1972 Commercial Union Assurance Masters – Singles

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1972 Commercial Union Assurance Masters
Champion :   Romania Ilie Năstase
Runner-up :   United States Stan Smith
Final score :   6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 2–6, 6–3

Ilie Năstase was the defending champion and won in the final 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 2–6, 6–3 against Stan Smith.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                                 
     Romania Ilie Năstase 6 6 6      
   United States Jimmy Connors 2 3 2      
     Romania Ilie Năstase 6 6 3 2 6
     United States Stan Smith 3 2 6 6 3
   United States Tom Gorman 7 5 7 5 r
     United States Stan Smith 6 7 5 4    

Group A[edit]

  Romania Năstase United States Gorman Spain Orantes South Africa Hewitt RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
  Romania Ilie Năstase 6–2, 6–3 6–3, 6–4 6–4, 6–4 3–0 6–0 36–20 1
  United States Tom Gorman 2–6, 3–6 6–3, 6–4 6–4, 6–2 2–1 4–2 29–25 2
  Spain Manuel Orantes 3–6, 4–6 3–6, 4–6 6–3, 6–3 1–2 2–4 26–30 3
  South Africa Bob Hewitt 4–6, 4–6 3–6, 4–6 3–6, 3–6 0–3 0–6 20–36 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Group B[edit]

  United States Smith United States Connors Czechoslovakia Kodeš Spain Gimeno RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
  United States Stan Smith 3–6, 6–2, 7–5 6–1, 6–0 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 3–0 6–2 43–25 1
  United States Jimmy Connors 6–3, 2–6, 5–7 6–4, 6–3 6–3, 6–7, 6–2 2–1 5–3 43–35 2
  Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 1–6, 0–6 4–6, 3–6 6–3, 6–2 1–2 2–4 20–29 3
  Spain Andrés Gimeno 2–6, 6–3, 3–6 3–6, 7–6, 2–6 3–6, 2–6 0–3 2–6 28–45 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

1972 Masters Singles Draw