1980 Bavarian Tennis Championships

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1980 Bavarian Tennis Championships
Date 20 – 25 May
Edition 64th
Category Grand Prix circuit
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money $75,000
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Munich, West Germany
Venue MTTC Iphitos
West Germany Rolf Gehring [1]
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / South Africa Bob Hewitt [2]
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The 1980 Bavarian Tennis Championships was a men's Grand Prix tennis circuit tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the MTTC Iphitos in Munich, Germany. It was the 64th edition of the tournament and was held from 20 May through 25 May 1980. Rolf Gehring won the singles title.[3][4]


Men's Singles[edit]

West Germany Rolf Gehring defeated France Christophe Freyss 6–2, 0–6, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Gehring's only title of the year and the 1st of his career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / South Africa Bob Hewitt defeated Australia David Carter / New Zealand Chris Lewis 7–6, 6–1

  • It was Günthardt's 4th title of the year and the 8th of his career. It was Hewitt's 1st title of the year and the 57th of his career.


  1. ^ "ATP – 1980 Munich Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1980 Munich Men's Doubles raw". ATP. 
  3. ^ "ITF Tournament details". ITF. 
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1981). Slazengers World of Tennis 1981 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 119. ISBN 9780362020342. 

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