ATP Birmingham

The ATP Birmingham, also known as the Birmingham International Indoor Championships, was a men's tennis tournament played in Birmingham, Alabama, United States, from 1973 until 1980. The inaugural event was held on outdoor hard courts, all other editions were played on indoor carpet courts. The tournament was a part of the USLTA Indoor Circuit from 1973 through 1975, of the World Championship Tennis series in 1977 and of the Grand Prix circuit from 1978 until the last edition in 1980. Jimmy Connors won the singles title six times out of the eight times the tournament was held.

ATP Birmingham
Defunct tennis tournament
TourUSLTA Indoor Circuit
World Championship Tennis
Grand Prix
Founded1973
Abolished1980
Editions8
LocationBirmingham, Alabama, U.S.
SurfaceHard / outdoor (1973)
Carpet / indoor (1974–1980)

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1973   Sandy Mayer   Charles Owens 6–4, 7–6
1974   Jimmy Connors   Sandy Mayer 7–5, 6–3
1975   Jimmy Connors   Billy Martin 6–4, 6–3
1976   Jimmy Connors   Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
1977   Jimmy Connors   Bill Scanlon 6–3, 6–3
1978   Björn Borg   Dick Stockton 7–6, 7–5
1979   Jimmy Connors   Eddie Dibbs 6–2, 3–6, 7–5
1980   Jimmy Connors   Eliot Teltscher 6–3, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1973   Pat Cramer
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Clark Graebner
  Ion Ţiriac
6–4, 7–5
1974   Ian Fletcher
  Sandy Mayer
  Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
  Iván Molina
4–6, 7–6, 6–1
1975   Jürgen Fassbender
  Karl Meiler
  Colin Dowdeswell
  John Yuill
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
1976   Jimmy Connors
  Erik van Dillen
  Hank Pfister
  Dennis Ralston
6–3, 6–2
1977   Wojtek Fibak
  Tom Okker
  Billy Martin
  Bill Scanlon
6–3, 6–4
1978   Vitas Gerulaitis
  Sandy Mayer
  Frew McMillan
  Dick Stockton
3–6, 6–1, 7–6
1979   Stan Smith
  Dick Stockton
  Ilie Năstase
  Tom Okker
6–2, 6–3
1980   Wojtek Fibak
  Tom Okker
  José Luis Clerc
  Ilie Năstase
6–3, 6–3

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