1978 Bank of Oklahoma Grand Prix

The 1978 Bank of Oklahoma Grand Prix was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Shadow Mountain Racquet Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States that was part of the 1978 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament was held from April 24 through April 30, 1978. Eddie Dibbs won the singles title and earned $8,500 first-prize money.[3][4]

1978 Bank of Oklahoma Grand Prix
DateApril 24–30
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationTulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
VenueShadow Mountain Racquet Club
United States Eddie Dibbs[1]
United States Van Winitsky / New Zealand Russell Simpson[2]
Tulsa Grand Prix Tennis Tournament · 1979 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  Eddie Dibbs defeated   Pat DuPré 6–7, 6–2, 7–5

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

Doubles edit

  Van Winitsky /   Russell Simpson defeated   Carlos Kirmayr /   Ricardo Ycaza 4–6, 7–6, 6–2

References edit

  1. ^ "1978 Tulsa – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1978 Tulsa – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ "Dibbs wins Tulsa tennis". The Shreveport Times. May 1, 1978. p. 14-C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Jane's. p. 120. ISBN 978-0354090681.

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