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1976 Wimbledon Championships
Champion :   Sweden Björn Borg
Runner-up :   Romania Ilie Nastase
Final score :   6-4, 6-2, 9-7
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  

Björn Borg defeated Ilie Nastase 6-4 6-2 9-7 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.

See also:

1976 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Singles
1976 Wimbledon Championships - Men's Doubles
1976 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Doubles
1976 Wimbledon Championships - Mixed Doubles

Contents

Seeds

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

  1. United States Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
  2. United States Jimmy Connors (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Romania Ilie Nastase (Finalist)
  4. Sweden Björn Borg (Champion)
  5. Italy Adriano Panatta (Third round)
  6. Argentina Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Roscoe Tanner (Semifinalist)
  8. Mexico Raul Ramirez (Semifinalist)
  1. Netherlands Tom Okker (Third round)
  2. Australia John Newcombe (Third round)
  3. n/a
  4. Australia Tony Roche (Fourth round)
  5. Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. (Third round)
  6. United States Brian Gottfried (Fourth round)
  7. n/a
  8. United States Stan Smith (Fourth round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6 4 2 4    
8  Mexico Raul Ramirez 4 6 6 6    
  8  Mexico Raul Ramirez 2 7 3      
  3  Romania Ilie Nastase 6 9 6      
3  Romania Ilie Nastase 6 6 6    
   United States Charlie Pasarell 4 3 3      
    3  Romania Ilie Nastase 4 2 7    
  4  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 9    
  6  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 3 0 2      
4  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 6      
4  Sweden Björn Borg 6 9 6    
  7  United States Roscoe Tanner 4 8 4      
7  United States Roscoe Tanner 6 6 8    
  2  United States Jimmy Connors 4 2 6      

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States Ashe 7 6 7      
 United States Taygan 5 4 5         1  Ashe 7 8 9 7    
Q  South Africa Yuill 4 6 1        Stone 5 9 7 5    
 Australia Stone 6 4 6           1  Ashe 7 6 8      
 South Africa Moore 5 6 9 5 2        Edmondson 5 2 6      
 Australia Edmondson 7 4 8 7 6      Edmondson 9 9 6    
Q  India Royappa 4 2 4       Q  Farrell 8 7 4      
Q  United Kingdom Farrell 6 6 6           1  Ashe 6 9 4 3 4
LL  Czechoslovakia Holecek 5 1 5            Gerulaitis 4 8 6 6 6
 United States Gerulaitis 7 6 7          Gerulaitis 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Cox 6 9 6        Cox 3 4 4      
 Spain Munoz 4 8 4            Gerulaitis 6 6 6    
 United States Martin 7 6 8 6          Krulevitz 2 2 1      
 United States Stewart 9 2 6 4        Martin 2 3 6 8  
 Rhodesia Dowdeswell 6 3 2 6      Krulevitz 6 6 4 9    
 United States Krulevitz 3 6 6 8    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  Mexico Ramirez 6 6 9      
Q  Australia Kachel 3 4 8         8  Ramirez 6 8 6 6    
 United States Holmes 3 4 6 0      Wayman 4 9 4 3    
 United Kingdom Wayman 6 6 3 6         8  Ramirez 6 7 6      
 West Germany Meiler 6 7 3 6          Meiler 2 5 1      
 United States Cahill 8 9 6 4        Meiler 6 6 6 8 8
 Australia Ruffels 9 6 6        Ruffels 8 2 4 9 6  
 United States McManus 7 1 1           8  Ramirez 9 3 6 6  
10  Australia Newcombe 8 9 6 6          Mitton 8 6 1 1  
Q  United States Hagey 9 8 4 1       10  Newcombe 6 3 8 6 6  
 United Kingdom Feaver 6 1 6 7      Feaver 3 6 9 4 4  
 United States Bunis 1 6 2 5         10  Newcombe 6 3 8 8  
 South Africa Mitton 7 6 1 6          Mitton 3 6 9 9    
 France Deblicker 5 2 6 4        Mitton 8 6 6    
 India Menon 5 6 9 2 10    Menon 6 2 1      
 United Kingdom Taylor 7 2 8 6 8  

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  Romania Nastase 6 6 6      
 Yugoslavia Spear 2 3 2         3  Nastase 6 7 6      
 Argentina Alvarez 2 4 2        Franulovic 1 5 3      
 Yugoslavia Franulovic 6 6 6           3  Nastase 8 7 6      
 New Zealand Fairlie 4 2 0            Warwick 6 5 4      
 Australia Masters 6 6 6          Masters 5 4 4    
 Australia Warwick 6 6 6        Warwick 7 6 6      
 Argentina Cano 4 2 1           3  Nastase 7 6 6    
13  Chile Fillol Sr. 6 6 6            Parun 5 4 3    
 Netherlands Thung 1 2 3         13  Fillol Sr. 8 6 6 9 6  
Q  Australia McNamee 3 8 2        Case 9 4 8 8 2  
 Australia Case 6 9 6           13  Fillol Sr. 5 4 4    
 New Zealand Lewis 8 3 7            Parun 7 6 6      
 Czechoslovakia Hrebec 6 6 5 r        Lewis 3 4 2    
 Australia Alexander 6 8 7 6 6    Parun 6 6 6      
 New Zealand Parun 2 9 9 1 8  

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  Italy Panatta 4 6 7 6    
 Venezuela Andrew 6 4 5 4       5  Panatta 9 2 3 8 6  
Q  Australia Collings 4 7 2       Q  Collings 7 6 6 6 1  
 South Africa Hewitt 6 5 0 r         5  Panatta 9 6 4 5 4  
 France Jauffret 8 3 4            Pasarell 8 4 6 7 6  
 India Amritraj 9 6 6          Amritraj 4 2 4    
 Japan Kamiwazumi 3 1 3        Pasarell 6 6 6      
 United States Pasarell 6 6 6            Pasarell 2 4 6 6 7
9  Netherlands Okker 6 6 6            Dent 6 6 4 0 5
 United States Mayer 3 2 4         9  Okker 9 6 6      
 Argentina Ganzabal 3 4 4        Amaya 7 2 3      
 United States Amaya 6 6 6           9  Okker 4 8 4    
 United States Van Dillen 3 6 5 3          Dent 6 9 6      
 Rhodesia Pattison 6 3 7 6        Pattison 2 2 5    
 Australia Dent 4 5 6 9 7    Dent 6 6 7      
 United Kingdom J. Lloyd 6 7 3 8 5  

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Poland Fibak 8 6 3 6    
 United States Whitlinger 6 1 6 1        Fibak 3 8 3      
 Austria Kary 8 1 4 9 4    Pinner 6 9 6      
 West Germany Pinner 6 6 6 7 6        Pinner 4 6 2 1    
Q  United States Reid 6 5 6           12  Roche 6 3 6 6    
 Colombia Molina 4 7 3         Q  Reid 4 2 4    
 Australia Ball 8 8 4       12  Roche 6 6 6      
12  Australia Roche 9 9 6           12  Roche 4 6 7 3 4
Q  United States Mayer 2 0 r           6  Vilas 6 3 5 6 6
 Soviet Union Metreveli 6 5            Metreveli 6 6 6 3 11  
Q  Australia B. Lloyd 3 4 3        Stockton 8 3 3 6 9  
 United States Stockton 6 6 6            Metreveli 6 5 2 4  
 France Goven 5 2 4           6  Vilas 2 7 6 6    
 Pakistan Rahim 7 6 6          Rahim 7 3 4    
 Australia Phillips-Moore 3 1 4       6  Vilas 9 6 6      
6  Argentina Vilas 6 6 6      

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Estep 9 2 4 7    
 United States Gorman 7 6 6 9        Gorman 1 9 3 6 4  
 United States Borowiak 6 4 4 4      Lutz 6 8 6 2 6  
 United States Lutz 4 6 6 6          Lutz 3 1 6 6 1  
Q  New Zealand Simpson 5 4 4           14  Gottfried 6 6 3 4 6  
 United States Andrews 7 6 6          Andrews 6 9 6 4 2
 United States Gullikson 6 3 2 7     14  Gottfried 8 7 2 6 6  
14  United States Gottfried 4 6 6 9         14  Gottfried 2 2 5    
 West Germany Fassbender 2 6 8 3 3       4  Borg 6 6 7    
 United States Delaney 6 3 6 6 6      Delaney 6 5 6      
 Australia Dibley 6 6 6        Dibley 8 7 8      
 Australia Kronk 2 3 2            Dibley 4 4 4    
 South Africa McMillan 3 3 6           4  Borg 6 6 6      
 United States Riessen 6 6 8          Riessen 2 2 4    
 United Kingdom D. Lloyd 3 3 1       4  Borg 6 6 6      
4  Sweden Borg 6 6 6      

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 South Africa Bertram 2 5 2      
 Yugoslavia Pilic 6 7 6          Pilic 8 9 6 5 6  
 Paraguay Pecci Sr. 6 6 6        Pecci Sr. 9 8 3 7 4  
 South Africa Cramer 3 3 4            Pilic 3 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Lewis 6 2 6 1 8        Lewis 6 4 3 3    
 France Proisy 4 6 2 6 6      Lewis 3 9 9 9  
 United States Teacher 9 3 9 6      Teacher 6 7 8 8    
LL  United States Holladay 7 6 8 4          Pilic 3 4 4    
 United Kingdom Smith 3 7 7 2         7  Tanner 6 6 6    
 Brazil Kirmayr 6 9 5 6        Kirmayr 8 6 6      
 United Kingdom Mottram 8 1 r        Pohmann 6 3 3      
 West Germany Pohmann 9 6              Kirmayr 9 8 3 2  
Q  Japan Hirai 6 6 6           7  Tanner 8 9 6 6    
Q  Soviet Union Borisov 3 4 0         Q  Hirai 3 4 7    
 United Kingdom Robinson 6 5 4       7  Tanner 6 6 9      
7  United States Tanner 8 7 6      

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
Q  Soviet Union Kakoulia 6 9 6      
 Hungary Taroczy 1 8 2         Q  Kakoulia 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Drysdale 2 3 4        Drysdale 1 3 4      
 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6           Q  Kakoulia 6 6 1 1    
 United Kingdom Battrick 6 6 7           16  Smith 8 3 6 6    
 West Germany Plotz 3 3 5          Battrick 0 8 2 3  
 Chile Cornejo 1 2 4       16  Smith 6 6 6 6    
16  United States Smith 6 6 6           16  Smith 4 1 3    
 Australia Crealy 6 2 1 6 5       2  Connors 6 6 6    
 Australia Carmichael 4 6 6 4 7      Carmichael 6 4 4      
 Egypt El Shafei 9 6 6        El Shafei 8 6 6      
 France Caujolle 8 3 4            El Shafei 4 0 3    
Q  United Kingdom Warboys 5 7 3 6 6       2  Connors 6 6 6      
Q  Australia Marks 7 5 6 4 3     Q  Warboys 3 2 3    
 Italy Zugarelli 1 3 2       2  Connors 6 6 6      
2  United States Connors 6 6 6      

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