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1969 U.S. Pro Tennis Championships

The 1969 U.S. Pro Tennis Championships was a men's professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts (Uni-turf) at the Longwood Cricket Club in Boston, USA. It was the 42nd edition of the tournament, the second edition of the Open Era, and was held from July 9 through July 15, 1969. Rod Laver won the singles title, his fourth consecutive title at the event and fifth in total.[1][2]

1969 U.S. Pro Tennis Championships
DateJuly 9 – 15
Edition42nd
CategoryNTL / WCT
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$33,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationBrookline, Boston, USA
VenueLongwood Cricket Club
Champions
Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Doubles
United States Pancho Gonzales / Australia Rod Laver
← 1968 · U.S. Pro Tennis Championships · 1970 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Rod Laver defeated   John Newcombe 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Pancho Gonzales /   Rod Laver defeated   John Newcombe /   Tony Roche 6–4, 5–7, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1970). BP year book of World Tennis 1970. London: Clipper Press. p. 133. ISBN 0851080049. OCLC 502255545. OL 21635829M.
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 752–753. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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