1980 National Panasonic South Australian Open

The 1980 National Panasonic South Australian Open, also known as the National Panasonic Women's Open, was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the Memorial Drive in Adelaide, Australia that was part of the category AAA of the Colgate Series of the 1980 WTA Tour. It was the inaugural edition of the National Panasonic Open and was held from 8 December through 14 December 1980. First-seeded Hana Mandlíková won the singles title and earned $22,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

1980 National Panasonic South Australian Open
Date8–14 December
CategoryColgate Series (AAA)
Draw56S / 28D
Prize money$125,000
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationAdelaide, Australia
VenueMemorial Drive
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
United States Pam Shriver / Netherlands Betty Stöve
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Finals edit

Singles edit

  Hana Mandlíková defeated   Sue Barker 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Mandlíková's 6th singles title of the year and the 13th of her career.

Doubles edit

  Pam Shriver /   Betty Stöve defeated   Sue Barker /   Sharon Walsh 6–4, 6–3

Prize money edit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64
Singles [1] $22,000 $11,000 $5,875 $2,800 $1,400 $700 $350

References edit

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 355, 377.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1981). Slazengers World of Tennis 1981 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 136, 158–159. ISBN 9780362020342.

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