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The Dewar Cup London [1][2] also known as the Dewar Cup Finals was an indoor tennis event held from 1968 through 1976. For the initial two years staged at the Crystal Palace and subsequently at the Royal Albert Hall, it served as the penultimate event of the Dewar Cup circuit [3] of tournaments with the winners of each leg of the circuit qualifying for this final playoff competition.

Dewar Cup London
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameDewar Cup London (1968-76)
TourGrand Prix circuit (1970-76)
Founded1968
Abolished1976
LocationLondon, England
SurfaceIndoor Carpet

Contents

ResultsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1968   Stan Smith   Mark Cox 6–4, 6–4
1969   Mark Cox   Bob Hewitt 4–6, 9–7, 6–2
1970   John Alexander   Tom Gorman 5–7, 7–6, 7–6
1971   Gerald Battrick   Bob Hewitt 6–3, 6–4
1972   Ilie Năstase   Tom Gorman 0–6, 6–1, 6–3 [4]
1973   Tom Okker   Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–4 [5]
1974   Jimmy Connors   Brian Gottfried 6–2, 7–6 [6]
1975   Eddie Dibbs   Jimmy Connors 1–6, 6–1 7–5 [7]
1976   Raúl Ramírez   Manuel Santana 6–3, 6–4 [8]

Men's doublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972   Wojciech Fibak
  Karl Meiler
  Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
6–1, 7–5
1973   Owen Davidson
  Mark Cox
  Gerald Battrick
  Graham Stilwell
6–4, 8–6 [9]
1974   Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
  Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 7–6, 6–3 [10]
1975   Wojciech Fibak
  Karl Meiler
  Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
6–1, 7–5 [11]
1976   John Lloyd
  David Lloyd
  John Feaver
  John James
6–4, 3–6, 6–2 [12]

Women's singlesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1968   Virginia Wade   Margaret Smith Court 6–3, 6–4
1969   Virginia Wade   Julie Heldman 6–4, 6–1
1970   Francoise Durr   Ann Haydon Jones 7–6, 2–6, 6–2
1971   Virginia Wade   Julie Heldman 6–1, 6–3
1972   Margaret Smith Court   Virginia Wade 6–1, 6–1
1973   Virginia Wade   Julie Heldman 7–6, 6–2
1974   Virginia Wade   Julie Heldman 7–6, 6–2
1975   Virginia Wade   Evonne Goolagong 6–3, 6–1
1976   Virginia Wade   Chris Evert 6–3, 6–1 [13]

Women's doublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1968   Margaret Smith Court
  Pat Walkden
  Mary-Ann Eisel
  Winnie Shaw
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
1969   Ann Haydon Jones
  Virginia Wade
  Annette Van Zyl
  Joyce Barclay
7–5, 3–6, 6–2
1970   Ann Haydon Jones
  Virginia Wade
  Winnie Shaw
  Joyce Barclay
1–6, 7–6, 7–6
1970   Evonne Goolagong
  Julie Heldman
  Francoise Durr
  Virginia Wade
7–5, 6–4
1972   Margaret Smith Court
  Virginia Wade
  Brenda Kirk
  Sharon Walsh
6–1, 6–4
1973   Lesley Charles
  Glynis Coles
  Virginia Ruzici
  Mariana Simionescu
6–3, 7–5
1974   Virginia Wade
  Sharon Walsh
  Lesley Charles
  Sue Mappin
6–2, 6–7, 6–2
1975   Francoise Durr
  Betty Stöve
  Evonne Goolagong
  Virginia Wade
6–4, 7–6
1976   Betty Stöve
  Virginia Wade
  Rosie Casals
  Chris Evert
6–3, 2–6, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martin, William. "New Court Surface for Dewar Cup". Google News Archives. The Glasgow Herald Newspaper. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Dewar Cup Shrinking". Google Newspaper Archives. 1 March 1975, St Petersburg Times Newspaper. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  3. ^ Correspondent, Special. "Criticism of LTA in Dewar Cup". Google Newspaper Archives. 12, August, 1970 The Glasgow Herald Newspaper. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  4. ^ "London Results 1972". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  5. ^ "London Results 1973". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  6. ^ "London Results 1974". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  7. ^ "London Results 1975". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  8. ^ "London 1976 Results". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  9. ^ "London Results 1973". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  10. ^ "London Results 1974". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  11. ^ "London Results 1975". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  12. ^ "London 1976 Results". ATP World Tour. ATP. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Virginia Wade Results 1976". Women's Tennis Association. WTA. Retrieved 12 May 2016.

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