1972 Rotterdam Indoors

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1972 Rotterdam Indoors
Date November 12 – November 18
Edition 1st
Category World Championship Tennis
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location Rotterdam, Netherlands
Venue Ahoy Rotterdam
United States Arthur Ashe
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia John Newcombe
Rotterdam Indoors
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The 1972 Rotterdam Indoors was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 1st edition of the event known that year as the Rotterdam Indoors, and was part of the 1972 World Championship Tennis circuit. It took place at the Ahoy Rotterdam indoor sporting arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, from November 12 through November 18, 1972.

The singles field included Toronto, Las Vegas, St. Louis, Fort Worth, Alamo, Vancouver and Gothenburg WCT champion John Newcombe, US Open runner-up, Louisville and Montreal WCT titlist Arthur Ashe, and Chicago WCT winner, Boston WCT and Stockholm finalist Tom Okker. Also lined up were Briton Robin Drysdale, Cleveland WCT champion Mark Cox, Robert Lutz, Marty Riessen and Nikola Pilić.



United States Arthur Ashe defeated Netherlands Tom Okker, 3–6, 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Arthur Ashe's 3rd title of the year, and his 11th overall. It was his 3rd WCT title of the year, and overall.


Australia Roy Emerson / Australia John Newcombe defeated United States Arthur Ashe / United States Robert Lutz, 6–2, 6–3

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