1974 Aryamehr Cup

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1974 Aryamehr Cup
Date 21 – 27 October
Edition 3rd
Draw 64S/32D
Prize money $100,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Tehran, Iran
Venue Imperial Country Club
Argentina Guillermo Vilas [1]
Spain Manuel Orantes / Argentina Guillermo Vilas [2]

The 1974 Aryamehr Cup was a men's professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Imperial Country Club in Tehran in Iran. The event was part of the 1974 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix as a Group AA category event. It was the third edition of the tournament was held from 21 October through 27 October 1974. Guillermo Vilas won the singles title and the trophy was presented by Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.[3]

Due to the lack of a direct flight connection between Tehran and Barcelona, the location of the previous week's Trofeo Conde de Godó tournament, the qualifying tournament with an entry of 42 players was held in Barcelona. The six qualifiers were added to the 38 players with a direct entry to create a field of 44 players. The first four seeded players were Guillermo Vilas, Björn Borg, Manuel Orantes and Harold Solomon.[3]


Men's singles[edit]

Argentina Guillermo Vilas defeated Mexico Raúl Ramírez 6–0, 6–3, 6–1

  • It was Vilas' 6th of his career.

Men's doubles[edit]

Spain Manuel Orantes / Argentina Guillermo Vilas defeated Mexico Raúl Ramírez / United States Brian Gottfried 7–6, 2–6, 6–2

  • It was Orantes' 4th title of the year and the 13th of his career. It was Vilas' 4th title of his career.


  1. ^ "ATP – 1974 Tehran Men's Singles". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1974 Tehran Men's Doubles". ATP. 
  3. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 107–109. ISBN 9780362002171. 

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