1977 German Open (tennis)

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1977 Grand Prix German Open
and WTA German Open
Date9 – 15 May
Edition69th
CategoryGrand Prix circuit (Four star)
Draw64S/32D
Prize money$125,000 (men)
$35,000 (women)
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationHamburg, Germany
VenueAm Rothenbaum
Champions
Men's Singles
Italy Paolo Bertolucci [1]
Women's Singles
United States Laura duPont
Men's Doubles
South Africa Bob Hewitt / West Germany Karl Meiler [2]
Women's Doubles
South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss
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The 1977 Grand Prix German Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It was the 69th edition of the event and was part of the 1977 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix circuit and categorized as a four-star event. It took place at the Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, West Germany, from 9 May through 15 May 1977. Paolo Bertolucci, after a victory in the final over title-holder Manuel Orantes, and Laura duPont won the singles titles .[3][4]


Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Italy Paolo Bertolucci defeated Spain Manuel Orantes 6–3, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3

Women's singles[edit]

United States Laura duPont defeated West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner 6–1, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

South Africa 'Bob Hewitt / West Germany Karl Meiler defeated Australia Phil Dent / Australia Kim Warwick 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss defeated Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková / Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová 2–6, 6–4, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Hamburg Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1977 Hamburg Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. pp. 95–96, 146. ISBN 9780354090391.
  4. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. p. 272.

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