1978 Colgate-Palmolive Masters

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1978 Colgate-Palmolive Masters
Date January 10–14, 1979
Edition 9th
Prize money $400,000
Location New York City, USA
Venue Madison Square Garden
United States John McEnroe
United States John McEnroe / United States Peter Fleming
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The 1978 Masters (also known as the 1978 Colgate-Palmolive Masters for sponsorship reasons)[1] was held in Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States between 10 January and 14 January 1979. It was the year-end championship of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit tour.



United States John McEnroe defeated United States Arthur Ashe, 6–7, 6–3, 7–5.


United States John McEnroe / United States Peter Fleming defeated Netherlands Tom Okker / Poland Wojtek Fibak 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.


  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.