1972 Rothmans Canadian Open

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1972 Rothmans Canadian Open
Date August 14 – August 20
Edition 83rd
Category Grand Prix (A/D grade)
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Venue Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Romania Ilie Năstase
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Men's Doubles
Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / Australia Evonne Goolagong
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The 1972 Rothmans Canadian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club[1] in Toronto in Canada that was part of the 1972 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix The men's tournament was categorized as a Grade A tournament, the second-highest category, while the women's competition was a Grade D event. The tournament was held from August 14 through August 20, 1972. Ilie Năstase and Evonne Goolagong won the singles titles.[2]

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase defeated Rhodesia Andrew Pattison 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Năstase's 12th title of the year and the 28th of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Goolagong's 8th title of the year and the 27th of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac defeated Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš / Czechoslovakia Jan Kukal 7–6, 6–3

  • It was Năstase's 13th title of the year and the 29th of his career. It was Ţiriac's 4th title of the year and the 10th of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court / Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated South Africa Brenda Kirk / South Africa Pat Walkden 3–6, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Court's 4th title of the year and the 94th of her career. It was Goolagong's 9th title of the year and the 28th of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TC125: The Tournaments - Rogers Cup WTA". Rogers Cup WTA. 2015-12-08. Retrieved 2017-08-10. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 123. ISBN 9780671216238. 

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