1979 Volvo Tennis Cup

The 1979 Volvo Tennis Cup was a women's singles tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States. The event was part of the AA[a] category of the 1979 Colgate Series. It was the second edition of the tournament and was held from 20 September through 26 September 1979.[2] First-seeded Chris Evert won the singles title and earned $14,000 first-prize money.[2][1]

1979 Volvo Tennis Cup
Date20–26 August
Edition2nd
CategoryColgate Series (AA)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationMahwah, United States
VenueRamapo College
Champions
Singles
United States Chris Evert
Doubles
United States Tracy Austin / Netherlands Betty Stöve
← 1978 · WTA New Jersey · 1980 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Tracy Austin 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Evert's 8th singles title of the year and the 93rd of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Tracy Austin /   Betty Stöve defeated   Mima Jaušovec /   Regina Maršíková 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 6–4

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles [2] $14,000 $7,000 $3,400 $1,800 $900 $450

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tournaments with prize money for the women of at least $75,000.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 139, 168. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.
  2. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 321, 334.

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