US Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Female) – from 1979-1970

Chris Evert, US Open Winners and Runner-Ups Female, from 1979-1970

Winning streak of U.S Open remained within the hands of famous tennis players of United States, claiming the title almost throughout the decade, proving the dominance of U.S players in the whole era. The race to championship victory went in to the hands of Chris Evert-Lloyd one of the best players, who claimed the title for four consecutive years and runner up on one occasion. The list of female winners and runner-ups of U.S Open tennis championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

Year 1979-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1979: Tracy Austin
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1979: Chris Evert-Lloyd

Year 1978-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1978: Chris Evert
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1978: Pam Shriver

Year 1977-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1977: Chris Evert
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1977: Wendy Turnbull

Year 1976-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1976: Chris Evert
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1976: Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

Year 1975-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1975: Chris Evert
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1975: Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

Year 1974-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1974: Billie Jean King
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1974: Evonne Goolagong

Year 1973-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1973: Margaret Smith-Court
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1973: Evonne Goolagong

Year 1972-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1972: Billie Jean King
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1972: Kerry Melville

Year 1971-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1971: Billie Jean King
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1971: Rosemary Casals

Year 1970-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (female)-1970: Margaret Smith-Court
  • U.S Open runner-up (female)-1970: Rosemary Casals

US Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Male) – from 1979-1970

Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, US Open Winners and Runner-Ups Male, from 1979-1970

The era of 1979-1970 shows the superiority of United State’s players. Among the famous male tennis player names from United States were Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe. One of the Australian tennis player names which shows little dominance is of Ken Rosewall, winning the title once and ending up runner up in 1974. The list of male winners and runner-ups of U.S Open Tennis Championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

Year 1979-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1979: John McEnroe
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1979: Vitas Gerulaitis

Year 1978-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1978: Jimmy Connors
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1978: Bjorn Borg

Year 1977-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1977: Guillermo Vilas
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1977: Jimmy Connors

Year 1976-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1976: Jimmy Connors
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1976: Bjorn Borg

Year 1975-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1975: Manuel Orantes
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1975: Jimmy Connors

Year 1974-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1974: Jimmy Connors
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1974: Ken Rosewall

Year 1973-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1973: John Newcombe
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1973: Jan Kodes

Year 1972-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1972: Ilie Nastase
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1972: Arthur Ashe

Year 1971-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1971: Stan Smith
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1971: Jan Kodes

Year 1970-U.S Open Tennis

  • U.S Open winner (male)-1970: Ken Rosewall
  • U.S Open runner-up (male)-1970: Tony Roche

Wimbledon Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Female)-From 1979-1970

Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert, Wimbledon winners

Wimbledon glory was under the flags of USA in another era by Billie Jean King and Chris Evert-Lloyd. Both were highlighted in the WTA tennis player ranking for several years. They met some resistance from the former world No. 1 in the tennis player ranking Evonne Goolagong-Cawley, who appeared in the finals of the Wimbledon in that era 4 times, but over all it was all USA in that era.

After trying for couple of years, Chris finally won the Wimbledon title in 1974 after defeating the Russian Olga Morozova 6-0, 6-4 and got her name in the Venus Rosewater Trophy. The following night, Chris Evert danced at the ball with her fiancé, Jimmy Connors who also won the Gentlemen’s singles title after defeating Ken Rosewall. The media called it a Love Match.

The list of female winners and runner-ups of Wimbledon Open tennis championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

Year 1979

  • Wimbledon Open winner: Martina Navratilova
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Chris Evert-Lloyd

Year 1978

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Martina Navratilova
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-1978: Chris Evert

Year 1977

  • Wimbledon Open winner: Virginia Wade
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up: Betty Stove

Year 1976

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Chris Evert
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

Year 1975

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Billie Jean King
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (: Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

Year 1974

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Chris Evert
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Olga Morozova

Year 1973

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Billie Jean King
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Chris Evert

Year 1972

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Billie Jean King
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up: Evonne Goolagong

Year 1971

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Evonne Goolagong
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Margaret Court

Year 1970

  • Wimbledon Open winner : Margaret Smith-Court
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up : Billie Jean King

Wimbledon Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Male)-From 1979-1970

John Newcombe, Wimbledon Open Winners and Runner-Ups Male, From 1979-1970

Wimbledon since its start from 1877 is one of the four Grand Slam Tournaments which are highly reputed and premium tournaments.  Wimbledon is chronologically third Grand Slam of the calendar year. The first men’s singles was contested in 1877 with largely varied rules which then later changed in the open era. The tie breaker was introduced in Wimbledon in 1971, initially for the first four sets and all eight games but it was later reduced to sex games all in 1979. Since 1949, the Wimbledon Men’s Singles champion receives a miniature replica of event’s trophy with engraved inscription “The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Champion of the World” in silver gilt. In year 2009, the Gentlemen’s Singles winner received prize money of £850,000. The era of 1979-1970 produced some famous tennis player names from around the globe. Bjorn Borg is one top name of that era, who one the title for four consecutive years from 1976-1979. Other names include John Newcombe, who won twice, and Alex Metreveli who has the honor to be the only Russian tennis player to appear in the final in that era.

The list of male winners and runner-ups of Wimbledon Open tennis championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

Year 1979-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Bjorn Berg
  • Runner-up: Roscoe Tanner

Year 1978-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Bjorn Berg
  • Runner-up: Jimmy Connors

Year 1977-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Bjorn Berg
  • Runner-Up: Jimmy Connors

Year 1976-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Bjorn Berg
  • Runner-up: Ilie Nastase

Year 1975-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Arthur Ashe
  • Runner-Up: Jimmy Connors

Year 1974-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Jimmy Connors
  • Runner-up: Ken Rosewall

Year 1973-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Jan Kodes
  • Runner-up: Alex Metreveli

Year 1972-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: Stan Smith
  • Runner-up: Ilie Nastase

Year 1971-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: John Newcombe
  • Runner-up: Stan Smith

Year 1970-Wimbledon Open and runner-up

  • Winner: John Newcombe
  • Runner-up: Ken Rosewall

French Open winners and runner-ups (male)-From 1979-1970

 Bjorn Borg, French Open winners and runner-ups (male)-From 1979-1970

The era of 1979-1970 in French Open tennis tournaments has been a mix of different famous tennis players. Out of them, one of the greatest tennis players, Bjorn Borg won many French Open Championships. It was this era when Bjorn Borg showed tremendous grip on the clay surface and owned 4 tennis championship titles in the French Open. The other two came in the 80’s era, completing the 6 titles for Bjorn. Bjorn won the French Open titles for four consecutive years while winning the Wimbledon championship along as well. In addition to Bjorn, the other players that won the French Open championship are given below:

The list of male winners and runner-ups of French Open tennis championship during 1979-1970 is as follow:

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1979: Male

  • Bjorn Borg- Winner
  • Victor Pecci- Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1978: Male

  • Bjorn Borg: Winner
  • Guillermo Vilas: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1977: Male

  • Guillermo Vilas: Winner
  • Brian Gottfried: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1976: Male

  • Adriano Panatta: Winner
  • Harold Soloman: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1975: Male

  • Bjon Borg: Winner
  • Guillermo Vilas: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1974: Male

  • Bjorn Borg: Winner
  • Manuel Orantes: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1973: Male

  • Ilie Nastase: Winner
  • Nikola Pilic: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1972: Male

  • Andres Gimeno: Winner
  • Patrick Proisy: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1971: Male

  • Jan Kodes: Winner
  • Ilie Nastase: Runner-up

French Open Tennis winner and runner-up in year 1970: Male

  • Jan Kodes: Winner
  • Ilie Nastase: Runner-up