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, Canada
Venue National Tennis Centre
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

The 1972 Rothmans Canadian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the National Tennis Centre 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.[1]

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. ^ 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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