1973 British Hard Court Championships

The 1973 British Hard Court Championships, also known by its sponsored name Rothmans British Hard Court Championships, was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at The West Hants Club in Bournemouth, England. The event was part of the Grand Prix circuit and the event was categorized as B class for the men and C class for the women. The tournament was held from 7 May through 12 May 1973. Adriano Panatta and Virginia Wade won the singles titles.[3]

1973 British Hard Court Championships
Date7–12 May
CategoryGrand Prix (B/C class)
Draw64S / 32D (men)
32S / 16D (women)
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationBournemouth, England
VenueThe West Hants Club
Men's singles
Italy Adriano Panatta[1]
Women's singles
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Men's doubles
Spain Juan Gisbert / Romania Ilie Năstase[2]
Women's doubles
Australia Patricia Coleman / Australia Wendy Turnbull
Mixed doubles
United Kingdom Virginia Wade / South Africa Frew McMillan
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Men's singlesEdit

  Adriano Panatta defeated   Ilie Năstase 6–8, 7–5, 6–3, 8-6

Women's singlesEdit

  Virginia Wade defeated   Evonne Goolagong 6–4, 6–4

Men's doublesEdit

  Juan Gisbert /   Ilie Năstase defeated   Adriano Panatta /   Ion Ţiriac 6–4, 8–6

Women's doublesEdit

  Patricia Coleman /   Wendy Turnbull defeated   Evonne Goolagong /   Janet Young 7–5, 7–5

Mixed doublesEdit

  Virginia Wade /   Frew McMillan defeated   Bernard Mitton /   Ilana Kloss 6–2, 6–3


  1. ^ "1973 Bournemouth – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1973 Bournemouth – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 118. ISBN 9780362001686.

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