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The Columbus Open is a defunct Grand Prix affiliated tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1984. It was held in Columbus, Ohio in the United States and played on outdoor clay courts from 1971 to 1979, and then played on outdoor hard courts from 1980 to 1984.

Columbus Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameColumbus Open (1971–84)
TourGrand Prix circuit (1971–84)
Founded1971
Abolished1984
SurfaceClay (1971–79)
Hard (1980–84)

Brian Teacher was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition twice and the doubles competition three times with three different partners; once with American William Brown, once with American Bruce Manson and once with American Scott Davis.

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Tom Gorman   Jimmy Connors 6–7, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3
1972   Jimmy Connors   Andrew Pattison 7–5, 6–3, 7–5
1973   Jimmy Connors   Charlie Pasarell 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
1974   Raúl Ramírez   Roscoe Tanner 3–6, 7–6, 6–4
1975   Vijay Amritraj   Robert Lutz 6–4, 7–5
1976   Roscoe Tanner   Stan Smith 6–4, 7–6
1977   Guillermo Vilas   Brian Gottfried 6–2, 6–1
1978   Arthur Ashe   Robert Lutz 7–6, 6–2
1979   Brian Gottfried   Eddie Dibbs 6–3, 6–0
1980   Robert Lutz   Terry Rocavert 6–4, 6–3
1981   Brian Teacher   John Austin 6–3, 6–2
1982   Jimmy Connors   Brian Gottfried 7–5, 6–0
1983   Brian Teacher   Bill Scanlon 7–6, 6–4
1984   Brad Gilbert   Hank Pfister 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Jim McManus
  Jim Osborne
  Jimmy Connors
  Roscoe Tanner
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
1972   Jimmy Connors
  Pancho Gonzales
  Robert McKinley
  Dick Stockton
6–3, 7–5
1973   Gerald Battrick
  Graham Stilwell
  Colin Dibley
  Charlie Pasarell
6–4, 7–6
1974   Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
  Tom Gorman
  Robert Lutz
W/O
1975   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
6–2, 6–7, 6–3
1976   William Brown
  Brian Teacher
  Fred McNair
  Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 6–3
1977   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
  Peter Fleming
  Gene Mayer
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
1978   Colin Dibley
  Bob Giltinan
  Marcello Lara
  Eliot Teltscher
6–2, 6–3
1979   Brian Gottfried
  Robert Lutz
  Tim Gullikson
  Tom Gullikson
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
1980   Brian Gottfried
  Sandy Mayer
  Peter Fleming
  Eliot Teltscher
6–4, 6–2
1981   Bruce Manson
  Brian Teacher
  Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
6–1, 6–1
1982   Tim Gullikson
  Bernard Mitton
  Victor Amaya
  Hank Pfister
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
1983   Scott Davis
  Brian Teacher
  Vijay Amritraj
  John Fitzgerald
6–1, 4–6, 7–6
1984   Sandy Mayer
  Stan Smith
  Charles Bud Cox
  Terry Moor
6–4, 6–7, 7–5

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