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The 1979 ABN World Tennis Tournament was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The event was part of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix circuit. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was held from 2 April through 8 April 1979. First-seeded Björn Borg won the singles title.

1979 ABN World Tennis Tournament
Björn Borg (1979) cropped.jpg
Date2 – 8 April
Edition7th
CategoryGrand Prix circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationRotterdam, Netherlands
VenueAhoy Rotterdam
Champions
Singles
Sweden Björn Borg [1]
Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe [2]
← 1978 · ABN World Tennis Tournament · 1980 →

Contents

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Björn Borg defeated   John McEnroe 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Borg's 3rd singles title of the year and the 42nd of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe defeated   Heinz Günthardt /   Bernard Mitton 6–4, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1979 Rotterdam Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1979 Rotterdam Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

External linksEdit