1980 Robinsons South Pacific Classic

The 1980 Robinsons South Pacific Classic was an Association of Tennis Professionals men's tournament held on outdoor grass courts at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia that was part of the 1980 Grand Prix tennis circuit. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was held from 6 October until 12 October 1980. First-seeded John McEnroe won the singles title.[3][4]

1980 Robinsons South Pacific Classic
Date6–12 October
CategoryGrand Prix
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
VenueMilton Courts
United States John McEnroe[1]
United States John McEnroe / United States Matt Mitchell[2]
← 1979 · South Pacific Tennis Classic · 1981 →

Finals edit

Singles edit

  John McEnroe defeated   Phil Dent 6–3, 6–4

  • It was McEnroe's 6th singles title of the year and the 21st of his career.

Doubles edit

  John McEnroe /   Matt Mitchell defeated   Phil Dent /   Rod Frawley 8–6[a]

Notes edit

  1. ^ Players agreed to play a single pro-set due to failing light conditions and commitments to participate in the subsequent Australian Indoor Championships.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ "1980 Brisbane – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1980 Brisbane – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ a b "Plucky McEnroe easily up". Papua New Guinea Post-courier. 13 October 1980. p. 26 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1981). Slazengers World of Tennis 1981 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 123. ISBN 9780362020342.

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