1979 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships

The 1979 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships was a men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia and was part of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was held from 15 October through 21 October 1979. First-seeded Vitas Gerulaitis won the singles title.[3]

1979 Custom Credit Australian Indoor Championships
Date15–21 October
Edition7th
CategoryGrand Prix circuit (Four star)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$175,000
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueHordern Pavilion
Champions
Singles
United States Vitas Gerulaitis[1]
Doubles
Australia Rod Frawley / Paraguay Francisco González[2]
← 1978 · Australian Indoor Tennis Championships · 1980 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  Vitas Gerulaitis defeated   Guillermo Vilas 4–6, 6–3, 6–1, 7–6

  • It was Gerulaitis' 3rd title of the year and the 22nd of his career.

Doubles edit

  Rod Frawley /   Francisco González defeated   Vijay Amritraj /   Pat Du Pré by default

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

References edit

  1. ^ "1979 Sydney Indoor – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1979 Sydney Indoor – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 106–107. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.

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