1978 Bergen County Classic

The 1978 Bergen County Classic was a women's singles tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States. The event was part of the AA[a] category of the 1978 Colgate Series. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from 21 September through 26 September 1978.[2] First-seeded Virginia Wade won the singles title and earned $14,000 first-prize money.[2][1]

1978 Bergen County Classic
Date21–26 August
Edition1st
CategoryColgate Series (AA)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationMahwah, United States
VenueRamapo College
Champions
Singles
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Doubles
South Africa Ilana Kloss / South Africa Marise Kruger
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FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Virginia Wade defeated   Kerry Reid 1–6, 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Wade's 2nd title of the year and the 54th of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Ilana Kloss /   Marise Kruger defeated   Barbara Potter /   Pam Whytcross 6–3, 6–1

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F 3rd 4th QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles [2] $14,000 $7,100 $4,200 $3,500 $1,850 $1,000 $550

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tournaments with prize money for the women of at least $75,000.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Jane's. pp. 140, 156. ISBN 978-0354090681.
  2. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 292, 304.

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