1982 German Open Championships

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1982 German Open Championships
Date10–16 May
CategoryGrand Prix (Super Series)
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationHamburg, West Germany
VenueAm Rothenbaum
Spain José Higueras [1]
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd / Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil [2]
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The 1982 German Open Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, West Germany that was part of the Super Series of the 1982 Grand Prix circuit. It was the 74th edition of the event and took place from 10 May until 16 May 1982. José Higueras, who was seeded 16th, won the singles title and earned $40,000 first-prize money. He had been affected by hepatitis for over two years and it was his first singles title since the 1979 U.S. Pro Tennis Championships. Higueras played with rackets lent to him by Ivan Lendl instead of his own wooden rackets.[3]



Spain José Higueras defeated Australia Peter McNamara, 4–6, 6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 7–6

  • It was Higueras' 1st singles title of the year and the 10th of his career.


Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd / Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil defeated Sweden Anders Järryd / Sweden Hans Simonsson, 6–4, 6–3


  1. ^ "1982 Hamburg – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1982 Hamburg – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). Slazengers World of Tennis 1983 : the official yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 90–91. ISBN 0356093832.

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