1981 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Peter McNamara and Paul McNamee were the defending champions but lost in the semifinals to Bob Lutz and Stan Smith.

Men's Doubles
1981 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
Runners-upUnited States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
Final score6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw64 (5 Q / 4 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1980 · Wimbledon Championships · 1982 →

Peter Fleming and John McEnroe defeated Lutz and Smith in the final, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Doubles title at the 1981 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It earned McEnroe his first singles and doubles title in the same year.

SeedsEdit

01.     Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe (Champions)
02.     Peter McNamara /   Paul McNamee (Semifinals)
03.     Bob Lutz /   Stan Smith (Final)
04.   n/a
05.     Heinz Günthardt /   Balázs Taróczy (Third round)
06.     Marty Riessen /   Sherwood Stewart (Second round)
07.     Bruce Manson /   Brian Teacher (First round)
08.     Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez (Third round)
09.     Kevin Curren /   Steve Denton (Second round)
10.   n/a
11.     Tim Gullikson /   Bernard Mitton (Second round)
12.     Fritz Buehning /   Ferdi Taygan (Quarterfinals)
13.     Pavel Složil /   Tomáš Šmíd (Second round)
14.     Andrew Pattison /   Butch Walts (First round)
15.     Craig Edwards /   Eddie Edwards (First round)
16.     Frew McMillan /   Buster Mottram (Third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
4 6 6 6
  Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
6 2 1 4
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6 6 6
  Tom Okker
  Dick Stockton
3 2 4
  Tom Okker
  Dick Stockton
7 7 4 7
  Ismail El Shafei
  John Feaver
6 6 6 6
1   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6 6 6
3   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
4 4 4
  Rod Frawley
  Chris Lewis
5 3 2
3   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
7 6 6
3   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
6 2 4 7 6
2   Paul McNamee
  Peter McNamara
4 6 6 6 4
12   Fritz Buehning
  Ferdi Taygan
3 5 6 5
2   Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
6 7 3 7

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 6 3 6
LL   C Aguilar
  J Edwards
1 2 6 3 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
7 4 6 6
  E Ewert
  C Johnstone
7 4 6 2   R Moore
  E van Dillen
6 6 3 4
  R Moore
  E van Dillen
6 6 7 6 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
6 6 6
  S Krulevitz
  R Meyer
6 7 5 6   J Fitzgerald
  W Pascoe
4 2 2
  R Case
  J Fillol
4 6 7 3   S Krulevitz
  R Meyer
4 6 4 6
  J Fitzgerald
  W Pascoe
6 7 4 6   J Fitzgerald
  W Pascoe
6 4 6 7
LL   M Appleton
  D Collings
4 6 6 1 1   P Fleming
  J McEnroe
4 6 6 6
16   F McMillan
  C Mottram
7 6 6   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 2 1 4
  J Kodeš
  O Parun
5 2 3 16   F McMillan
  C Mottram
6 6 6
  C Roger-Vasselin
  T Tulasne
7 6 6   C Roger-Vasselin
  T Tulasne
3 3 3
WC   R Beven
  J Dier
6 1 4 16   F McMillan
  C Mottram
3 7 7 1 2
Q   M Anger
  S Davis
3 3 2   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 6 5 6 6
  A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 6 6   A Amritraj
  V Amritraj
6 7 7
WC   A Lloyd
  J Lloyd
7 3 3 6 6   M Riessen
  S Stewart
1 6 6
6   M Riessen
  S Stewart
6 6 6 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL   R Booth
  J Windahl
3 6 6 6 0
LL   S McCain
  S Meister
6 7 2 4 6 LL   S McCain
  S Meister
1 5 6
  M Davis
  C Dunk
7 6 6 7   M Davis
  C Dunk
6 7 7
Q   C Fancutt
  M Fancutt
6 4 7 6   M Davis
  C Dunk
3 5 5
LL   B Moir
  M Robertson
7 3 3 6   T Okker
  R Stockton
6 7 7
  T Okker
  R Stockton
6 6 6 7   T Okker
  R Stockton
3 2 6 7 6
  B Drewett
  L Stefanki
6 3 4 11   T Gullikson
  B Mitton
6 6 4 6 2
11   T Gullikson
  B Mitton
7 6 6   T Okker
  R Stockton
7 7 4 7
13   P Složil
  T Šmíd
6 6 6   I El Shafei
  J Feaver
6 6 6 6
  E Fromm
  C Leeds
2 3 2 13   P Složil
  T Šmíd
4 3 6
  S Menon
  W Scanlon
3 6 6 4   I El Shafei
  J Feaver
6 6 7
  I El Shafei
  J Feaver
6 3 7 6   I El Shafei
  J Feaver
7 7 6
  JL Clerc
  I Năstase
6 6 5 6 8   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
6 6 3
  I Harris
  C Wittus
4 4 7 4   JL Clerc
  I Năstase
w/o
  D Carter
  P Kronk
3 6 4 3 8   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
8   B Gottfried
  R Ramírez
6 3 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   B Manson
  B Teacher
6 5 6
  U Marten
  W Popp
7 7 7   U Marten
  W Popp
6 6 3
  R Carruthers
  F Maynetto
4 6 6 2 6   R Carruthers
  F Maynetto
7 7 6
  M Purcell
  P Rennert
6 3 4 6 3   R Carruthers
  F Maynetto
2 4 4
WC   J Newcombe
  A Roche
4 7 6 6 4   R Frawley
  C Lewis
6 6 6
  R Frawley
  C Lewis
6 6 7 1 6   R Frawley
  C Lewis
3 7 7 6
Q   T Graham
  B Nichols
6 6 6 4 6 Q   T Graham
  B Nichols
6 6 5 4
15   C Edwards
  E Edwards
2 7 3 6 4   R Frawley
  C Lewis
5 3 2
14   A Pattison
  K Walts
6 6 6 7 1 3   R Lutz
  S Smith
7 6 6
Q   R Chappell
  S van der Merwe
7 7 4 5 6 Q   R Chappell
  S van der Merwe
4 6 4
  Y Noah
  P Portes
w/o   G Holroyd
  W Redondo
6 7 6
  G Holroyd
  W Redondo
  G Holroyd
  W Redondo
4 7 6 6 1
  C Skakle
  J Yuill
7 4 3   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 5 7 4 6
Q   C Viljoen
  D Visser
6 5r   C Skakle
  J Yuill
4 4 3
  K Eberhard
  H Kirchhübel
3 2 2 3   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 6 6
3   R Lutz
  S Smith
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   H Günthardt
  B Taróczy
7 5 6 7
  C Kirmayr
  C Motta
6 7 3 6 5   H Günthardt
  B Taróczy
6 6 3 7
  T Delatte
  M Edmondson
7 0 6 6   T Delatte
  M Edmondson
4 4 6 6
  J Alexander
  P Dent
5 6 2 4 5   H Günthardt
  B Taróczy
4 7 6 6 6
  J Austin
  F McNair
6 7 7 12   F Buehning
  F Taygan
6 6 7 3 8
  F González
  V Pecci
3 5 6   J Austin
  F McNair
6 4 4 5
  M Estep
  J Gunnarsson
5 6 4 12   F Buehning
  F Taygan
4 6 6 7
12   F Buehning
  F Taygan
7 7 6 12   F Buehning
  F Taygan
3 5 6 5
9   K Curren
  S Denton
6 6 3 7 2   P McNamara
  P McNamee
6 7 3 7
  M Günthardt
  B Sisson
3 4 6 6 9   K Curren
  S Denton
6 6 4 4
  W Martin
  R Simpson
6 6 6 6   W Martin
  R Simpson
4 7 6 6
WC   R Drysdale
  R Lewis
3 4 7 1   W Martin
  R Simpson
6 6 6 1 4
  B Guan
  W Hampson
6 6 6 2   P McNamara
  P McNamee
7 4 4 6 6
  J Sadri
  T Wilkison
4 2 3   B Guan
  W Hampson
3 3 3
  S Ball
  C Letcher
2 4 4 2   P McNamara
  P McNamee
6 6 6
2   P McNamara
  P McNamee
6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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