1978 Mercedes Cup

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1978 Mercedes Cup
Date 17–23 July
Edition 1st
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $50,000
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Stuttgart, West Germany
Venue Tennis Club Weissenhof
Champions
Singles
West Germany Ulrich Pinner [1]
Doubles
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd / Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš [2]
Stuttgart Open · 1979 →

The 1978 Mercedes Cup, was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts and held at the Tennis Club Weissenhof in Stuttgart, West Germany that was part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from 17 July until 23 July 1978. Unseeded Ulrich Pinner won the singles title.

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

West Germany Ulrich Pinner defeated Australia Kim Warwick, 6–2, 6–2, 7–6

  • It was Pinner's first singles title of his career.

Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd / Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš defeated Brazil Carlos Kirmayr / Chile Belus Prajoux, 6–3, 7–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 Stuttgart Outdoor – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1978 Stuttgart Outdoor – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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