1973 Japan Open Tennis Championships

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1973 Japan Open Tennis Championships
Date 8 – 14 October
Edition 1st
Category Grand Prix (B)
Prize money $60,000
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Tokyo, Japan
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ken Rosewall [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong
Men's Doubles
Australia Mal Anderson / Australia Ken Rosewall [2]

The 1973 Fred Perry Japan Open Tennis Championships was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts and took place in Tokyo, Japan. The tournament was held from 8 October through 14 October 1973. The men's events were part of the 1973 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix circuit and graded as B category whereas the women's competition was a non-tour event. Ken Rosewall won the men's singles title, earning him the $12,000 first prize, while Evonne Goolagong won the women's singles event and received $5,000.[3][4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ken Rosewall defeated Australia John Newcombe, 6–1, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Mal Anderson / Australia Ken Rosewall defeated Australia Colin Dibley / Australia Allan Stone, 7–5, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated West Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff, 6–3, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Tokyo – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ "1973 Tokyo – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 121. ISBN 9780362001686. 
  4. ^ "Rosewall Wins In Tokyo Open". Herald-Journal. AP. 9 October 1973. p. B4. 

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