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1972 US Open (tennis)

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1972 US Open
Date 28 August – 10 September
Edition 92nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Ilie Năstase [1]
Women's Singles
23x15px Billie Jean King [2]
Men's Doubles
23x15px Cliff Drysdale / 23x15px Roger Taylor [3]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Françoise Dürr / 23x15px Betty Stöve [2]
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Margaret Court / 23x15px Marty Riessen [2]
US Open
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The 1972 US Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Forest Hills, Queens in New York City, USA. The tournament ran from 28 August until 10 September. It was the 92nd staging of the US Open, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1972.

Champions

Men's singles

23x15px Ilie Năstase defeated 23x15px Arthur Ashe, 3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3 [1]

  • It was Năstase's 1st career Grand Slam title, and his 1st (and only) US Open title.

Women's singles

23x15px Billie Jean King defeated 23x15px Kerry Melville Reid, 6–3, 7–5 [2]

  • It was King's 9th career Grand Slam title, her 5th during the Open Era, and her 3rd US Open title.

Men's doubles

23x15px Cliff Drysdale / 23x15px Roger Taylor defeated 23x15px Owen Davidson / 23x15px John Newcombe, 6–4, 7–6, 6–3 [3]

Women's doubles

23x15px Françoise Dürr / 23x15px Betty Stöve defeated 23x15px Margaret Court / 23x15px Virginia Wade, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3 [2]

Mixed doubles

23x15px Margaret Court / 23x15px Marty Riessen defeated 23x15px Rosemary Casals / 23x15px Ilie Năstase, 6–3, 7–5 [2]

Top 10 Seeds

Men's Singles

1. Stan Smith 23x15px United States lost to 6 Arthur Ashe (23x15px United States) QF
2. Ken Rosewall (23x15px Australia) lost to Mark Cox (23x15px United Kingdom) 2nd
3. Rod Laver (23x15px Australia) lost to 12 Cliff Richey (23x15px United States) R16
4. Ilie Năstase (23x15px Romania) defeated 6 Arthur Ashe (23x15px United States) W
5. John Newcombe (23x15px Australia) lost to Fred Stolle (23x15px Australia) 3rd
6. Arthur Ashe (23x15px United States) lost to 4 Ilie Năstase (23x15px Romania) F
7. Tom Okker (23x15px Netherlands) lost to Roscoe Tanner (23x15px United States) 3rd
8. Jan Kodeš (23x15px Czechoslovakia) lost to Sandy Mayer (23x15px United States) 2nd
9. Marty Riessen (23x15px United States) lost to Frew McMillan (23x15px South Africa) 3rd
10. Manuel Orantes (23x15px Spain) lost to John Cooper (23x15px Australia) 3rd

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Preceded by
1972 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1973 Australian Open