1978 New Zealand Open

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1978 New Zealand Open
Date:   2 January – 8 January
Edition:   11th
Category:   Independent
Surface:   Hard / outdoor
Location:   Auckland, New Zealand
United States Eliot Teltscher
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson
New Zealand Open
 < 1977 1979 > 

The 1978 New Zealand Open, also known by its sponsored name Benson & Hedges New Zealand Open, was a men's professional tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand. It was an independent event, i.e. not part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit. The tournament was played on outdoor hard courts and was held from 2 January through 8 January 1978. Eliot Teltscher won the singles title.[1]


Men's Singles[edit]

United States Eliot Teltscher defeated New Zealand Onny Parun 6–3, 7–5, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson defeated Australia Rod Frawley / West Germany Karl Meiler 7–6, 6–1


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979. London: Macdonald and Jane's. p. 191. ISBN 978-0354090681. 

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