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1979 Avon Championships


1979 Avon Championships

1979 Avon Championships
Date March 21 — 25[1]
Edition 8th
Prize money $275,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location New York City, United States
Venue Madison Square Garden
Martina Navratilova[2]

The 1979 Avon Championships were the eighth WTA Tour Championships, the annual tennis tournament for the best female tennis players in singles on the 1979 WTA Tour.[1] It was held on indoor carpet courts from March 21 to 25 1979, in Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States.[1]


  • Champion 1
    • Singles 1.1
    • Doubles 1.2
  • References 2



Martina Navratilova defeated Tracy Austin, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2.[2]


Françoise Dürr / Betty Stöve defeated Sue Barker / Ann Kiyomura, 7–6, 7–6.[1]


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