1979 Island Holidays Classic

The 1979 Island Holidays Classic, also known as the Hawaii Open, was a men's tennis tournament played an outdoor hard courts in Maui, Hawaii, in the United States that was part of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix circuit. It was the sixth edition of the tournament and was held from October 1 through October 7, 1979. Seventh-seeded Bill Scanlon won his second consecutive singles title at the event.[3]

1979 Island Holidays Classic
DateOctober 1–7
Edition6th
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw48S / 24D
Prize money$100,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationMaui, Hawaii, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United States Bill Scanlon[1]
Doubles
United States Nick Saviano / United Kingdom John Lloyd[2]
← 1978 · Hawaii Open · 1980 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Bill Scanlon defeated   Peter Fleming 6–1, 6–1

  • It was Scanlon's 2nd singles title of the year and of his career.

DoublesEdit

  Nick Saviano /   John Lloyd defeated   Rod Frawley /   Francisco González 7–5, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1979 Maui – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1979 Maui – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 124. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.