1979 Colgate-Palmolive Masters

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1979 Colgate-Palmolive Masters
Date January 9–13, 1980
Edition 10th
Location New York City, USA
Venue Madison Square Garden
Sweden Björn Borg
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
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The 1979 Masters (also known as the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Masters for sponsorship reasons)[1] was a men's tennis tournament held in Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States between 9 January and 13 January 1980. It was the year-end championship of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix tour.



Sweden Björn Borg defeated United States Vitas Gerulaitis, 6–2, 6–2


United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated Poland Wojtek Fibak / Netherlands Tom Okker 6-3, 7-6, 6-1

See also[edit]


  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.