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1979 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Björn Borg successfully defended his title, defeating Roscoe Tanner in the final, 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1979 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Men's Singles
1979 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States Roscoe Tanner
Final score6–7(4–7), 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

01.     Björn Borg (Champion)
02.     John McEnroe (Fourth round)
03.     Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
04.     Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
05.     Roscoe Tanner (Final)
06.     Guillermo Vilas (Second round)
07.     Arthur Ashe (First round)
08.     Víctor Pecci (Third round)
09.     Brian Gottfried (Third round)
10.     Wojciech Fibak (First round)
11.     John Alexander (Third round)
12.     José Higueras (Second round)
13.     Manuel Orantes (Second round)
14.     José Luis Clerc (Fourth round)
15.     Tim Gullikson (Quarterfinals)
16.     Corrado Barazzutti (First round)

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

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Björn Borg 6 6 6
  Tom Okker 2 1 3
1   Björn Borg 6 6 6
3   Jimmy Connors 2 3 2
3   Jimmy Connors 6 4 7 6
  Bill Scanlon 3 6 6 4
1   Björn Borg 646 3 6 6
5   Roscoe Tanner 77 1 6 3 4
  Adriano Panatta 6 4 7 4 3
  Pat DuPré 3 6 6 6 6
  Pat DuPré 3 6 3
5   Roscoe Tanner 6 7 6
5   Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6 6
15   Tim Gullikson 1 4 7 2

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   B Borg 3 6 7 6
  T Gorman 6 4 5 1 1   B Borg 2 6 4 7 6
  M Edmondson 7 6 3 2 2   V Amritraj 6 4 6 6 2
  V Amritraj 6 4 6 6 6 1   B Borg 6 6 6
  H Pfister 6 3 7 7   H Pfister 4 1 3
  J Kodeš 3 6 6 6   H Pfister 6 6 3 6
  J Fillol 6 3 2 4   P Fleming 1 3 6 4
  P Fleming 3 6 6 6 1   B Borg 6 5 6 7
  D Schneider 6 7 6   B Teacher 4 7 4 5
  R Carmichael 4 6 1   D Schneider 4 4 4
  B Teacher 6 3 6 7   B Teacher 6 6 6
  C Dibley 4 6 3 5   B Teacher 6 7 5 6
  P Kronk 2 2 4 9   B Gottfried 3 5 7 3
  J Borowiak 6 6 6   J Borowiak 6 4 4
WC   A Jarrett 2 6 1 9   B Gottfried 7 6 6
9   B Gottfried 6 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   J Alexander 6 7 4 7
  R Stockton 1 6 6 5 11   J Alexander 6 3 5 6 6
  H Günthardt 6 6 6   H Günthardt 3 6 7 3 2
  B Mitton 4 1 3 11   J Alexander 4 4 4
WC   D Lloyd 2 6 5 3   E Mayer 6 6 6
Q   O Parun 6 4 7 6 Q   O Parun 4 1 2
  E Mayer 3 6 6 7   E Mayer 6 6 6
  V Amaya 6 3 4 5   E Mayer 6 7 4 4
  T Okker 6 7 6   T Okker 7 5 6 6
  R Guedes 1 5 1   T Okker 7 6 3 6
  C Drysdale 2 6 3   J Austin 6 4 6 2
  J Austin 6 7 6   T Okker 7 7 6
  T Wilkison 6 6 6   T Wilkison 5 5 4
LL   N Phillips 2 2 2   T Wilkison 5 6 6 7
WC   R Taylor 3 2 4 6   G Vilas 7 2 1 6
6   G Vilas 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   J Connors 6 6 7 6
  J-F Caujolle 2 7 5 3 3   J Connors 6 6 7 6
Q   U Eriksson 3 4 5   M Riessen 7 3 6 0
  M Riessen 6 6 7 3   J Connors 6 6 7
  J Kriek 4 6 6 6   J Kriek 4 1 6
  P Feigl 6 3 3 0   J Kriek 6 6 6
LL   Á Fillol 5 1 6 3 Q   J Norbäck 1 3 1
Q   J Norbäck 7 6 3 6 3   J Connors 6 6 6
  R Crawford 2 2 4   M Cox 2 1 1
  B Taróczy 6 6 6   B Taróczy 4 6 3 6
  M Cox 7 6 6   M Cox 6 4 6 7
  K Meiler 5 3 3   M Cox 3 6 6 7 7
Q   A Cortes 5 7 2 0r Q   G Moretton 6 7 1 6 5
Q   G Moretton 7 6 6 1 Q   G Moretton 7 3 7 3 6
  R Moore 6 7 6 6 4 13   M Orantes 6 6 6 6 1
13   M Orantes 7 6 7 4 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16   C Barazzutti 3 4 7 6 4
  A Pattison 6 6 5 4 6   A Pattison 6 6 6
Q   J Fitzgerald 4 7 6 2   C Dowdeswell 3 4 0
  C Dowdeswell 6 6 7 6   A Pattison 6 6 4 2
  F González 4 6 6 6   W Scanlon 7 4 6 6
Q   R Beven 6 2 2 4   F González 6 4 4
WC   R Drysdale 3 3 5   W Scanlon 7 6 6
  W Scanlon 6 6 7   W Scanlon 6 6 6 7
  J Marks 5 6 6 2 Q   B Drewett 4 4 7 5
Q   B Drewett 7 2 7 6 Q   B Drewett 7 7 6
  E Iskersky 2 1 4   J James 5 5 3
  J James 6 6 6 Q   B Drewett 4 7 7 6
Q   R Fisher 5 1 6 8   V Pecci 6 6 6 4
  P Dent 7 6 7   P Dent 4 6 3
  S Stewart 5 2 3 8   V Pecci 6 7 6
8   V Pecci 7 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   A Ashe 4 6 3
  C Kachel 6 7 6   C Kachel 5 3 6 7 4
  J Lloyd 3 4 1   O Bengtson 7 6 0 6 6
  O Bengtson 6 6 6   O Bengtson 6 6 6
  A Gardiner 6 6 3 2 4   A Panatta 7 7 7
WC   J Smith 1 4 6 6 6 WC   J Smith 6 2 7 5 3
  A Panatta 6 6 6   A Panatta 2 6 6 7 6
  Á Giménez 3 3 4   A Panatta 7 6 7
  A Mayer 6 6 6 6   A Mayer 6 3 6
Q   C Pasarell 1 7 3 3   A Mayer 6 7 4 7
  J Andrew 2 3 1   R Ramírez 3 6 6 6
  R Ramírez 6 6 6   A Mayer 6 7 7 6
WC   I El Shafei 6 3 6 7 4   J Sadri 7 5 6 2
  J Sadri 3 6 7 6 6   J Sadri 6 5 6 7
LL   J Yuill 2 5 7 6 4 12   J Higueras 3 7 4 5
12   J Higueras 6 7 5 3 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   W Fibak 6 7 4 2 7
  B Manson 4 6 6 6 9   B Manson 7 4 6 6
Q   F Buehning 6 6 6 Q   F Buehning 6 6 4 4
Q   R Meyer 3 4 4   B Manson 7 4 3 2
  R Lutz 6 6 6   R Lutz 6 6 6 6
  R Genois 3 2 2   R Lutz 6 6 6
  R Ycaza 6 1 6 6   R Ycaza 0 3 2
Q   D Whyte 4 6 2 0   R Lutz 6 5 6 4 6
  Y Noah 7 6 7   P DuPré 3 7 4 6 8
LL   R Krishnan 6 3 5   Y Noah 6 6 7
  N Saviano 6 6 6   N Saviano 3 4 5
  R Fagel 0 1 2   Y Noah 5 6 3 1
  C Kirmayr 6 4 3 6 6   P DuPré 7 1 6 6
WC   J Feaver 1 6 6 3 4   C Kirmayr 6 6 3 4
  P DuPré 7 6 3 3 6   P DuPré 4 7 6 6
4   V Gerulaitis 6 3 6 6 3

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   R Tanner 6 6 6
  V Winitsky 1 4 4 5   R Tanner 6 7 6
  P McNamara 6 6 6   P McNamara 1 6 4
  I Lendl 3 2 3 5   R Tanner 6 7 7
  P Portes 1 6 6 6   R Case 4 5 6
  F Taygan 6 4 4 4   P Portes 2 1 5
  W Martin 5 7 2 6 2   R Case 6 6 7
  R Case 7 6 6 4 6 5   R Tanner 6 7 6 6
Q   C Motta 5 3 4 14   JL Clerc 7 6 4 1
  JL Damiani 7 6 6   JL Damiani 3 2 6
  D Carter 1 6 4 1   S Smith 6 6 7
  S Smith 6 2 6 6   S Smith 7 6 3 5
  D Collings 6 3 6 5 14   JL Clerc 6 7 6 7
  A Muñoz 7 6 3 7   A Muñoz 1 3 4
Q   R Giltinan 4 6 3 6 3 14   JL Clerc 6 6 6
14   JL Clerc 6 3 6 3 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   Ti Gullikson 6 6 6
  M Cahill 4 2 4 15   Ti Gullikson 7 6 6 6
  H Ismail 5 6 2   T Šmid 5 7 2 4
  T Šmid 7 7 6 15   Ti Gullikson 6 6 6
  K Warwick 6 1 6 6 Q   C Letcher 0 4 1
Q   C Letcher 7 6 2 7 Q   C Letcher 6 3 6 6
  P Dominguez 6 6 6   P Dominguez 1 6 3 4
  P Huťka 3 3 4 15   Ti Gullikson 6 6 6
  A Amritraj 3 6 6 2   J McEnroe 4 2 4
  A Maurer 6 7 7   A Maurer 1 4 4
  P Složil 6 2 1 6 1   To Gullikson 6 6 6
  To Gullikson 4 6 6 3 6   To Gullikson 4 4 6
WC   R Lewis 4 3 5 2   J McEnroe 6 6 7
  C Mottram 6 6 7   C Mottram 7 2 6 2
  T Moor 5 1 4 2   J McEnroe 6 6 7 6
2   J McEnroe 7 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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