1977 French Open – Men's Singles

1977 French Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1977 French Open
Champion Guillermo Vilas
Runner-up Brian Gottfried
Final score 6–0, 6–3, 6–0

Adriano Panatta was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Raul Ramirez.

Guillermo Vilas defeated Brian Gottfried 6–0, 6–3, 6–0 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1977 French Open.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Guillermo Vilas is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Ilie Năstase (Quarterfinals)
  2. Adriano Panatta (Quarterfinals)
  3. Guillermo Vilas (Champion)
  4. Eddie Dibbs (Second round)
  5. Brian Gottfried (Finalist)
  6. Raúl Ramírez (Semifinals)
  7. Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  8. Antonio Muñoz (Second round)
  1. Wojtek Fibak (Quarterfinals)
  2. Stan Smith (Fourth round)
  3. Corrado Barazzutti (First round)
  4. Robert Lutz (First round)
  5. Jan Kodeš (Fourth round)
  6. Jaime Fillol Sr. (First round)
  7. Balázs Taróczy (Third round)
  8. François Jauffret (Second round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1   Ilie Năstase 6 6 2 2 3  
5   Brian Gottfried 4 3 6 6 6  
  5   Brian Gottfried 7 6 7      
    Phil Dent 6 3 5      
  Phil Dent 6 6 3 6 6
    José Higueras 1 3 6 7 3  
    5   Brian Gottfried 0 3 0    
  3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6    
  9   Wojtek Fibak 4 0 4      
3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6      
3   Guillermo Vilas 6 6 6    
  6   Raúl Ramírez 2 0 3      
6   Raúl Ramírez 7 6 7    
  2   Adriano Panatta 6 3 5      

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Năstase 7 6 6
Álvarez 6 3 2 1 Năstase 6 3 4 6 6
Moore 4 1 7 7 1 Gullikson 3 6 6 2 1
Gullikson 6 6 6 5 6 1 Năstase 7 3 6 6 6
Muntanola 2 2 1 Meiler 6 6 1 7 1
Andrew 6 6 6 Andrew 6 3 4 2
Delaney 1 2 2 Meiler 4 6 6 6
Meiler 6 6 6 1 Năstase 6 7 6
Menon 4 6 1 13 Kodeš 4 5 3
Fleming 6 7 6 Fleming 7 3 0 2
Pinto-Bravo 4 6 6 2 Pinto-Bravo 6 6 6 6
Mayer 6 4 4 0 r Pinto-Bravo 3 3 3
Simpson 2 2 2 13 Kodeš 6 6 6
Norback 6 6 6 Norback 3 2 3
Kuki 1 3 1 13 Kodeš 6 6 6
13 Kodeš 6 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Fillol Sr. 4 3 6 3
Zednik 6 6 4 6 Zednik 6 5 6 6 5
Amaya 5 2 4 Dominguez 7 7 3 3 7
Dominguez 7 6 6 Dominguez 6 6 6
Gullikson 7 6 0 6 Gullikson 3 1 1
Q Drysdale 6 3 6 3 Gullikson 6 6 6 6
Pecci Sr. 6 7 3 4 3 Koch 1 3 7 3
Koch 3 5 6 6 6 Dominguez 4 1 5
Carmichael 6 6 2 5 5 Gottfried 6 6 7
Casa 1 7 6 7 Casa 6 3 5 5
Deblicker 7 6 6 Deblicker 4 6 7 7
Bunis 5 1 2 Deblicker 5 4 4
Q Ocleppo 3 7 6 2 5 Gottfried 7 6 6
Waltke 6 5 7 6 Waltke 3 5 4
Molina 3 2 1 5 Gottfried 6 7 6
5 Gottfried 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Dibbs 6 6 6
Robinson 1 0 0 4 Dibbs 3 6 5 4
Norberg 6 6 6 6 7 Norberg 6 3 7 6
Q Složil 2 3 7 7 5 Norberg 4 1 0
Montano 6 6 6 Fairlie 6 6 6
Zirngibl 1 1 3 Montano 2 3 6 0 2
Noah 1 3 7 7 2 Fairlie 6 6 4 6 6
Fairlie 6 6 6 6 6 Fairlie 0 2 4
Q McEnroe 6 6 6 Dent 6 6 6
Gardiner 3 4 0 Q McEnroe 6 2 6 3 3
Pilić 6 6 6 4 4 Dent 4 6 4 6 6
Dent 1 4 7 6 6 Dent 3 7 6 6
Phillips-Moore 6 6 6 15 Taróczy 6 6 2 4
Cornejo 4 4 0 Phillips-Moore 6 5 5 3
Špear 2 4 4 15 Taróczy 3 7 7 6
15 Taróczy 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11 Barazzutti 4 3 3
Gildemeister 6 6 6 Gildemeister 6 6 7
Q Rocavert 1 6 1 4 Caujolle 3 3 5
Caujolle 6 4 6 6 Gildemeister 3 7 6 4
Roger-Vasselin 4 6 6 7 6 Higueras 6 5 7 6
Bohrnstedt 6 2 7 5 1 Roger-Vasselin 7 2 3 1
Dibley 6 6 6 0 6 Higueras 5 6 6 6
Higueras 3 2 7 6 8 Higueras 6 7 2 6
Q Elter 7 6 6 7 Solomon 4 5 6 3
Lloyd 6 4 4 Q Elter 4 7 6 6
Scanlon 6 1 6 6 Scanlon 6 6 4 4
Kachel 3 6 4 1 Q Elter 4 4 1
Saviano 6 6 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 6
Pattison 7 7 3 6 Pattison 2 4 2
Feaver 3 4 6 2 7 Solomon 6 6 6
7 Solomon 6 6 3 6

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 Muñoz 3 6 4 6 6
Šmid 6 1 6 1 1 8 Muñoz 3 3 1
Haillet 0 7 6 7 1 Gehring 6 6 6
Gehring 6 6 7 5 6 Gehring 7 6 6
Q Simbera 4 6 7 1 0 Q Hutka 6 3 1
Q Hutka 6 4 5 6 6 Q Hutka 7 6 6 6
Teacher 7 6 4 6 Teacher 6 4 7 4
Betancur 6 4 6 0 Gehring 7 4 2 6 4
Lewis 6 6 6 9 Fibak 6 6 6 3 6
Q Ycaza 2 2 2 Lewis 6 3 6 6
El Shafei 6 6 6 El Shafei 3 6 1 1
Hagey 4 2 2 Lewis 2 3 6 3
Edmondson 6 6 6 9 Fibak 6 6 3 6
Krulevitz 4 2 3 Edmondson 2 4 4
Stewart 3 2 5 9 Fibak 6 6 6
9 Fibak 6 6 7

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Smith 7 6 6
Crealy 6 4 2 10 Smith 6 6 7
McNair 4 6 6 6 4 Fassbender 4 3 5
Fassbender 6 7 3 1 6 10 Smith 6 6 5 7
Q Bedel 6 6 6 Hřebec 4 2 7 6
Machette 2 1 2 Q Bedel 3 2 4
Hřebec 2 6 6 6 Hřebec 6 6 6
Parun 6 2 3 4 10 Smith 1 2 1
Mitton 6 6 6 3 Vilas 6 6 6
Dupre 0 1 2 Mitton 6 5 7 7 6
Gauvain 4 3 7 4 Dowdeswell 7 7 6 5 3
Dowdeswell 6 6 6 6 Mitton 1 4 2
Benavides 0 2 6 3 Vilas 6 6 6
Prajoux 6 6 7 Prajoux 6 0 3 0
Franulović 1 2 4 3 Vilas 2 6 6 6
3 Vilas 6 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Ramírez 6 6 7
Goven 4 1 5 6 Ramírez 6 6 6
Borowiak 6 5 Borowiak 3 3 2
Hewitt 4 1 r 6 Ramírez 7 6 5 6
Pinner 6 6 6 Pinner 6 1 7 1
Schneider 0 4 2 Pinner 6 7 6
Bertram 6 6 6 Bertram 2 5 1
Whitlinger 2 1 2 6 Ramírez 6 6 6
Velasco, Sr. 3 2 6 4 Yuill 2 4 3
Pala 6 6 3 6 Pala 4 6 3 4
Zugarelli 6 6 6 Zugarelli 6 2 6 6
Prinsloo 1 1 4 Zugarelli W/O
Yuill 6 6 6 Yuill
Q Moreno 4 1 2 Yuill 6 7 2 6 6
Gebert 6 6 2 6 2 16 Jauffret 4 6 6 7 4
16 Jauffret 2 0 6 7 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Lutz 1 3 6
Proisy 6 6 7 Proisy 3 3 6 3
Mottram 6 6 6 Mottram 6 6 1 6
Soler 3 4 3 Mottram 0 6 7 7
Bertolucci 6 6 6 Bertolucci 6 3 6 5
Cano 1 0 3 Bertolucci 6 6 6
Kary 3 7 6 6 Kary 3 0 2
Lewis 6 6 2 2 Mottram 6 6 3 4 4
Freyss 5 3 6 6 1 2 Panatta 2 4 6 6 6
Warwick 7 6 1 2 6 Warwick 3 6 4
Johansson 3 4 6 6 2 McNamee 6 7 6
McNamee 6 6 1 2 6 McNamee 4 2 2
Ganzabal 6 7 2 3 6 2 Panatta 6 6 6
Martin 4 6 6 6 3 Ganzabal 2 6 4 1
Q Beust 5 4 7 2 2 Panatta 6 2 6 6
2 Panatta 7 6 5 6

External links

  • 1977 French Open Men's Singles draw – Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)