1976 Air India/BP Tennis Classic

The 1976 Air India/BP Tennis Classic, also known as the South Pacific Championships was an Association of Tennis Professionals men's tournament held on outdoor grass courts at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia that was part of the One Star category of the 1976 Grand Prix tennis circuit. It was the third edition of the tournament and was held from 11 October until 17 October 1976. The tournament moved to Brisbane from the Royal South Yarra Tennis Club in Melbourne where the previous editions had been held. Mark Edmondson won the singles title.[3][4]

1976 Air India/BP Tennis Classic
Date11–17 October
CategoryGrand Prix (One Star)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
VenueMilton Courts
Australia Mark Edmondson[1]
Australia Syd Ball / Australia Kim Warwick[2]
← 1975 · South Pacific Tennis Classic · 1977 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  Mark Edmondson defeated   Phil Dent 3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Edmondson's 2nd singles title of the year and of his career.

Doubles edit

  Syd Ball /   Kim Warwick defeated   Brian Fairlie /   Ismail El Shafei 6–4, 6–4

References edit

  1. ^ "1976 Brisbane – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1976 Brisbane – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Tennis champion regains form in classic". The Canberra Times. 18 October 1976. p. 18 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1977). World of Tennis 1977 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 118. ISBN 9780354090117.

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