1978 South African Open (tennis)

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1978 South African Open
Date 27 November – 4 December
Edition 75th
Category Grand Prix
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $175,000
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Venue Ellis Park Tennis Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Tim Gullikson [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / South Africa Ray Moore [2]
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The 1978 South African Open was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Johannesburg, South Africa that was part of the 1978 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was the 75th edition of the tournament and was held from 27 November through 4 December 1978. Tim Gullikson won the singles title.

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Tim Gullikson defeated United States Harold Solomon 2–6, 7–6, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4 [1]

Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / South Africa Ray Moore defeated South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan 6–3, 7–6 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1978 Johannesburg Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ a b "1978 Johannesburg Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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