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The Richmond WCT (also known as United Virginia Bank Tennis Classic) was a men's tennis tournament played in Richmond, Virginia from 1971-1984. The event was part of the WCT Tour and was held on indoor carpet courts.

Richmond WCT
Defunct tennis tournament
TourWCT Tour
Founded1971
Abolished1984
Editions14
LocationRichmond, Virginia
SurfaceCarpet / indoor

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1971   Ilie Năstase   Arthur Ashe 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
1972   Rod Laver   Cliff Drysdale 2–6, 6–3, 7–5, 6–3
1973   Rod Laver   Roy Emerson 6–4, 6–3
1974   Ilie Năstase   Tom Gorman 6–2, 6–3
1975   Björn Borg   Arthur Ashe 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
1976   Arthur Ashe   Brian Gottfried 6–2, 6–4
1977   Tom Okker   Vitas Gerulaitis 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1978   Vitas Gerulaitis   John Newcombe 6–3, 6–4
1979   Björn Borg   Guillermo Vilas 6–3, 6–1
1980   John McEnroe   Roscoe Tanner 6–1, 6–2
1981   Yannick Noah   Ivan Lendl 6–1, 3–1, RET.
1982   José Luis Clerc   Fritz Buehning 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
1983   Guillermo Vilas   Steve Denton 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
1984   John McEnroe   Steve Denton 6–3, 7–6

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971[1]   Arthur Ashe
  Dennis Ralston
  John Newcombe
  Ken Rosewall
7–6, 3–6, 7–6
1972   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
  John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
7–6, 7–6
1973   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
  Terry Addison
  Colin Dibley
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1974   Nikola Pilić
  Allan Stone
  John Alexander
  Phil Dent
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
1975   Hans Kary
  Fred McNair
  Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
7–6, 5–7, 7–6
1976   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
  Arthur Ashe
  Tom Okker
6–4, 7–5
1977   Wojtek Fibak
  Tom Okker
  Ross Case
  Tony Roche
6–4, 6–4
1978   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
  Vitas Gerulaitis
  Sandy Mayer
6–3, 7–5
1979   Brian Gottfried
  John McEnroe
  Ion Ţiriac
  Guillermo Vilas
6–4, 6–3
1980   Fritz Buehning
  Johan Kriek
  Brian Gottfried
  Frew McMillan
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
1981   Tim Gullikson
  Bernard Mitton
  Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
1982   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
  Syd Ball
  Rolf Gehring
6–4, 6–2
1983   Pavel Složil
  Tomáš Šmíd
  Fritz Buehning
  Brian Teacher
6–2, 6–4
1984   John McEnroe
  Patrick McEnroe
  Steve Denton
  Kevin Curren
7–6, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nastase Takes Upset Victory Against Ashe". The Daily Times. Salisbury, MD. Associated Press. 1971-02-08. Retrieved 2015-10-12.

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