1983 Wimbledon Championships – Men's singles

John McEnroe defeated Chris Lewis in the final, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 to win the gentlemen's singles tennis title at the 1983 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It was his second Wimbledon singles title and fifth major singles title overall.

Men's singles
1983 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States John McEnroe
Runner-upNew Zealand Chris Lewis
Final score6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (16 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women seniors
← 1982 · Wimbledon Championships · 1984 →

Jimmy Connors was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Kevin Curren. Lewis became the first New Zealander to reach a major singles final.[citation needed]

SeedsEdit

01.     Jimmy Connors (fourth round)
02.     John McEnroe (champion)
03.     Ivan Lendl (semifinals)
04.     Guillermo Vilas (first round)
05.     Mats Wilander (third round)
06.     Gene Mayer (withdrew)
07.     José Luis Clerc (first round)
08.     Vitas Gerulaitis (second round)
09.     Steve Denton (first round)
10.     Jimmy Arias (withdrew)
11.     Johan Kriek (third round)
12.     Kevin Curren (semifinals)
13.     Brian Gottfried (fourth round)
14.     Bill Scanlon (fourth round)
15.     Hank Pfister (second round)
16.     Tim Mayotte (quarterfinals)

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

Gene Mayer and Jimmy Arias withdrew due to injury. They were replaced in the draw by lucky loser Bruce Kleege and Qualifier Scott Davis respectively.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
12   Kevin Curren 4 7 6 7
16   Tim Mayotte 6 6 2 6
12   Kevin Curren 7 4 6 7 6
  Chris Lewis 6 6 7 6 8
  Chris Lewis 6 6 6 7
  Mel Purcell 7 0 4 6
  Chris Lewis 2 2 2
2   John McEnroe 6 6 6
  Roscoe Tanner 5 6 3
3   Ivan Lendl 7 7 6
3   Ivan Lendl 6 4 4
2   John McEnroe 7 6 6
  Sandy Mayer 3 5 0
2   John McEnroe 6 7 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   J Connors 6 7 6
  E Edwards 4 5 3 1   J Connors 6 7 6
  L Bourne 6 6 4 3 2   W Masur 4 6 0
  W Masur 4 4 6 6 6 1   J Connors 6 7 6
  V Van Patten 4 0 6 5   H Sundström 1 6 2
  H Sundström 6 6 2 7   H Sundström 2 7 7 4 8
  S Edberg 6 7 6   S Edberg 6 6 6 6 6
  C Roger-Vasselin 2 6 1 1   J Connors 3 7 3 6
  B Drewett 6 6 6 12   K Curren 6 6 6 7
  A Tous 3 1 1   B Drewett 2 4 4
  R Venter 2 3 6 6   R Harmon 6 6 6
  R Harmon 6 6 3 7   R Harmon 4 5 2
  H Simonsson 6 3 2 6 3 12   K Curren 6 7 6
  S Casal 3 6 6 3 6   S Casal 6 4 3
  J Borowiak 7 3 5 0r 12   K Curren 7 6 6
12   K Curren 6 6 7 1

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   T Mayotte 7 6 6
  M Dickson 5 3 3 16   T Mayotte 6 6 6
  A Järryd 4 6 3 Q   A Andrews 1 2 2
Q   A Andrews 6 7 6 16   T Mayotte 7 6 6 6
  B Teacher 6 6 2 6   B Teacher 6 4 7 3
  M Hocevar 4 0 6 4   B Teacher 7 2 4 7 6
  C Mottram 6 4 6 2   W Fibak 6 6 6 5 1
  W Fibak 4 6 7 6 16   T Mayotte 6 6 6
LL   S Menon 2 1 2 LL   J McCurdy 0 2 4
  To Gullikson 6 6 6   To Gullikson 6 6 4 4
  R Ramírez 6 1 6 2r   C Motta 3 7 6 6
  C Motta 7 6 2 3   C Motta 0 4 6 1
  J Avendaño 3 4 2 LL   J McCurdy 6 6 3 6
LL   J McCurdy 6 6 6 LL   J McCurdy 7 6 7
  C Panatta 6 6 6   C Panatta 6 3 6
7   JL Clerc 1 4 2

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   G Vilas 6 7 6 5 2
  N Odizor 3 5 7 7 6   N Odizor 6 4 6 6
Q   P Fleming 7 6 6 Q   P Fleming 4 6 4 2
WC   J Bates 6 3 2   N Odizor 3 7 6 3 6
  M Tideman 5 4 5   L Courteau 6 6 4 6 3
  L Courteau 7 6 7   L Courteau 6 7 6
  B Foxworth 6 2 5 1 WC   A Jarrett 2 5 3
WC   A Jarrett 4 6 7 6   N Odizor 1 3 3
WC   C Bradnam 4 4 6   C Lewis 6 6 6
Q   C Fancutt 6 6 7 Q   C Fancutt 4 4 0
  M Bauer 7 7 7   M Bauer 6 6 6
  D Keretić 5 5 5   M Bauer 4 6 5 7 4
  G Forget 2 2 6 2   C Lewis 6 3 7 6 6
Q   B Dyke 6 6 3 6 Q   B Dyke 6 1 3
  C Lewis 6 4 7 4 6   C Lewis 7 6 6
9   S Denton 4 6 6 6 3

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   B Gottfried 6 6 6
  S Glickstein 1 4 4 13   B Gottfried 7 4 7 6
  L Pimek 2 1 1   M Doyle 5 6 6 4
  M Doyle 6 6 6 13   B Gottfried 7 6 6
Q   J Turpin 1 6 6 6   J Soares 6 2 2
  A Giammalva 6 7 3 7   A Giammalva 6 7 6 4
  E Fromm 4 3 4   J Soares 7 6 7 6
  J Soares 6 6 6 13   B Gottfried 6 3 3 2
  M Mitchell 6 7 7 4 10   M Purcell 4 6 6 6
WC   S Bale 7 6 5 6 12 WC   S Bale 6 4 3
  T Wilkison 2 6 2 1   M Purcell 7 6 6
  M Purcell 6 4 6 6   M Purcell 5 6 6 6
  A Maurer 3 6 6 5 6   A Maurer 7 3 2 2
LL   M Brunnberg 6 1 4 7 4   A Maurer 6 6 7
  V Amaya 6 6 6   V Amaya 3 4 6
LL   B Kleege 4 3 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   M Wilander 6 6 4 6 6
  J Fitzgerald 4 1 6 7 4 5   M Wilander 6 6 6
Q   R Frawley 6 6 6 7 7 Q   C Viljoen 3 2 1
Q   C Viljoen 7 2 7 5 9 5   M Wilander 7 5 3 4
  T Högstedt 7 3 1 6   R Tanner 6 7 6 6
  J Alexander 6 6 6 7   J Alexander 2 6 6 3
  J Gunnarsson 4 3 2   R Tanner 6 7 4 6
  R Tanner 6 6 6   R Tanner 6 6 6
  C Johnstone 6 1 6 6 4   R Van't Hof 2 3 3
  R Van't Hof 4 6 3 7 6   R Van't Hof 3 6 4 6 6
Q   D Visser 3 6 2 6 5   H Leconte 6 4 6 3 2
  H Leconte 6 4 6 4 7   R Van't Hof 6 7 6
  N Saviano 7 6 6 11   J Kriek 3 6 1
WC   J Smith 5 3 2   N Saviano 4 6 7 3 2
  S Giammalva 4 3 2 11   J Kriek 6 3 5 6 6
11   J Kriek 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   H Pfister 6 6 3 6
  T Šmid 3 4 6 3 15   H Pfister 6 6 6 6 4
  G Barbosa 7 4 6 3   R Acuña 3 7 7 4 6
  R Acuña 6 6 7 6   R Acuña 3 4 4
  C Wittus 4 4 6 4   P Cash 6 6 6
  F Buehning 6 6 3 6   F Buehning 3 0 2
  J Góes 0 0 3   P Cash 6 6 6
  P Cash 6 6 6   P Cash 4 6 1
  C Miller 6 6 2 6 6 3   I Lendl 6 7 6
WC   J Lloyd 1 7 6 3 1   C Miller 4 4 7 6 1
  S Birner 2 1 3 Q   J Hlasek 6 6 6 3 6
Q   J Hlasek 6 6 6 Q   J Hlasek 1 2 7 4
  T Waltke 6 3 2 6 2 3   I Lendl 6 6 6 6
  S Smith 4 6 6 3 0r   T Waltke 4 2 3
Q   B Mitton 6 1 0 3   I Lendl 6 6 6
3   I Lendl 7 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   V Gerulaitis 5 7 7 5 6
  R Krishnan 7 5 6 7 3 8   V Gerulaitis 6 5 5
WC   V Amritraj 3 4 6   M Edmondson 7 7 7
  M Edmondson 6 6 7   M Edmondson 3 6 4 6 4
WC   R Lewis 6 6 6 4 Q   M Leach 6 3 6 4 6
Q   M Leach 7 2 7 6 Q   M Leach 6 3 7 6 6
Q   E Korita 1 6 4 7 7   P McNamee 4 6 6 7 3
  P McNamee 6 3 6 6 9 Q   M Leach 1 6 1
Q   W Hampson 6 3 7 4   A Mayer 6 7 6
  M De Palmer 7 6 5 6   M De Palmer 6 6 6
  P DuPré 3 6 4   S Simonsson 4 4 3
  S Simonsson 6 7 6   M De Palmer 6 2 1
  M Strode 4 6 3 6 2   A Mayer 7 6 6
  G Ocleppo 6 3 6 3 6   G Ocleppo 6 2 6 7 3
  A Mayer 6 6 6   A Mayer 7 6 3 6 6
Q   S Davis 2 4 2

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   Bill Scanlon 7 6 7
  Gilles Moretton 6 3 6 14   W Scanlon 7 6 7
  Chip Hooper 6 6 6   C Hooper 6 0 6
  Per Hjertquist 2 4 4 14   W Scanlon 6 6 6
  Tom Cain 1 0r Q   Ti Gullikson 4 4 3
Q   Tim Gullikson 6 3 Q   Ti Gullikson 5 6 6 6
  Michiel Schapers 2 2 4   P Elter 7 1 4 4
  Peter Elter 6 6 6 14   W Scanlon 5 6 6
Q   John Sadri 5 7 1 5 2   J McEnroe 7 7 7
  Drew Gitlin 7 6 6 7   D Gitlin 7 3 5 5
  Russell Simpson 6 3 3 3   B Gilbert 6 6 7 7
  Brad Gilbert 4 6 6 6   B Gilbert 2 2 2
  Jaime Fillol 3 1 6 4 2   J McEnroe 6 6 6
  Florin Segărceanu 6 6 1 6   F Segărceanu 6 2 3 3
  Ben Testerman 4 6 2 2   J McEnroe 4 6 6 6
2   John McEnroe 6 7 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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