1970 Cincinnati Open

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1970 Cincinnati Open
DateJuly 20 – July 26
CategoryGrand Prix Circuit
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$25,000
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationCincinnati, Ohio, USA
VenueConey Island
Australia Ken Rosewall
Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac
← 1969 · Cincinnati Open · 1971 →

The 1970 Cincinnati Open (also known as the Western Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Coney Island in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States that was part of the 1970 Pepsi-Cola Grand Prix circuit. The tournament was held from July 20 through July 26, 1970. Ken Rosewall won the singles title.[1][2]


Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ken Rosewall defeated United States Cliff Richey 7–9, 9–7, 8–6

Men's Doubles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac defeated South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan 6–3, 6–4


  1. ^ "Rosewall Beats Richey for Title". The New York Times. July 26, 1970. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Rosewall Tops Richey in Western Tennis". The Evening News. Jul 27, 1970. Retrieved 29 September 2012.

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