1978 Wightman Cup

The 1978 Wightman Cup was the 50th edition of the annual women's team tennis competition between the United States and Great Britain. It was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London in England in the United Kingdom.[1] This was the final time the Great Britain team won the competition prior to its discontinuation following the 1989 edition.


Great Britain
4
Royal Albert Hall, London, England, United Kingdom
1978
Hard (Indoors)

United States
3
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
United States
Sue Barker
Chris Evert
2
6
1
6
   
2 United Kingdom
United States
Michelle Tyler
Pam Shriver
5
7
6
3
6
3
 
3 United Kingdom
United States
Virginia Wade
Tracy Austin
3
6
7
5
6
3
 
4 United Kingdom
United States
Anne Hobbs / Sue Mappin
Tracy Austin / Billie Jean King
2
6
6
4
2
6
 
5 United Kingdom
United States
Virginia Wade
Chris Evert
0
6
1
6
   
6 United Kingdom
United States
Sue Barker
Tracy Austin
6
3
3
6
6
1
 
7 United Kingdom
United States
Sue Barker / Virginia Wade
Chris Evert / Pam Shriver
6
0
5
7
6
4
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis : An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 533. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0.