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Guillermo Vilas career statistics

Grand Slam tournament performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 SR W–L
Australian Open[a] A A A A A A A F A W W SF 3R A A A A NH A A A 2 / 5 23–3
French Open A A 3R[1] 3R 3R F QF W F QF QF 4R F QF 1R 2R QF 2R 2R 1R 1 / 18 58–17
Wimbledon 1R A 1R A 3R QF QF 3R 3R 2R A 1R A 1R A A 1R A A A 0 / 11 15–11
US Open A A 2R 1R 4R SF SF W 4R 4R 4R 4R SF 3R 3R 2R 1R A A A 1 / 15 43–14
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 5–3 2–2 7–3 15–3 13–3 21–2 17–3 14–3 10–3 8–4 11–2 6–3 2–2 2–2 4–3 1–1 1–1 0–1 4 / 49 139–45
Year-End Ranking 31 5 2 6 2 3 6 4 6 4 11 28 39 22 71 126 408

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Singles (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Result W–L Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 1975 French Open Clay   Björn Borg 2–6, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 1977 Australian Open Grass   Roscoe Tanner 3–6, 3–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 1977 French Open Clay   Brian Gottfried 6–0, 6–3, 6–0
Win 2–2 1977 US Open Clay   Jimmy Connors 2–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4), 6–0
Loss 2–3 1978 French Open (2) Clay   Björn Borg 1–6, 1–6, 3–6
Win 3–3 1978 Australian Open Grass   John Marks 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win 4–3 1979 Australian Open (2) Grass   John Sadri 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–2
Loss 4–4 1982 French Open (3) Clay   Mats Wilander 6–1, 6–7(6–8), 0–6, 4–6

Grand Prix Year-End Championship performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 SR W–L
Masters A A A A W SF SF SF[b] A RR[b] RR[b] RR[b] SF[b] A A A A A A A 1 / 8 16–11
Finals: 1 (1 title)
Result W–L Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 1974 Melbourne Grass   Ilie Năstase 7–6, 6–2, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles titles (62)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (4)
Year-End Championships : Masters Grand Prix (1)
Grand Prix Super Series (6)
Grand Prix / WCT Regular Series (51)
Titles by Surface
Clay (49)
Grass (3)
Hard (3)
Indoor Hard (1)
Indoor Carpet (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 25 November 1973 Buenos Aires Clay   Björn Borg 3–6, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–6, ret.
2. 14 July 1974 Gstaad Clay   Manuel Orantes 6–1, 6–2
3. 21 July 1974 Hilversum Clay   Barry Phillips-Moore 6–4, 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
4. 4 August 1974 Louisville Clay   Jaime Fillol 6–4, 7–5
5. 18 August 1974 Toronto Clay[2]   Manuel Orantes 6–4, 6–2, 6–3
6. 27 October 1974 Tehran Clay   Raúl Ramírez 6–0, 6–3, 6–1
7. 24 November 1974 Buenos Aires (2) Clay   Manuel Orantes 6–3, 0–6, 7–5, 6–2
8. 15 December 1974 Masters, Melbourne Grass   Ilie Năstase 7–6(8–6), 6–2, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4
9. 11 May 1975 Munich Clay   Karl Meiler 2–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3
10. 20 July 1975 Hilversum (2) Clay   Željko Franulović 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 6–3
11. 27 July 1975 Washington, D.C. Clay   Harold Solomon 6–1, 6–3
12. 3 August 1975 Louisville (2) Clay   Ilie Năstase 6–4, 6–3
13. 16 November 1975 Buenos Aires (3) Clay   Adriano Panatta 6–1, 6–4, 6–4
14. 22 February 1976 St. Louis WCT Carpet (i)   Vijay Amritraj 4–6, 6–0, 6–4
15. 29 February 1976 Fort Worth WCT Hard   Phil Dent 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–1
16. 18 April 1976 Monte Carlo WCT Clay   Wojciech Fibak 6–1, 6–1, 6–4
17. 22 August 1976 Toronto (2) Clay [3]   Wojciech Fibak 6–4, 7–6(7–2), 6–2
18. 21 November 1976 São Paulo WCT Carpet (i)   José Higueras 6–2, 6–0
19. 28 November 1976 Buenos Aires (4) Clay   Jaime Fillol 6–2, 6–2, 6–3
20. 13 February 1977 Springfield Carpet (i)   Stan Smith 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 6–2
21. 14 April 1977 Buenos Aires (5) Clay   Wojtek Fibak 6–4, 6–3, 6–0
22. 24 April 1977 Virginia Beach Clay [4]   Ilie Năstase 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
23. 5 June 1977 French Open, Paris Clay   Brian Gottfried 6–0, 6–3, 6–0
24. 17 July 1977 Kitzbühel Clay   Jan Kodeš 5–7, 6–2, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
25. 24 July 1977 Washington, D.C. (2) Clay   Brian Gottfried 6–4, 7–5
26. 31 July 1977 Louisville (3) Clay   Eddie Dibbs 1–6, 6–0, 6–1
27. 7 August 1977 South Orange Clay   Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 6–2
28. 14 August 1977 Columbus Clay   Brian Gottfried 6–2, 6–1
29. 11 September 1977 US Open, New York Clay   Jimmy Connors 2–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4), 6–0
30. 25 September 1977 Paris Clay   Christophe Roger-Vasselin 6–2, 6–1, 7–6(7–1)
31. 9 October 1977 Tehran (2) Clay   Eddie Dibbs 6–2, 6–4, 1–6, 6–1
32. 13 November 1977 Bogotá Clay   José Higueras 6–1, 6–2, 6–3
33. 20 November 1977 Santiago Clay   Jaime Fillol 6–0, 2–6, 6–4
34. 27 November 1977 Buenos Aires (6) Clay   Jaime Fillol 6–2, 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
35. 4 December 1977 Johannesburg WCT Hard   Buster Mottram 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–4
36. 21 May 1978 Hamburg Clay   Wojtek Fibak 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
37. 28 May 1978 Munich (2) Clay   Buster Mottram 6–1, 6–3, 6–3
38. 16 July 1978 Gstaad (2) Clay   José Luis Clerc 6–3, 7–6(10–8), 6–4
39. 6 August 1978 South Orange (2) Clay   José Luis Clerc 6–1, 6–3
40. 1 October 1978 Aix-en-Provence Clay   José Luis Clerc 6–3, 6–0, 6–3
41. 29 October 1978 Basel Hard (i)   John McEnroe 6–3, 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
42. 31 December 1978 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   John Marks 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
43. 14 January 1979 Hobart Hard   Mark Edmondson 6–4, 6–4
44. 22 July 1979 Washington, D.C. (3) Clay   Víctor Pecci 7–6(7–4), 6–6, retired
45. 25 November 1979 Buenos Aires (7) Clay   José Luis Clerc 6–1, 6–2, 6–2
46. 30 December 1979 Australian Open, Melbourne (2) Grass   John Sadri 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–2
47. 25 May 1980 Rome Clay   Yannick Noah 6–0, 6–4, 6–4
48. 27 July 1980 Kitzbühel (2) Clay   Ivan Lendl 6–3, 6–2, 6–2
49. 14 September 1980 Palermo Clay   Paul McNamee 6–4, 6–0, 6–0
50. 8 February 1981 Mar del Plata Clay   Víctor Pecci 2–6, 6–3, 2–1, retired
51. 15 March 1981 Cairo Clay   Peter Elter 6–2, 6–3
52. 12 April 1981 Houston Clay   Sammy Giammalva Jr. 6–2, 6–3
53. 7 February 1982 Buenos Aires (8) Clay   Alejandro Ganzábal 6–2, 6–4
54. 21 March 1982 Rotterdam Carpet (i)   Jimmy Connors 0–6, 6–2, 6–4
55. 28 March 1982 Milan Carpet (i)   Jimmy Connors 6–3, 6–3
56. 11 April 1982 Monte Carlo (2) Clay   Ivan Lendl 6–1, 7–6(12–10), 6–3
57. 2 May 1982 Madrid Clay   Ivan Lendl 6–7(5–7), 4–6, 6–0, 6–3, 6–3
58. 18 July 1982 Boston Clay   Mel Purcell 6–4, 6–0
59. 25 July 1982 Kitzbühel (3) Clay   Marcos Hocevar 7–6(7–0), 6–1
60. 13 February 1983 Richmond WCT Carpet (i)   Steve Denton 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
61. 27 February 1983 Delray Beach WCT Clay   Pavel Složil 6–1, 6–4, 6–0
62. 24 July 1983 Kitzbühel (4) Clay   Henri Leconte 7–6(8–6), 4–6, 6–4

Runners-ups (42)Edit

  • 1972 (2) – Buenos Aires, Cincinnati
  • 1974 (1) – Washington D.C.
  • 1975 (3) – San Francisco, Boston, French Open
  • 1976 (3) – Rome, Dallas WCT, São Paulo WCT
  • 1977 (6) – Johannesburg *, Aix en Provence, Nice, Rancho Mirage, Baltimore, Australian Open (Jan.)
  • 1978 (1) – French Open
  • 1979 (5) – Sydney Indoor, Indianapolis, Rome, Stuttgart Indoor, Richmond WCT
  • 1980 (4) – Barcelona, Madrid, Hamburg, Monte Carlo
  • 1981 (7) – Buenos Aires, Barcelona, North Conway, Washington D.C., Kitzbühel, Boca Raton, Monte Carlo *
  • 1982 (5) – Johannesburg, Baltimore WCT, Barcelona, Gstaad, French Open
  • 1983 (4) – Barcelona, Hilton Head WCT, Rotterdam, Detroit WCT
  • 1986 (1) – Forest Hills
  • * Unfinished due to weather Finalist Awarded

Other singles titles not listed by the ATP website (6)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 12 March 1972 Buenos Aires, River Plate Championships, Argentina Clay   Héctor Romani 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
2. 10 March 1974 Buenos Aires, River Plate Championships, Argentina Clay   Julián Ganzábal 7–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
3. 20 April 1975 Buenos Aires, River Plate Championships, Argentina Clay   Clark Graebner 6–2, 6–1, 6–4
4. 28 August 1977 Rye, Westchester Country Club, US Clay   Ilie Năstase 6–2, 6–0
5. 28–30 October 1977 Caracas, The Super Tennis 77 Tournament, Venezuela Clay   Ilie Năstase 6–2, 6–2
6. 25–26 July 1979 Aix-en-Provence, Invitational Tournament, France Hard   Ilie Năstase 6–4, 6–4

DoublesEdit

Titles (16)Edit

  • 1973 (1) – Buenos Aires
  • 1974 (4) – Buenos Aires, Tehran, Toronto, Hilversum
  • 1975 (3) – Barcelona, Louisville, Hilversum
  • 1977 (4) – Buenos Aires, Tehran, Nice, Baltimore
  • 1978 (2) – Aix-En-Provence, Munich
  • 1979 (2) – North Conway, San Jose (Costa Rica)

RecordsEdit

  • These records were attained in Open Era of tennis.
  • ^ Denotes consecutive streak.
Event Years Record accomplished Player tied
US Open 1977 72.1% (106–41) games winning percentage in 1 tournament Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1977 16 titles in 1 season Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1977 14 clay court titles in 1 season Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1973–83 49 clay court titles Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1973–88 632 clay court match wins Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1977 145 match wins in 1 season Stands alone
Grand Prix Tour 1973–83 794 outdoor matches won Stands alone

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The Australian Open was played twice in 1977, in January and December. Vilas played only in the January event.
  2. ^ a b c d e The year-ending Masters tournament was actually played in January of the following year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1972 French Open draw". Archived from the original on 31 May 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Cumberland Sunday Times excerpt". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ "The Press-Courier excerpt". Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Virginia Beach Sun excerpt". Retrieved 21 November 2014.

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