Lorraine Open

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Lorraine Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameLorraine Open
TourGrand Prix circuit
LocationNancy, France (odd years)
Metz, France (even years)
SurfaceIndoor carpet court

The Lorraine Open is a defunct men's tennis tournament that was played as part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit from 1979 to 1989. It was held in Lorraine, one of the 26 regions of France. The venue alternated annually from Lorraine's two main cities of Metz and Nancy, with Nancy hosting odd-numbered years, and Metz even-numbered. The surface in both locations was indoor carpet courts.[1]



Year Champions Runners-up Score
1979 France Yannick Noah France Jean-Louis Haillet 6–2, 5–7, 6–1, 7–5
1980 United States Gene Mayer Italy Gianni Ocleppo 6–3, 6–3, 6–0
1981 Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil Romania Ilie Năstase 6–2, 7–5
1982 United States Erick Iskersky United States Steve Denton 6–4, 6–3
1983 United States Nick Saviano United States Chip Hooper 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1984 India Ramesh Krishnan Sweden Jan Gunnarsson 6–3, 6–3
1985 United States Tim Wilkison Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović 4–6, 7–6, 9–7
1986 France Thierry Tulasne Australia Broderick Dyke 6–4, 6–3
1987 Australia Pat Cash Australia Wally Masur 6–2, 6–3
1988 Sweden Jonas Svensson Netherlands Michiel Schapers 6–2, 6–4
1989 France Guy Forget Netherlands Michiel Schapers 6–3, 7–6


Year Champions Runners-up Score
1979 West Germany Klaus Eberhard
West Germany Karl Meiler
United Kingdom Robin Drysdale
United Kingdom Andrew Jarrett
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
1980 Australia Colin Dibley
United States Gene Mayer
United States Chris Delaney
Australia Kim Warwick
7–6, 7–5
1981 Romania Ilie Năstase
Italy Adriano Panatta
United Kingdom John Feaver
Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec
6–4, 2–6, 6–4
1982 Australia David Carter
Australia Paul Kronk
United States Matt Doyle
United States David Siegler
6–3, 7–6
1983 Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Anders Järryd
Chile Ricardo Acuña
Chile Belus Prajoux
7–5, 6–3
1984 South Africa Eddie Edwards
South Africa Danie Visser
Australia Wayne Hampson
Australia Wally Masur
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
1985 United States Marcel Freeman
United States Rodney Harmon
Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil
Sweden Jonas Svensson
6–4, 7–6
1986 Poland Wojtek Fibak
France Guy Forget
Paraguay Francisco González
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
2–6, 6–2, 6–4
1987 India Ramesh Krishnan
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Canada Grant Connell
United States Scott Davis
6–4, 6–4
1988 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
United States Rill Baxter
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
6–2, 6–7, 7–6
1989 West Germany Udo Riglewski
Sweden Tobias Svantesson
Portugal João Cunha Silva
Belgium Eduardo Masso
6–4, 6–7, 7–6


  1. ^ Rico Rizzitelli (22 May 2012). "Top 10: the extinct tournaments of French tennis". We Are Tennis.