1976 German Open (tennis)

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1976 Grand Prix German Open
Date 17 – 23 May
Edition 68th
Category Grand Prix circuit
Draw 64S / 32D
Prize money $100,000
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Hamburg, Germany
Venue Am Rothenbaum
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Eddie Dibbs [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Sue Barker [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Fred McNair / United States Sherwood Stewart [3]
Women's Doubles
South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss [2]
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The 1976 Grand Prix German Open, also known by its sponsored name Holsten-Bier German Open. was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It was the 68th edition of the event and was part of the 1976 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix circuit. It took place at the Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, West Germany, from 17 May through 23 May 1976. Eddie Dibbs and Sue Barker won the singles titles.[4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Eddie Dibbs defeated Spain Manuel Orantes 6–4, 4–6, 6–1, 2–6, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Sue Barker defeated Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová 6–3, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Fred McNair/ United States Sherwood Stewart defeated Australia Dick Crealy / Australia Kim Warwick 7–6, 7–6, 7–6

Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss defeated United States Laura DuPont / Australia Wendy Turnbull 4–6, 7–5, 6–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Hamburg Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ a b "German Open" (PDF). www.wtatennis.com. Women's Tennis Association (WTA). 
  3. ^ "1976 Hamburg Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  4. ^ "Eddie Dibbs is German Net Champ". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. 24 May 1976. 

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