1978 Volvo International

The 1978 Volvo International was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Mt. Cranmore Stadium in North Conway, New Hampshire in the United States that was part of the 1978 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was the sixth edition of the tournament was held from July 31 through August 6, 1978. First-seeded Eddie Dibbs won the singles title.[3]

1978 Volvo International
DateJuly 31 – August 6
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw48S / 24D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationNorth Conway, NH, U.S.
VenueMt. Cranmore Stadium
United States Eddie Dibbs[1]
United Kingdom Robin Drysdale / United States Van Winitsky[2]
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Eddie Dibbs defeated   John Alexander 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Dibbs' 4th title of the year and the 18th of his career.

Doubles edit

  Robin Drysdale /   Van Winitsky defeated   Mike Fishbach /   Bernard Mitton 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Drysdale's only title of the year and the 1st of his career. It was Winitsky's 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of his career.

References edit

  1. ^ "1978 North Conway – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1978 North Conway – 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. 28, 122. ISBN 978-0354090681.

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