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1980 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Björn Borg was the four-time defending champion and successfully defended his title, defeating his rival John McEnroe in the final, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7(16–18), 8–6 to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1980 Wimbledon Championships, his fifth consecutive singles title at the Championships.[1] The final of this tournament has often been called one of the greatest matches of all time.[2] The final was made into a movie named Borg vs McEnroe.

Men's Singles
1980 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States John McEnroe
Final score1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7(16–18), 8–6
Details
Draw128 (16Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1979 · Wimbledon Championships · 1981 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Björn Borg (Champion)
02.     John McEnroe (Final)
03.     Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
04.     Vitas Gerulaitis (Fourth round)
05.     Roscoe Tanner (Quarterfinals)
06.     Gene Mayer (Quarterfinals)
07.     Peter Fleming (Quarterfinals)
08.     Víctor Pecci (Third round)
09.     Pat DuPré (Third round)
10.     Ivan Lendl (Third round)
11.     Harold Solomon (Withdrew before the tournament began)
12.     Yannick Noah (Withdrew before the tournament began)
13.     Wojciech Fibak (Quarterfinals)
14.     Victor Amaya (First round)
15.     Stan Smith (Third round)
16.     José Luis Clerc (Third round)

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

Harold Solomon and Yannick Noah withdrew due to injury. They were replaced in the draw by Qualifiers Kevin Curren and Wayne Hampson respectively.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Björn Borg 7 6 7
6   Gene Mayer 5 3 5
1   Björn Borg 6 4 6 6
  Brian Gottfried 2 6 2 0
13   Wojciech Fibak 4 6 2
  Brian Gottfried 6 7 6
1   Björn Borg 1 7 6 6168
2   John McEnroe 6 5 3 718 6
5   Roscoe Tanner 6 2 6 2 2
3   Jimmy Connors 1 6 4 6 6
3   Jimmy Connors 3 6 3 4
2   John McEnroe 6 3 6 6
7   Peter Fleming 3 2 2
2   John McEnroe 6 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   B Borg 6 6 6
Q   I El Shafei 3 4 4 1   B Borg 6 6 7
  S Glickstein 4 6 3 7 8   S Glickstein 3 1 5
  R Ramírez 6 2 6 5 6 1   B Borg 6 6 6 7
  P Hjertquist 2 1 2   R Frawley 4 7 1 5
  R Frawley 6 6 6   R Frawley 6 2 6 6 13
  H Schoenfield 2 4 1   T Graham 7 6 1 2 11
  T Graham 6 6 6 1   B Borg 6 7 6
Q   R Krishnan 3 6 6 6   B Taróczy 1 5 2
  W Scanlon 6 4 4 4 Q   R Krishnan 6 7 7 6
  M Cox 3 6 6 6   M Cox 7 5 5 1
  G Moretton 6 1 4 4 Q   R Krishnan 3 6 2
  B Taróczy 6 3 6 6   B Taróczy 6 7 6
  C Delaney 3 6 4 2   B Taróczy 6 6 6
  T Waltke 3 6 6 6   T Waltke 3 2 2
Q   W Hampson 6 4 4 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   I Lendl 6 4 6 6
  M Riessen 3 6 2 4 10   I Lendl 6 6 6
  J Sadri 6 6 6   J Sadri 3 4 3
  W Martin 4 2 4 10   I Lendl 6 3 4 6
  C Dibley 6 6 7   C Dibley 4 6 6 7
  T Leonard 1 2 6   C Dibley 2 6 7 6 8
  G Masters 2 6 6 6   G Masters 6 2 6 7 6
  R Moore 6 2 0 2   C Dibley 6 5 6 1 2
Q   S Davis 7 4 2 3 6   E Mayer 3 7 4 6 6
  C Barazzutti 5 6 6 6   C Barazzutti 6 3 4 6 1
  E van Dillen 6 6 6 5 7   A Panatta 1 6 6 3 6
  A Panatta 3 2 7 7 9   A Panatta 3 3 2
  C Mayotte 5 3 7 4 6   E Mayer 6 6 6
WC   A Jarrett 7 6 6 6 WC   A Jarrett 4 4 1
Q   C Johnstone 3 6 1 2 6   E Mayer 6 6 6
6   E Mayer 6 4 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   V Gerulaitis 6 6 6
  S Simonsson 0 4 2 4   V Gerulaitis 6 6 7 6
WC   R Drysdale 7 6 0 4 4 LL   S Menon 7 4 5 2
LL   S Menon 6 4 6 6 6 4   V Gerulaitis 6 4 7 6
  F González 6 4 3   B Manson 4 6 5 4
  R Case 7 6 6   R Case 6 6 5
  B Manson 7 6 7 6   B Manson 7 7 7
  To Gullikson 6 7 6 4 4   V Gerulaitis 6 6 3 3 6
LL   J Austin 6 6 7 13   W Fibak 3 4 6 6 8
  A Gómez 2 1 6 LL   J Austin 4 3 1
  F Buehning 3 6 2   J Kriek 6 6 6
  J Kriek 6 7 6   J Kriek 1 4 1
  D Bedel 7 4 4 6 13   W Fibak 6 6 6
  R Simpson 6 6 6 7   R Simpson 6 2 3 2
  M Edmondson 7 4 6 6 8 13   W Fibak 3 6 6 6
13   W Fibak 5 6 3 7 10

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   S Smith 5 6 6 6
  A Pattison 7 3 3 4 15   S Smith 4 6 7 6
LL   S Ball 4 6 3 6 3   P Feigl 6 1 6 1
  P Feigl 6 1 6 3 6 15   S Smith 2 3 2
Q   C Kachel 5 3 1   B Gottfried 6 6 6
  B Gottfried 7 6 6   B Gottfried 6 6 6
  C Lewis 6 3 7 5 6   C Lewis 3 4 2
LL   L Palin 4 6 5 7 4   B Gottfried 6 6 6
  P Dent 4 7 3 6 6   P Dent 1 2 2
  R Trogolo 6 6 6 3 4   P Dent 7 6 6
WC   J Smith 2 3 6 3   B Mitton 5 3 3
  B Mitton 6 6 3 6   P Dent 3 6 6 6
  T Giammalva 6 7 3 3 8   V Pecci 6 2 3 1
  J Kodeš 7 5 6 6   J Kodeš 3 4 4
  M Mitchell 5 1 6 8   V Pecci 6 6 6
8   V Pecci 7 6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   R Tanner 6 6 6
  J Hřebec 2 0 4 5   R Tanner 6 3 6 7
  T Koch 6 7 2 3 Q   J Fitzgerald 1 6 3 6
Q   J Fitzgerald 7 6 6 6 5   R Tanner 7 6 6
Q   P Doohan 2 6 3   P McNamee 6 4 4
  P McNamee 6 7 6   P McNamee 6 6 6
  R Van't Hof 7 2 7 6   R Van't Hof 1 1 3
  F Taygan 6 6 5 4 5   R Tanner 7 3 6 6
WC   J Lloyd 4 2 2   N Saviano 6 6 3 4
  C Mottram 6 6 6   C Mottram 7 6 3 6 11
Q   E Edwards 4 4 2   N Saviano 6 7 6 4 13
  N Saviano 6 6 6   N Saviano 7 1 4 7 11
WC   C Drysdale 6 3 3 7 6 9   P DuPré 6 6 6 5 9
  B Bertram 2 6 6 6 4 WC   C Drysdale 2 3 0
  V Van Patten 4 6 1 4 9   P DuPré 6 6 6
9   P DuPré 6 3 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   V Amaya 6 4 0 6 3
  H Pfister 3 6 6 3 6   H Pfister 6 6 6
Q   G Hardie 6 7 1 5   R Lutz 2 3 1
  R Lutz 7 6 6 7   H Pfister 4 6 7 1 6
  Ti Gullikson 7 6 6   Ti Gullikson 6 3 5 6 2
  B Prajoux 5 3 1   Ti Gullikson 3 6 6 7
  B Boileau 6 1 3 3   K Warwick 6 3 2 6
  K Warwick 4 6 6 6   H Pfister 4 7 1 6
Q   J Yuill 5 3 6 3   J Connors 6 6 6 7
  H Günthardt 7 6 7   H Günthardt 7 6 6
  P McNamara 6 1 3 2   W Maher 5 4 2
  W Maher 2 6 6 6   H Günthardt 7 2 1 4
  S Stewart 7 6 6 6 3   J Connors 6 6 6 6
  P Rennert 6 7 4 3   S Stewart 0 2 1
WC   R Lewis 0 3 1 3   J Connors 6 6 6
3   J Connors 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   P Fleming 7 6 6
  C Dowdeswell 5 3 4 7   P Fleming 4 6 6 6
  T Gorman 4 5 4   S Birner 6 3 4 2
  S Birner 6 7 6 7   P Fleming 6 3 7 7
WC   J Feaver 2 3 6   I Năstase 4 6 6 6
  I Năstase 6 6 7   I Năstase 4 6 5 6 6
  A Mayer 6 6 6 3 2   R Stockton 6 2 7 2 2
  R Stockton 7 3 4 6 6 7   P Fleming 6 6 6 7
  P Portes 6 6 3 6 9 Q   O Parun 3 2 7 6
LL   V Winitsky 4 4 6 7 7   P Portes 5 3 4
Q   O Parun 6 5 6 6 Q   O Parun 7 6 6
  C Gattiker 1 7 1 1 Q   O Parun 3 7 6 6
Q   J Paish 4 6 6 16   JL Clerc 6 6 4 3
  B Fritz 6 7 7   B Fritz 4 6 6 0
  V Amritraj 6 6 5 5 4 16   JL Clerc 6 7 3 6
16   JL Clerc 1 3 7 7 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   K Curren 6 6 6 6
Q   M Doyle 4 3 7 2 Q   K Curren 7 6 6 6
LL   D Schneider 6 3 3 7 3   B Drewett 6 7 4 4
  B Drewett 4 6 6 6 6 Q   K Curren 5 6 6 6
  M Mir 2 3 0   B Teacher 7 2 3 1
  S Krulevitz 6 6 6   S Krulevitz 6 2 1 1
  T Wilkison 4 6 5   B Teacher 4 6 6 6
  B Teacher 6 7 7 Q   K Curren 5 6 6
  T Okker 6 7 6 2   J McEnroe 7 7 7
  J James 3 6 3   T Okker 7 7 1 2 6
Q   S Sorensen 2 6 1   P Dominguez 6 6 6 6 3
  P Dominguez 6 7 6   T Okker 0 6 1
WC   R Taylor 1 6 6 4 3 2   J McEnroe 6 7 6
  T Rocavert 6 3 2 6 6   T Rocavert 6 5 7 6 3
  K Walts 3 3 0 2   J McEnroe 4 7 6 7 6
2   J McEnroe 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ "#10: 1980 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final". In ESPN SportCentury's Ten Greatest Games of the 20th Century. ABC-TV. Original Air Date: 23 May 1999. Hosted by Al Michaels.

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