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1976 Colgate International

The 1976 Colgate International was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne in England. The event was part of the 1976 WTA Tour. It was the third edition of the tournament and was held from 14 June through 20 June 1976.[1] First-seeded Chris Evert won the singles title and earn £9,000 first-prize money.[1][2][3]

1976 Colgate International
Date14–20 June
Edition3rd
CategoryColgate Series (AA)
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$88,500
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationEastbourne, U.K.
VenueDevonshire Park
Champions
Singles
United States Chris Evert
Doubles
United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova
Soviet Union Olga Morozova / United Kingdom Virginia Wade
← 1975 · Eastbourne International · 1978 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Virginia Wade 8–6, 6–3

  • It was Evert's 7th singles title of the year and the 62nd of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Chris Evert /   Martina Navratilova defeated   Olga Morozova /   Virginia Wade 6–4, 1–1 divided due to rain

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64
Singles [1] £9,000 £5,000 £2,500 £1,000 £600 £200 £200

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 233, 242–243.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1977). World of Tennis 1977 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 260. ISBN 9780354090117.
  3. ^ "Evert Wins Eastbourne Title". Daily News. Reuters. 21 June 1976. p. 12 – via Google News Archive.

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