1968 Paris Open

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1968 Paris Open
Date 9 –18 February
Edition 1st
Location Paris, France
Venue Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Champions
Men's Singles
Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Nell Truman
Men's Doubles
France Patrice Beust / France Daniel Contet
Women's Doubles
Mexico Rosie Reyes / France Monique Salfati
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Gerald Battrick / United Kingdom Nell Truman

The 1968 Paris Open was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the inaugural edition of the Paris Open (later known as the Paris Masters). It took place at the Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France and was held from 9 February through 18 February, 1968.

Milan Holeček and Nell Truman won the singles titles.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Milan Holeček defeated Australia Bob Carmichael 6–4, 10–8, 3–6, 6–3

  • It was Holecek's only title of the year and the 1st of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Nell Truman defeated France Évelyne Terras 6–4, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Patrice Beust / France Daniel Contet defeated Australia Bob Carmichael / United Arab Republic Ismail El Shafei 3–6, 10–8, 6–2, 19–17

Women's Doubles[edit]

Mexico Rosie Reyes / France Monique Salfati defeated France Janine Lieffrig / France Johanne Venturino 3–6, 6–0, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Gerald Battrick / United Kingdom Nell Truman defeated France Jean Pierre Courcol / France Évelyne Terras 6–2, 1–6, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1969). BP Yearbook of World Tennis. London: Ward Lock. p. 149. ISBN 978-0706318241. OCLC 502175694. 

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