1976 Denver WCT

The 1976 Denver WCT, also known as the 1976 United Bank Tennis Classic for sponsorship reasons, was a men's professional tennis tournament. It was held on indoor carpet courts in Denver, Colorado. It was the fifth edition of the tournament and was held from 19 April through 25 April 1976. The tournament was part of the 1976 World Championship Tennis circuit. First-seeded Jimmy Connors won the singles title and the accompanying $17,000 first prize.[3]

1976 Denver WCT
DateApril 19–25
Edition5th
CategoryWorld Championship Tennis (WCT)
Draw16S / 8D
Prize money$60,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationDenver, Colorado, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United States Jimmy Connors [1]
Doubles
Australia John Alexander / Australia Phil Dent [2]
← 1975 · Denver WCT · 1977 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Jimmy Connors defeated   Ross Case 7–6, 6–2

  • It was Connor's 5th singles title of the year and the 46th of his career.

DoublesEdit

  John Alexander /   Phil Dent defeated   Jimmy Connors /   Billy Martin 6–7, 6–2, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1976 Denver WCT – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1976 Denver WCT – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Connors wears down Case". Lewiston Morning Tribune. April 26, 1976.

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