1979 Colgate-Palmolive Masters – Singles

Björn Borg won in the final 6–2, 6–2 against Vitas Gerulaitis.

Singles
1979 Colgate-Palmolive Masters
ChampionSweden Björn Borg
Runner-upUnited States Vitas Gerulaitis
Final score6–2, 6–2

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final
              
  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 7 6
  United States Jimmy Connors 5 2
  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 2 2
  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6
  Sweden Björn Borg 6 6 7
  United States John McEnroe 7 3 6

Group A

  United States Gerulaitis United States Solomon United States McEnroe Argentina Vilas RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
  United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6–1, 7–6 3–6, 7–6, 7–6 4–6, 7–6, 3–6 2–1 5–3 44–43 1
  United States Harold Solomon 1–6, 6–7 3–6, 5–7 6–2, 6–2 1–2 2–4 27–30 3
  United States John McEnroe 6–3, 6–7, 6–7 6–3, 7–5 6–2, 6–3 2–1 5–2 43–30 2
  Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6–4, 6–7, 6–3 2–6, 2–6 2–6, 3–6 1–2 2–5 27–38 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision-

Group B

  Sweden Borg United States Tanner United States Jimmy Connors Spain Higueras RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
  Sweden Björn Borg 6–3, 6–3 3–6 6–3, 7–6 6–2, 6–0 3–0 6–1 40–23 1
  United States Roscoe Tanner 3–6, 3–6 6–2, 4–6, 6–7 7–5, 6–4 1–2 3–4 35–36 3
  United States Jimmy Connors 6–3, 3–6, 6–7 2–6, 6–4, 7–6 6–3, 6–0 2–1 5–3 42–35 2
  Spain José Higueras 2–6, 0–6 5–7, 4–6 3–6, 0–6 0–3 0–6 14–37 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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