1979 Grand Prix (tennis)

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The 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix was a professional tennis circuit held that year. It consisted of four Grand Slam tournaments, the Grand Prix tournaments and the Nations Cup, a team event.

1979 Grand Prix circuit
Borg playing
Borg playing
Details
Duration 1 January – 24 December
Edition 10th
Tournaments 91
Categories Grand Slam (4)
Grand Prix (71)
World Championship Tennis (8)
Team Events (1)
Achievements
Most tournament titles Sweden Björn Borg (12)
Most tournament finals Sweden Björn Borg (13)
Prize money leader Sweden Björn Borg
Points leader Sweden Björn Borg
Awards
Player of the year Sweden Björn Borg
Comeback player of the year United States Arthur Ashe
1978
1980

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix schedule (a precursor of the ATP Tour).

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
15 January Baltimore WCT
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Harold Solomon
7–5, 6–4
United States Marty Riessen South Africa Andrew Pattison
United States Peter Fleming
United States Ferdi Taygan
United States Tom Gorman
United States John Sadri
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

7–6, 6–4
India Anand Amritraj
South Africa Cliff Drysdale
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
United States Eddie Dibbs United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Stan Smith
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Dick Stockton
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
United States Dick Stockton
United States Stan Smith

6–2, 6–3
Romania Ilie Năstase
Netherlands Tom Okker
22 January US Pro Indoor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Carpet – $250,000 – S64/D32
United States Jimmy Connors
6–3, 6–4, 6–1
United States Arthur Ashe United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Australia Geoff Masters
United States John McEnroe
United States Harold Solomon
United States Brian Gottfried
Netherlands Tom Okker
Poland Wojtek Fibak

6–4, 6–3
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
29 January Fairfield Bay Classic
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Carpet – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
6–2, 6–2
United States Butch Walts Australia John James
United States Bill Scanlon
United States John Sadri
United States Hank Pfister
South Africa Colin Dibley
South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Czechoslovakia Vladimir Zednik

5–7, 6–3, 7–5
Australia Phil Dent
Australia Colin Dibley
Richmond WCT
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–3, 6–1
Argentina Guillermo Vilas United States John McEnroe
United States Arthur Ashe
United States Pat Du Pré
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Tim Wilkison
United States John McEnroe
United States Brian Gottfried

6–4, 6–3
Romania Ion Țiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 February Pepsi Grand Slam
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Clay – $300,000 – S4
Sweden Björn Borg
6–2, 6–3
United States Jimmy Connors United States John McEnroe
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
12 February Congoleum Classic
Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Hard – $250,000 – S64/D32
United States Roscoe Tanner
6–4, 6–2
United States Brian Gottfried United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Harold Solomon
United States Jimmy Connors
Australia Colin Dibley
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Gene Mayer

6–4, 7–6
South Africa Cliff Drysdale
United States Bruce Manson
Sarasota, Florida, USA
Carpet – $50,000 – S32/D16
South Africa Johan Kriek
7–6, 6–2
United States Richard Meyer Romania Ilie Năstase
Spain Manuel Orantes
United States Rick Fisher
United States Randy Crawford
United States Ferdi Taygan
Australia Noel Phillips
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Steve Krulevitz

7–6, 6–3
Australia John James
United States Keith Richardson
19 February Denver, Colorado, USA
Carpet – $125,000 – S32/D16
Poland Wojtek Fibak
6–4, 6–1
United States Victor Amaya United States Arthur Ashe
United States Dick Stockton
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Ecuador Francisco González
United States Stan Smith
United States Robert Lutz

7–6, 6–3
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Netherlands Tom Okker
Linz, Austria
Hard – $25,000 – S32/D16
Austria Peter Feigl
6–3, 6–4, 7–6
Austria Hans Kary Sweden Douglas Palm
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
France Georges Goven
Netherlands Louk Sanders
France Gilles Moretton
Italy Antonio Zugarelli
France Gilles Moretton
France Patrice Dominguez

6–1, 6–4
Hungary Szabolcz Baranyi
Hungary Péter Szőke
26 February Lagos, Nigeria
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
Austria Hans Kary
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Austria Peter Feigl Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Egypt Ismail El Shafei
United States Peter Pearson
Nigeria David Imonitie
France Patrice Dominguez
West Germany Karl Meiler
United States Bruce Kleege
United States Joel Bailey

6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Egypt Ismail El Shafei
Austria Peter Feigl
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Carpet – $250,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
6–4, 5–7, 6–3
United States Arthur Ashe United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Victor Amaya
Australia John Alexander
United States Gene Mayer
Netherlands Tom Okker
Poland Wojtek Fibak

6–4, 6–4
South Africa Frew McMillan
United States Dick Stockton

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
12 March Washington Indoor
Washington, D.C., USA
Carpet – $125,000 – S32/D16
United States Roscoe Tanner
6–4, 6–4
United States Brian Gottfried United States Marty Riessen
United States Arthur Ashe
United States Eddie Dibbs
South Africa Andrew Pattison
United States Victor Amaya
United States Jeff Borowiak
United States Stan Smith
United States Robert Lutz

6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 7–6
Australia Bob Carmichael
United States Brian Teacher
19 March Nancy, France
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
France Yannick Noah
6–2, 5–7, 6–1, 7–5
France Jean-Louis Haillet France Patrice Dominguez
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Paraguay Victor Pecci
France Georges Goven
France Eric Deblicker
West Germany Karl Meiler
West Germany Klaus Eberhard

4–6, 7–6, 6–3
United Kingdom Robin Drysdale
United Kingdom Andrew Jarrett
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
United States John McEnroe
6–4, 6–2
United States Roscoe Tanner United States Ferdi Taygan
Sweden Björn Borg
United States Tom Gullikson
South Africa Raymond Moore
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Brian Gottfried
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–3
United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
San José, Costa Rica
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
South Africa Bernard Mitton
6–4, 6–4, 6–3
United States Tom Gorman United States Butch Walts
United States George Hardie
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Mike Shore
India Sashi Menon
United States Bruce Kleege
Romania Ion Țiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas

6–4, 2–6, 6–4
India Anand Amritraj
South Africa Colin Dibley
26 March Dayton, Ohio, USA
Carpet – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Butch Walts
6–3, 6–4
United States Marty Riessen United States Tom Gorman
United States Tim Gullikson
Australia Kim Warwick
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Victor Amaya
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Bruce Manson
South Africa Cliff Drysdale

3–6, 6–3, 7–6
Australia Ross Case
Australia Phil Dent
Milan, Italy
Carpet – $200,000 – S32/D16
United States John McEnroe
6–4, 6–3
Australia John Alexander Italy Adriano Panatta
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Sweden Björn Borg
United States Gene Mayer
South Africa Andrew Pattison
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–3
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Stuttgart Indoor
Stuttgart, Germany
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
Poland Wojtek Fibak
6–2, 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
India Vijay Amritraj
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
West Germany Ulrich Pinner
United States Brian Teacher
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Netherlands Tom Okker
Poland Wojtek Fibak

6–3, 5–7, 7–6
Australia Bob Carmichael
United States Brian Teacher

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
2 April Nice, France
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
Paraguay Victor Pecci
6–3, 6–2, 7–5
Australia John Alexander Italy Corrado Barazzutti
France Jean-François Caujolle
France Patrick Proisy
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

6–1, 4–6, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
ABN World Tennis Tournament
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–4, 6–2
United States John McEnroe United States Peter Fleming
India Vijay Amritraj
South Africa Johan Kriek
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–4, 6–4
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
South Africa Bernard Mitton
9 April Cairo, Egypt
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Austria Peter Feigl
7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr Australia Peter McNamara
United States Stan Smith
France Georges Goven
Egypt Ismail El Shafei
France Patrick Proisy
India Vijay Amritraj
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

7–5, 6–4
India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
Monte Carlo Open
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Clay – $175,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–2, 6–1, 6–3
United States Vitas Gerulaitis Paraguay Victor Pecci
Australia John Alexander
Argentina José Luis Clerc
France Yannick Noah
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Romania Ilie Năstase
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Romania Ilie Năstase

6–3, 6–4
Paraguay Victor Pecci
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
6–7, 7–5, 6–1
United States Eddie Dibbs United States Butch Walts
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Billy Martin
United States Tom Gorman
Chile Jaime Fillol
United States Eliot Teltscher
Ecuador Francisco González

6–7, 7–5, 6–3
South Africa Colin Dibley
United States Tom Gullikson
16 April Houston, Texas, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
Spain José Higueras
6–3, 2–6, 7–6
United States Gene Mayer Spain Manuel Orantes
United States Roscoe Tanner
Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza
Chile Hans Gildemeister
United States Eddie Dibbs
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Gene Mayer

6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Australia John Alexander
Australia Geoff Masters
Johannesburg, South Africa
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
Argentina José Luis Clerc
6–2, 6–1
South Africa Deon Joubert France Patrice Dominguez
Australia Peter McNamara
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
South Africa David Schneider
South Africa Andrew Pattison
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell

6–3, 7–6
South Africa Raymond Moore
Romania Ilie Năstase
San Jose, California, USA
Carpet – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States John McEnroe
7–6, 7–6
United States Peter Fleming United States Butch Walts
United States Nick Saviano
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Bruce Manson
United States Hank Pfister
United States Ferdi Taygan
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–3, 6–4
United States Hank Pfister
United States Brad Rowe
23 April Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Hard – $300,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–3, 6–2
United States Jimmy Connors United States Gene Mayer
United States John McEnroe
United States Tim Gullikson
Italy Adriano Panatta
South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7)
Italy Adriano Panatta
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
30 April Dallas WCT
Dallas, Texas, USA
Carpet – $200,000 – S8
United States John McEnroe
7–5, 4–6, 6–2, 7–6
Sweden Björn Borg United States Jimmy Connors
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Gene Mayer
Australia John Alexander
United States Brian Gottfried
Australia Geoff Masters

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 May Nations Cup
Germany
Clay – $250,000 – S16/D8
 Australia
2–1
 Italy
14 May Florence, Italy
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–4, 1–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–0
West Germany Karl Meiler France Jean-François Caujolle
France Pascal Portes
United States Arthur Ashe
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
France Yannick Noah
Italy Adriano Panatta
Italy Paolo Bertolucci

6–4, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Hamburg, Germany
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
Spain José Higueras
3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–1
United States Harold Solomon United States Eliot Teltscher
West Germany Ulrich Pinner
Argentina José Luis Clerc
United States Eddie Dibbs
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš

6–3, 6–1, 7–6
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Marks
21 May Rome, Italy
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
6–7, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–2
Argentina Guillermo Vilas United States Gene Mayer
United States Eddie Dibbs
Italy Adriano Panatta
United States Terry Moor
United States Harold Solomon
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Peter Fleming

4–6, 6–1, 7–5
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Romania Ilie Năstase
BMW Open
Munich, Germany
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Spain Manuel Orantes
6–3, 6–2, 6–4
Poland Wojtek Fibak Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
West Germany Werner Zirngibl
Colombia Iván Molina
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
West Germany Peter Elter
Netherlands Tom Okker
Poland Wojtek Fibak

7–6, 7–5
West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
France Jean-Louis Haillet
28 May
4 June
French Open
Paris, France
Clay
Sweden Björn Borg
6–3, 6–1, 6–7(6), 6–4
Paraguay Victor Pecci United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Jimmy Connors
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Spain José Higueras
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Eddie Dibbs
United States Gene Mayer
United States Sandy Mayer

6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Australia Ross Case
United States Phil Dent
Australia Wendy Turnbull
Australia Bob Hewitt

6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Romania Ion Țiriac

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
11 June Brussels, Belgium
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
6–1, 1–6, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Belgium Bernard Boileau
West Germany Werner Zirngibl
West Germany Ulrich Pinner
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
West Germany Andreas Maurer
United States Billy Martin
Australia Peter McNamara

5–7, 7–5, 6–4
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Queen's Club
London, England
Grass – $125,000 – S64/D32
United States John McEnroe
6–7, 6–1, 6–1
Paraguay Victor Pecci United States Arthur Ashe
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Robert Lutz
United States Dick Stockton
United States Nick Saviano
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Tom Gullikson
United States Tim Gullikson

6–4, 6–4
United States Marty Riessen
United States Sherwood Stewart
18 June Berlin, Germany
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
Australia Peter McNamara
6–4, 6–0, 6–7, 6–2
France Patrice Dominguez
Australia Peter McNamara
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Spain Fernando Luna
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
West Germany Klaus Eberhard
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr

6–2, 6–1
Venezuela Jorge Andrew
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
Surbiton, England
Grass – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Victor Amaya
6–4, 7–5
Australia Mark Edmondson United States Brian Gottfried
South Africa Colin Dibley
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Hank Pfister
United States Pat Du Pré
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Tom Gullikson
United States Tim Gullikson

6–3, 6–7, 8–6
United States Pat Du Pré
United States Marty Riessen
25 June
2 July
Wimbledon
London, England
Grass
Sweden Björn Borg
6–7(4), 6–2, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Roscoe Tanner United States Jimmy Connors
United States Pat Du Pré
Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Bill Scanlon
Italy Adriano Panatta
United States Tim Gullikson
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

4–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
South Africa Greer Stevens
South Africa Bob Hewitt

7–5, 7–6(7)
Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 July Forest Hills WCT
Forest Hills, New York, USA
Clay – $200,000 – S16/D8
United States Eddie Dibbs
7–6, 6–1
United States Harold Solomon Paraguay Victor Pecci
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–7, 7–6, 6–3
United States Sandy Mayer
United States Gene Mayer
Gstaad, Switzerland
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
West Germany Ulrich Pinner
6–2, 6–4, 7–5
Australia Peter McNamara Egypt Ismail El Shafei
Argentina José Luis Clerc
France Pascal Portes
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Netherlands Tom Okker
France Patrick Proisy
Australia John Marks
Australia Mark Edmondson

2–6, 6–1, 6–4
Romania Ion Ţiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Grass – $100,000 – S32/D16
United States Brian Teacher
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Stan Smith United States Hank Pfister
United States Tim Wilkison
United States Tim Gullikson
Australia Geoff Masters
United States Robert Lutz
Australia Chris Kachel
United States Stan Smith
United States Robert Lutz

6–4, 7–6
Australia John James
Australia Chris Kachel
16 July Washington, D.C., USA
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
7–6, 7–6
Paraguay Victor Pecci Argentina José Luis Clerc
United States Eddie Dibbs
Australia Geoff Masters
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Spain José Higueras
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

2–6, 6–3, 6–4
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Swedish Open
Båstad, Sweden
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–1, 7–5
Hungary Balázs Taróczy Sweden Kjell Johansson
France Patrick Proisy
United States Billy Martin
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Australia Mark Edmondson
Sweden Per Hjertquist
South Africa Bob Hewitt
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt

6–2, 6–2
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Marks
Stuttgart Outdoor
Stuttgart, Germany
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
6–4, 6–0, 6–2
West Germany Ulrich Pinner West Germany Rolf Gehring
Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
Australia Peter McNamara
Czechoslovakia Pavel Hutka
South Africa Frew McMillan
Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell

6–4, 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
23 July Dutch Open
Hilversum, Netherlands
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd West Germany Ulrich Pinner
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
France Jean-Louis Haillet
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
Australia Peter McNamara
Netherlands Louk Sanders
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Netherlands Tom Okker

6–1, 6–3
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Kitzbühel, Austria
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D64
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
6–2, 6–2, 6–4
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
France Christophe Freyss
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
Poland Wojtek Fibak
New Zealand Chris Lewis
Spain Antonio Muñoz
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović

6–2, 6–4
Australia Dick Crealy
Italy Antonio Zugarelli
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Hard – $175,000 – S64/D32
Australia John Alexander
7–6, 6–7, 3-3, ret.
United States Terry Moor United States Eliot Teltscher
Argentina José Luis Clerc
United States Harold Solomon
South Africa Deon Joubert
Australia Ross Case
United States Eddie Dibbs
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

6–2, 1–6, 6–1
India Vijay Amritraj
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
30 July Volvo International
North Conway, New Hampshire, USA
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States Harold Solomon
5–7, 5-3, 7–6
Spain José Higueras United States Eddie Dibbs
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Paraguay Victor Pecci
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Romania Ion Țiriac

6–4, 7–6
United States John Sadri
United States Tim Wilkison
South Orange, New Jersey, USA
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States John McEnroe
6–7, 6–4, 6–0
United Kingdom John Lloyd United States Jay Lapidus
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
Australia Chris Kachel
United States Fred McNair
India Anand Amritraj
Mexico Emilio Montano
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–3
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Bruce Nichols

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 August Columbus, Ohio, USA
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Brian Gottfried
6–3, 6–0
United States Eddie Dibbs South Africa Bernard Mitton
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Terry Moor
Paraguay Francisco González
United States Tom Gullikson
India Vijay Amritraj
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Robert Lutz

4–6, 6–3, 7–6
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States Jimmy Connors
6–1, 2–6, 6–4
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Spain José Higueras
United States John McEnroe
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Spain Manuel Orantes
United States John McEnroe
United States Gene Mayer

6–4, 7–6
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
13 August Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Stan Smith
7–6, 7–5
Romania Ilie Năstase United States Gene Malin
United States Robert Lutz
India Ramesh Krishnan
South Africa John Yuill
Australia Chris Kachel
Paraguay Francisco González
United States Stan Smith
United States Robert Lutz

6–3, 6–4
Paraguay Francisco González
United States Fred McNair
Canadian Open
Toronto, Canada
Hard – $175,000 – S64/D32
Sweden Björn Borg
6–3, 6–3
United States John McEnroe Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Gene Mayer
Australia Phil Dent
Australia Paul Kronk
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–7, 7–6, 6–1
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
South Africa Bob Hewitt
Stowe, Vermont, USA
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
6–0, 6–1
United States Mike Cahill South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Tim Gullikson
India Anand Amritraj
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Tom Gullikson
United States Bill Maze
United States Steve Krulevitz
United States Mike Cahill

3–6, 6–3, 6–4
India Anand Amritraj
South Africa Colin Dibley
20 August Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
Spain José Higueras
6–3, 6–1
Chile Hans Gildemeister Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Spain Manuel Orantes
India Vijay Amritraj
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
South Africa Johan Kriek
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia Syd Ball
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hard – $200,000 – S64/D32
United States Peter Fleming
6–4, 6–2
United States Roscoe Tanner South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Pat Du Pré
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Tom Gorman
United States Stan Smith
United States Harold Solomon
United States Brian Gottfried
Romania Ilie Năstase

1–6, 6–3, 7–6
United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
27 August
3 September
US Open
Flushing Meadow, New York, USA
Hard
United States John McEnroe
7–5, 6–3, 6–3
United States Vitas Gerulaitis United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Jimmy Connors
Sweden Björn Borg
South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Eddie Dibbs
United States Pat Du Pré
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–2, 6–4
United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
South Africa Greer Stevens
South Africa Bob Hewitt

6–3, 7–5
Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 September Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
Carpet – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Marty Riessen
6–4, 5–7, 6–2
United States Pat Du Pré Australia Brad Drewett
United States Vince Van Patten
South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Victor Amaya
United States Rick Fisher
United States Tom Gorman
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

6–4, 6–4
India Vijay Amritraj
United States Eric Friedler
10 September Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Eliot Teltscher
6–3, 4–6, 6–2
Australia John Alexander United States Terry Moor
United States Eric Friedler
Australia Terry Rocavert
Australia Russell Simpson
South Africa Kevin Curren
South Africa David Schneider
Romania Ilie Năstase
South Africa Raymond Moore

6–4, 6–2
Australia Steve Docherty
United States Eliot Teltscher
17 September Woodlands Doubles
Woodlands, Texas, USA
Hard – $150,000 – S32/D32
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

6–2, 2-2, ret.
Australia Bob Carmichael
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Sandy Mayer / United States Gene Mayer
Australia John Marks / Australia Mark Edmondson
Poland Wojtek Fibak / Netherlands Tom Okker
Australia Ross Case / Australia Phil Dent
United States Victor Amaya / United States Hank Pfister
South Africa Frew McMillan / South Africa Bob Hewitt
Jack Kramer Open
Los Angeles, California, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States Peter Fleming
6–4, 6–4
United States John McEnroe United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Victor Amaya
United States Gene Mayer
United States Hank Pfister
United States Vince Van Patten
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Marty Riessen

6–4, 6–4
Poland Wojtek Fibak
South Africa Frew McMillan
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Sweden Björn Borg
6–4, 6–0, 6–4
Italy Corrado Barazzutti United Kingdom Buster Mottram
Italy Adriano Panatta
Sweden Per Hjertquist
Netherlands Louk Sanders
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

7–5, 7–6
Egypt Ismail El Shafei
Australia John Feaver
24 September Madrid, Spain
Clay – $75,000 – S64/D32
France Yannick Noah
6–3, 6–7, 6–3, 6–2
Spain Manuel Orantes Spain José Higueras
Argentina José Luis Clerc
United States Keith Richardson
Spain Gabriel Urpi
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
Brazil Cassio Motta
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr

7–6, 6–4
United Kingdom Robin Drysdale
Australia John Feaver
San Francisco, California, USA
Carpet – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States John McEnroe
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
United States Peter Fleming United States Tim Gullikson
United States Pat Du Pré
United States Butch Walts
United States Hank Pfister
Australia Raymond Moore
United States Billy Martin
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–4
Poland Wojtek Fibak
South Africa Frew McMillan

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
1 October Bordeaux Open
Bordeaux, France
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
France Yannick Noah
6–0, 6–7, 6–1, 1–6, 6–4
United States Harold Solomon Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Spain Angél Giménez
France Eric Deblicker
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Terry Moor
France Patrick Proisy
France Patrice Dominguez
France Denis Naegelen

6–4, 6–4
France Bernard Fritz
Colombia Iván Molina
Maui, Hawaii, USA
Hard – $100,000 – S48/D24
United States Bill Scanlon
6–1, 6–1
United States Peter Fleming United States Victor Amaya
United States Tom Gorman
United States Vince Van Patten
United States Trey Waltke
United States Bruce Manson
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Nick Saviano
United Kingdom John Lloyd

7–5, 6–4
Australia Rod Frawley
Paraguay Francisco González
8 October Barcelona, Spain
Clay – $175,000 – S64/D32
Chile Hans Gildemeister
6–4, 6–3, 6–1
United States Eddie Dibbs Mexico Raúl Ramírez
United States Harold Solomon
Spain Manuel Orantes
Italy Adriano Panatta
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Italy Adriano Panatta
Italy Paolo Bertolucci

6–4, 6–3
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
Tel Aviv Open
Tel Aviv, Israel
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
Netherlands Tom Okker
6–4, 6–3
Sweden Per Hjertquist South Africa Colin Dibley
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Richard Lewis
West Germany Andreas Maurer
South Africa David Schneider
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
Netherlands Tom Okker
Romania Ilie Năstase

7–5, 6–4
United States Mike Cahill
Australia Colin Dibley
Brisbane, Australia
Grass – $50,000 – S32/D16
Australia Phil Dent
7–6, 6–2, 6–3
Australia Ross Case Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Ken Rosewall
United States Matt Mitchell
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Kim Warwick
United States Tom Gorman
Australia Geoff Masters
Australia Ross Case

7–6, 6–2
Australia John James
Australia Chris Kachel
15 October Basel, Switzerland
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Brian Gottfried
7–5, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
South Africa Johan Kriek France Yannick Noah
United States Eddie Dibbs
Sweden Björn Borg
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
France Pascal Portes
South Africa Frew McMillan
South Africa Bob Hewitt

6–3, 6–4
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Sydney Indoor
Sydney, Australia
Hard – $175,000 – S32/D16
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
4–6, 6–3, 6–1, 7–6
Argentina Guillermo Vilas Paraguay Francisco González
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia John Newcombe
Australia Dale Collings
Australia Phil Dent
Austria Peter Feigl
Ecuador Francisco González
Australia Rod Frawley

Walkover
India Vijay Amritraj
United States Pat Du Pré
22 October Tokyo Outdoor
Tokyo, Japan
Clay – $125,000 – S64/D32
United States Terry Moor
3–6, 7–6, 6–2
United States Pat Du Pré United States John Sadri
United Kingdom Buster Mottram
Japan Jun Kamiwazumi
Australia Kim Warwick
Australia Rod Frawley
United States Chris Delaney
Australia Colin Dibley
United States Pat Du Pré

3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Australia Rod Frawley
Paraguay Francisco González
Vienna, Austria
Hard – $100,000 – S48/D24
United States Stan Smith
6–4, 6–0, 6–2
Poland Wojtek Fibak Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
United States Gene Mayer
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
United Kingdom Mark Cox
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
South Africa Frew McMillan
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–4
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
29 October Cologne, Germany
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Gene Mayer
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Poland Wojtek Fibak United States Nick Saviano
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
United States Bruce Manson
United States Stan Smith
United States Eliot Teltscher
United States Stan Smith
United States Gene Mayer

6–3, 6–4
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Bercy
Paris, France
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States Harold Solomon
6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Italy Corrado Barazzutti United States Vince Van Patten
United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
France Jean-Louis Haillet
France Pascal Portes
France Jean-François Caujolle
France Gilles Moretton
France Jean-Louis Haillet

7–6, 7–6
United Kingdom John Lloyd
United Kingdom Tony Lloyd
Tokyo Indoor
Tokyo, Japan
Carpet – $300,000 – S64/D32
Sweden Björn Borg
6–2, 6–2
United States Jimmy Connors United States John Sadri
United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Robert Lutz
India Vijay Amritraj
France Yannick Noah
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Marty Riessen
United States Sherwood Stewart

6–4, 7–6
United States Mike Cahill
United States Terry Moor

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
5 November Hong Kong
Hard – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Jimmy Connors
7–5, 6–3, 6–1
United States Pat Du Pré United Kingdom Buster Mottram
United States Roscoe Tanner
United States Butch Walts
United States John Sadri
United States Tim Wilkison
Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Pat Du Pré
United States Robert Lutz

6–3, 6–4
United States Steve Denton
United States Jeff Turpin
Quito, Ecuador
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
Paraguay Victor Pecci
2–6, 6–4, 6–2
Spain José Higueras Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Brazil João Soares
Colombia Iván Molina
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Chile Jaime Fillol
Chile Álvaro Fillol
Chile Jaime Fillol

6–7, 6–3, 6–1
Colombia Iván Molina
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr.
Stockholm, Sweden
Hard – $175,000 – S64/D32
United States John McEnroe
6–7, 6–3, 6–3
United States Gene Mayer Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Brian Gottfried
United States Nick Saviano
United States Peter Fleming
United States Tim Gullikson
United States Harold Solomon
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–4, 6–4
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Netherlands Tom Okker
12 November Bogotá, Colombia
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D12
Paraguay Victor Pecci
6–3, 6–4
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr. West Germany Reinhart Probst
Ecuador Raúl Viver
Spain José Higueras
Brazil Roger Guedes
Colombia Alejandro Cortes
Brazil Thomaz Koch
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr.
Mexico Emilio Montano

6–2, 6–4
United States Bruce Nichols
United States Charles Owens
Taipei, Taiwan
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Robert Lutz
6–3, 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
United States Pat Du Pré Australia Kim Warwick
United States Bill Scanlon
United States Roscoe Tanner
West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
Australia Mark Edmondson
Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Australia John Marks
Australia Mark Edmondson

6–1, 3–6, 6–4
United States Pat Du Pré
United States Robert Lutz
Wembley
London, England
Carpet – $175,000 – S32/D16
United States John McEnroe
6–3, 6–4, 7–5
United States Harold Solomon Italy Gianni Ocleppo
United States Hank Pfister
Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Ferdi Taygan
United States Stan Smith
United States Tim Gullikson
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–3, 6–2
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Stan Smith
19 November Bologna, Italy
Carpet – $75,000 – S32/D16
United States Butch Walts
6–3, 6–2
Italy Gianni Ocleppo United States John McEnroe
United Kingdom Mark Cox
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
France Bernard Fritz
Italy Corrado Barazzutti
United States Fritz Buehning
United States John McEnroe
United States Peter Fleming

6–1, 6–1
United States Fritz Buehning
United States Ferdi Taygan
Bombay, India
Clay – $75,000 – S32/D16
India Vijay Amritraj
6–1, 7–5
West Germany Peter Elter West Germany Wolfgang Popp
Netherlands Louk Sanders
Australia Ernie Ewert
France Jean-Louis Haillet
United States Tony Graham
Australia Kim Warwick
United States Jim Delaney
United States Chris Delaney

7–6, 6–2
West Germany Thomas Fürst
West Germany Wolfgang Popp
South American Open
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Clay – $175,000 – S32/D16
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
6–1, 6–2, 6–2
Argentina José Luis Clerc United States Eddie Dibbs
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
United States Terry Moor
Spain José Higueras
United States Sherwood Stewart
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd

6–1, 7–5
Brazil Marcos Hocevar
Brazil João Soares
26 November Santiago, Chile
Clay – $50,000 – S32/D16
Chile Hans Gildemeister
, 7–5, 5–7, 6–4
Spain José Higueras Chile Pedro Rebolledo
Chile Jaime Fillol
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr.
Chile Juan Nunez
Argentina Ricardo Cano
Chile Ricardo Acuña
Spain José Higueras / Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr. vs Chile Álvaro Fillol / Chile Jaime Fillol
Suspended
South African Open
Johannesburg, South Africa
Hard – $175,000 – S32/D16
United States Andrew Pattison
6–2, 6–3
Paraguay Victor Pecci United States Ferdi Taygan
Argentina José Luis Clerc
South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Terry Moor
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
West Germany Rolf Gehring
South Africa Frew McMillan
South Africa Bob Hewitt

1–6, 6–1, 6–4
United States Mike Cahill
United Kingdom Buster Mottram

December[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
3 December WCT Challenge Cup
Canada
Carpet – S8
Sweden Björn Borg
6–4, 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
United States Jimmy Connors South Africa Johan Kriek
United States Tim Gullikson
Round Robin
United States Pat Du Pré
Chile Hans Gildemeister
Romania Ilie Năstase
United States Peter Fleming
10 December South Australian Open
Adelaide, Australia
Grass – $100,000 – S32/D16
Australia Kim Warwick
7–5, 6–4
South Africa Bernard Mitton Australia Tony Roche
Australia John Alexander
Australia Dale Collings
Australia Geoff Masters
United States Chris Delaney
United States Matt Mitchell
Australia Chris Kachel
South Africa Colin Dibley

6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
17 December Sydney Outdoor
Sydney, Australia
Grass – $100,000 – S64/D32
Australia Phil Dent
6–4, 6–4, 7–5
United States Hank Pfister Argentina Guillermo Vilas
Australia John James
Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Kim Warwick
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
United States Sherwood Stewart
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

7–6, 6–3
Australia Steve Docherty
United States John Chris Lewis
24 December Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
7–6, 6–3, 6–2
United States John Sadri United States Victor Amaya
Australia Colin Dibley
Australia Phil Dent
United States Peter Rennert
Australia Rod Frawley
Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

7–6, 6–2
Australia Paul Kronk
Australia Cliff Letcher
31 December Hobart, Australia
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
7–5, 6–4
United States Robert Van't Hof Australia Terry Rocavert
United States Rick Fisher
South Africa Raymond Moore
Australia John Marks
Australia Chris Kachel
Australia Syd Ball
Australia John James
Australia Chris Kachel

6–4, 6–4
Australia Phil Davies
Australia Brad Guan
Auckland, New Zealand
Hard – $50,000 – S32/D16
United States John Sadri
6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
United States Tim Wilkison Australia Rod Frawley
Austria Peter Feigl
Australia Russell Simpson
United States John Austin
Australia Paul McNamee
Australia Dick Crealey
Austria Peter Feigl
Australia Rod Frawley

6–2, 7–5
United States John Sadri
United States Tim Wilkison
Masters Doubles WCT Great Britain
Carpet – $200,000 – D8
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
United States Brian Gottfried

3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Poland Wojtek Fibak
Netherlands Tom Okker

January 1980[edit]

Week of Tournament Champion Runner-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
7 January Perth, Australia
Grass – $25,000 – S64/D32
Australia Colin Dibley
6–2, 6–4
United States Chris Delaney Austria Peter Feigl
Australia Syd Ball
Australia John James
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
Australia Wayne Hampson
Australia Rod Frawley
Australia Cliff Letcher
Australia Syd Ball

6–3, 6–4
Australia Dale Collings
Australia Dick Crealey
Volvo Masters
New York, USA
Carpet – $400,000 – S8/D4
Sweden Björn Borg
6–2, 6–2
United States Vitas Gerulaitis United States Gene Mayer
United States Jimmy Connors
United States John McEnroe
Argentina José Luis Clerc
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
United States Harold Solomon
United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe

6–4, 6–3
Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee

Grand Prix rankings[edit]

As of 1 January 1979
Rk Name Nation
1 Jimmy Connors United States
2 Björn Borg Sweden
3 Guillermo Vilas Argentina
4 John McEnroe United States
5 Vitas Gerulaitis United States
6 Eddie Dibbs United States
7 Brian Gottfried United States
8 Raúl Ramírez Mexico
9 Harold Solomon United States
10 Corrado Barazzutti Italy
11 Roscoe Tanner United States
12 Manuel Orantes Spain
13 Arthur Ashe United States
14 José Higueras Spain
15 José Luis Clerc Argentina
16 Ilie Năstase Romania
17 Sandy Mayer United States
18 Tim Gullikson United States
19 Dick Stockton United States
20 Balázs Taróczy Hungary
Year-end rankings (December 1979)
Rk Name Nation Points High Low Change
1 Björn Borg Sweden Increase +1
2 Jimmy Connors United States Decrease –1
3 John McEnroe United States Increase +1
4 Vitas Gerulaitis United States Increase +1
5 Roscoe Tanner United States Increase +6
6 Guillermo Vilas Argentina Decrease –3
7 Arthur Ashe United States Increase +6
8 Harold Solomon United States Increase +1
9 José Higueras Spain Increase +5
10 Eddie Dibbs United States Decrease –4
11 Victor Pecci Paraguay Increase +35
12 Gene Mayer United States Increase +52
13 Peter Fleming United States Increase +13
14 Hans Gildemeister Chile Increase +13
15 Wojtek Fibak Poland Increase +6
16 José Luis Clerc Argentina Decrease –1
17 Brian Gottfried United States Decrease –10
18 Pat Du Pré United States Increase +15
19 Manuel Orantes Spain Decrease –7
20 Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Increase +54

Statistical information[edit]

The list of winners and number of singles titles won, alphabetically by last name:

The following players won their first title in 1979:

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0. 

See also[edit]