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Björn Borg defeated Roscoe Tanner 6–7, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1979 Wimbledon Championships. This edition was also the first to introduce the tie-break with the scores at 6–6 instead of 8–8.[1]

Seeds

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

  1. Template:Country data SWEScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Björn Borg (Champion)
  2. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". John McEnroe (Fourth round)
  3. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Jimmy Connors (Semifinalist)
  4. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Vitas Gerulaitis (First round)
  5. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Roscoe Tanner (Finalist)
  6. Template:Country data ARGScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Guillermo Vilas (Second round)
  7. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Arthur Ashe (First round)
  8. Template:Country data PRYScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Victor Pecci Sr. (Third round)
  1. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Brian Gottfried (Third round)
  2. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Wojciech Fibak (First round)
  3. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". John Alexander (Third round)
  4. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". José Higueras (Second round)
  5. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Manuel Orantes (Second round)
  6. Template:Country data ARGScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". José Luis Clerc (Fourth round)
  7. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Tim Gullikson (Quarterfinalist)
  8. 23x15pxScript error: No such module "Check for unknown parameters". Corrado Barazzutti (First round)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

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Section 1

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Section 2

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Section 3

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Section 4

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Section 5

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Section 6

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Section 7

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Section 8

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References

  1. The Tie-break, retrieved on 9 July 2010

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External links

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Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
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