1979 Washington Star International

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1979 Washington Star International
DateJuly 16 – 22
Edition11th
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
VenueRock Creek Park
Champions
Singles
Argentina Guillermo Vilas [1]
Doubles
United States Marty Riessen / United States Sherwood Stewart [2]
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The 1979 Washington Star International was a men's tennis tournament and was played on outdoor clay courts. The event was part of the 1979 Grand Prix circuit. It was the 11th edition of the tournament and was held at Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. from July 16 through July 22, 1979. First-seeded Guillermo Vilas won the singles title.[3]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Argentina Guillermo Vilas defeated Paraguay Víctor Pecci, Sr. 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–3)

Doubles[edit]

United States Marty Riessen / United States Sherwood Stewart defeated United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez 2–6, 6–3, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1979 Washington Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1979 Washington Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 90–91. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.

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