1977 American Airlines Tennis Games

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1977 American Airlines Tennis Games
DateFebruary 21–27
Edition4th
CategoryGrand Prix circuit (6 star)
Prize money$225,000
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationRancho Mirage, CA, United States
VenueMission Hills Country Club
Champions
Singles
United States Brian Gottfried [1]
Doubles
South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan [2]
← 1976 · Indian Wells Masters · 1978 →

The 1977 American Airlines Tennis Games was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 4th edition of the Indian Wells Masters and was part of the 1977 Colgate-Palmolive Grand Prix. It was played at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California in the United States from February 21 through February 27, 1977. Brian Gottfried wo the singes title.[3]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Brian Gottfried defeated Argentina Guillermo Vilas 2–6, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Gottfried's 3rd title of the year and the 41st of his career.

Doubles[edit]

South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated United States Marty Riessen / United States Roscoe Tanner 7–6, 7–6

  • It was Hewitt's 2nd title of the year and the 32nd of his career. It was McMillan's 2nd title of the year and the 37th of his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Palm Springs – Singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1977 Palm Springs – Doubles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. pp. 87–88. ISBN 9780354090391.

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