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1979 French Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1979 French Open
Champion Björn Borg
Runner-up Víctor Pecci, Sr.
Final score 6–3, 6–1, 6–7(6–8), 6–4

Víctor Pecci, Sr. 6–3, 6–1, 6–7(6–8), 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1979 French Open.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Björn Borg is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Björn Borg (Champion)
  2. Jimmy Connors (Semifinals)
  3. Guillermo Vilas (Quarterfinals)
  4. Vitas Gerulaitis (Semifinals)
  5. Emilio Montano (First round)
  6. Harold Solomon (Fourth round)
  7. Eddie Dibbs (Quarterfinals)
  8. José Higueras (Quarterfinals)
  1. Arthur Ashe (Third round)
  2. Brian Gottfried (Third round)
  3. José Luis Clerc (Second round)
  4. Wojtek Fibak (Fourth round)
  5. Manuel Orantes (Fourth round)
  6. Tim Gullikson (Fourth round)
  7. Corrado Barazzutti (Third round)
  8. Adriano Panatta (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Björn Borg 6 6 7      
  Hans Gildemeister 4 1 5      
  1  Björn Borg 6 6 6      
  4   Vitas Gerulaitis 2 1 0      
4   Vitas Gerulaitis 6 3 6 6  
  8   José Higueras 1 6 4 4    
    1  Björn Borg 6 6 6 6  
    Víctor Pecci, Sr. 3 1 7 4  
    Víctor Pecci, Sr. 6 6 7      
3   Guillermo Vilas 0 2 5      
  Víctor Pecci, Sr. 7 6 5 6  
  2   Jimmy Connors 5 4 7 3    
7   Eddie Dibbs 2 6 4 2  
  2   Jimmy Connors 6 2 6 6    

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Borg 6 5 6 6
Šmid 1 7 4 4 1 Borg 6 7 5 6
Gullikson 5 7 6 6 Gullikson 3 6 7 4
Q Gauvain 7 5 4 2 1 Borg 6 6 6
Amritraj 3 5 3 Moore 3 1 0
Moore 6 7 6 Moore 6 6 4 6
Zirngibl 7 6 0 6 Zirngibl 3 4 6 3
Winitsky 5 2 6 3 1 Borg 7 6 6
González 6 7 7 Moretton 5 4 2
Špear 2 6 6 González 6 4 3 4
Q Damiani 6 3 3 6 Q Granát 2 6 6 6
Q Granát 4 6 6 7 Q Granát 6 6 6 4
Moretton 3 6 7 6 Moretton 2 7 7 6
Elter 6 1 6 2 Moretton 6 6 6
Stockton 7 3 6 2 3 11 Clerc 4 2 3
11 Clerc 5 6 3 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14 Gullikson 6 6 6
Andrew 4 3 1 14 Gullikson 6 6 7 6 6
Borowiak 6 3 2 6 6 Borowiak 3 7 6 7 2
Kary 4 6 6 2 3 14 Gullikson 6 6 6 6
Q Norback 4 6 5 Amaya 7 3 1 4
Amaya 6 7 7 Amaya 6 7 7
Kriek 6 0 6 3 Hutka 3 6 5
Hutka 7 6 3 6 14 Gullikson 7 3 6 1 3
Gildemeister 6 6 7 Gildemeister 6 6 4 6 6
Pfister 4 4 6 Gildemeister 6 6 6
Fagel 4 3 2 Scanlon 3 4 4
Scanlon 6 6 6 Gildemeister 6 6 6
McNamara 3 6 1 6 3 Sanders 3 2 3
Sanders 6 2 6 3 6 Sanders 7 6 7 6
Pattison 6 6 3 6 Pattison 6 7 6 2
5 Montano 2 4 6 2

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Gerulaitis 2 2 6 6 6
Walts 6 6 3 2 2 4 Gerulaitis 6 6 6
Q Rowe 2 6 6 6 Q Rowe 4 1 2
Kronk 6 3 4 1 4 Gerulaitis 6 6 6
Mayer 7 6 6 Mayer 1 1 2
Ramírez 6 4 0 Mayer 6 6 6
Muñoz 4 4 6 Du Pré 2 1 2
Du Pré 6 6 7 4 Gerulaitis 6 6 6
Proisy 4 4 7 6 Lendl 2 1 3
Dominguez 6 6 6 7 Dominguez 6 2 5 2
Lendl 7 6 4 6 Lendl 3 6 7 6
Fillol, Sr. 6 3 6 3 Lendl 5 7 6 6
Molina 6 6 1 3 9 Ashe 7 6 2 3
Lewis 7 2 6 6 Lewis 6 3 4 2
Soler 4 2 3 9 Ashe 3 6 6 6
9 Ashe 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Panatta 6 6 6
Giménez 3 3 3 16 Panatta 6 6 6
Kodeš 7 6 3 6 7 Kodeš 1 2 4
Crealy 6 7 6 4 5 16 Panatta 6 6 4 2 3
Crawford 2 6 4 1 Teltscher 3 3 6 6 6
Q Motta 6 4 6 6 Q Motta 6 2 7 0 1
Taygan 1 3 7 6 5 Teltscher 3 6 6 6 6
Teltscher 6 6 5 2 7 Teltscher 3 4 6 6 3
Manson 6 6 7 8 Higueras 6 6 3 1 6
Brunet 3 2 6 Manson 2 6 6 7
Ocleppo 6 4 6 7 Ocleppo 6 3 4 5
Goven 4 6 2 5 Manson 2 6 3 2
Prajoux 1 3 4 8 Higueras 6 2 6 6
Cahill 6 6 6 Cahill 6 6 5 5
Edmondson 3 6 6 1 2 8 Higueras 4 7 7 7
8 Higueras 6 4 4 6 6

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6 Solomon 6 6 7
Q Van Dillen 3 2 5 6 Solomon 6 6 6
Kirmayr 5 4 2 Portes 2 1 1
Portes 7 6 6 6 Solomon 3 1 6 6 8
Simpson 6 1 7 2 3 Smith 6 6 3 1 6
Yuill 3 6 5 6 6 Yuill 0 2 1
Franulović 3 2 6 Smith 6 6 6
Smith 6 6 7 6 Solomon 1 4 3
Marks 2 1 6 Pecci, Sr. 6 6 6
Složil 6 6 7 Složil 3 6 3 4
Jauffret 7 4 5 1 Pecci, Sr. 6 2 6 6
Pecci, Sr. 6 6 7 6 Pecci, Sr. 7 6 7
Q Velasco, Sr. 2 2 1 15 Barazzutti 5 3 6
Dowdeswell 6 6 6 Dowdeswell 7 1 2 6 3
Deblicker 4 2 5 15 Barazzutti 6 6 6 4 6
15 Barazzutti 6 6 7

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Gottfried 7 6 6
Génois 5 2 4 10 Gottfried 6 6 6
Maurer 1 1 6 Warwick 2 0 4
Warwick 6 6 7 10 Gottfried 6 7 6 3 2
Q Svensson 7 2 1 3 Mayer 1 6 7 6 6
Mayer 6 6 6 6 Mayer 3 0 6 6 6
Noah 7 6 6 6 6 Noah 6 6 3 4 3
Martin 5 7 2 7 3 Mayer 5 6 7 1 2
Teacher 6 6 4 6 3 Vilas 7 1 6 6 6
Q López-Maeso 2 3 6 2 Teacher 6 6 2 5
Caujolle 7 6 6 Caujolle 7 1 6 7
Haillet 6 2 2 Caujolle 3 1 3
Joubert 3 6 6 4 5 3 Vilas 6 6 6
Q Roger-Vasselin 6 0 2 6 7 Q Roger-Vasselin 4 5 3
Dent 1 0 7 1 3 Vilas 6 7 6
3 Vilas 6 6 5 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Dibbs 6 6 4 6
Saviano 3 3 6 2 7 Dibbs 6 6 6
Freyss 6 6 6 Freyss 0 4 3
Q Álvarez 3 2 4 7 Dibbs 6 6 6
Carter 4 3 6 7 6 Mottram 3 3 2
Q Maze 6 6 2 6 2 Carter 3 2 0
Mottram 1 6 6 7 Mottram 6 6 6
Johansson 6 1 1 6 7 Dibbs 4 6 6 1 6
Hřebec 5 2 3 12 Fibak 6 4 1 6 4
Bedel 7 6 6 Bedel 6 6 6
Fritz 3 6 2 7 3 Lloyd 2 1 4
Lloyd 6 3 6 6 6 Bedel 7 6 5 2
Q Maher 6 5 6 6 12 Fibak 5 7 7 6
Q Wunschig 3 7 0 4 Q Maher 2 0 1
Günthardt 1 6 5 4 12 Fibak 6 6 6
12 Fibak 6 4 7 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Orantes 4 6 6 6
Năstase 6 4 1 2 13 Orantes 7 6 6
Bertolucci 0 2 r Taróczy 6 4 2
Taróczy 6 6 13 Orantes 6 6 6
Gardiner 4 6 2 Gehring 2 1 2
Q Guedes 6 7 6 Q Guedes 4 1 3
Soares 4 2 7 2 Gehring 6 6 6
Gehring 6 6 6 6 13 Orantes 6 1 3 1
Cano 4 7 7 4 4 2 Connors 4 6 6 6
Case 6 6 6 6 6 Case 6 6 7
James 6 7 6 James 1 3 6
Ycaza 2 6 1 Case 6 2 5
Fleming 4 3 4 2 Connors 7 6 7
Krishnan 6 6 6 Krishnan 1 1 4
Moor 1 2 3 2 Connors 6 6 6
2 Connors 6 6 6

External links

  • 1979 French Open Men's Singles draw – Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)
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