Des Moines Open

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Des Moines Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameDes Moines Open (1972–73)
TourGrand Prix circuit (1972–73)
SurfaceCarpet (1972–73)

The Des Moines Open is a defunct Grand Prix affiliated men's tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1973. It was held in Des Moines, Iowa in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts in February.

Past finals[edit]


Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Pancho Gonzales France Georges Goven 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1973 United States Clark Graebner Greece Nicholas Kalogeropoulos 7–5, 4–6, 6–4


Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Jim Osborne
United States Jim McManus
France Georges Goven
Brazil Thomaz Koch
6–2, 6–3
1973 Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec
Czechoslovakia Jan Kukal
Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr.
Romania Ion Ţiriac
4–6, 7–6, 6–1