1972 Dutch Open (tennis)

The 1972 Dutch Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament staged in Hilversum, Netherlands. The tournament was played on outdoor clay courts and was held from 1 August until 7 August 1972. It was the 15th edition of the tournament and was a non-tour event, i.e. not part of the main men's or women's circuits. John Cooper and Betty Stöve won the singles titles.[2][3]

1972 Dutch Open
Date1–7 August
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationHilversum, Netherlands
Venue't Melkhuisje
Men's singles
Australia John Cooper[1]
Women's singles
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Men's doubles
Australia Ross Case / Australia Geoff Masters
Women's doubles
Belgium Michèle Gurdal / Netherlands Betty Stöve
Mixed doubles
Netherlands Betty Stöve / Australia Bob Howe
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Finals edit

Men's singles edit

  John Cooper defeated   Hans Kary 6–1, 3–6, 12–10, 3–6, 6–2

Women's singles edit

  Betty Stöve defeated   Marijke Schaar 7–5, 6–3

Men's doubles edit

  Ross Case /   Geoff Masters defeated   John Cooper   Colin Dibley 8–6, 6–4

Women's doubles edit

  Michèle Gurdal /   Betty Stöve defeated   Lita Liem /   Lany Kaligis 6–4, 6–0

Mixed doubles edit

  Betty Stöve /   Bob Howe defeated   Wendy Turnbull /   Colin Dibley 2–6, 9–7, 6–3

References edit

  1. ^ "1972 Hilversum – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 327. ISBN 9780671216238.
  3. ^ "Eenzijdigheid en langdradigheid kenmerken finales". Trouw (in Dutch). 31 July 1972. p. T10.