1979 Avon Championships

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1979 Avon Championships
Date March 21 — 25[1]
Edition 8th
Prize money $275,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location New York City, United States
Venue Madison Square Garden
United States Martina Navratilova[2]

The 1979 Avon Championships were the eighth WTA Tour Championships, the annual tennis tournament for the best female tennis players in singles on the 1979 WTA Tour.[1] It was held on indoor carpet courts from March 21 to 25 1979, in Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States.[1]



United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Tracy Austin, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2.[2]


France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve defeated United Kingdom Sue Barker / United States Ann Kiyomura, 7–6, 7–6.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "1979 Avon Championships" (PDF). WTATour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Martina Claims Battles And War". Sarasota Journal. 1979-03-26. Retrieved 2011-02-23.