sandy Mayer were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Ross Case and Geoff Masters.

Men's Doubles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Runners-upAustralia Ross Case
Australia Geoff Masters
Final score3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 2–6, 7–5
Details
Draw64 (5 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1975 · Wimbledon Championships · 1977 →

Brian Gottfried and Raúl Ramírez defeated Case and Masters in the final, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 2–6, 7–5 to win the Gentlemen's Doubles title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] This was Gottfried and Ramírez' first and only Wimbledon title, and second Grand Slam overall.

SeedsEdit

01.     Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez (Champions)
02.     Jimmy Connors /   Ilie Năstase (Second round)
03.     Bob Hewitt /   Frew McMillan (First round)
04.     Tom Okker /   Marty Riessen (Second round)
05.     Bob Lutz /   Stan Smith (Semifinals)
06.     Vitas Gerulaitis /   Sandy Mayer (Quarterfinals)
07.     Wojciech Fibak /   Karl Meiler (Quarterfinals)
08.     Fred McNair /   Sherwood Stewart (First round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6 6 3 6
7   Wojciech Fibak
  Karl Meiler
4 4 6 2
1   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6 7 8
  Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
3 5 6
  Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
6 3 6 3 6
  Mike Estep
  Tom Gorman
3 6 3 6 4
1   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
3 6 8 2 7
  Ross Case
  Geoff Masters
6 3 6 6 5
6   Vitas Gerulaitis
  Sandy Mayer
6 6 8 3 1
  Ross Case
  Geoff Masters
3 4 9 6 6
  Ross Case
  Geoff Masters
6 6 6
5   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
4 3 4
5   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
6 6 6
  Syd Ball
  Niki Pilić
3 1 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
7 8 9 6 6
  J Newcombe
  A Roche
9 9 7 3 4 1   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
3 6 6 6
LL   M Myburg
  R Van't Hof
6 6 6   M Edmondson
  J Marks
6 3 4 4
  M Edmondson
  J Marks
1 3 0 1   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
8 6 8
  J Borowiak
  H Rahim
6 3 6 6   J Borowiak
  H Rahim
6 1 6
LL   P Campbell
  L Parker
4 6 1 4   J Borowiak
  H Rahim
8 5 6 3 6
  I Molina
  B Taróczy
3 1r   A Metreveli
  K Pugaev
6 7 2 6 3
  A Metreveli
  K Pugaev
6 3 1   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
6 6 3 6
7   W Fibak
  K Meiler
6 8 7 6 7   W Fibak
  K Meiler
4 4 6 2
  P Cornejo
  J Fillol
3 9 5 3 7   W Fibak
  K Meiler
6 6 6
  É Deblicker
  T Gullikson
6 6 5 6   É Deblicker
  T Gullikson
3 2 3
  R Dell
  W Martin
4 3 7 4 7   W Fibak
  K Meiler
6 4 4 6 8
  R Moore
  E van Dillen
6 8 6 4   J Delaney
  S Menon
4 6 6 3 6
  J Delaney
  S Menon
4 9 8 6   J Delaney
  S Menon
6 7 7
Q   P Fleming
  B Teacher
8 9 6 3 4   F Jauffret
  P Proisy
3 5 5
  F Jauffret
  P Proisy
9 8 4 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   R Hewitt
  F McMillan
8 4 6 3
  A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
9 6 3 6   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 6 6
  Ž Franulović
  O Parun
8 6 8 6   Ž Franulović
  O Parun
3 4 2
  J Andrew
  R Benavides
9 4 6 4   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 6 6
Q   P Langsford
  J Soares
7 8 3   P Dent
  A Pattison
3 4 4
  P Dent
  A Pattison
9 9 6   P Dent
  A Pattison
6 6 9 8
  G Battrick
  J Feaver
7 6 3 7   G Battrick
  J Feaver
8 4 7 6
  J McManus
  A Neely
5 2 6 5   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 3 6 3 6
8   F McNair
  S Stewart
4 5 6 6 3   M Estep
  T Gorman
3 6 3 6 4
  I El Shafei
  B Fairlie
6 7 3 4 6   I El Shafei
  B Fairlie
6 6 7 3
Q   J-B Chanfreau
  W Redondo
5 4 4   M Estep
  T Gorman
8 3 9 6
  M Estep
  T Gorman
7 6 6   M Estep
  T Gorman
6 5 3 6 14
  C Dowdeswell
  A Stone
6 3 6 6   C Dowdeswell
  A Stone
4 7 6 4 12
Q   M Farrell
  S Warboys
3 6 2 4   C Dowdeswell
  A Stone
6 7 9
  G Reid
  R Thung
7 9 6 4 4   V Amaya
  G Hardie
4 5 8
  V Amaya
  G Hardie
9 7 3 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  R Drysdale
  J Smith
8 6 6
LL   B Drewett
  P McNamara
6 1 2   R Drysdale
  J Smith
2 4 6 8 6
  R Lewis
  M Robinson
6 9 6   R Lewis
  M Robinson
6 6 3 6 4
  N Holmes
  B Phillips-Moore
3 8 4   R Drysdale
  J Smith
4 1 9 2
  R Stockton
  R Tanner
8 2 3 6   V Gerulaitis
  A Mayer
6 6 8 6
LL   R Chávez
  E Montaño
9 6 6 LL   R Chávez
  E Montaño
4 4 2
Q   E Mayer
  E Scott
w/o 6   V Gerulaitis
  A Mayer
6 6 6
6   V Gerulaitis
  A Mayer
6   V Gerulaitis
  A Mayer
6 6 8 3 1
  A Ashe
  C Pasarell
6 3 4 6 3   R Case
  G Masters
3 4 9 6 6
  R Crealy
  K Warwick
3 6 6 3 6   R Crealy
  K Warwick
4 2 3
  B Borg
  G Vilas
6 2   B Borg
  G Vilas
6 6 6
  P Kronk
  N Špear
4 3r   B Borg
  G Vilas
w/o
  R Case
  G Masters
9 6 8 6   R Case
  G Masters
  J-F Caujolle
  G Goven
8 3 9 1   R Case
  G Masters
6 8 6
  J Ganzábal
  C Kirmayr
4 2 2 4   T Okker
  M Riessen
4 6 3
4   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  R Carmichael
  R Ruffels
7 6 4 6 6
  N Fraser
  L Hoad
9 2 6 3 3   R Carmichael
  R Ruffels
4 9 3 4
  A Panatta
  I Țiriac
8 6 3 7 6   A Panatta
  I Țiriac
6 8 6 6
  M Cox
  C Drysdale
9 3 6 5 3   A Panatta
  I Țiriac
3 7 8
  E Álvarez
  V Pecci
5 6 6 5 6 5   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 9 9
  R Cano
  B Prajoux
7 4 4 7 4   L Álvarez
  V Pecci
1 4 4
  D Lloyd
  J Lloyd
6 1 5 4 5   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 6 6
5   R Lutz
  S Smith
4 6 7 6 5   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 6 6
  J Fassbender
  H-J Pohmann
0 4 8   S Ball
  N Pilić
3 1 3
  B Bertram
  B Mitton
6 6 9   B Bertram
  B Mitton
6 3 6 6
  E Ewert
  C Kachel
  E Ewert
  C Kachel
3 6 3 2
  C Mottram
  R Taylor
w/o   B Bertram
  B Mitton
4 6 3 7 4
  J Andrews
  C Dibley
6 4 7 8   S Ball
  N Pilić
6 3 6 5 6
  S Ball
  N Pilić
3 6 9 9   S Ball
  N Pilić
9 7 2 1 11
  M Cahill
  J Whitlinger
4 6 6 0 2 2   J Connors
  I Năstase
8 5 6 6 9
2   J Connors
  I Năstase
6 4 2 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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