Benson & Hedges Classic

The Benson & Hedges Classic is a defunct tennis tournament that was played on the Grand Prix tennis circuit from 1973–1974. The event was held in Christchurch, New Zealand at the Cowles Indoor Stadium.[1] This had a wood floor overlain with carpet for tennis events.

Benson & Hedges Classic
Defunct tennis tournament
TourGrand Prix circuit
Founded1973
Abolished1974
Editions2
LocationChristchurch, New Zealand
SurfaceHard / indoor

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1973   Fred Stolle   Brian Gottfried 7–6, 6–4, 6–1
1974   Roscoe Tanner   Ray Ruffels 6–4, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1973   Anand Amritraj
  Fred McNair
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Jeff Simpson
W/O
1974   Ismail El Shafei
  Roscoe Tanner
  Syd Ball
  Ray Ruffels
W/O

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colorado Springs Gazette". Retrieved 19 March 2015.