1972 Italian Open (tennis)
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1972 Italian Open Tennis
1972 Italian Open
Date24 April - 2 May
Edition29th
CategoryGrand Prix circuit
SurfaceClay court / outdoor
LocationRome, Italy
VenueForo Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Manuel Orantes [1]
Women's Singles
United States Linda Tuero
Men's Doubles
Romania Ilie N?stase / Romania Ion ?iriac [2]
Women's Doubles
Australia Lesley Hunt / Soviet Union Olga Morozova
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The 1972 Italian Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament that was played by men on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. The men's and women's tournament were part of the 1972 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix. It was the 29th edition of the tournament and was held from 24 April through 2 May 1972. The singles titles were won by Manuel Orantes and Linda Tuero.[3]

Finals

Men's singles

Spain Manuel Orantes defeated Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? 4-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-2

Women's singles

United States Linda Tuero defeated Soviet Union Olga Morozova 6-4, 6-3

Men's doubles

Romania Ilie N?stase / Romania Ion ?iriac defeated Australia Lew Hoad / South Africa Frew McMillan 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 5-3, ret.

Women's doubles

Australia Lesley Hunt / Soviet Union Olga Morozova defeated France Gail Chanfreau / Italy Rosalba Vido 6-3, 6-4

References

  1. ^ "ATP - 1972 Rome Men's Singles draw". ATP.
  2. ^ "ATP - 1972 Rome Men's Doubles draw". ATP.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 117-119. ISBN 9780671216238.

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