1970 South American Championships (tennis)

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1970 South American Open
Date October 31 – November 8
Edition 3rd
Category Grand Prix
Draw 32S / 32D
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Champions
Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović [1]
Doubles
Australia Bob Carmichael / Australia Ray Ruffels [2]
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The 1970 South American Open Championships was a men's tennis tournament that was part of the 1970 Pepsi-Cola Grand Prix and held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was the third edition of the tournament and ran from October 31 through November 8, 1970. It was played on outdoor clay courts.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović defeated Spain Manuel Orantes 6–4, 6–2, 6–0 [1]

  • It was Franulovic's 3rd ATP title of the year and the 4th of his ATP career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Bob Carmichael / Australia Ray Ruffels defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović / Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš 7–5, 6–2, 5–7, 6–7, 6–3 [2]

  • It was Carmichael's only ATP title of the year and the 1st of his ATP career. It was Ruffels's 3rd ATP title of the year and the 3rd of his ATP career.

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