1978 New Zealand Open

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1978 New Zealand Open
Date 2 January – 8 January
Edition 11th
Category Non-tour
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Auckland, New Zealand
United States Eliot Teltscher
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson
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The 1978 New Zealand Open, also known by its sponsored name Benson & Hedges New Zealand Open, was a men's professional tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand. It was an non-tour event, i.e. not part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit. The tournament was played on outdoor hard courts and was held from 2 January through 8 January 1978. Eliot Teltscher won the singles title.[1]


Men's Singles[edit]

United States Eliot Teltscher defeated New Zealand Onny Parun 6–3, 7–5, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson defeated Australia Rod Frawley / West Germany Karl Meiler 7–6, 6–1


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979. London: Macdonald and Jane's. p. 191. ISBN 978-0354090681. 

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