1979 Baltimore International

The 1979 Baltimore International, also known by its sponsored name First National Classic, was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Towson State College in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States that was part of the 1979 Grand Prix circuit. It was the eighth edition of the event and was held from January 15 through January 21, 1979. First-seeded Harold Solomon won the singles title and earned $13,000 first-prize money.[3]

1979 Baltimore International
DateJanuary 15–21
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationBaltimore, MD, U.S.
VenueTowson State College
United States Harold Solomon[1]
United States Marty Riessen / United States Sherwood Stewart[2]
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Harold Solomon defeated   Marty Riessen 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Solomon's 1st singles title of the year and the 16th of his career.

Doubles edit

  Marty Riessen /   Sherwood Stewart defeated   Anand Amritraj /   Cliff Drysdale 7–6, 6–4

References edit

  1. ^ "1979 Baltimore singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals.
  2. ^ "1979 Baltimore doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals.
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 118. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.

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