1970 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

1970 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1970 Wimbledon Championships
Champion John Newcombe
Runner-up Ken Rosewall
Final score 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1

John Newcombe defeated Ken Rosewall 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1970 Wimbledon Championships. It was Necombes second Wimbledon singles title, and his fifth overall grand slam singles title.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. John Newcombe is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Rod Laver, (Fourth Round)
  2. John Newcombe, (Champion)
  3. Arthur Ashe, (Fourth Round)
  4. Tony Roche, (Quarterfinals)
  5. Ken Rosewall, (Finals)
  6. Željko Franulović, (Third Round)
  7. Stan Smith, (Fourth Round)
  8. Ilie Năstase, (Fourth Round)
  1. Clark Graebner, (Quarterfinals)
  2. Roy Emerson, (Quarterfinals)
  3. Tom Okker, (Second Round)
  4. Cliff Drysdale, (Third Round)
  5. Jan Kodeš, (First Round)
  6. Andrés Gimeno, (Semifinals)
  7. Dennis Ralston, (Fourth Round)
  8. Roger Taylor, (Semifinals)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  16   Roger Taylor 6 11 12      
9   Clark Graebner 3 9 10      
  16   Roger Taylor 3 6 3 3    
  5   Ken Rosewall 6 4 6 6    
4   Tony Roche 8 1 6 2  
  5   Ken Rosewall 10 6 4 6    
    5   Ken Rosewall 7 3 2 6 1
  2   John Newcombe 5 6 6 3 6
    Bob Carmichael 1 2 4      
14   Andrés Gimeno 6 6 6      
14   Andrés Gimeno 3 6 0    
  2   John Newcombe 6 8 6      
10   Roy Emerson 1 7 6 2 9
  2   John Newcombe 6 5 3 6 11  

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Round four
1 R Laver 6 6 6
B Seewagen 2 0 2 1 R Laver 6 6 6
H Kary 5 6 3 4 J Alexander 1 3 3
J Alexander 7 3 6 6 1 R Laver 6 3 6 6
H Fitzgibbon 6 6 7 4 F McMillan 2 6 0 2
B Giltinan 8 8 5 6 B Giltinan 6 7 4 1 2
F McMillan 7 6 11 F McMillan 3 5 6 6 6
JL Rouyer 5 4 9 1 R Laver 6 4 2 1
16 R Taylor 1 6 8 3 6 16 R Taylor 4 6 6 6
B Fairlie 6 3 6 6 4 16 R Taylor 3 6 6 6
H Rahim w/o J Mukherjea 6 3 2 4
J Mukherjea 16 R Taylor 8 17 6
Q J Paish 2 2 6 5 C Pasarell 6 15 4
M Holeček 6 6 4 7 M Holeček 1 2 4
A Muñoz 4 5 3 C Pasarell 6 6 6
C Pasarell 6 7 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Round four
8 I Năstase 6 6 7 8
O Parun 8 0 5 6 8 I Năstase 7 1 2 6 6
I Gulyás 2 8 4 4 C Richey 5 6 6 4 3
C Richey 6 6 6 6 8 I Năstase 6 6 6 4 6
T Ryan 6 9 3 6 T Ryan 3 1 8 6 1
Q P Doerner 4 7 6 3 T Ryan 4 6 6 3 6
S Baranyi 5 3 2 S Koudelka 6 2 4 6 3
S Koudelka 7 6 6 8 I Năstase 3 0 6 3
9 C Graebner 6 6 3 6 9 C Graebner 6 6 4 6
H Elschenbroich 3 2 6 1 9 C Graebner 4 14 6
S Likhachev 6 2 4 I Ţiriac 6 12 2 r.
I Ţiriac 8 6 6 9 C Graebner 6 6 6
D Schroder 6 6 6 P Lall 0 2 1
PJF Guzman 2 2 0 D Schroder 4 4 9 2
G Vilas 1 2 4 P Lall 6 6 7 6
P Lall 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Round four
4 T Roche 6 6 6
R Maud 1 4 2 4 T Roche 6 6 6
Q R Dowdeswell 7 1 6 1 5 R Ruffels 4 3 2
R Ruffels 5 6 3 6 7 4 T Roche 6 9 6
A Pattison 8 6 4 3 6 M Cox 2 7 3
E Van Dillen 6 1 6 6 3 A Pattison 3 4 7
H Irvine 2 6 3 4 M Cox 6 6 9
M Cox 6 4 6 6 4 T Roche 6 8 6 6
13 J Kodeš 2 5 6 6 5 M Riessen 4 10 4 2
A Metreveli 6 7 3 2 7 A Metreveli 7 4 4 4
F Pala 4 4 2 J Mandarino 5 6 6 6
J Mandarino 6 6 6 J Mandarino 6 5 5 1
E Scott 8 6 14 M Riessen 4 7 7 6
Q R Krog 6 1 12 E Scott 4 2 3
J McManus 0 2 2 M Riessen 6 6 6
M Riessen 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Round four
5 K Rosewall 6 7 6
Q C Dibley 3 5 4 5 K Rosewall 6 6 6
P Proisy 8 10 3 4 JC Barclay 2 1 3
JC Barclay 6 12 6 6 5 K Rosewall 6 6 6
P Cornejo 8 4 18 5 6 T Addison 2 4 0
W Bowrey 6 6 16 7 8 W Bowrey 8 1 3 6 3
T Addison 3 10 12 6 T Addison 6 6 6 4 6
B Phillips-Moore 6 8 10 3 5 K Rosewall 6 6 3 7
12 C Drysdale 7 9 8 3 6 T Gorman 2 2 6 5
F Stolle 5 11 6 6 3 12 C Drysdale 6 6 6
N Špear 6 6 6 N Špear 4 4 4
MH Akbari 2 3 3 12 C Drysdale 3 3 2
T Gorman 6 8 7 T Gorman 6 6 6
JB Chanfreau 2 6 5 T Gorman 6 4 6 6
Q P Curtis 6 6 1 6 Q P Curtis 2 6 4 1
J Osborne 3 3 6 4

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Round four
R Lutz 4 6 6 6
G Goven 6 3 3 4 R Lutz 6 6 6
P Hombergen 2 3 2 P Dent 2 1 2
P Dent 6 6 6 R Lutz 6 7 5 7 3
B Hewitt 6 6 6 B Hewitt 1 5 7 9 6
D Contet 2 3 4 B Hewitt 6 6 6
J Ulrich 9 6 1 3 11 T Okker 3 4 3
11 T Okker 11 4 6 6 B Hewitt 4 7 2
B Carmichael 3 10 6 6 B Carmichael 6 9 6
C Steele III 6 8 3 1 B Carmichael 4 6 6 3 6
D Crealy 6 6 6 D Crealy 6 3 4 6 3
LL E Zuleta 3 2 2 B Carmichael 6 6 6
K Diepraam 7 13 6 6 Z Franulović 3 2 0
DR Russell 5 11 2 K Diepraam 3 4 6 1
D Lloyd 2 4 4 6 Z Franulović 6 6 2 6
6 Z Franulović 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Round four
P Marmureanu 2 5 4
T Ulrich 6 7 6 T Ulrich 6 6 6
K Watanabe 5 3 6 3 I Buding 2 3 3
I Buding 7 6 4 6 T Ulrich 6 1 2 2
R Wilson 3 4 2 14 A Gimeno 4 6 6 6
A Stone 6 6 6 A Stone 5 6 3 4
P Barthes 6 1 4 2 14 A Gimeno 7 4 6 6
14 A Gimeno 4 6 6 6 14 A Gimeno 7 7 6
S Matthews 4 10 6 3 A Ashe 5 5 2
I El Shafei 6 12 8 I El Shafei 6 6 4 4 6
D Sturdza 4 4 9 4 L Hoad 3 3 6 6 1
L Hoad 6 6 7 6 I El Shafei 3 1 6 0
N Pilić 4 6 6 4 6 3 A Ashe 6 6 2 6
G Battrick 6 1 1 6 3 N Pilić 7 13 4 3
G Stilwell 3 2 1 3 A Ashe 9 11 6 6
3 A Ashe 6 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Round four
Q J Bartlett 7 2 4 4
J Saul 5 6 6 6 J Saul 3 1 4
B Bertram 6 1 6 6 B Bertram 6 6 6
F Jauffret 4 6 3 3 B Bertram 10 0 3 1
T Leius 3 4 9 10 R Emerson 8 6 6 6
J Leschly 6 6 11 J Leschly 3 3 4
A Volkov 4 2 0 10 R Emerson 6 6 6
10 R Emerson 6 6 6 10 R Emerson 2 6 6 6
Q S Ball 2 2 9 4 7 S Smith 6 3 4 2
M Orantes 6 6 7 6 M Orantes 3 11 6 6
B Montrenaud 2 5 9 6 5 J Kukal 6 9 3 4
J Kukal 6 7 7 3 7 M Orantes 6 3 6 3
H-J Plötz 6 6 6 7 S Smith 4 6 8 6
Q S Warboys 4 4 4 H-J Plötz 2 2 4
J Fillol Sr. 5 6 3 4 7 S Smith 6 6 6
7 S Smith 7 2 6 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Round four
M Mulligan 5 1 6
J Loyo-Mayo 7 6 8 J Loyo-Mayo 3 6 6 2 6
Q A McDonald 7 10 3 4 4 V Korotkov 6 1 2 6 4
V Korotkov 5 8 6 6 6 J Loyo-Mayo 0 0 1
J Clifton 4 2 3 15 D Ralston 6 6 6
I Fletcher 6 6 6 I Fletcher 6 3 5 2
N Pietrangeli w/o 15 D Ralston 4 6 7 6
15 D Ralston 15 D Ralston 12 7 2
A Panatta 1 3 7 6 2 J Newcombe 14 9 6
O Davidson 6 6 5 8 O Davidson 6 6 6
R Moore 9 4 6 1 R Holmberg 4 4 2
R Holmberg 11 6 2 6 O Davidson 7 3 5
R Keldie 6 2 3 1 2 J Newcombe 9 6 7
N Kalogeropoulos 4 6 6 6 N Kalogeropoulos 1 2 1
R Barth 2 3 4 2 J Newcombe 6 6 6
2 J Newcombe 6 6 6

External links

  • ATP Wimbledon Draw (1970)