1974 British Hard Court Championships

The 1974 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 men's event was part of the Grand Prix circuit and categorized as B class. The tournament was held from 20 May through 26 May 1974. Ilie Năstase and Virginia Wade won the singles titles.[3]

1974 British Hard Court Championships
Date20 – 26 May
Edition45th
CategoryGrand Prix (B class)
Draw64S/32D
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationBournemouth, England
VenueThe West Hants Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Romania Ilie Năstase [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Men's Doubles
Spain Juan Gisbert / Romania Ilie Năstase [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Julie Heldman / United Kingdom Virginia Wade
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Ilie Năstase defeated   Paolo Bertolucci 6–1, 6–3, 6–2

Women's singlesEdit

  Virginia Wade defeated   Julie Heldman 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Men's doublesEdit

  Juan Gisbert /   Ilie Năstase defeated   Corrado Barazzutti /   Paolo Bertolucci 6–4, 6–2, 6–0

Women's doublesEdit

  Julie Heldman /   Virginia Wade defeated   Patti Hogan /   Sharon Walsh 6–2, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ATP – 1974 Bournemouth Men's Singles draw". ATP.
  2. ^ "ATP – 1974 Bournemouth Men's Doubles draw". ATP.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis '75: a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 123, 124. ISBN 9780362002171.

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