1971 Embassy British Indoor Championships

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1971 British Indoor Championships
Date 23 October – 30 October
Edition 4th
Category Grand Prix (B Class)
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money $50,000
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location London, England
Venue Wembley Arena
Champions
Men's Singles
Romania Ilie Năstase [1]
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan
Women's Doubles
France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade

The 1971 Embassy British Indoor Championships was a combined men's and women's Grand Prix tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. The event was categorized as a B Class tournament and was the 4th edition of the British Indoor Championships in the Open era. The tournament took place at the Wembley Arena in London in England and ran from 23 October through 30 October 1971.[2]

The men's singles event was won by unseeded Ilie Năstase who received 30 Grand Prix ranking points for his tournament victory. Billie Jean King won the women's singles title.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase defeated Australia Rod Laver 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Năstase's 6th title of the year and the 7th of his open era career.


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated United States Rosie Casals 6–1, 6–2


Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated Australia Bill Bowrey / Australia Owen Davidson 7–5, 9–7, 6–2


Women's Doubles[edit]

France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong / United States Julie Heldman 3–6, 7–5, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATP – 1971 Wembley Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 270–271, 254. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663. 

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