1979 Player's Canadian Open

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1979 Player's Canadian Open
Date August 13 – August 19
Edition 90th
Surface Hard / Outdoor
Location Toronto, Canada
Venue National Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg
Women's Singles
United States Laura DuPont
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
United States Lea Antonoplis / Australia Diane Evers
Player's Canadian Open
 < 1978 1980 > 

The 1979 Player's International Canadian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the National Tennis Centre in Toronto in Canada that was part of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix and of the 1979 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from August 13 through August 19, 1979.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated United States John McEnroe 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Borg's 9th title of the year and the 51st of his career.


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Laura DuPont defeated South Africa Brigitte Cuypers 6–4, 6–7, 6–1

  • It was DuPont's 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career.


Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / South Africa Bob Hewitt 6–7, 7–6, 6–1

  • It was Fleming's 10th title of the year and the 17th of his career. It was McEnroe's 17th title of the year and the 28th of his career.


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lea Antonoplis / Australia Diane Evers defeated Australia Chris O'Neil / Sweden Mimi Wikstedt 2–6, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Antonoplis' 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career. It was Evers' 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career.


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