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Old 04-14-2012, 03:23 PM   #6
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Copied this from an Andrew Tas post in Mens Tennis Forums on the 1970 Dunlop WCT Sydney Open




March 16-22 1970
Dunlop Open, Sydney

Menís
First Round
Rod Laver (1) bye
Ion Tiriac (ROU) d. Butch Buchholz (USA) 61 64 64
John Cooper d. Fred Stolle 64 36 63 16 62
Ilie Nastase (ROU) ( d. Allan McDonald 63 63 64
Tom Okker (NED) (5) bye
Roger Taylor (GBR) d. Colin Dibley 64 62 62
Bob Lutz (USA) d. Ray Moore (RSA) 63 46 46 62 62
Arthur Ashe (USA) (4) bye
Ken Rosewall (3) bye
Frank Sedgman d. Stan Smith (USA) wo
Bill Bowrey d. Marty Riessen (USA) 75 86 63
Pancho Gonzales (USA) (6) bye
Roy Emerson (7) d. Graham Stilwell (GBR) 63 61 64
Mal Anderson d. Dennis Ralston (USA) 1012 62 64 57 64
Andres Gimeno (ESP) d. Mark Cox (GBR) 86 62 63
John Newcombe (2) bye

Second Round
Laver (1) d. Tiriac (ROU) 46 63 75 62
J Cooper d. Nastase (ROU) ( 63 63 57 64
Taylor (GBR) d. Okker (NED) (5) 60 63 57 64
Ashe (USA) (4) d. Lutz (USA) 63 64 64
Rosewall (3) d. Sedgman 46 97 64 86
Gonzales (USA) (6) d. Bowrey 63 64 62
Emerson (7) d. Mal Anderson 62 1614 63
Gimeno (ESP) d. Newcombe (2) 64 75 1311

Quarter Finals
Laver d. J Cooper 108 63 62
Taylor d. Ashe 63 86 64
Rosewall d. Gonzales 60 108 62
Gimeno d. Emerson 63 36 46 62 63

Semi Finals
Laver d. Taylor 64 1214 62 62
Rosewall d. Gimeno 64 68 119 61

Final
Laver d. Rosewall 36 62 36 62 63

Seems to me to be an exceptionallly strong field.
Taylor proved to be a true great player; would have given Kodes much more trouble,IMO, than Metrevali at the 1973 Wimbly.

Besides, great achievement by Gimeno, defeating 2 great australians at their home soil.
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