German Pro Championships

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German Pro Championships
Defunct tennis tournament
TourPro Tour
Founded1911
Abolished1952
LocationBerlin, Germany
SurfaceClay / Outdoor

The German Pro Championships[1] was a major professional men's tennis tournament. There were similar competitions in other countries, and also the World Pro Championships.[2][3] After 1945 other names were used like German International in 1951 and Berlin Pro Championships in 1952.

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up
1911 Austria-Hungary Karel Koželuh Russian Empire Roman Najuch
1912 (1.) German Empire Willi Hannemann Unknown
1928 Weimar Republic Roman Najuch Hermann Bartelt
1929 Weimar Republic Roman Najuch Hermann Bartelt
1930 France Martin Plaa Weimar Republic Hans Nüsslein
1931[1] Weimar Republic Hans Nüsslein Weimar Republic Roman Najuch
1932 France Martin Plaa United States Bill Tilden
1933[1] Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein United States Bill Tilden
1934 Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein France Robert Ramillon
1935 Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein Nazi Germany E. Goritschnig
1936 Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein France Robert Ramillon
1937 (2.) United States Bill Tilden Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein
1938 Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein France Robert Ramillon
1939 Nazi Germany Hans Nüsslein unknown
1951 (3.) Ecuador Pancho Segura United States Carl Earn
1952 United States Pancho Gonzales United States Don Budge
In 1932 and 1933 it was the World Professional Championship.
  • 1. Only German Professionals participated
  • 2. Round Robin format - Tilden won on set difference by 1 set.
  • 3. Round Robin format

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hans Nüsslein". tennisfame.com. International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum. Retrieved 25 December 2016.
  2. ^ Mazak, Karoly (2010). The Concise History of Tennis | The complete tennis history from 1877 (6th ed.). ebook. p. 60f. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Karel Koželuh". International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum. Retrieved 25 December 2017.