1978 Transamerica Open

The 1978 Transamerica Open, also known as the Pacific Coast Championships, was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California in the United States. The event was part of the 1978 Grand Prix circuit and Barry MacKay was the tournament director. It was the 90th edition of the tournament and ran from September 25 through October 2, 1978. The singles event had a field of 64 players. Eighth-seeded John McEnroe won the singles title and $24,000 first prize money.[3]

1978 Transamerica Open
DateSeptember 25 – October 2
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationSan Francisco, U.S.
VenueCow Palace
United States John McEnroe[1]
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe[2]
← 1977 · Pacific Coast Championships · 1979 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  John McEnroe defeated   Dick Stockton 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2

  • It was McEnroe's 2nd singles title of the year and of his career.

Doubles edit

  Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe defeated   Bob Lutz /   Stan Smith 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

References edit

  1. ^ "1978 San Francisco – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1978 San Francisco – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1979). World of Tennis 1979 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Jane's. pp. 102–103. ISBN 978-0354090681.

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