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Turkey Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Tour Grand Prix circuit
Founded 1975
Abolished 1975
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Surface Outdoor

The Turkey Open is a defunct tennis tournament that was played on the Grand Prix tennis circuit in 1975. The event was held in Istanbul, Turkey. Colin Dowdeswell won the singles title while Colin Dibley and Thomaz Koch partnered to win the doubles title.


Year Champion Runner-up Score
1975 Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell United States Ferdi Taygan 6–1, 6–4, 6–2


Year Champion Runner-up Score
1975 Australia Colin Dibley
Brazil Thomaz Koch
Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell
United Kingdom John Feaver
6–2, 6–2, 6–2


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