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1976 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Björn Borg defeated Ilie Năstase in the final, 6–4, 6–2, 9–7 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Borg was the first man in the Open Era to win a Wimbledon singles title without dropping a set. Arthur Ashe was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Vitas Gerulaitis.

Men's Singles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upRomania Ilie Năstase
Final score6–4, 6–2, 9–7
Details
Draw128 (16Q)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1975 · Wimbledon Championships · 1977 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
02.     Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinals)
03.     Ilie Năstase (Final)
04.     Björn Borg (Champion)
05.     Adriano Panatta (Third round)
06.     Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
07.     Roscoe Tanner (Semifinals)
08.     Raúl Ramírez (Semifinals)
09.     Tom Okker (Third round)
10.     John Newcombe (Third round)
11.     Eddie Dibbs (Withdrew)
12.     Tony Roche (Fourth round)
13.     Jaime Fillol (Third round)
14.     Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
15.     Jan Kodeš (Withdrew )
16.     Stan Smith (Fourth round)

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

Eddie Dibbs and Jan Kodeš withdrew due to injury. They were replaced in the draw by Lucky Losers John Holladay and Milan Holeček respectively.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Vitas Gerulaitis 6 4 2 4
8   Raúl Ramírez 4 6 6 6
8   Raúl Ramírez 2 7 3
3   Ilie Năstase 6 9 6
3   Ilie Năstase 6 6 6
  Charlie Pasarell 4 2 3
3   Ilie Năstase 4 2 7
4   Björn Borg 6 6 9
6   Guillermo Vilas 3 0 2
4   Björn Borg 6 6 6
4   Björn Borg 6 97 6
7   Roscoe Tanner 4 814
7   Roscoe Tanner 6 6 8
2   Jimmy Connors 4 2 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   A Ashe 7 6 7
  F Taygan 5 4 5 1   A Ashe 7 8 9 7
Q   J Yuill 4 6 1 3   A Stone 5 9 7 5
  A Stone 6 4 6 6 1   A Ashe 7 6 8
  R Moore 5 6 9 5 2   M Edmondson 5 2 6
  M Edmondson 7 4 8 7 6   M Edmondson 9 9 6
Q   J Royappa 4 2 4 Q   M Farrell 8 7 4
Q   M Farrell 6 6 6 1   A Ashe 6 9 4 3 4
LL   M Holeček 5 1 5   V Gerulaitis 4 8 6 6 6
  V Gerulaitis 7 6 7   V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
  M Cox 6 9 6   M Cox 3 4 4
  A Muñoz 4 8 4   V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
  W Martin 7 6 8 6   S Krulevitz 2 2 1
  S Stewart 9 2 6 4   W Martin 2 3 6 8
  C Dowdeswell 6 3 2 6   S Krulevitz 6 6 4 9
  S Krulevitz 3 6 6 8

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   R Ramírez 6 6 9
Q   C Kachel 3 4 8 8   R Ramírez 6 8 6 6
  N Holmes 3 4 6 0   M Wayman 4 9 4 3
  M Wayman 6 6 3 6 8   R Ramírez 6 7 6
  K Meiler 6 9 3 6 6   K Meiler 2 5 1
  M Cahill 8 7 6 3 4   K Meiler 6 6 6 8 8
  R Ruffels 9 6 6   R Ruffels 8 2 4 9 6
  J McManus 7 1 1 8   R Ramírez 9 3 6 6
10   J Newcombe 8 9 6 6   B Mitton 8 6 1 1
Q   J Hagey 9 8 4 1 10   J Newcombe 6 3 8 6 6
  J Feaver 6 1 6 7   J Feaver 3 6 9 4 4
  H Bunis 1 6 2 5 10   J Newcombe 6 3 8 8
  B Mitton 7 6 1 6   B Mitton 3 6 9 9
  É Deblicker 5 2 6 4   B Mitton 8 6 6
  S Menon 5 6 9 2 10   S Menon 6 2 1
  R Taylor 7 2 8 6 8

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   I Năstase 6 6 6
  N Špear 2 3 2 3   I Năstase 6 7 6
  E Álvarez 2 4 2   Ž Franulović 1 5 3
  Ž Franulović 6 6 6 3   I Năstase 8 7 6
  B Fairlie 4 2 0   K Warwick 6 5 4
  G Masters 6 6 6   G Masters 5 4 4
  K Warwick 6 6 6   K Warwick 7 6 6
  R Cano 4 2 1 3   I Năstase 7 6 6
13   J Fillol 6 6 6   O Parun 5 4 3
LL   R Thung 1 2 3 13   J Fillol 8 6 6 9 6
Q   P McNamee 3 8 2   R Case 9 4 8 8 2
  R Case 6 9 6 13   J Fillol 5 4 4
  C Lewis 8 3 7 0   O Parun 7 6 6
  J Hřebec 6 6 5 0r   C Lewis 3 4 2
  J Alexander 6 8 7 6 6   O Parun 6 6 6
  O Parun 2 9 9 1 8

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   A Panatta 4 6 7 6
  J Andrew 6 4 5 4 5   A Panatta 9 2 3 8 6
Q   D Collings 4 7 2 Q   D Collings 7 6 6 6 1
  R Hewitt 6 5 0r 5   A Panatta 9 6 4 5 4
  F Jauffret 8 3 4   C Pasarell 8 4 6 7 6
  V Amritraj 9 6 6   V Amritraj 4 2 4
  J Kamiwazumi 3 1 3   C Pasarell 6 6 6
  C Pasarell 6 6 6   C Pasarell 2 4 6 6 7
9   T Okker 6 6 6   P Dent 6 6 4 0 5
  A Mayer 3 2 4 9   T Okker 9 6 6
  J Ganzábal 3 4 4   V Amaya 7 2 3
  V Amaya 6 6 6 9   T Okker 4 8 4
  E van Dillen 3 6 5 3   P Dent 6 9 6
  A Pattison 6 3 7 6   A Pattison 2 2 5
  P Dent 4 5 6 9 7   P Dent 6 6 7
  J Lloyd 6 7 3 8 5

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  W Fibak 8 6 3 6
  J Whitlinger 6 1 6 1   W Fibak 3 8 3
  H Kary 8 1 4 9 4   U Pinner 6 9 6
  U Pinner 6 6 6 7 6   U Pinner 4 6 2 1
Q   G Reid 6 5 6 6 12   A Roche 6 3 6 6
  I Molina 4 7 3 4 Q   G Reid 4 2 4
  S Ball 8 8 4 12   A Roche 6 6 6
12   A Roche 9 9 6 12   A Roche 4 6 7 3 4
Q   E Mayer 2 0r 6   G Vilas 6 3 5 6 6
  A Metreveli 6 5   A Metreveli 6 6 6 3 11
Q   W Lloyd 3 4 3   R Stockton 8 3 3 6 9
  R Stockton 6 6 6   A Metreveli 6 5 2 4
  G Goven 5 2 4 6   G Vilas 2 7 6 6
  H Rahim 7 6 6   H Rahim 7 3 4
  B Phillips-Moore 3 1 4 6   G Vilas 9 6 6
6   G Vilas 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  M Estep 9 2 4 7
  T Gorman 7 6 6 9   T Gorman 1 9 3 6 4
  J Borowiak 6 4 4 4   R Lutz 6 8 6 2 6
  R Lutz 4 6 6 6   R Lutz 3 1 6 6 1
Q   R Simpson 5 4 4 14   B Gottfried 6 6 3 4 6
  J Andrews 7 6 6   J Andrews 6 9 6 4 2
  T Gullikson 6 3 2 7 14   B Gottfried 8 7 2 6 6
14   B Gottfried 4 6 6 9 14   B Gottfried 2 2 5
  J Fassbender 2 6 8 3 3 4   B Borg 6 6 7
  J Delaney 6 3 6 6 6   J Delaney 6 5 6
  C Dibley 6 6 6   C Dibley 8 7 8
  P Kronk 2 3 2   C Dibley 4 4 4
  F McMillan 3 3 6 4   B Borg 6 6 6
  M Riessen 6 6 8   M Riessen 2 2 4
  D Lloyd 3 3 1 4   B Borg 6 6 6
4   B Borg 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  B Bertram 2 5 2
  N Pilić 6 7 6   N Pilić 8 9 6 5 6
  V Pecci 6 6 6   V Pecci 9 8 3 7 4
  P Cramer 3 3 4   N Pilić 3 6 6 6
  R Lewis 6 2 6 1 8   R Lewis 6 4 3 3
  P Proisy 4 6 2 6 6   R Lewis 3 9 9 9
  B Teacher 9 3 9 6   B Teacher 6 7 8 8
LL   J Holladay 7 6 8 4   N Pilić 3 4 4
  J Smith 3 7 7 2 7   R Tanner 6 6 6
  C Kirmayr 6 9 5 6   C Kirmayr 8 6 6
  C Mottram 8 1 0r   H-J Pohmann 6 3 3
  H-J Pohmann 9 6 0   C Kirmayr 9 8 3 2
Q   K Hirai 6 6 6 7   R Tanner 8 9 6 6
Q   V Borisov 3 4 0 Q   K Hirai 3 4 7
  M Robinson 6 5 4 7   R Tanner 6 6 9
7   R Tanner 8 7 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   T Kakulia 6 9 6
  B Taróczy 1 8 2 Q   T Kakulia 6 6 6
  R Drysdale 2 3 4   C Drysdale 1 3 4
  C Drysdale 6 6 6 Q   T Kakulia 6 6 1 1
  G Battrick 6 6 7 16   S Smith 8 3 6 6
  H-J Plötz 3 3 5   G Battrick 0 8 2 3
  P Cornejo 1 2 4 16   S Smith 6 6 6 6
16   S Smith 6 6 6 16   S Smith 4 1 3
  R Crealy 6 2 1 6 5 2   J Connors 6 6 6
  R Carmichael 4 6 6 4 7   R Carmichael 6 4 4
  I El Shafei 9 6 6   I El Shafei 8 6 6
  J-F Caujolle 8 3 4   I El Shafei 4 0 3
Q   S Warboys 5 7 3 6 6 2   J Connors 6 6 6
Q   J Marks 7 5 6 4 3 Q   S Warboys 3 2 3
  A Zugarelli 1 3 2 2   J Connors 6 6 6
2   J Connors 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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