1978 English Leather Grand Prix

The 1978 English Leather Grand Prix, also known as the Stowe Tennis Grand Prix, was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Topnotch Inn in Stowe, Vermont in the United States that was part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from August 14 through August 20, 1978. First-seeded Jimmy Connors won the singles title.[3]

1978 English Leather Grand Prix
DateAugust 14–20
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationStowe, Vermont, U.S.
VenueTopnotch Inn
United States Jimmy Connors[1]
United States Tom Gullikson / United States Tim Gullikson[2]
Stowe Open · 1979 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  Jimmy Connors defeated   Tim Gullikson 5–7, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Connors' 8th singles title of the year and the 69th of his career.

Doubles edit

  Tom Gullikson /   Tim Gullikson defeated   Mark Edmondson/   Kim Warwick 3–6, 7–6, 6–3

References edit

  1. ^ "1978 Stowe – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1978 Stowe – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Jane's. p. 123. ISBN 978-0354090681.