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1976 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1976 Australian Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1976 Australian Open
Champion Mark Edmondson
Runner-up John Newcombe
Final score 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1

Mark Edmondson upset defending champion John Newcombe 6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1976 Australian Open. Ranked 212 in the world at the time, Edmondson is still the lowest ranked player ever to win a grand slam since the rankings were introduced in 1973. Edmondson is also the most recent Australian player to win the Australian Open Men's singles title.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Final Eight 2.2
    • Section 1 2.3
    • Section 2 2.4
    • Section 3 2.5
    • Section 4 2.6
  • External links 3

Seeds

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

  1. Ken Rosewall, (Semifinals)
  2. John Newcombe, (Finals)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • L = Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1   Ken Rosewall 6 3 6 6    
  Brad Drewett 4 6 2 2    
  1   Ken Rosewall 1 6 2 4    
    Mark Edmondson 6 2 6 6    
  Dick Crealy 5 6 2    
    Mark Edmondson 7 7 6      
      Mark Edmondson 6 6 7 6  
  2   John Newcombe 7 3 6 1  
    Ray Ruffels 7 2 6 7 6  
  Tony Roche 6 6 7 6 4  
  Ray Ruffels 4 4 6    
  2   John Newcombe 6 6 7      
  Ross Case 4 4 1    
  2   John Newcombe 6 6 6      

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 K Rosewall 6 6 6
G Brown 3 1 4 1 K Rosewall 6 6 6
R Lewis 1 6 7 2 R Lewis 2 1 1
J Trickey 6 7 5 1r 1 K Rosewall 6 7 6
S Ball 6 7 6 S Ball 3 6 0
GR Reid 2 6 2 S Ball 6 6 6 6
W Coghlan 3 2 6 6 6 W Coghlan 2 4 7 3
J Bartlett 6 6 3 2 4 1 K Rosewall 6 3 6 6
A Stone 7 6 7 B Drewett 4 6 2 2
P McNamee 6 0 6 A Stone 3 4 6 5
B Drewett 6 6 6 B Drewett 6 6 4 7
H Elschenbroich 1 4 4 B Drewett 6 6 5 6
B Carmichael 5 4 6 1 M Anderson 4 3 7 3
J Lloyd 7 6 4 6 J Lloyd 5 4 6 5
J Marks 6 4 3 4 M Anderson 7 6 4 7
M Anderson 3 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
S Smith 7 6 6
C Letcher 6 2 2 S Smith 7 4 5 6 6
J James 6 6 6 J James 5 6 7 1 3
R Rheinberger 1 1 0 S Smith 6 5 1 4
D Crealy 6 7 7 D Crealy 3 7 6 6
J Smith 4 5 6 D Crealy 7 6 6
T Kakoulia 6 6 4 6 6 T Kakoulia 6 3 1
G Marchetti 4 0 6 7 1 D Crealy 5 6 2
P Dent 6 6 6 M Edmondson 7 7 6
R Simpson 4 4 4 P Dent 0 4 6 3
P Feigl 6 4 7 4 1 M Edmondson 6 6 4 6
M Edmondson 1 6 6 6 6 M Edmondson 3 6 6 6
B Fairlie 4 6 6 6 B Fairlie 6 3 1 4
A Gardiner 6 4 1 1 B Fairlie 6 6 6
S Wright 4 2 3 F Sedgman 4 2 1
F Sedgman 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
R Drysdale 2 6 4 4
B Giltinan 6 3 6 6 B Giltinan 4 6 4
E Vattuone 1 4 5 R Ruffels 6 7 6
R Ruffels 6 6 7 R Ruffels 6 6 7
S Clark 6 1 4 2 P Hagelauer 0 4 6
P Hagelauer 4 6 6 6 P Hagelauer 6 6 4 5 7
P Campbell 6 1 2 G Masters 4 1 6 7 6
G Masters 7 6 6 R Ruffels 7 2 6 7 6
J Soares 6 1 2 T Roche 6 6 7 6 4
U Marten 7 6 6 U Marten 4 7 4 3
C Kachel 3 6 3 4 K Warwick 6 6 6 6
K Warwick 6 3 6 6 K Warwick 1 2 6
P McNamara 1 1 4 T Roche 6 6 7
T Little 6 6 6 T Little 6 1 2
W Zirngibl 3 1 2 T Roche 7 6 6
T Roche 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
W Durham 6 7 3 6
E Ewert 3 5 6 2 W Durham 4 2 4
C Dibley 3 4 4 C Pasarell 6 6 6
C Pasarell 6 6 6 C Pasarell 3 3 4
D Carter 6 6 3 6 R Case 6 6 6
G Busby 2 3 6 2 D Carter 4 3 2
K Hancock 3 6 2 4 R Case 6 6 6
R Case 6 4 6 6 R Case 4 4 1
C Lewis 6 6 6 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6
G Wimmer 1 2 4 C Lewis 2 6 6 2
G Thomson 2 3 2 R Moore 6 7 3 6
R Moore 6 6 6 R Moore 6 4 2
J Kukal 7 7 7 2 J Newcombe 7 6 6
U Eriksson 5 5 5 J Kukal 3 4 2
R Gehring 6 1 6 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6
2 J Newcombe 7 6 7

External links

  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) – 1976 Australian Open Men's Singles draw


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