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1977 French Open – Men's Singles

Third-seeded Guillermo Vilas defeated Brian Gottfried 6–0, 6–3, 6–0 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1977 French Open. Adriano Panatta was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Raúl Ramírez.

Men's Singles
1977 French Open
ChampionArgentina Guillermo Vilas
Runner-upUnited States Brian Gottfried
Final score6–0, 6–3, 6–0
Details
Draw128
Seeds16 (12Q)
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
← 1976 · French Open · 1978 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Adriano Panatta (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Guillermo Vilas (Champion)
  4.   Eddie Dibbs (Second round)
  5.   Brian Gottfried (Finalist)
  6.   Raúl Ramírez (Semifinals)
  7.   Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  8.   Antonio Muñoz (Second round)
  9.   Wojtek Fibak (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Stan Smith (Fourth round)
  11.   Corrado Barazzutti (First round)
  12.   Robert Lutz (First round)
  13.   Jan Kodeš (Fourth round)
  14.   Jaime Fillol Sr. (First round)
  15.   Balázs Taróczy (Third round)
  16.   François Jauffret (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Ilie Năstase 6 6 2 2 3
5   Brian Gottfried 4 3 6 6 6
5   Brian Gottfried 7 6 7
    Phil Dent 6 3 5
    Phil Dent 6 6 3 6 6
    José Higueras 1 3 6 7 3
5   Brian Gottfried 0 3 0
3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6
9   Wojtek Fibak 4 0 4
3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6
3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6
6   Raúl Ramírez 2 0 3
6   Raúl Ramírez 7 6 7
2   Adriano Panatta 6 3 5

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Năstase 7 6 6
  Álvarez 6 3 2 1 Năstase 6 3 4 6 6
  Moore 4 1 7 7 1 Gullikson 3 6 6 2 1
  Gullikson 6 6 6 5 6 1 Năstase 7 3 6 6 6
  Muntañola 2 2 1 Meiler 6 6 1 7 1
  Andrew 6 6 6 Andrew 6 3 4 2
  Delaney 1 2 2 Meiler 4 6 6 6
  Meiler 6 6 6 1 Năstase 6 7 6
  Menon 4 6 1 13 Kodeš 4 5 3
  Fleming 6 7 6 Fleming 7 3 0 2
  Pinto-Bravo 4 6 6 2 Pinto-Bravo 6 6 6 6
  Mayer 6 4 4 0 r Pinto-Bravo 3 3 3
  Simpson 2 2 2 13 Kodeš 6 6 6
  Norbäck 6 6 6 Norbäck 3 2 3
  Kuki 1 3 1 13 Kodeš 6 6 6
13   Kodeš 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   Fillol Sr. 4 3 6 3
  Zednik 6 6 4 6 Zednik 6 5 6 6 5
  Amaya 5 2 4 Dominguez 7 7 3 3 7
  Dominguez 7 6 6 Dominguez 6 6 6
  Gullikson 7 6 0 6 Gullikson 3 1 1
Q   Drysdale 6 3 6 3 Gullikson 6 6 6 6
  Pecci Sr. 6 7 3 4 3 Koch 1 3 7 3
  Koch 3 5 6 6 6 Dominguez 4 1 5
  Carmichael 6 6 2 5 5 Gottfried 6 6 7
  Casa 1 7 6 7 Casa 6 3 5 5
  Deblicker 7 6 6 Deblicker 4 6 7 7
  Bunis 5 1 2 Deblicker 5 4 4
Q   Ocleppo 3 7 6 2 5 Gottfried 7 6 6
  Waltke 6 5 7 6 Waltke 3 5 4
  Molina 3 2 1 5 Gottfried 6 7 6
5   Gottfried 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Dibbs 6 6 6
  Robinson 1 0 0 4 Dibbs 3 6 5 4
  Norberg 6 6 6 6 7 Norberg 6 3 7 6
Q   Složil 2 3 7 7 5 Norberg 4 1 0
  Montaño 6 6 6 Fairlie 6 6 6
  Zirngibl 1 1 3 Montaño 3 3 6 0
  Noah 1 3 7 7 2 Fairlie 6 6 4 6
  Fairlie 6 6 6 6 6 Fairlie 0 2 4
Q   McEnroe 6 6 6 Dent 6 6 6
  Gardiner 3 4 0 Q McEnroe 6 2 6 3 3
  Pilić 6 6 6 4 4 Dent 4 6 4 6 6
  Dent 1 4 7 6 6 Dent 3 7 6 6
  Phillips-Moore 6 6 6 15 Taróczy 6 6 2 4
  Cornejo 4 4 0 Phillips-Moore 6 5 5 3
  Špear 2 4 4 15 Taróczy 3 7 7 6
15   Taróczy 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   Barazzutti 4 3 3
  Gildemeister 6 6 6 Gildemeister 6 6 7
Q   Rocavert 1 6 1 4 Caujolle 3 3 5
  Caujolle 6 4 6 6 Gildemeister 3 7 6 4
  Roger-Vasselin 4 6 6 7 6 Higueras 6 5 7 6
  Bohrnstedt 6 2 7 5 1 Roger-Vasselin 7 2 3 1
  Dibley 6 6 6 0 6 Higueras 5 6 6 6
  Higueras 3 2 7 6 8 Higueras 6 7 2 6
Q   Elter 7 6 6 7 Solomon 4 5 6 3
  Lloyd 6 4 4 Q Elter 4 7 6 6
  Scanlon 6 1 6 6 Scanlon 6 6 4 4
  Kachel 3 6 4 1 Q Elter 4 4 1
  Saviano 6 6 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 6
  Pattison 7 7 3 6 Pattison 2 4 2
  Feaver 3 4 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 6
7   Solomon 6 6 3 6

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Muñoz 3 6 4 6 6
  Šmid 6 1 6 1 1 8 Muñoz 3 3 1
  Haillet 0 7 6 7 1 Gehring 6 6 6
  Gehring 6 6 7 5 6 Gehring 7 6 6
Q   Simbera 4 6 7 1 0 Q Hutka 6 3 1
Q   Hutka 6 4 5 6 6 Q Hutka 7 6 6 6
  Teacher 7 6 4 6 Teacher 6 4 7 4
  Betancur 6 4 6 0 Gehring 7 4 2 6 4
  Lewis 6 6 6 9 Fibak 6 6 6 3 6
Q   Ycaza 2 2 2 Lewis 6 3 6 6
  El Shafei 6 6 6 El Shafei 3 6 1 1
  Hagey 4 2 2 Lewis 2 3 6 3
  Edmondson 6 6 6 9 Fibak 6 6 3 6
  Krulevitz 4 2 3 Edmondson 2 4 4
  Stewart 3 2 5 9 Fibak 6 6 6
9   Fibak 6 6 7

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   Smith 7 6 6
  Crealy 6 4 2 10 Smith 6 6 7
  McNair 4 6 6 6 4 Fassbender 4 3 5
  Fassbender 6 7 3 1 6 10 Smith 6 6 5 7
Q   Bedel 6 6 6 Hřebec 4 2 7 6
  Machette 2 1 2 Q Bedel 3 2 4
  Hřebec 2 6 6 6 Hřebec 6 6 6
  Parun 6 2 3 4 10 Smith 1 2 1
  Mitton 6 6 6 3 Vilas 6 6 6
  Dupre 0 1 2 Mitton 6 5 7 7 6
  Gauvain 4 3 7 4 Dowdeswell 7 7 6 5 3
  Dowdeswell 6 6 6 6 Mitton 1 4 2
  Benavides 0 2 6 3 Vilas 6 6 6
  Prajoux 6 6 7 Prajoux 6 0 3 0
  Franulović 1 2 4 3 Vilas 2 6 6 6
3   Vilas 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Ramírez 6 6 7
  Goven 4 1 5 6 Ramírez 6 6 6
  Borowiak 6 5 Borowiak 3 3 2
  Hewitt 4 1 r 6 Ramírez 7 6 5 6
  Pinner 6 6 6 Pinner 6 1 7 1
  Schneider 0 4 2 Pinner 6 7 6
  Bertram 6 6 6 Bertram 2 5 1
  Whitlinger 2 1 2 6 Ramírez 6 6 6
  Velasco, Sr. 3 2 6 4 Yuill 2 4 3
  Pala 6 6 3 6 Pala 4 6 3 4
  Zugarelli 6 6 6 Zugarelli 6 2 6 6
  Prinsloo 1 1 4 Zugarelli W/O
  Yuill 6 6 6 Yuill
Q   Moreno 4 1 2 Yuill 6 7 2 6 6
  Gebert 6 6 2 6 2 16 Jauffret 4 6 6 7 4
16   Jauffret 2 0 6 7 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   Lutz 1 3 6
  Proisy 6 6 7 Proisy 3 3 6 3
  Mottram 6 6 6 Mottram 6 6 1 6
  Soler 3 4 3 Mottram 0 6 7 7
  Bertolucci 6 6 6 Bertolucci 6 3 6 5
  Cano 1 0 3 Bertolucci 6 6 6
  Kary 3 7 6 6 Kary 3 0 2
  Lewis 6 6 2 2 Mottram 6 6 3 4 4
  Freyss 5 3 6 6 1 2 Panatta 2 4 6 6 6
  Warwick 7 6 1 2 6 Warwick 3 6 4
  Johansson 3 4 6 6 2 McNamee 6 7 6
  McNamee 6 6 1 2 6 McNamee 4 2 2
  Ganzábal 6 7 2 3 6 2 Panatta 6 6 6
  Martin 4 6 6 6 3 Ganzábal 2 6 4 1
Q   Beust 5 4 7 2 2 Panatta 6 2 6 6
2   Panatta 7 6 5 6

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