1973 Denver WCT

The 1973 Denver WCT, also known as the 1973 United Bank Tennis Classic for sponsorship reasons, was the second edition of the tennis event. It was held on indoor carpet courts in Denver, Colorado. The tournament was held between the April 23 and April 30, 1973. The tournament was part of the World Championship Tennis tour, and was part of the Group B circuit. As a result the defending champions Rod Laver, of the doubles and singles, along with his doubles partner Roy Emerson, were ineligible to compete.[3]

1973 Denver WCT
DateApril 23–30
Edition2nd
CategoryWorld Championship Tennis
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationDenver, Colorado, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United Kingdom Mark Cox [1]
Doubles
United States Arthur Ashe / United States Roscoe Tanner [2]
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FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Mark Cox defeated   Arthur Ashe 6–1, 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Arthur Ashe /   Roscoe Tanner defeated   Tom Okker /   Marty Riessen 3–6, 6–3, 7–6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1973 Denver WCT – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1973 Denver WCT – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Cox Beats Ashe; Wins $50,000 In Bank Tennis". The News and Courier. Apr 30, 1973.

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