1973 Australian Indoor Championships

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1973 Australian Indoor Championships
Date 4–11 November
Edition 1st
Category Grand Prix (Group B)
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $50,000
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue Hordern Pavilion
Champions
Singles
Australia Rod Laver [1]
Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / Australia John Newcombe [2]
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The 1973 Australian Indoor Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia. It was part of the 1973 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix as a Group B category tournament. The tournament was held from 4 November through 11 November 1973.[3][4][5] Rod Laver won the singles title and the accompanying $10,000 first-prize money.[6]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia John Newcombe 3–6, 7–5, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4

  • It was Laver's 14th title of the year and the 50th of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver / Australia John Newcombe defeated Australia Mal Anderson / Australia Ken Rosewall 7–6, 6–2

  • It was Laver's 13th title of the year and the 49th of his career. It was Newcombe's 10th title of the year and the 48th of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Sydney Indoor Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ "1973 Sydney Indoor Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 121. ISBN 9780362001686. 
  4. ^ "Layer outlasts Newcombe in 3-hour battle". The Canberra Times. 48, (13,590). 12 November 1973. p. 12 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ "Indoor tennis begins". The Canberra Times. 48, (13,584). 6 November 1973. p. 18 – via National Library of Australia. 
  6. ^ "Laver takes net thriller". News-Herald. UPI. 12 November 1973. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. (Subscription required (help)). 

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