The 1971 South African Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was the 68th edition of the tournament and was held from 5 April through 17 April 1971. Ken Rosewall and Margaret Court won the singles titles.
|1971 South African Open|
|Surface||Hard / outdoor|
|Location||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Venue||Ellis Park Tennis Stadium|
|Ken Rosewall / Fred Stolle|
|Margaret Court / Evonne Goolagong|
|Fred Stolle / Margaret Court|
- "Rosewall Downs Stolle in 3 Sets". The New York Times. 16 April 1971.
- "Mrs Court sweeps to S. African title". The Canberra Times. 19 April 1971. p. 14 – via National Library of Australia.
- John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 122–125. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.
- "SA Singles Net Crown To Rosewall". Schenectady Gazette. 17 April 1971 – via Google News Archive.