1977 New Zealand Open

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1977 New Zealand Open
Date 10 – 16 January
Edition 10th
Category Non-tour
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money $25,000
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Champions
Singles
India Vijay Amritraj [1]
Doubles
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson [2]
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The 1977 New Zealand Open was a men's professional tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand that was held from 10 January through 16 January 1977. [3][4]

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

India Vijay Amritraj defeated United States Tim Wilkison 7–6, 5–7, 6–1, 6–2

  • It was Amritraj's 1st title of the year and the 14th of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson defeated Australia Peter Langsford / United Kingdom Jonathan Smith 7–6, 6–4

  • It was Lewis's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career. It was Simpson's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATP – 1977 Auckland Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1977 Auckland Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ "Amritraj Is Winner". The New York Times. Jan 17, 1977. 
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 192. ISBN 9780354090391. 

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