1971 Pacific Southwest Open

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1971 Pacific Southwest Open
Date:   September 20 – September 26
Edition:   45th
Category:   Grand Prix
Draw:   64S / 32D
Prize money:   $60,000
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Venue:   Los Angeles Tennis Center
Men's Singles
United States Pancho Gonzales[1]
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King and United States Rosie Casals
Men's Doubles
Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent[2]
Women's Doubles
United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Los Angeles Open
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The 1971 Pacific Southwest Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Los Angeles Tennis Center in Los Angeles, California in the United States and was part of the 1971 Grand Prix tennis circuit. It was the 45th edition of the tournament and ran from September 20 through September 26, 1971. Pancho Gonzales, aged 43, won the men's singles title and $10,000 first prize money. The women's singles title was divided between Billie Jean King and Rosie Casals.[3][4][5]


Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales defeated United States Jimmy Connors 2–6, 6–3, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated United States Rosie Casals 6–6, div.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent defeated United States Frank Froehling / United States Clark Graebner 7–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated France Françoise Dürr / Australia Judy Tegart Dalton 6–2, 5–7, 7–6


  1. ^ "ATP – 1971 Los Angeles Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1971 Los Angeles Men's Doubles Draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ "Gonzales is Victor". The New York Times. Sep 27, 1971. 
  4. ^ "Pancho Has Win In Southwestern". Sarasota Journal. Sep 27, 1971. 
  5. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 143, 254. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.