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1979

$300,000 Avon Championships
New York, NY, USA
Mar. 25

8 players, double elimination format
(cross-group matches played in "elimination round")

RED GROUP WHITE GROUP
Fromholtz Austin
Navratilova Barker
Stevens Evert
Wade Turnbull


Round robin
Navratilova d. Stevens 6-3 6-2
Wade d. Fromholtz 6-4 6-1
Evert d. Barker 6-3 6-4
Austin d. Turnbull 5-7 6-1 6-3

Navratilova d. Wade 6-4 6-4
Austin d. Evert 6-3 6-1
(Navratilova and Austin advance)

Fromholtz d. Stevens 6-4 6-4
Barker d. Turnbull 6-4 6-2
(Stevens and Turnbull eliminated; earn $9,250 each)

Fromholtz d. Evert 6-2 6-3
Barker d. Wade 5-7 7-5 6-2
(Evert and Wade eliminated; earn $13,000 each)

Semis
Navratilova d. Barker 6-1 6-3
Austin d. Fromholtz 7-5 6-2

3rd place
Barker($30,000) d. Fromholtz($22,000) 6-2 6-2

Final
Navratilova($100,000) d. Austin($52,000) 6-3 3-6 6-2
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DOUBLES
(4 team, single elimination)

Semis (losers get $3000)
Barker/Kiyomura d. Evert/Casals 6-4 2-6 6-2
Stove/Durr d. Jausovec/Ruzici 6-2 6-1

Final
Stove/Durr($12,000) d. Barker/Kiyomura($7000) 7-6 7-6 (WTA Guide has 6-4 6-2)
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Colgate Series Championships ($250,000)
Landover, Maryland, 2-7 January 1980

Though played in early 1980 this event was cojnsidered the end of the 1979 season.

Format was double elimination round robin with single elimination semis and finals.

Round Robin: Red Group
Tracy Austin d. Wendy Turnbull (Aus) 6-1 6-0
Chris Evert d. Dianne Fromholtz (Aus) 6-1 6-4
Austin d. Evert 6-1 6-3
Turnbull d. Fromholtz 4-6 6-1 6-4

Blue Group
Martina Navratilova d. Kerry Reid (Aus) 6-3 6-0
Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d. Regina Marsikova (Cz) 6-1 6-1
Navratilova d. Goolagong 6-3 6-2
Marsikova d. Reid walkover

Play-offs
Evert d. Marsikova 6-3 6-0
Turnbull d. Goolagong walkover

Semi-finals
Austin d. Evert 6-3 6-0
Navratilova d. Turnbull 6-2 6-0

Final
Navratilova d. Austin 6-2 6-1
(Third Place: Evert d. Turnbull 6-1 6-1)

Doubles
Semi-finals
King/Navratilova d. Kloss/Stuart 6-3 6-2
Casals/Evert d. Stove/Turnbull 6-2 6-2

Final
King/Navratilova d. Casals/Evert 6-4 6-3

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