1979 Volvo International

The 1979 Volvo International was a men's professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in North Conway, New Hampshire in the United States and was part of the 1979 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was the 7th edition of the tournament and was held from July 30 through August 5, 1979. Fourth-seeded Harold Solomon won the singles title.[3]

1979 Volvo International
DateJuly 30 – August 5
CategoryGrand Prix circuit
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$175,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationNorth Conway, New Hampshire, U.S.
United States Harold Solomon[1]
Romania Ion Țiriac / Argentina Guillermo Vilas[2]
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Harold Solomon defeated   José Higueras 5–7, 6–4, 7–6

  • It was Solomon's 2nd title of the year and the 18th of his career.

Doubles edit

  Ion Țiriac /   Guillermo Vilas defeated   John Sadri /   Tim Wilkison 6–4, 7–6

  • It was Țiriac's 2nd title of the year and the 22nd of his career. It was Vilas' 4th title of the year and the 60th of his career.

References edit

  1. ^ "1979 North Conway – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1979 North Conway – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis : A BP Yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 94, 95. ISBN 9780362020120.

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