Open main menu

The Atlanta WCT was a men's tennis tournament played in Atlanta, Georgia from 1973–1976. The event was part of the WCT Tour. It was played on outdoor clay courts in 1973–74 and on indoor carpet courts in 1975 and 1976. This tournament is not to be confused with the WCT Atlanta, a WCT tournament played in the 1980s.

Atlanta WCT
Defunct tennis tournament
TourWorld Championship Tennis
Founded1969
Abolished1976
Editions5
SurfaceClay (1973–1974)
Carpet (1975–1976)

SinglesEdit

Men's singlesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1969 [1]   Butch Buchholz   John Newcombe 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
1970 [2]   Tom Okker   Dennis Ralston 6–4, 10–8, 6–2
1971–72 Not held
1973 [3]   Stan Smith   Rod Laver 6–3, 6–4
1974 [4]   Dick Stockton   Jiří Hřebec 6–2, 6–1
1975 [5]   Mark Cox   John Alexander 6–3, 7–6
1976 [6]   Ilie Năstase   Jeff Borowiak 6–2, 6–4

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1973   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
  Robert Maud
  Andrew Pattison
7–6, 6–3
1974   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
  Brian Gottfried
  Dick Stockton
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
1975   Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
  Mark Cox
  Cliff Drysdale
6–3, 6–2
1976   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
  Wojtek Fibak
  Karl Meiler
6–3, 6–4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Archives, Tennis. "Atlanta WCT 1969". www.tennisarchives.com. Tennis Archives 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. ^ Archives, Tennis. "Atlanta WCT 1970". www.tennisarchives.com. Tennis Archives 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  3. ^ "ATLANTA WCT Tournament Draw". thetennisbase.com. The Tennis Base 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  4. ^ "ATLANTA WCT Tournament Draw". thetennisbase.com. The Tennis Base 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  5. ^ "ATLANTA WCT Tournament Draw". thetennisbase.com. The Tennis Base 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  6. ^ "ATLANTA WCT Tournament Draw". thetennisbase.com. The Tennis Base 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2017.

External linksEdit