1976 Italian Open (tennis)
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1976 Italian Open Tennis
1976 Italian Open
DateMay 23 - May 30
Edition33rd
Draw64MS/64WS/32MD/16WD
SurfaceClay court / outdoor
LocationRome, Italy
VenueForo Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Italy Adriano Panatta
Women's Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec
Men's Doubles
United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Women's Doubles
South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss
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The 1976 Italian Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament that was played by men on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. The men's tournament was part of the 1976 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix while the women's tournament was part of the 1976 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The tournament was held from May 23 through May 30, 1976. The singles titles were won by Third-seeded Adriano Panatta and Mima Jau?ovec. In his first-round match Panatta survived 11 match points against Kim Warwick.[1]

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Third round Second round First round Total
Men's Singles $30,000 $13,000 $6,500 $3,400 $1,700 $1,000 $500 $115,200
Women's Singles $5,000 $2,500 $1,250 $800 $500 $350 $200 $26,000
Men's Doubles $6,000 $3,500 $2,000 $800 N/A $0 $0 $16,700
Women's Doubles $1,500 $900 $500 $300 N/A N/A $0 $4,600

Source: World of Tennis 1977[1]

Finals

Men's singles

Italy Adriano Panatta defeated Argentina Guillermo Vilas 2-6, 7-6, 6-2, 7-6

Women's singles

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec defeated Australia Lesley Hunt 6-1, 6-3

Men's doubles

United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez defeated Australia Geoff Masters / Australia John Newcombe 7-6, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3[a]

Women's doubles

South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss defeated Romania Virginia Ruzici / Romania Mariana Simionescu 6-1, 6-2

Notes

  1. ^ The final was stopped at 2 sets all due to bad light and the final set was played on 15 September during the Grow Professional Doubles Championship in The Woodlands, TX, USA.

References

  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1977). World of Tennis 1977 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. pp. 77-79. ISBN 9780354090117.

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