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Alan King Tennis Classic

The Alan King Tennis Classic [1] was a men's tennis tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1972-1985 and was part of the WCT Tour from 1972 until 1977 then it became part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit from 1978 until 1985, and one of the major ranking tournaments of both tour's it was part of the Grand Prix Championship Series between 1972 and 1981. The event was hosted by American comedian Alan King and was played on outdoor hard courts of the Caesars Palace hotel.

Results

Singles champions

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1972 23x15px John Newcombe 23x15px Cliff Drysdale 6–3, 6–4
1973 23x15px Brian Gottfried 23x15px Arthur Ashe 6–1, 6–3
1974 23x15px Rod Laver 23x15px Marty Riessen 6–2, 6–2
1975 23x15px Roscoe Tanner 23x15px Ross Case 5–7, 7–5, 7–6
1976 23x15px Jimmy Connors 23x15px Ken Rosewall 6–1, 6–3
1977 23x15px Jimmy Connors 23x15px Raúl Ramírez 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
1978 23x15px Harold Solomon 23x15px Corrado Barazzutti 6–1, 3–0, RET.
1979 23x15px Björn Borg 23x15px Jimmy Connors 6–3, 6–2
1980 23x15px Björn Borg 23x15px Harold Solomon 6–3, 6–1
1981 23x15px Ivan Lendl 23x15px Harold Solomon 6–4, 6–2
1982 23x15px Jimmy Connors 23x15px Gene Mayer 5–2, RET.
1983 23x15px Jimmy Connors 23x15px Mark Edmondson 7–6, 6–1
1984 Not Held
1985 23x15px Johan Kriek 23x15px Jimmy Arias 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 23x15px Roy Emerson
23x15px Rod Laver
23x15px John Newcombe
23x15px Tony Roche
DEF
1973 23x15px Brian Gottfried
23x15px Dick Stockton
23x15px Ken Rosewall
23x15px Fred Stolle
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
1974 23x15px Roy Emerson
23x15px Rod Laver
23x15px Frew McMillan
23x15px John Newcombe
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
1975 23x15px John Alexander
23x15px Phil Dent
23x15px Bob Carmichael
23x15px Cliff Drysdale
6–1, 6–4
1976 23x15px Arthur Ashe
23x15px Charlie Pasarell
23x15px Robert Lutz
23x15px Stan Smith
6–4, 6–2
1977 23x15px Robert Lutz
23x15px Stan Smith
23x15px Bob Hewitt
23x15px Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
1978 23x15px Álvaro Fillol
23x15px Jaime Fillol
23x15px Bob Hewitt
23x15px Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 7–6
1979 23x15px Marty Riessen
23x15px Sherwood Stewart
23x15px Adriano Panatta
23x15px Raúl Ramírez
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
1980 23x15px Robert Lutz
23x15px Stan Smith
23x15px Wojtek Fibak
23x15px Gene Mayer
6–2, 7–5
1981 23x15px Peter Fleming
23x15px John McEnroe
23x15px Tracy Delatte
23x15px Trey Waltke
6–3, 7–6
1982 23x15px Sherwood Stewart
23x15px Ferdi Taygan
23x15px Carlos Kirmayr
23x15px Van Winitsky
7–6, 6–4
1983 23x15px Kevin Curren
23x15px Steve Denton
23x15px Tracy Delatte
23x15px Johan Kriek
6–3, 7–5
1984 Not Held
1985 23x15px Pat Cash
23x15px John Fitzgerald
23x15px Paul Annacone
23x15px Christo van Rensburg
7–6, 6–7, 7–6

Notes

  1. ^ "reference to tournament name in article". The Dispatch Newspaper. 25 April 1983. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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