1976 Coliseum Mall International

The 1976 Coliseum Mall International, also known as the Hampton Indoor, was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Hampton Roads Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia in the United States that was part of the 1976 USLTA-IPA Indoor Circuit. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was held from March 10 through March 14, 1976. In contrast to previous editions no doubles event was held and the draw for the singles event was reduced from 32 to 16 players. First-seeded player Jimmy Connors won his fourth consecutive singles title and earned $15,000 first-prize money.[2][3]

1976 Coliseum Mall International
DateMarch 10–14
CategoryUSLTA-IPA Indoor circuit
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationHampton, Virginia, United States
VenueHampton Roads Coliseum
United States Jimmy Connors[1]
← 1975 · Hampton Grand Prix · 1977 →





  Jimmy Connors defeated   Ilie Năstase 6–2, 6–2, 6–2

  • It was Connors' 3rd singles title of the year and the 44th of his career.


  1. ^ "1976 Hampton – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ Tom Foster (March 7, 1976). "Connors & Nastase show opens Wednesday". Daily Press. p. D6 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Tom Foster (March 16, 1976). "Dream realized by tennis backer". Daily Press. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. Even before Sunday's final, Olshan was sure his decision to reduce the field from 32 to 16 players, limit it only tto singles and increase prize money from $35,000 to $50,000 was correct.