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Carolinas International Tennis Tournament

The Carolinas International Tennis Tournament, also known by its sponsored name North Carolina National Bank Tennis Classic, was a men's tennis tournament played at the Julian J. Clark Tennis Stadium on the grounds of the Olde Providence Racquet Club in Charlotte, North Carolina from 1971 through 1977. The inaugural edition was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit while the following editions were part of the World Championship Tennis (WCT) circuit. The event was held on outdoor hard courts in 1971, and on outdoor clay courts from 1972 through 1977.

Carolinas International Tennis Tournament
Defunct tennis tournament
TourGrand Prix circuit (1971)
WCT tour (1972–1977)
Founded1971
Abolished1977
Editions7
LocationCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
VenueOlde Providence Racquet Club
SurfaceHard / outdoor (1971)
Clay / outdoor (1972–1977)

Contents

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Arthur Ashe   Stan Smith 6–3, 6–3
1972   Ken Rosewall   Cliff Richey 2–6, 6–2, 6–2
1973   Ken Rosewall   Arthur Ashe 6–3, 7–6
1974   Jeff Borowiak   Dick Stockton 6–4, 5–7, 7–6
1975   Raúl Ramírez   Roscoe Tanner 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
1976   Tony Roche   Vitas Gerulaitis 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
1977   Corrado Barazzutti   Eddie Dibbs 7–6, 6–0

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Marty Riessen
  Tony Roche
  Arthur Ashe
  Dennis Ralston
Not available
1972   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
  John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
1973   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
  Tom Gorman
  Erik Van Dillen
7–6, 3–6, 6–3
1974   Buster Mottram
  Raúl Ramírez
  Owen Davidson
  John Newcombe
6–3, 1–6, 6–3
1975   Patricio Cornejo
  Jaime Fillol
  Ismail El Shafei
  Brian Fairlie
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
1976   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
  Vitas Gerulaitis
  Gene Mayer
6–3, 7–5
1977   Tom Okker
  Ken Rosewall
  Corrado Barazzutti
  Adriano Panatta
6–1, 3–6, 7–6

ReferencesEdit