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John McEnroe retained his title in defeating Björn Borg 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 5–7, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1980 US Open. This particular match often ranks in the top 5 matches in tennis.[1] It was also the first time in the open era that the US Open Men's Singles title had been successfully defended.

Men's Singles
1980 US Open
ChampionUnited States John McEnroe
Runner-upSweden Björn Borg
Final score7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 5–7, 6–4
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
← 1979 · US Open · 1981 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Björn Borg (Finalist)
  2.   John McEnroe (Champion)
  3.   Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4.   Guillermo Vilas (Fourth round)
  5.   Vitas Gerulaitis (Second round)
  6.   Gene Mayer (First round)
  7.   Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  8.   Eddie Dibbs (Second round)
  9.   Peter Fleming (Second round)
  10.   Ivan Lendl (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Roscoe Tanner (Quarterfinalist)
  12.   José Luis Clerc (First round)
  13.   Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  14.   Wojtek Fibak (Quarterfinalist)
  15.   Yannick Noah (Fourth round)
  16.   Victor Amaya (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Björn Borg 6 3 4 7 6
11   Roscoe Tanner 4 6 6 5 3
1   Björn Borg 4 4 6 6 6
  Johan Kriek 6 6 1 1 1
14   Wojtek Fibak 6 2 6 1 65
  Johan Kriek 4 6 3 6 77
1   Björn Borg 641 77 7 4
2   John McEnroe 77 6 655 6
  Eliot Teltscher 1 6 3 0
3   Jimmy Connors 6 3 6 6
3   Jimmy Connors 4 7 6 3 63
2   John McEnroe 6 5 0 6 77
10   Ivan Lendl 6 3 2 5
2   John McEnroe 4 6 6 7

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Borg 6 6 6
  Aubone 1 4 1 1 Borg 7 6 2 6
  Sadri 6 4 6 6 Sadri 5 2 6 0
  Soares 2 6 4 4 1 Borg 77 1 6 6
  Scanlon 2 4 6 6 7 McNamara 626 2 0
  Feaver 6 6 3 3 6 Scanlon 6 0 5 2
  McNamara 6 6 6 McNamara 3 6 7 6
  Ostoja 1 1 0 1 Borg 6 6 6
  Gómez 6 6 4 15 Noah 3 3 0
  Saviano 3 3 0 r Gómez 3 5 6 6 4
  Purcell 7 6 6 Purcell 6 7 2 3 6
  Smith 6 4 0 Purcell 6 2 4 4
  Manson 6 6 7 15 Noah 4 6 6 6
  Menon 1 2 5 Manson 7 6 0 2
15   Noah 6 6 6 15 Noah 6 7 6 6
  Schneider 1 0 3

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   Tanner 6 6 6
  Moore 3 4 1 11 Tanner 6 6 6
  Arias 6 6 6 6 Arias 3 3 0
Q   Sauer 2 7 2 2 11 Tanner 7 6 6
  Van Dillen 7 6 6 Van Dillen 6 1 2
  Malin 6 2 3 Van Dillen 6 6 1 7
  Krishnan 6 6 3 6 Krishnan 4 3 6 6
  Austin 4 4 6 1 11 Tanner 6 6 5 6
  Teacher 7 6 6 Teacher 3 4 7 2
  Ramírez 6 1 2 Teacher 6 3 6 4 6
  Glickstein 7 6 6 Glickstein 4 6 3 6 3
  Riessen 5 1 1 Teacher 6 6 7 6
  Amritraj 7 6 6 Amritraj 7 4 6 2
  Fritz 5 2 3 Amritraj 7 0 4 6 6
8   Dibbs 5 2 7 6 6 8 Dibbs 5 6 6 2 1
  Lutz 7 6 5 0 2

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Vilas 6 6 6
  Maher 0 1 2 4 Vilas 6 6 6
  Hayes 7 2 3 6 6 Hayes 2 4 4
  James 5 6 6 2 1 4 Vilas 3 3 6 6 6
  Van't Hof 6 6 7 González 6 6 4 4 2
  Hardie 3 3 5 Van't Hof 6 5 3
  González 6 7 6 González 7 7 6
  Rocavert 2 5 2 4 Vilas 6 3 4 3
  Trogolo 7 6 3 6 14 Fibak 3 6 6 6
  Maynetto 5 1 6 4 Trogolo 3 4 1
  Winitsky 5 7 3 6 7 Winitsky 6 6 6
  Fillol, Sr. 7 5 6 3 6 Winitsky 6 1 1 6
  Feigl 6 4 6 7 7 14 Fibak 3 6 6 7
  Bedel 4 6 7 6 6 Feigl 4 6 6 4 3
14   Fibak 6 0 6 6 14 Fibak 6 2 3 6 6
  Benson 4 6 3 4

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Fleming 6 6 3 6
  Nealon 4 1 6 2 9 Fleming 4 2 0
  Kriek 7 6 6 Kriek 6 6 6
  Birner 5 4 0 Kriek
  Giammalva 6 7 6 Giammalva DEF
  Okker 2 6 3 Giammalva 6 6 7
  Palin 6 7 6 6 Palin 4 2 5
  Kohlberg 7 5 2 4 Kriek 6 5 6 6
  Günthardt 6 6 6 Mottram 4 7 3 4
  Parun 4 2 3 Günthardt 6 2 4
  Mottram 6 6 6 Mottram 7 6 6
  Garcia 0 3 2 Mottram 7 4 6 3 6
  Pfister 7 2 7 6 Pfister 6 6 4 6 4
  Cain 5 6 5 3 Pfister 6 6 3 1 7
5   Gerulaitis 6 6 6 5 Gerulaitis 3 2 6 6 6
  Van Patten 3 4 0

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Ocleppo 2 7 4
6   Mayer 6 6 2 r Ocleppo 6 6 6
  Shore 7 7 6 Shore 4 0 3
  Docherty 6 6 4 Ocleppo 5 0 2
  Pecci, Sr. 4 6 6 6 Teltscher 7 6 6
  Whitecross 6 2 2 2 Pecci, Sr. 4 1 3
  Teltscher 6 6 6 Teltscher 6 6 6
  Davis 2 4 4 Teltscher 6 6 6
  Willenborg 6 6 6 5 7 13 Gottfried 4 2 1
  McNamee 7 3 3 7 5 Willenborg 3 2 4
  Case 5 6 6 6 Case 6 6 6
  Bertram 7 4 1 3 Case 0 7 2 4
  Gullikson 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 6 6 6 6
  Graham 3 4 4 Gullikson 3 2 6
13   Gottfried 6 6 6 6 13 Gottfried 6 6 7
  Carter 7 2 1 3

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Mitton 6 6 4 2 7
12   Clerc 3 2 6 6 5 Mitton 6 6 6
  Ayala 6 3 6 3 6 Ayala 3 1 3
  Maze 4 6 3 6 3 Mitton 6 2 6 6
  Giammalva, Jr. 3 6 6 6 Giammalva, Jr. 3 6 2 3
  Fisher 6 1 2 2 Giammalva, Jr. 6 4 6 6
  Buehning 6 3 6 7 6 Buehning 2 6 4 4
  Martinez 2 6 7 5 4 Mitton 6 4 4
  Stewart 7 6 6 3 Connors 7 6 6
  Taygan 6 2 4 Stewart 2 6 4
  Moor 4 7 7 3 7 Moor 6 7 6
  Stockton 6 6 6 6 6 Moor 4 1 1
  Walts 6 6 4 6 3 Connors 6 6 6
  Drewett 4 2 6 4 Walts 3 1 3
3   Connors 6 6 6 3 Connors 6 6 6
  Freeman 2 2 2

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   Solomon 6 6 6
  Norbäck 2 4 4 7 Solomon 6 6 6
  Năstase 6 6 4 6 Năstase 2 2 2
  Dominguez 4 1 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 4 6 6
  Rennert 7 6 6 Simpson 7 3 6 0 2
  Gandolfo 5 2 1 Rennert 4 6 6 3
  Simpson 6 6 2 7 Simpson 6 0 7 6
  Leach 3 3 6 6 7 Solomon 1 0 0
  Grant 7 6 7 10 Lendl 6 6 6
  Ycaza 5 1 6 Grant 3 2 7 6 3
  Tulasne 2 6 Tulasne 6 6 5 0 6
  Leonard 6 6 r Tulasne 2 0 1
  Mayotte 6 6 6 10 Lendl 6 6 6
  Mitchell 3 1 1 Mayotte 4 4 4
10   Lendl 6 6 7 10 Lendl 6 6 6
  Mayotte 4 3 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   Amaya 6 6 7
  Davidson 4 2 6 16 Amaya 7 7 6
  Fagel 6 6 6 Fagel 5 5 1
  Leeds 4 2 0 16 Amaya 3 6 6 3
  Portes 6 6 6 Portes 6 2 7 6
  Yuill 2 4 2 Portes 7 6 3 6
  Wilkison 4 6 6 7 Wilkison 5 2 6 3
  Gullikson 6 0 2 5 Portes 2 4 2
  Hooper 6 6 6 2 McEnroe 6 6 6
  Shiras 2 1 3 Hooper 3 3 4
  Meyer 6 6 3 6 Meyer 6 6 6
  Waltke 4 2 6 3 Meyer 1 1 6 2
  Krulevitz 7 7 1 6 2 McEnroe 6 6 4 6
  Pattison 6 6 6 2 Krulevitz 6 0 2
2   McEnroe 6 6 6 2 McEnroe 7 6 6
  Roger-Vasselin 3 4 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My thought on the Greatest tennis matches". Baseball Statistics. Archived from the original on 7 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-20.

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