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1977 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Björn Borg successfully defended his title, defeating Jimmy Connors in the final, 3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1977 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Men's Singles
1977 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States Jimmy Connors
Final score3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1976 · Wimbledon Championships · 1978 →

John McEnroe competed for the first time, entering as a qualifier and reaching the semifinals, losing to Connors, whilst former champion Rod Laver made his final grand slam appearance.

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Jimmy Connors (Final)
02.     Björn Borg (Champion)
03.     Guillermo Vilas (Third round)
04.     Roscoe Tanner (First round)
05.     Brian Gottfried (Second round)
06.     Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals)
07.     Raúl Ramírez (Second round)
08.     Vitas Gerulaitis (Semifinals)
09.     Dick Stockton (Fourth round)
10.     Adriano Panatta (Second round)
11.     Stan Smith (Fourth round)
12.     Wojciech Fibak (Fourth round)
13.     Phil Dent (Quarterfinals)
14.     Mark Cox (Fourth round)
15.     Bob Lutz (Third round)
16.     Harold Solomon (First round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Jimmy Connors 6 3 6 6
  Byron Bertram 4 6 4 2
1   Jimmy Connors 6 6 4 6
Q   John McEnroe 3 3 6 4
Q   John McEnroe 6 8 4 6 6
13   Phil Dent 4 9 6 3 4
1   Jimmy Connors 6 2 1 7 4
2   Björn Borg 3 6 6 5 6
8   Vitas Gerulaitis 6 8 6 6
  Billy Martin 2 9 2 2
8   Vitas Gerulaitis 4 6 3 6 6
2   Björn Borg 6 3 6 3 8
6   Ilie Năstase 0 6 3
2   Björn Borg 6 8 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   J Connors 6 6 6
  R Lewis 3 2 4 1   J Connors 6 8 6 8
  M Riessen 6 1 8 6   M Riessen 4 9 1 6
  C Lewis 3 6 6 1 1   J Connors 6 7 6
  J Borowiak 9 3 5 2   C Drysdale 2 5 4
  C Drysdale 8 6 7 6   C Drysdale 6 6 6
Q   J Granát 3 3 6 9 2   M Estep 3 4 3
  M Estep 6 6 4 7 6 1   J Connors 7 6 3 6 6
  W Scanlon 3 5 5 11   S Smith 9 2 6 3 3
Q   R Simpson 6 7 7 Q   R Simpson 8 3 4
  O Parun 8 7 9   O Parun 9 6 6
LL   G Seewagen 6 5 8   O Parun 3 7 8 5
  C Pasarell 6 6 6 11   S Smith 6 5 9 7
  B Teacher 2 1 4   C Pasarell 4 3 5
  R Crealy 4 2 2 11   S Smith 6 6 7
11   S Smith 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   R Lutz 6 6 6
  B Mitton 3 4 3 15   R Lutz 5 6 7 6
  T Waltke 7 4 2 8 WC   D Ralston 7 3 5 2
WC   D Ralston 5 6 6 9 15   R Lutz 4 6 4 6 6
WC   D Lloyd 6 3 6 3 6   K Warwick 6 3 6 2 8
Q   R Ycaza 4 6 3 6 4 WC   D Lloyd 6 1 4
  K Warwick 6 6 6   K Warwick 8 6 6
  G Masters 2 2 3   K Warwick 3 2 5
  P Kronk 7 6 3 1 6   B Bertram 6 6 7
  J Delaney 5 3 6 6 4   P Kronk 5 6 6 6 6
  F Gebert 3 4 1 Q   D Palm 7 4 8 3 1
Q   D Palm 6 6 6   P Kronk 4 0 2
  C Dibley 4 6 6 3 2   B Bertram 6 6 6
  B Bertram 6 3 2 6 6   B Bertram 6 4 6 6
  R Benavides 3 4 4 5   B Gottfried 2 6 4 3
5   B Gottfried 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   R Tanner 6 4 4 6
  J Lloyd 3 6 6 8   J Lloyd 6 6 2 4 7
  K Meiler 7 4 6 7   K Meiler 2 3 6 6 9
  R Hewitt 5 6 1 5   K Meiler 2 2 7 3
  J Feaver 1 6 6 1 3 Q   J McEnroe 6 6 5 6
  C Dowdeswell 6 2 2 6 6   C Dowdeswell 7 3 1
Q   J McEnroe 6 7 6 Q   J McEnroe 9 6 6
  I El Shafei 0 5 4 Q   J McEnroe 7 4 6 6
  K Walts 6 9 5 8 8   A Mayer 5 6 3 1
Q   J Marks 4 8 7 9 6   K Walts 2 6 4
  J Andrew 6 6 6   J Andrew 6 8 6
LL   S Carnahan 4 2 4   J Andrew 4 7 4
  A Mayer 6 3 6 8 7   A Mayer 6 9 6
  D Joubert 2 6 2 9 5   A Mayer 8 6 6 6
  E van Dillen 4 8 6 3 10   A Panatta 9 0 2 4
10   A Panatta 6 9 4 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   P Dent 6 6 6
LL   W Lofgren 1 2 2 13   P Dent 2 9 6 4 6
LL   JE Mandarino 5 1 2 LL   A Amritraj 6 8 3 6 4
LL   A Amritraj 7 6 6 13   P Dent 8 3 6 7
WC   A Jarrett 3 3 4   R Moore 6 6 4 5
  R Moore 6 6 6   R Moore 6 6 6
  E Álvarez 6 4 6 6   E Álvarez 4 4 3
Q   R Thung 4 6 3 3 13   P Dent 6 3 9 1 9
  B Fairlie 8 7 8 6   Ti Gullikson 3 6 8 6 7
  V Amaya 9 5 6 4   B Fairlie 8 4 6 6
  M Machette 6 3 8 3 LL   R Carmichael 6 6 4 3
LL   R Carmichael 4 6 9 6   B Fairlie 8 3 9 3
  Ti Gullikson 6 6 6   Ti Gullikson 9 6 8 6
  S Krulevitz 2 4 3   Ti Gullikson 6 6 3 8 6
  P Fleming 4 6 2 3 7   R Ramírez 3 4 6 9 4
7   R Ramírez 6 3 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   V Gerulaitis 6 9 6
  T Gorman 1 8 3 8   V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
  E Mayer 6 6 6   E Mayer 3 1 1
Q   J Holladay 4 2 4 8   V Gerulaitis 6 8 6
WC   J Smith 6 6 6 WC   J Smith 3 6 4
  W Prinsloo 4 4 2 WC   J Smith 6 7 1 6
Q   H Bunis 8 6 6 9 8 Q   H Bunis 3 5 6 4
Q   G Reid 9 4 8 8 6 8   V Gerulaitis 6 6 3 6
  H Gildemeister 4 6 6 6 6 9   R Stockton 1 4 6 4
  B Prajoux 6 4 8 4 3   H Gildemeister 3 8 2 5
  F McNair 6 4 6 8 16   F McNair 6 6 6 7
  N Saviano 3 6 3 9 14   F McNair 4 3 2
Q   S Sorensen 0 2 2 9   R Stockton 6 6 6
  R Laver 6 6 6   R Laver 6 7 4 5
WC   R Drysdale 3 8 3 9   R Stockton 3 9 6 7
9   R Stockton 6 9 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   M Cox 6 7 8
LL   R Chappell 4 5 6 14   M Cox 8 6 7
  J Alexander 6 6 6   J Alexander 6 4 5
WC   A Lloyd 3 4 2 14   M Cox 6 6 8
  R Bohrnstedt 8 9 6 6 WC   P Dominguez 4 1 6
Q   A Gardiner 9 8 1 4   R Bohrnstedt 2 8 3
WC   P Dominguez 6 4 6 6 WC   P Dominguez 6 9 6
  S Menon 4 6 2 4 14   M Cox 6 3 4 6 7
  W Martin 6 6 6   W Martin 3 6 6 0 9
  D Schneider 4 4 1   W Martin 3 2 9 6 10
  R Ruffels 7 8 2 9   R Ruffels 6 6 8 2 8
  R Taylor 5 6 6 7   W Martin 6 6 6
  J Yuill 6 6 6 3   G Vilas 2 4 2
  Á Betancur 3 4 3   J Yuill 3 2 6 6
  J Kodeš 8 5 4 3   G Vilas 6 6 3 8
3   G Vilas 9 7 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   I Năstase 6 6 3 6
  To Gullikson 2 1 6 3 6   I Năstase 7 3 7 8 6
LL   E Montaño 1 4 4   A Pattison 9 6 5 6 3
  A Pattison 6 6 6 6   I Năstase 6 6 6
  C Letcher 3 6 3 2 Q   E Teltscher 4 3 1
Q   E Teltscher 6 0 6 6 Q   E Teltscher
  P DuPré 6 6 5 8   P DuPré w/o
Q   T Šmid 4 4 7 6 6   I Năstase 6 6 6 6
LL   R Fisher 3 3 4   T Okker 8 4 4 4
Q   C Kachel 6 6 6 Q   C Kachel 2 6 3
  A Stone 9 7 6   A Stone 6 8 6
  C Kirmayr 8 5 2   A Stone 6 6 8 5 4
  T Okker 6 6 6   T Okker 4 2 9 7 6
  R Case 2 1 1   T Okker 8 7 6 7
  S Docherty 6 4 7 7   S Docherty 9 5 3 5
16   H Solomon 4 6 5 5

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   W Fibak 6 4 4 9 6
  J Fillol 3 6 6 8 4 12   W Fibak 6 6 6
Q   J McManus 1 6 4 2   J Norbäck 3 0 2
  J Norbäck 6 3 6 6 12   W Fibak 3 9 6 3 6
  F McMillan 6 6 6   C Mottram 6 8 3 6 2
  J Fassbender 4 4 4   F McMillan 4 5 5
  C Mottram 4 6 6 6   C Mottram 6 7 7
  J Hagey 6 4 4 2 12   W Fibak 5 4 2
  N Pilić 6 6 6 2   B Borg 7 6 6
  H Pfister 4 4 1   N Pilić 9 6 6
  V Amritraj 4 6 6 7   V Amritraj 8 3 2
  S Stewart 6 4 3 5   N Pilić 7 5 3
WC   M Wayman 4 6 4 9 5 2   B Borg 9 7 6
  M Edmondson 6 2 6 8 7   M Edmondson 6 9 2 4 1
  A Zugarelli 4 2 7 2   B Borg 3 7 6 6 6
2   B Borg 6 6 9

ReferencesEdit

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

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