1972 British Hard Court Championships

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1972 British Hard Court Championships
Date 8–13 May
Edition 43rd
Category Grand Prix (C class)
Draw 32S/16D
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Bournemouth, England
Venue The West Hants Club
Men's Singles
South Africa Bob Hewitt [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Men's Doubles
South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Mary–Ann Curtis / France Françoise Dürr
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The 1972 British Hard Court Championships, also known by its sponsored name Rothmans British Hard Court Championships, was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at The West Hants Club in Bournemouth, England. The event was part of the Grand Prix circuit and categorized as B class. The tournament was held from 8 to 13 May 1972. Bob Hewitt and Evonne Goolagong won the singles titles.[3]


Men's singles[edit]

South Africa Bob Hewitt defeated France Pierre Barthes 6–2, 6–4, 6–3

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated West Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff 6–0, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac 8–6, 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong / Australia Helen Gourlay defeated South Africa Brenda Kirk / Netherlands Betty Stöve 7–5, 6–1


  1. ^ "ATP – 1972 Bournemouth Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1972 Bournemouth Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 120. ISBN 9780671216238. 

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