1977 Colgate-Palmolive Masters

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1977 Colgate-Palmolive Masters
Date January 4–8, 1978
Edition 8th
Draw 8S/4D
Surface Carpet / Indoor
Location New York, USA
Venue Madison Square Garden
United States Jimmy Connors
South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan
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The 1977 Masters (also known as the 1977 Colgate-Palmolive Masters for sponsorship reasons)[1] was held in Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States between 4 January and 8 January 1978. It was the year-end championship of the 1977 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix tour.[2]



United States Jimmy Connors defeated Sweden Björn Borg, 6–4, 1–6, 6–4


South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated United States Robert Lutz / United States Stan Smith 7–5, 7–6, 6–3


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (October 2010). "Year-End Championships". The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York: New Chapter Press. p. 746. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0. 
  2. ^ "Nineteen-Seventy What?". The Evening Independent. AP. January 5, 1978. p. 5-C.