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1977 Australian Open (January) – Men's Singles

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1977 Australian Open (January) – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1977 Australian Open (January)
Champion Roscoe Tanner
Runner-up Guillermo Vilas
Final score 6–3, 6–3, 6–3

Mark Edmondson was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Ken Rosewall.

Roscoe Tanner defeated Guillermo Vilas 6–3, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1977 Australian Open (January).

Seeds

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

  1. Guillermo Vilas, (Finals)
  2. Roscoe Tanner, (Champion)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1   Guillermo Vilas 6 7 1 6    
  Ross Case 4 5 6 3    
  1   Guillermo Vilas 6 1 6 6    
    John Alexander 4 6 3 4    
  Arthur Ashe 3 4 6 6  
    John Alexander 6 6 4 7    
    1   Guillermo Vilas 3 3 3    
  2   Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6    
    Mark Edmondson 4 6 6 4    
  Ken Rosewall 6 7 4 6    
  Ken Rosewall 4 6 4 1  
  2   Roscoe Tanner 6 3 6 6    
  Phil Dent 3 4 2    
  2   Roscoe Tanner 6 6 6      

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1 G Vilas 6 6 6
P McNamee 2 4 2 1 G Vilas 6 6 6
N Saviano 7 7 6 N Saviano 1 4 4
T Wilkison 5 6 4 1 G Vilas 7 6 6
C Pasarell 2 7 6 7 C Pasarell 6 2 3
B Hewitt 6 6 2 6 C Pasarell 7 7 6
R Drysdale 3 2 4 S Docherty 6 6 4
S Docherty 6 6 6 1 G Vilas 6 7 1 6
D Stockton 2 7 6 7 R Case 4 5 6 3
J Feaver 6 6 2 6 D Stockton 6 6 6
C Fancutt 4 4 7 6 6 C Fancutt 2 2 3
A Gardiner 6 6 6 4 4 D Stockton 4 6 7 5 2
R Case 3 6 7 6 R Case 6 4 6 7 6
C Lewis 6 1 6 1 R Case 6 6 6
B Drewett 6 3 1 1 B Lloyd 3 3 1
B Lloyd 4 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
A Ashe 6 6 6
P McNamara 3 0 3 A Ashe 7 7 6
H Elschenbroich 6 3 3 3 DR Bohrnstedt 6 5 4
DR Bohrnstedt 3 6 6 6 A Ashe 7 6 3 6
G Masters 6 3 0 3 H Pfister 6 3 6 3
H Pfister 3 6 6 6 H Pfister 4 6 6 6
A Stone 3 7 1 4 C Letcher 6 1 4 1
C Letcher 6 6 6 6 A Ashe 3 4 6 6
R Ruffels 7 6 6 J Alexander 6 6 4 7
P Kronk 5 1 4 R Ruffels 6 6 3 6 1
C Dibley 6 6 6 C Dibley 4 2 6 7 6
K Warwick 1 3 2 C Dibley 4 2 2
J Alexander 7 7 6 6 J Alexander 6 6 6
M Machette 6 6 7 4 J Alexander 6 6 5 6
U Marten 6 7 6 U Marten 2 4 7 4
Q G Thomson 2 5 3

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
B Giltinan 2 7 4 4
R Lewis 6 6 6 6 R Lewis 6 6 6
R Simpson 3 2 2 T Gorman 4 3 1
T Gorman 6 6 6 R Lewis 1 3 3
J Bartlett 7 6 4 6 M Edmondson 6 6 6
J Trickey 6 2 6 4 J Bartlett 4 6 1 2
Q B Carmichael 4 3 3 M Edmondson 6 1 6 6
M Edmondson 6 6 6 M Edmondson 4 6 6 4
E Van Dillen 6 6 6 K Rosewall 6 7 4 6
C Kachel 3 2 0 E Van Dillen 6 6 3
JC Hagey 6 6 3 6 3 M Riessen 7 7 6
M Riessen 7 2 6 3 6 M Riessen 7 6 5 6 4
Q P Campbell 0 4 4 K Rosewall 6 7 7 3 6
I Ţiriac 6 6 6 I Ţiriac 4 6 4
S Ball 2 3 5 K Rosewall 6 7 6
K Rosewall 6 6 7

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
S Stewart 6 6 6 7
GR Reid 7 3 4 6 S Stewart 4 3 3
J James 5 6 2 P Dent 6 6 6
P Dent 7 7 6 P Dent 6 6 7
W Zirngibl 6 3 6 6 D Crealy 3 3 6
J Marks 4 6 2 1 W Zirngibl 5 6 0 r.
V Amaya 3 6 6 6 5 D Crealy 7 7 3
D Crealy 6 1 7 1 7 P Dent 3 4 2
Q B Lofgren 6 6 6 2 R Tanner 6 6 6
M Meyers 3 2 3 Q B Lofgren 1 0 2
Q W Maher 6 3 0 T Roche 6 6 6
T Roche 7 6 6 T Roche 6 1 2 1
P Fleming 6 5 6 6 2 R Tanner 4 6 6 6
B Phillips-Moore 0 7 1 2 P Fleming 6 2 1
B Teacher 3 7 3 5 2 R Tanner 7 6 6
2 R Tanner 6 5 6 7

External links

  • Australian Open (1977) on ATPtennis.com
  • Australian Open (1977) on tenniscorner.net
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