1972 Paris Open

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1972 Paris Open
Date 30 October – 5 November
Edition 4th
Category Grand Prix (B)
Draw 32S/32D
Surface Carpet
Location Paris, France
United States Stan Smith [1]
France Pierre Barthes / France François Jauffret [2]
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The 1972 Paris Open, also known as the Jean Becker Open Championships, was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. The event was part of the Grand Prix circuit and classified as a B category tournament. It was the 4th edition of the Paris Open (later known as the Paris Masters) and took place at the Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, from October 30 through November 5, 1972. Stan Smith won the singles title.[3]


Men's Singles[edit]

United States Stan Smith defeated Spain Andrés Gimeno 6–2, 6–2, 7–5

  • It was Smith's 10th title of the year and the 26th of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Pierre Barthes / France François Jauffret defeated Spain Andrés Gimeno / Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Barthes' only title of the year and the 4th of his career. It was Jauffret's only title of the year and the 2nd of his career.


  1. ^ "ATP – 1972 Paris Indoor Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1972 Paris Indoor Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ World of Tennis '73. London: Queen Anne Press. 1974. p. 127. ISBN 9780671216238. 

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