1977 New Zealand Open

The 1977 New Zealand Open was a men's professional tennis tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand that was held from 10 January through 16 January 1977. First-seeded Vijay Amritraj won the singles title.[3][4]

1977 New Zealand Open
Date10–16 January
Edition10th
CategoryNon-tour
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$25,000
LocationAuckland, New Zealand
Champions
Singles
India Vijay Amritraj [1]
Doubles
New Zealand Chris Lewis / New Zealand Russell Simpson [2]
← 1976 · New Zealand Open · 1978 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Vijay Amritraj defeated   Tim Wilkison 7–6, 5–7, 6–1, 6–2

  • It was Amritraj's 1st title of the year and the 14th of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Chris Lewis /   Russell Simpson defeated   Peter Langsford /   Jonathan Smith 7–6, 6–4

  • It was Lewis's 1st title of the year and the 1st of his career. It was Simpson's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of his career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1977 Auckland Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1977 Auckland Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Amritraj Is Winner". The New York Times. 17 January 1977.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 192. ISBN 9780354090391.

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