1970 Rothmans Canadian Open

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1970 Rothmans Canadian Open
Date:   August 12 – August 18 (men)
August 19 – August 25 (women)
Edition:   81st
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Toronto, Canada
Venue:   National Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court
Men's Doubles
Australia William Bowrey / United States Marty Riessen
Women's Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Margaret Court
Rothmans Canadian Open
 < 1969 1971 > 

The 1970 Rothmans Canadian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the National Tennis Centre in Toronto in Canada that was part of the 1970 Pepsi-Cola Grand Prix. The men's tournament was held from August 12 through August 18, 1970 while the women's tournament was played from August 19 through August 25, 1970.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated United Kingdom Roger Taylor 6–0, 4–6, 6–3

  • It was Laver's 6th professional title of the year and the 17th of his career.


Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated United States Rosemary Casals 6–8, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Court's 27th professional title of the year and the 77th of her career.


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia William Bowrey / United States Marty Riessen defeated South Africa Cliff Drysdale / Australia Fred Stolle 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Bowrey's 2nd title of the year and the 4th of his career. It was Riessen's 3rd title of the year and the 8th of his professional career.


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Margaret Court defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong / South Africa Pat Walkden 6–0, 6–1

  • It was Casals' 6th title of the year and the 13th of her career. It was Court's 28th professional title of the year and the 78th of her career.


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