1975 Commercial Union Assurance Masters

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1975 Commercial Union Assurance Masters
Date:   November 30 - December 7
Edition:   6th
Category:   Grand Prix Circuit
Draw:   8S/4D
Prize money:   $130,000
Surface:   Carpet / Indoor
Location:   Stockholm, Sweden
Venue:   Kungliga tennishallen
Champions
Singles
Romania Ilie Năstase
Doubles
Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. / Spain Manuel Orantes
Commercial Union Assurance Masters
 < 1974 1976 > 

The 1975 Commercial Union Assurance Masters was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Kungliga tennishallen in Stockholm, Sweden. The tournament was the season ending event of the 1975 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix circuit and was played by the eight highest ranking singles players and the four highest ranked doubles teams. It was the 6th edition of the Masters Grand Prix and was held from November 30 through December 7, 1975. Ilie Năstase won the singles title and the $40,000 first prize.[1][2][3]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase defeated Sweden Björn Borg 6–2, 6–2, 6–1

  • It was Năstase's 9th title of the year and the 77th of his career.

Doubles[edit]

Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. / Spain Manuel Orantes won a round robin competition against the teams of West Germany Jürgen Fassbender / West Germany Hans-Jürgen Pohmann, United States Sherwood Stewart / United States Fred McNair and United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez.

  • It was Gisbert, Sr's 9th title of the year and the 20th of his career. It was Orantes' 14th title of the year and the 39th of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1976). World of Tennis '76 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 133–136. ISBN 9780362002768. OCLC 650229036. 
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (October 2010). "Year-End Championships". The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York: New Chapter Press. p. 746. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0. 
  3. ^ "Nastase Concentrates For The Second Time And Wins". Herald-Journal. Dec 8, 1975.