1980 BMW Challenge

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1980 BMW Challenge
Date 16–21 June
Edition 7th
Category Colgate Series (AAA)[a]
Draw 64S / 32D
Prize money $125,000
Surface Grass
Location Eastbourne, U.K.
Venue Devonshire Park
United States Tracy Austin
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith
← 1979 · Eastbourne International · 1981 →

The 1980 BMW Challenge was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne in the United Kingdom that was part of the Colgate Series category of the 1980 WTA Tour. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was held from 16 June through 21 June 1980.[2] Second-seeded Tracy Austin won the singles title and earned $22,000 first-prize money.[2][1]



United States Tracy Austin defeated Australia Wendy Turnbull 7–6(7–3), 6–2

  • It was Austin's 7th singles title of the year and the 17th of her career.


United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Pam Shriver / Netherlands Betty Stöve 6–4, 6–1

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64
Singles [2] $22,000 $11,000 $5,000 $2,700 $1,350 $700 $325


  1. ^ Tournaments with prize money for the women of at least $125,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1981). Slazengers World of Tennis 1981 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 136, 142–143. ISBN 9780362020342.
  2. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 355, 366.

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