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Denver Open (tennis)

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The Denver Open is a defunct WCT and Grand Prix affiliated men's tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1982. It was held in Denver, Colorado in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts.

Denver Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameDenver WCT (1972–76)
Denver Open (1977–82)
TourWCT circuit (1972–76)
Grand Prix circuit (1977–82)
Founded1972
Abolished1982
Editions11
LocationDenver, Colorado, U.S.
SurfaceCarpet (i)

Jimmy Connors was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition three times.

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972   Rod Laver   Marty Riessen 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
1973   Mark Cox   Arthur Ashe 6–1, 6–1
1974   Roscoe Tanner   Arthur Ashe 6–2, 6–4
1975   Jimmy Connors   Brian Gottfried 6–3, 6–4
1976   Jimmy Connors   Ross Case 7–6, 6–2
1977   Björn Borg   Brian Gottfried 7–5, 6–2
1978   Jimmy Connors   Stan Smith 6–2, 7–6
1979   Wojciech Fibak   Victor Amaya 6–4, 6–1
1980   Gene Mayer   Victor Amaya 6–2, 6–2
1981   Gene Mayer   John Sadri 6–4, 6–4
1982   John Sadri   Andrés Gómez 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
  John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6–2, 5–7, 7–6
1973   Arthur Ashe
  Roscoe Tanner
  Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
1974   Arthur Ashe
  Roscoe Tanner
  Mark Cox
  Jun Kamiwazumi
6–3, 7–6
1975   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
  Bob Carmichael
  Allan Stone
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
1976   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
  Jimmy Connors
  Billy Martin
6–7, 6–2, 7–5
1977   Colin Dibley
  Geoff Masters
  Syd Ball
  Kim Warwick
6–2, 6–3
1978   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
  Fred McNair
  Sherwood Stewart
6–3, 6–2
1979   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
  Wojciech Fibak
  Tom Okker
7–6, 6–3
1980   Kevin Curren
  Steve Denton
  Wojciech Fibak
  Heinz Günthardt
7–5, 6–2
1981   Andrew Pattison
  Butch Walts
  Mel Purcell
  Dick Stockton
6–3, 6–4
1982   Kevin Curren
  Steve Denton
  Phil Dent
  Kim Warwick
6–4, 6–4
  • 1972 doubles results not included on ATP website

See alsoEdit

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