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1981 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

1981 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   John McEnroe
Runner-up   Björn Borg
Final score   4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1980 1982 > 

1981 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

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

  1. Björn Borg (Finalist)
  2. John McEnroe (Champion)
  3. Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
  4. Ivan Lendl (First round)
  5. Gene Mayer (Withdrew before the tournament began)[1]
  6. Brian Teacher (Second round)
  7. Brian Gottfried (Second round)
  8. Roscoe Tanner (Second round)
  9. José Luis Clerc (Third round)
  10. Guillermo Vilas (First round)
  11. Víctor Pecci, Sr. (First round)
  12. Peter McNamara (Quarterfinals)
  13. Yannick Noah (First round)
  14. Wojtek Fibak (Fourth round)
  15. Balázs Taróczy (Third round)
  16. Vitas Gerulaitis (Fourth round)


Gene Mayer was replaced in the draw by Lucky Loser Mike Estep (USA).

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Björn Borg 7 6 6      
12   Peter McNamara 6 2 3      
  1  Björn Borg 0 4 6 6 6  
  3   Jimmy Connors 6 6 3 0 4  
3   Jimmy Connors 2 5 6 6 6
    Vijay Amritraj 6 7 4 3 2  
    1  Björn Borg 6 6 6 4  
  2   John McEnroe 4 7 7 6  
    Rod Frawley 4 7 7 6    
  Tim Mayotte 6 6 6 3    
  Rod Frawley 6 4 5    
  2   John McEnroe 7 6 7      
  Johan Kriek 1 5 1    
  2   John McEnroe 6 7 6      

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Borg 7 6 6
Rennert 6 3 1 1 Borg 6 6 6
Q Collings 4 3 3 Purcell 4 1 3
Purcell 6 6 6 1 Borg 6 7 6
Taygan 7 6 6 Gehring 4 5 0
Saviano 5 1 2 Taygan 5 1 6
LL Marten 6 2 7 0 Gehring 7 6 7
Gehring 7 6 6 6 1 Borg 7 7 7
Amaya 6 7 6 7 16 Gerulaitis 6 5 6
Feigl 4 6 7 6 Amaya 6 6 6
Mottram 6 6 4 6 Mottram 3 4 2
WC Drysdale 1 4 6 3 Amaya 6 4 6 3 5
Q Bailey 7 6 3 6 4 16 Gerulaitis 4 6 3 6 7
Curren 6 4 6 7 6 Curren 3 7 3 3
Q Holroyd 3 4 6 16 Gerulaitis 6 6 6 6
16 Gerulaitis 6 6 7

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 McNamara 6 6 2 7
Günthardt 1 2 6 5 12 McNamara 6 6 6
Delaney 5 3 7 3 Stewart 4 0 1
Stewart 7 6 6 6 12 McNamara 6 6 7
Giménez 6 7 6 Pattison 1 0 5
Q Windahl 3 5 2 Giménez 6 6 7 1 4
Giammalva, Jr. 3 7 3 6 Pattison 4 7 6 6 6
Pattison 6 6 6 7 12 McNamara 7 6 7
Gullikson 6 6 6 Borowiak 6 0 6
Rinaldini 1 2 3 Gullikson 3 7 7 6
Fleming 7 6 2 7 Fleming 6 6 6 3
Docherty 6 2 6 6 Gullikson 3 6 6 3
Q Van Dillen 2 4 6 2 Borowiak 6 7 4 6
Borowiak 6 6 4 6 Borowiak 6 7 6
Walts 3 3 2 7 Gottfried 4 6 4
7 Gottfried 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Connors 6 6 6
Stockton 1 2 4 3 Connors 7 7 6
Lewis 6 7 0 6 6 Lewis 6 6 3
Q Dunk 7 6 6 4 4 3 Connors 6 6 6
Šmid 5 3 6 2 Giammalva 4 4 0
Du Pré 7 6 3 6 Du Pré 3 4 6 3
Giammalva 6 7 6 Giammalva 6 6 1 6
LL Davis 2 6 2 3 Connors 6 6 6
Q Wittus 6 6 6 14 Fibak 3 2 4
Edwards 4 4 4 Q Wittus 3 4 0
Drewett 7 4 6 6 Drewett 6 6 6
Hocevar 6 6 4 3 Drewett 6 1 6 6 4
Q Davis 7 5 2 7 6 14 Fibak 7 6 3 3 6
Glickstein 5 7 6 5 4 Q Davis 4 4 2
Doyle 4 7 4 5 14 Fibak 6 6 6
14 Fibak 6 6 6 7

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Clerc 3 6 2 6 9
LL Fillol 6 3 6 4 7 9 Clerc 4 6 7 6
WC Lloyd 6 3 4 6 6 WC Lloyd 6 3 6 4
Dent 4 6 6 3 4 9 Clerc 6 4 1 6
Portes 7 6 2 6 Kronk 2 6 6 7
Q Pascoe 5 7 6 7 Q Pascoe 5 3 4
Kronk 6 6 3 6 Kronk 7 6 6
Martin 2 3 6 3 Kronk 3 3 2
Van't Hof 6 6 6 Amritraj 6 6 6
Eberhard 4 4 4 Van't Hof 3 4 2
Okker 5 7 4 6 Wilkison 6 6 6
Wilkison 7 5 6 7 Wilkison 3 2 6 4
Amritraj 6 6 7 Amritraj 6 6 3 6
WC Kodeš 0 1 5 Amritraj 6 2 2 6 6
Stadler 6 0 3 3 6 Teacher 4 6 6 2 1
6 Teacher 4 6 6 6

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Tanner 6 6 6
Manson 1 4 4 8 Tanner 4 4 6 2
Kirmayr 6 6 6 6 Kirmayr 6 6 3 6
WC Cox 3 7 4 4 Kirmayr 6 3 3
Stefanki 1 6 3 Frawley 7 6 6
Q Letcher 6 7 6 Q Letcher 3 1 3
Frawley 4 6 6 6 Frawley 6 6 6
Tulasne 6 2 3 0 Frawley 6 6 7
Austin 7 2 2 2 Fitzgerald 4 3 6
Q Wilander 6 6 6 6 Q Wilander 4 6 6 6
WC Alexander 4 6 4 2 LL Leconte 6 4 2 2
LL Leconte 6 2 6 6 Q Wilander 0 6 2 2
Fitzgerald 5 7 6 6 Fitzgerald 6 4 6 6
Q McCain 7 6 2 3 Fitzgerald 6 6 6
Scanlon 7 6 6 Scanlon 1 2 2
11 Pecci, Sr. 6 0 0

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Vilas 4 1 6 6 3
Edmondson 6 6 1 4 6 Edmondson 4 3 7 5
WC Lewis 5 6 4 4 Buehning 6 6 5 7
Buehning 7 4 6 6 Buehning 4 6 6 7 1
Krulevitz 6 6 4 4 3 Mayer 6 2 7 5 6
Simonsson 4 2 6 6 6 Simonsson 2 1 6
Năstase 4 6 6 4 4 Mayer 6 6 7
Mayer 6 4 4 6 6 Mayer 3 4 6
WC Jarrett 3 7 3 6 Mayotte 6 6 7
Sadri 6 6 6 7 Sadri 7 6 6 6
Roger-Vasselin 6 6 7 Roger-Vasselin 6 7 3 4
López-Maeso 4 4 6 Sadri 6 3 5
Mayotte 6 6 6 Mayotte 7 6 7
Mitton 3 4 2 Mayotte 4 6 7 6
Q Fancutt 4 6 6 1 6 Q Fancutt 6 4 6 3
4 Lendl 6 3 4 6 3

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
LL Estep 0 3 7 3
Kriek 6 6 6 6 Kriek 6 6 6
Q Menon 4 0 6 4 LL Nyström 2 4 4
LL Nyström 6 6 3 6 Kriek 7 3 6 7
Simpson 7 6 7 Simpson 6 6 2 5
LL Denton 6 3 6 Simpson 6 6 3 6
Q Moretton 4 6 6 6 Q Moretton 4 4 6 3
Fillol, Sr. 6 3 2 3 Kriek 3 6 7 6
Složil 3 4 2 González 6 3 6 1
McNamee 6 6 6 McNamee 6 6 6
LL Johnstone 6 6 4 4 6 LL Johnstone 2 1 2
Q Miller 4 1 6 6 3 McNamee 4 2 2
González 6 7 6 González 6 6 6
Freyss 0 5 2 González 6 6 7 6
Fromm 6 6 6 Fromm 3 7 5 3
13 Noah 4 4 3

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15 Taróczy 7 6 6
Järryd 6 4 3 15 Taróczy 7 6 7
Hightower 2 2 4 Meyer 6 3 6
Meyer 6 6 6 15 Taróczy 3 2 3
Ismail 3 1 3 Smith 6 6 6
Smith 6 6 6 Smith 6 7 7
Fagel 1 2 1 Case 3 6 6
Case 6 6 6 Smith 5 6 1 2
Carter 3 7 6 1 3 2 McEnroe 7 3 6 6
Lutz 6 6 4 6 6 Lutz 6 7 6
Maynetto 6 2 1 WC Feaver 3 5 1
WC Feaver 7 6 6 Lutz 4 2 0
Moore 4 5 2 2 McEnroe 6 6 6
Ramírez 6 7 6 Ramírez 3 7 3 6
Gullikson 6 5 3 2 McEnroe 6 6 6 7
2 McEnroe 7 7 6

See als0

References

  1. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8

External links

  • ATP – 1981 Wimbledon Championships draw


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