1980 Austrian Open (tennis)

The 1980 Austrian Open , also known as the 1980 Head Cup for sponsorship reasons, was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was categorized as a two-star tournament and was part of the men's 1980 Volvo Grand Prix circuit and of the Colgate Series of the women's 1980 WTA Tour. It took place at the Tennis Stadium Kitzbühel in Kitzbühel, Austria and was held from 21 July through 27 July 1980. First-seeded Guillermo Vilas won the men's singles title and the accompanying $13,000 first-prize money while Virginia Ruzici won the women's singles event.[3][4]

1980 Austrian Open
Date21–27 July
CategoryGrand Prix circuit (m)
Colgate Series (w)
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$75,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationKitzbühel, Austria
VenueTennis stadium Kitzbühel
Men's singles
Argentina Guillermo Vilas[1]
Women's singles
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Men's doubles
West Germany Ulrich Marten / West Germany Klaus Eberhard[2]
Women's doubles
West Germany Claudia Kohde / West Germany Eva Pfaff
← 1979 · Austrian Open · 1981 →


Men's singlesEdit

  Guillermo Vilas defeated   Ivan Lendl 6–3, 6–2, 6–2

Women's singlesEdit

  Virginia Ruzici defeated   Hana Mandlíková 3–5, 6–1, ret.

Men's doublesEdit

  Ulrich Marten /   Klaus Eberhard defeated   Carlos Kirmayr /   Chris Lewis 6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Women's doublesEdit

  Claudia Kohde /   Eva Pfaff defeated   Hana Mandlíková /   Renáta Tomanová w.o.


  1. ^ "1980 Kitzbuhel – Men's Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1980 Kitzbuhel – Men's Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1981). Slazengers World of Tennis 1981 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 121. ISBN 9780362020342.
  4. ^ "Vilas Stops Lendl In Finale". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. AP. 28 July 1980.

External linksEdit