1977 American Airlines Tennis Games

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1977 American Airlines Tennis Games
Date February 21 – February 27
Edition 2nd
Category Grand Prix circuit (6 star)
Prize money $225,000
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Palm Springs, United States
Venue Mission Hills Country Club
Champions
Singles
United States Brian Gottfried [1]
Doubles
South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan [2]
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The 1977 American Airlines Tennis Games was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 2nd edition of the Indian Wells Masters and was part of the 1977 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was played at the Mission Hills Country Club in Palm Springs, California in the United States from February 21 through February 27, 1977.[3]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Brian Gottfried defeated Argentina Guillermo Vilas 2–6, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Gottfried's 3rd title of the year and the 41st of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated United States Marty Riessen / United States Roscoe Tanner 7–6, 7–6

  • It was Hewitt's 2nd title of the year and the 32nd of his career. It was McMillan's 2nd title of the year and the 37th of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Palm Springs Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ "Palm Springs Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. pp. 87–88. ISBN 9780354090391. 

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