1972 Denver WCT

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1972 Denver WCT
Date April 24 – 30[1]
Edition 1st
Category World Championship Tennis
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location Denver, USA
Champions
Singles
Australia Rod Laver[2]
Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver[3]
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The 1972 Denver WCT was the first edition of the tennis event. It was held on indoor carpet courts in Denver, Colorado. The first edition was held April 24 to 30.[1] The tournament was part of the 1972 World Championship Tennis circuit. Rod Laver won the first edition of both the doubles and singles competition.[1]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated United States Marty Riessen, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4.[2][3]

Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche, 6–2, 5–7, 7–6.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "WCT Denver 1972 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  2. ^ a b "WCT Denver 1972 - Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sports In Short .Canada Gets Own Little League Deal.". Calgary Herald. 1972-05-01. Retrieved 2011-02-23.