Richmond WCT

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Richmond WCT
Defunct tennis tournament
Tour WCT Tour
Founded 1971
Abolished 1984
Location Richmond, Virginia
Surface Carpet / Indoor

The Richmond WCT (also known as United Virginia Bank Tennis Classic) was a men's tennis tournament played in Richmond, Virginia from 1971-1984. The event was part of the WCT Tour and was held on indoor carpet courts.

Men's singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1971 Romania Ilie Năstase United States Arthur Ashe 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
1972 Australia Rod Laver South Africa Cliff Drysdale 2–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3
1973 Australia Rod Laver Australia Roy Emerson 6–4, 6–3
1974 Romania Ilie Năstase United States Tom Gorman 6–2, 6–3
1975 Sweden Björn Borg United States Arthur Ashe 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
1976 United States Arthur Ashe United States Brian Gottfried 6–2, 6–4
1977 Netherlands Tom Okker United States Vitas Gerulaitis 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1978 United States Vitas Gerulaitis Australia John Newcombe 6–3, 6–4
1979 Sweden Björn Borg Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6–3, 6–1
1980 United States John McEnroe United States Roscoe Tanner 6–1, 6–2
1981 France Yannick Noah Czech Republic Ivan Lendl 6–1, 3–1, RET.
1982 Argentina José Luis Clerc United States Fritz Buehning 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
1983 Argentina Guillermo Vilas United States Steve Denton 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
1984 United States John McEnroe United States Steve Denton 6–3, 7–6

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 Not Held
1972 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
7–6, 7–6
1973 Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
Australia Terry Addison
Australia Colin Dibley
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1974 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić
Australia Allan Stone
Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
1975 Austria Hans Kary
United States Fred McNair
Italy Paolo Bertolucci
Italy Adriano Panatta
7–6, 5–7, 7–6
1976 United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
United States Arthur Ashe
Netherlands Tom Okker
6–4, 7–5
1977 Poland Wojtek Fibak
Netherlands Tom Okker
Australia Ross Case
Australia Tony Roche
6–4, 6–4
1978 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Sandy Mayer
6–3, 7–5
1979 United States Brian Gottfried
United States John McEnroe
Romania Ion Ţiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
6–4, 6–3
1980 United States Fritz Buehning
South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Brian Gottfried
South Africa Frew McMillan
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
1981 United States Tim Gullikson
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
1982 Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia Syd Ball
Germany Rolf Gehring
6–4, 6–2
1983 Czech Republic Pavel Složil
Czech Republic Tomáš Šmíd
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Brian Teacher
6–2, 6–4
1984 United States John McEnroe
United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Steve Denton
South Africa Kevin Curren
7–6, 6–2

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