1971 U.S. Professional Indoor

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1971 U.S. Professional Indoor
Date February 9 – February 14
Edition 4th
Category World Championship Tennis (men)
Virginia Slims Circuit (women)
Draw 32S
Prize money $62,500
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location Philadelphia, PA, USA
Venue Wachovia Spectrum
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1]
Women's Singles
United States Rosie Casals

The 1971 U.S. Professional Indoor was a WCT and Virginia Slims Circuit tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was played at the Wachovia Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. It was the fourth edition of the tournament and was held from February 9 through February 14, 1971.


Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated Australia Rod Laver 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–1), 6–4 [2]

  • It was Newcombe's 1st title of the year and the 12th of his professional career.

Woman's Singles[edit]

United States Rosie Casals defeated France Françoise Dürr 6–2, 3–6, 6–2


  1. ^ "ATP – 1971 Philadelphia WCT Men's Singles Draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "Laver beaten". The Sydney Morning Herald. Feb 16, 1971. 

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