1971 Cincinnati Open

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1971 Cincinnati Open
Date August 2 – August 8
Edition 71st
Category Grand Prix Circuit
Draw 64S / 32D
Prize money $30,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Venue Coney Island
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Stan Smith
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Men's Doubles
United States Stan Smith / United States Erik Van Dillen
Women's Doubles
Australia Helen Gourlay / Australia Kerry Harris
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The 1971 Cincinnati Open, also known as the Western Open Championships, was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Coney Island in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States that was part of the 1971 Pepsi-Cola Grand Prix. The tournament was held from August 2 through August 8, 1971. Stan Smith and Virginia Wade won the singles titles.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Stan Smith defeated Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. 7–6, 6–3

Women's singles[edit]

United Kingdom Virginia Wade defeated United States Linda Tuero 6–3, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Stan Smith / United States Erik Van Dillen defeated United States Sandy Mayer / United States Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Australia Helen Gourlay / Australia Kerry Harris defeated France Gail Chanfreau / United Kingdom Winnie Shaw 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 253. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663. 

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