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1985 Monte Carlo Open

The 1985 Monte Carlo Open, also known by its sponsored name Jacomo Monte Carlo Open, was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Monte Carlo Country Club in Monte Carlo, Monaco that was part of the 1985 Nabisco Grand Prix. It was the 79th edition of the tournament and was held from 1 April until 7 April 1985. First-seeded Ivan Lendl won the singles title and earned $58,000 first-prize money. On the final Sunday he had to finish his semifinal again defending champion Henrik Sundström before defeating Wilander in a three and a half hour final.[3][4]

1985 Monte Carlo Open
Date1 – 7 April
Edition79th
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw48S / 24D
Prize money$325,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationMonte Carlo, Monaco
VenueMonte Carlo Country Club
Champions
Singles
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl [1]
Doubles
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil / Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd [2]
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FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Ivan Lendl defeated   Mats Wilander, 6–1, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

  • It was Lendl's 2nd singles title of the year and the 44th of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Pavel Složil /   Tomáš Šmíd defeated   Shlomo Glickstein /   Shahar Perkiss, 6–2, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1985 Monte Carlo – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1985 Monte Carlo – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1986). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1986. London: Willow Books. pp. 152–153. ISBN 9780002182096.
  4. ^ "McEnroe winner on Connors default". The New York Times. 8 April 1985.

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