1973 South American Open (tennis)

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1973 South American Open
Date 19 – 25 November
Edition 6th
Category Grand Prix circuit (Group B)
Draw 32S/4D
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentina Guillermo Vilas [1]
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The 1973 South American Open was a men's tennis tournament that was played on outdoor clay courts in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was part of the 1973 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix circuit, categorized as Group B, and was held from 19 November through 25 November 1973. Guillermo Vilas won the singles title.[2]


Men's Singles[edit]

Argentina Guillermo Vilas defeated Sweden Björn Borg 3–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–6 (Borg retired)

  • It was Vilas's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of his career.


  1. ^ "ATP – 1980 Buenos Aires Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 122. ISBN 9780362001686. 

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