1971 World Championship Tennis Finals – Singles

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Singles
1971 World Championship Tennis Finals
ChampionAustralia Ken Rosewall
Runner-upAustralia Rod Laver
Final score6–4, 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)
Events
Singles Doubles
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Ken Rosewall won the singles title of the 1971 World Championship Tennis Finals with a 6–4, 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4) victory in the final against Rod Laver.

Seeds[edit]

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

  1. Netherlands Tom Okker (Semifinals)
  2. Australia Rod Laver (Final)
  3. Australia Ken Rosewall (Champion)
  4. South Africa Cliff Drysdale (Quarterfinals)
  5. United States Arthur Ashe (Semifinals)
  6. Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinals)
  7. United States Marty Riessen (Quarterfinals)
  8. United States Robert Lutz (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 6    
7 United States Marty Riessen 3 3 0    
1 Netherlands Tom Okker 3 3 1    
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6    
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 7 6 5 6  
6 Australia John Newcombe 5 2 7 3  
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 1 77 77  
2 Australia Rod Laver 4 6 63 64  
5 United States Arthur Ashe 4 7 6 6  
4 South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6 6 4 3  
5 United States Arthur Ashe 3 6 3 3  
2 Australia Rod Laver 6 1 6 6  
8 United States Robert Lutz 3 4 4    
2 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6    

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