1979 US Open – Men's Doubles

The Men's Doubles tournament at the 1979 US Open was held from August 28 to September 9, 1979 on the outdoor hard courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City, United States. John McEnroe and Peter Fleming won the title, defeating Bob Lutz and Stan Smith in the final.

Men's Doubles
1979 US Open
ChampionUnited States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming
Runner-upUnited States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
Final score6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw64
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
← 1978 · US Open · 1980 →

SeedsEdit

  1.   Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe (Champion)
  2.   Wojciech Fibak /   Tom Okker (Second round)
  3.   Marty Riessen /   Sherwood Stewart (Semifinal)
  4.   Bob Lutz /   Stan Smith (Final)
  5.   Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez (Second round)
  6.   Bob Hewitt /   Frew McMillan (Quarterfinal)
  7.   Ilie Năstase /   Ion Țiriac (First round)
  8.   Jan Kodeš /   Tomáš Šmíd (Second round)
  9.   Bob Carmichael /   Phil Dent (Second round)
  10.   Vijay Amritraj /   Gene Mayer (First round)
  11.   Mark Edmondson /   John Marks (Second round)
  12.   Anand Amritraj /   Ross Case (First round)
  13.   Tim Gullikson /   Tom Gullikson (Third round)
  14.   Bruce Manson /   Andrew Pattison (Quarter final)
  15.   Pat DuPré /   Dick Stockton (First round)
  16.   Colin Dowdeswell /   Heinz Günthardt (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
4 7 6
14   Bruce Manson
  Andrew Pattison
6 5 3
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6 6
3   Marty Riessen
  Sherwood Stewart
4 4
3   Marty Riessen
  Sherwood Stewart
7 6 6
  Francisco González
  Eliot Teltscher
6 7 2
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6 6
4   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
2 4
6   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
3 5
4   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
6 7
4   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
7 3 7
  Roy Emerson
  Fred Stolle
5 6 5
  John Sadri
  Tim Wilkison
3 5
  Roy Emerson
  Fred Stolle
6 7

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 7
  S Denton
  R Van't Hof
3 5 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 6
  J Lloyd
  F McNair
6 6   J Lloyd
  F McNair
2 2
  P Davies
  J Hayes
3 1 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 6
  J Newcombe
  J Turpin
7 6 16   C Dowdeswell
  H Günthardt
3 2
  W Blocher
  H Fritz
5 3   J Newcombe
  J Turpin
3 4
16   C Dowdeswell
  H Günthardt
W-O 16   C Dowdeswell
  H Günthardt
6 6
  P Campbell
  C Strode
1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
4 7 6
14   B Manson
  A Pattison
6 6 14   B Manson
  A Pattison
6 5 3
  T Leonard
  J Van Linge
4 4 14   B Manson
  A Pattison
6 6
  L Álvarez
  P McNamee
6 6 6   L Álvarez
  P McNamee
4 3
  J Bailey
  R Thung
7 3 4 14   B Manson
  A Pattison
6 6
  R Meyer
  H Reid
6 6 6   F Buehning
  P Rennert
3 2
  C Owens
  S Vuille
4 7 4   R Meyer
  H Reid
6 6
  F Buehning
  P Rennert
7 5 6   F Buehning
  P Rennert
7 7
7   I Năstase
  Ion Țiriac
6 7 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   M Riessen
  S Stewart
6 7
  J Eagleton
  R Trogolo
1 5 3   M Riessen
  S Stewart
6 6
  E Fromm
  J Molin
6 5 6   E Fromm
  J Molin
3 4
  R Benavides
  H Ismail
3 7 4 3   M Riessen
  S Stewart
6 7
  B Mitton
  R Moore
6 2 6   B Mitton
  R Moore
3 6
  O Bengtson
  B Martin
4 6 3   B Mitton
  R Moore
1 6 6
9   B Carmichael
  P Dent
6 6 9   B Carmichael
  P Dent
6 2 1
  T Garcia
  M Grant
3 2 3   M Riessen
  S Stewart
7 6 6
  C Dibley
  J Fillol
7 2 6   F González
  E Teltscher
6 7 2
12   A Amritraj
  R Case
6 6 2   C Dibley
  J Fillol
4 7 6
  V Amaya
  H Pfister
6 6   V Amaya
  H Pfister
6 6 7
  J Kriek
  N Saviano
3 2   V Amaya
  H Pfister
7 3 2
  F González
  E Teltscher
6 7   F González
  E Teltscher
5 6 6
  R Beven
  J Paish
1 6   F González
  E Teltscher
6 7
5   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
6 7 5   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
2 5
  R Crawford
  T Delatte
3 5

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6
  M De Palmer
  R Harmon
2 4 6   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6
  J Austin
  V Winitsky
7 6   J Austin
  V Winitsky
4 2
  Kh Richardson
  J Yuill
6 1 6   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 7
  A Gómez
  R Ycaza
6 3 6 13   T Gullikson
  T Gullikson
2 5
  S Ball
  K Warwick
3 6 3   A Gómez
  R Ycaza
4 4
13   Tim Gullikson
  Tom Gullikson
6 6 13   T Gullikson
  T Gullikson
6 6
  A Gardiner
  T Rocavert
4 4 6   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
3 5
  C Fancutt
  A Kohlberg
2 7 6 4   B Lutz
  S Smith
6 7
15   P DuPré
  D Stockton
6 6 2   C Fancutt
  A Kohlberg
6 2 4
  S Docherty
  J James
6 6   S Docherty
  J James
3 6 6
  A Madani
  M Myburg
4 1   S Docherty
  J James
6 4
  B Maze
  B Walts
6 6 6 4   B Lutz
  S Smith
7 6
  A Amritraj
  W Prinsloo
7 4 4   B Maze
  B Walts
5 4
4   B Lutz
  S Smith
6 6 4   B Lutz
  S Smith
7 6
  J-L Damiani
  A Gattiker
3 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   J Kodeš
  T Šmíd
6 6 6
  M Purcell
  B Testerman
7 2 2 8   J Kodeš
  T Šmíd
6 3
  C Pasarell
  D Schneider
6 7   C Pasarell
  D Schneider
7 6
  G Amaya
  G Oropez
2 6   C Pasarell
  D Schneider
3 3
  J Sadri
  T Wilkison
6 2 7   J Sadri
  T Wilkison
6 6
  G Malin
  V Van Patten
3 6 5   J Sadri
  T Wilkison
6 6
11   M Edmondson
  J Marks
6 6 11   M Edmondson
  J Marks
4 4
  J Norbäck
  R Simpson
1 2   J Sadri
  T Wilkison
3 5
  J Garcia-Requena
  B Kleege
6 6 6   R Emerson
  F Stolle
6 7
10   V Amritraj
  G Mayer
7 4 4   J Garcia-Requena
  B Kleege
3 5
  S Davis
  D Ralston
6 6 6   S Davis
  D Ralston
6 7
  W Girle
  T Williams
7 3 4   S Davis
  D Ralston
6 3 3
  R Emerson
  F Stolle
6 3 6   R Emerson
  F Stolle
1 6 6
  K Curren
  M Shore
3 6 4   R Emerson
  F Stolle
6 6 6
2   W Fibak
  T Okker
7 6 2   W Fibak
  T Okker
7 4 1
  C Lewis
  B Nichols
6 3

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