The 1970 season of the World Championship Tennis (WCT) circuit was one of the two rival professional male tennis circuits of 1970. It was organised by World Championship Tennis (WCT).

Tournament schedule

DateTournamentLocationDrawPrize MoneyWinnerFinalistScore
21 January 1970Tennis Champions ClassicVarious cities$200,000Australia Rod LaverAustralia Ken Rosewall6–4, 6–3, 6–3
14 February 1970Hollywood Tennis Classic [6]Hollywood, Florida, USA8SAustralia Ken RosewallSpain Andrés Gimeno3–6, 6–2, 3–6, 7–6, 6–3
18 February 1970Dallas Morning News Tennis ClassicDallas, Texas, USASpain Andrés GimenoAustralia Roy Emerson6–2, 6–3, 6–2
22 February 1970South Texas Pro ChampionshipsCorpus Christi, Texas, USAAustralia Ken RosewallAustralia John Newcombe6–2, 6–0
1 March 1970Los Angeles Tennis ClassicLos Angeles, USAUnited States Dennis RalstonAustralia Rod Laver6–4, 4–6, 6–1
11 March 1970World Cup BostonBoston, USAAustralia AustraliaUnited States USA5–2
22 March 1970Dunlop-Slazenger International OpenSydney, AustraliaAustralia Rod LaverAustralia Ken Rosewall3–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–2, 6–3
10 May 1970Atlanta Tennis ClassicAtlanta, USANetherlands Tom OkkerUnited States Dennis Ralston6–4, 10–8, 6–2
17 May 1970Howard Hughes InvitationalLas Vegas, USA$50,000United States Pancho GonzalesAustralia Rod Laver6–1, 7–5, 5–7, 6–3
1 June 1970Rawlings Tennis Classic [7]St. Louis, USA32SAustralia Rod LaverAustralia Ken Rosewall6–1, 6–4
7 June 1970Moroccan Pro Championships [8]Casablanca, Morocco16SAustralia John NewcombeSpain Andrés Gimeno6–4, 6–4, 6–4
2 August 1970Louisville Tennis Classic [9]Louisville, USA16SAustralia Rod LaverAustralia John Newcombe6–3, 6–3
9 August 1970U.S. Pro Tennis TournamentBrookline, Massachusetts, USA$50,000Australia Tony RocheAustralia Rod Laver3–6, 6–4, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2
23 August 1970National Invitation ChampionshipsFort Worth, USAAustralia Rod LaverAustralia Roy Emerson6–3, 7–5
4 October 1970Rothmans Vancouver InternationalVancouver, CanadaAustralia Rod LaverAustralia Roy Emerson6–2, 6–1, 6–2
11 October 1970Midland Pro InvitationalMidland, USAUnited Kingdom Roger TaylorAustralia John Newcombe2–6, 7–6, 6–1
18 October 1970Tucson Dunlop ClassicTucson, USAUnited States Marty RiessenAustralia Roy Emerson6–1, 6–4

Prize money standings

PlayerPrize Money
Australia Rod Laver$201,453[10]
Australia Ken Rosewall$140,455
Australia Roy Emerson$96,845
Australia John Newcombe$78,251
United States Pancho Gonzales$77,365
Australia Tony Roche$67,232
Netherlands Tom Okker$61,797
Australia Fred Stolle$43,448
United Kingdom Roger Taylor$42,101
Spain Andrés Gimeno$41,375